Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you teach complete beginners?

Absolutely, if you’ve never even touched a guitar before you’re more than welcome! I have taught loads of beginners over the years! 

Where are you based?

I teach all my guitar lessons from my dedicated home studio, located on Mowbray Road, TS20 2PZ. It is the perfect environment to learn guitar, calm relaxing and soundproof. Click on the image below to bring up my location on Google Maps!

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Do you teach children?

Yes, I teach children of all ages. For your peace of mind I am fully CRB checked - please ask if you would like to view the certificate.

What songs will we play?

To begin with, we'll be working through study pieces & exercises tailored to your needs. It's essential that you have the basic core skills in place before we move on. After that, its up to you! I can teach you to play your favourite music whatever your style!

Do I need anything before I start my first lesson?

All you need is a guitar at home to practice on.

Do you offer gift vouchers? 

Yes, call me for more information!

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations can occur for many reasons, I try to be as flexible as possible when students need to cancel or move their lesson. Please remember if your lesson can be rearranged to a different time in the same week, no cancellation fees are charged. I do this as I would rather students get their lesson than not. Below is my cancellation policy:

  • Less than 72 hours notice – Full lesson fee charged
  • More than 72 hours notice – No lesson fee charged
  • If I/tutor cancel or move your lesson time and you subsequently cannot make it – no lesson fee charged

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Never picked up a guitar before? Used to play but now your guitar is gathering dust? I can help you go from absolutely no knowledge whatsoever to having the skills and tools to command any stage no matter how big. Also, it doesn't matter how old you are, you are never too young or too old to follow that dream of becoming a great guitarist, so why not get in touch today and make that dream a reality!

If you are interested in booking your first lesson or simply want to find out more don't hesitate to email me or call 03455 086739.

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Anyone and I mean ANYONE can learn to play guitar. All you need are some detailed structured lessons, some gentle encouragement and of course lots of practice and you'll be playing away in no time at all!