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Guitar lessons in South East London. Learn how to play guitar, write songs, pass grades, or learn music theory.

I’m a 25 y/o experienced guitar teacher, songwriter and performer, offering lessons via Zoom, Facetime or other online video platform during the Corona period, and face-to-face when it is safe to do so. I have graduated with a 1st Class degree in BMus Popular Music from Goldsmiths, University of London. I can teach a range of styles including folk, classical and rock, and can cater to a range of needs, whether you’re starting grades, want to learn to read music, understand scales/music theory, or want to just learn songs (or even how to write some yourself!).

Location

At teacher's location: Malpas Road, London, UK
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General info

Skills:
Guitar:
Acoustic, Blues, Classical, Country & bluegrass, Electric, Folk, Funk, Indie & alternative, Jazz, Pop, Punk, Reggae & dub, Rnb, Rock, Ska
Age:
Preschool children (4-6 years old)
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English

About Me

I’m a 26 y/o experienced guitar teacher, songwriter, and performer, offering lessons in person in Brockley, South East London, or via Zoom, Facetime or any other online video platform. I have graduated with a 1st Class degree in BMus Popular Music from Goldsmiths University of London. I can teach a range of styles including folk, classical, jazz, rock and alternative, pop, punk, and can cater to a range of needs, whether you’re starting grades, want to learn to read music, understand scales/music theory, or want to just learn some songs (or even how to write/perform/record some yourself!). I have experience teaching a range of students of different ages and abilities and will work to make sure the lessons revolve around what you want to learn, whilst improving your playing for the level you are at.

Education

MA Computational Arts - Goldsmiths, University of London (2019 - present)

BMus Popular Music - Goldsmiths, University of London (2015 - 2018) - First Class Honours

Colchester Sixth Form College (2011 - 2013)
English Lit - A*
Environmental Studies - A*
Maths - A
Music - B

Colne Community School and College (2006 - 2011)
Maths - A*
English Lit - A*
English Language - A*
Statistics - A*
Media - A
French - A*
Music - A*
Art - A*
PE - A*
RE (short course) - A*
Citizenship (short course) - A*
Science - A
Additional Science - A*
ICT - Distinction

Experience / Qualifications

Artistic Achievements/Awards:

I was awarded £250 in 2018 from the Joe Brown Memorial Award at Goldsmiths University, during my undergraduate degree in BMus Popular Music. This was to help me carry out my final creative research project, which engaged musically with nightingales and explored the interconnections between human and bird migrants, via a series of sound walks and songs alongside research.

I was commissioned £1000 in 2018 by the Joe Allard Commission, which annually supports a musician local to Colchester and the surrounding area to create a body of work and perform it. For it, I performed a 2 hour set including a newly composed 30-minute song and musical piece, arranged with a band.

Reviews (1)

Highly recommended! It was really nice to receive a message from Lou regarding our search for guitar lessons! Due to corona and a closed school, my 13 year old had more time to play guitar and she wanted to learn more about composition/scales. How cool that for online lessons, distance is no obstacle (we live in Luxembourg). We highly recommend Lou's enthusiastic and professional lessons!
I am an experienced guitar teacher, songwriter and performer. I have a First Class Honours in Popular Music from Goldsmiths University of London, and am currently studying a masters. I am offering guitar lessons to a range of abilities, from beginner through to high intermediate level players, and am offering a range of lessons to suit people's needs. Anything from taking grades to learning some basic chords and songs. We can also cover songwriting, improvisation, recording and producing, music theory, and a range of styles, from folk fingerpicking, to jazz or rock, pop, punk - whatever you like!

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