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Guitar for Beginners, Introduction to Songwriting.

This class is for those who wish to start learning the guitar. You will quickly learn the chords to simple and well-known songs, meaning you'll soon be impressing your friends with your newfound skills! After we have achieved this step, we will delve into music theory, in order to better understand the ways in which songs are constructed, and eventually you will learn how to write your own songs.

Location

At teacher's location: Buccleuch Street, Edinburgh, UK
At student's location: Around Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Online via webcam

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General info

Skills:
Guitar:
Acoustic, Blues, Electric, Folk, Funk, Indie & alternative, Pop, Rock, Song & varieties
Age:
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Duration:
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English, German, French

About Me

I'm a 26-year-old musician from Newcastle-Upon-Tyne and I've recently moved to Edinburgh from Berlin, Germany. I've been playing piano pretty much my whole life, and guitar for 12 years.

I have taught a wide range of different students in both instruments, across several countries and in multiple languages. I have an extremely patient and encouraging personality, as well as a deep knowledge of music on both a theoretical and practical level. Whether you'd like to gain a better understanding of music theory, or just learn to play your favorite songs, I'm here to guide you every step of the way!

Education

I have a Bachelor's degree in French and German Studies from the University of Warwick, for which I achieved the classification of 2.1. I graduated in July of 2015.

Experience / Qualifications

I have studied piano from the age of 4, initially classical but soon thereafter switching to jazz, in which I achieved Grade 6. I began teaching myself guitar at the age of 14 and have reached a professional standard on both acoustic and electric, in a wide range of styles and genres. I have taught a number of students in both disciplines and across several different countries.

I am a highly experienced performer, having played at political events, weddings, charity fundraisers and music festivals across the world. I have also produced and released my own solo album.

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