Are you one of those lucky people who works at a job they love ? I am ! I started learning guitar years ago and I can assure you it has never once felt like a chore. In fact it came to be one of the main staples of my life and something I would turn to especially during the bad times. If I had a bad day at work, or was just feeling down, playing my guitar would always make me feel better.
Like with most people, learning a musical instrument had always been on my bucket list. I had an acoustic guitar around the house for a couple of years that I noodled around with. However it wasn’t until I started guitar lessons that my love for playing and learning began. I was hooked from the first lesson! I will never forget the near overwhelming feeling of accomplishment when on my first lesson I could play the beginning riff to Nirvana’s Come as you are. I played it painfully slowly and out of time and my fingers hurt, but that didn’t matter. I COULD PLAY A GUITAR!
With my tutors guidance I continued learning new songs almost every week. He would point out small but significant areas I could do differently and the reasons why. I was fascinated with the seemingly never ending knowledge that was out there for guitar players and one of the main highlights of the week would be when I would go to my guitar lesson. I enjoyed the conversations about playing, and as my confidence grew, I would bring my own songs and interpretations of songs. Looking back it was a very rewarding and enjoying time.
After a few years I started teaching family and friends and helped them avoid the same pitfalls my own tutor advised me on, and after years stuck in a desk job I was getting no satisfaction from, I finally found the courage to hand my notice in and for the first time work doing something I genuinely loved.
I am now fully committed to teaching guitar. So if your looking to tick this one off your bucket list then drop me an email. I pride myself on being an excellent communicator with a friendly personality and patient demeanour.
I have a home studio setup working with Pro Tools, Ableton and Powergrid Bias FX for recording. I have a subject access disclosure document confirming no criminal convictions, and I look forward to hearing from you soon !
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