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How To Play Guitar 101: Learn How To Play The Basics

The guitar is an excellent instrument to learn and it can be used for many different purposes. You can use it to learn and play your favourite songs. You can also use it to express yourself and write songs. You can even use it as a way to work with other musicians and perform at gigs!

In each class I will teach you about the basics of playing guitar and how you can learn it. I have a strong knowledge of music theory on guitar which I usually try to incorporate into the playing aspect of learning guitar. The benefit of doing this is that it allows you to learn the movements and knowledge behind playing guitar, all while having fun learning a new instrument!

Location

At student's location: Around Bedworth, United Kingdom
Online via webcam

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General info

Skills:
Guitar:
Acoustic, Folk, Indie & alternative, Jazz, Pop, Punk, Rock
Age:
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Duration:
30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes
90 minutes
120 minutes
The class is taught in:English

About Me

I am a hardworking individual who has been involved in music for over 10 years.

I have an excellent understanding of music theory and how to apply it to the guitar. I also have many years of experience of playing guitar myself and I know the most beneficial direction to take in regards to a students progression over time.

I am very patient, polite and I am very good at adapting to the speed at which different students learn. Each session will be tailored to each individual student, which will help them to achieve their goals.

I am a multi-instrumentalist with guitar being my primary instrument. I also play bass guitar, drums, and sing.

Education

The Academy of Contemporary Music: BA(Hons) Music Industry Practice - Creative Artist (First-Class)

City College Coventry: BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Music Performance (D*D*D)

Experience / Qualifications

Over the years I have been involved in many projects and I have gained invaluable experience from them. Examples of these projects can be found below.

- I have worked alongside several artists/bands. I have performed on many occasions with these acts and I have also been involved in the songwriting process for many of them. Examples of these acts are: 'Crutch For Hire' (Alternative Rock), 'Deer In The Headlights' (Hard Rock), 'Downtown Roundabout' (Americana), 'Betsa' (Pop) and 'Aeron James' (Country).

- I have experience in composition for audiovisual media and have knowledge of concepts and techniques to carry out tasks such as these effectively.

- I have been involved in event management for live music events and have been responsible for the planning and organization of several events.

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  • Instructor since March 2021
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