Skip to main content

Information About William - Southsea teacher -

Profile Picture

William's profile picture

References

This is how 6 referees rated William:

Reliability

Trustworthiness

Professionalism

Badges

Instruments Taught

William offers a discount of 25% on their first / introductory lesson!

Piano

Hourly Fee
Beginner £30.00
Casual £30.00

Guitar

Hourly Fee
Beginner £30.00
Casual £30.00

Bass Guitar

Hourly Fee
Beginner £30.00
Casual £30.00

Double Bass

Hourly Fee
Beginner £30.00
Casual £30.00

Map Location

Personal Description:

I am a teacher, novelist, and musician from Scotland. I've played in a band for many years, having started in the open mic clubs of Edinburgh and London. I enjoy helping students to tackle their difficulties and discover the joy of playing.

Lessons at my house or yours. Online tutoring can be a great way to keep you practising.

Tutoring Experience:

I have taught music, languages, creative writing for many years, in schools, university and privately.

Tutoring Approach:

I teach rock, pop, folk, blues and jazz, learning by ear rather than sheet music. This is a chord-based approach to learning, and works well for piano, guitar, ukulele and bass.

I love enthusing students through the music they love.

Guitar/Piano: What can you make practise more than wanting to sing your favourite songs? (Or play along with them on the bass?)

You choose a few favourite songs. I work out simple chords. We build up your ability through simplified building blocks, chord by chord, rhythm by rhythm.

I am a self-taught musician. I've played in bands for years.

I can help you manipulate the building blocks of music. I present playing as a challenge and theory as a game. I suggest ways to keep practising; and I point the way to more complex accomplishments.

I am happy to teach online as well as in person: with a committed tutee, this can work as well as tuition in person.

Tutor Resources: (free to download)

Please login or register to download tutor resources.

Native Language: English (British)
Additional Languages: French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)

Qualifications:

  • University College, Oxford (1993) - BA (Bachelors) (✘ Not On File)

Tags: Southsea Piano teacher, Southsea Guitar teacher, Southsea Bass Guitar teacher, Southsea Double Bass teacher, Southsea Beginner Piano teacher, Southsea Casual Piano teacher, Southsea Beginner Guitar teacher, Southsea Casual Guitar teacher, Southsea Beginner Bass Guitar teacher, Southsea Casual Bass Guitar teacher, Southsea Beginner Double Bass teacher, Southsea Casual Double Bass teacher