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Newcastle Guitar Teacher

Guitar Tutor, High School Music Teacher and Music Producer, Teaching acoustic guitar, Electric guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Songwriting and Music Production.


Styles taught: Rock, Blues, Jazz, Fingerstyle, Classical, Folk, Funk, Alternative tunings, Country, Popular and Alternative.


Qualifications: Bachelor of Contemporary Music from Southern Cross University and Graduate Diploma in Education from the University of New England, holding a current Working with Children Check.


Experience: I have 30 years’ music industry experience in music performing with some of Australia’s best musicians and touring the world as an original artist. I have released two instrumental solo acoustic guitar albums, three electronic EPs with my music released on record labels in Japan and New Zealand. Currently performing as a solo guitarist, DJ and playing bass in a retro funk/blues band.

Teaching Methods: I have developed two guitar method books for beginner to intermediate learners. Other method books including Progressive Guitar Method and AMEB are used.


Music Notation, Chord Charts, TAB, Theory, Ear Training, Performance, Improvisation and Composition are taught. 

All ages, beginner to intermediate levels - HSC, AMEB, Duke of Ed. tutoring is possible.


Customised lessons for students, setting clear practice routines provided with audio backing tracks to allow students to reach their musical goals.


A positive and engaging learning environment for all ages.

Here are some examples of my guitar playing in 3 different styles. 
Acoustic, Rock and Electronic.

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