I am a session guitarist, music producer and film and TV composer with thirty years experience in the music industry. My guitar lessons are geared towards contemporary playing styles from beginner to advanced. My teaching philosophy is based on finding a balance between learning the technical aspects of music and ensuring that students have fun and enjoy learning how to play the music they like.
My teaching methodology is to get my students learning songs as quickly as possible, but without neglecting basic theory and technique. Lessons will involve structured learning, with a hands on demonstrated approach with an engaging teaching method. I believe that a passion for the instrument must be maintained through the learning process.
I intend to sit down with my student/s and find out exactly what and why they want to learn. From there we will explore the students favourite music and styles and I will teach them everything I know to help them achieve their goal/dream.
I base my approach on what is the objective. I build smaller goals based on that objective, and attain it one at a time. Though time is of the essence, I believe that when learning is concerned, it is best for it to take time. If an approach doesn't work, I don't force it. Instead, I try a different way.
I base all my methods on analysing the students skill and mindset to see what types of techniques are required to learn and keep them focused and motivated with ideas and inspiration that I've experienced over the past 20 years.
I aim to aid you in your musical journey and get you to where you want to be, whether in school studying for an exam or just wanting to jam with some friends, my teaching will have you fully covered. Teaching instruments of varied styles ranging from funk, blues, rock, jazz, metal, reggae, fusion, motown and hip-hop.
Very calm, proactive and focused approach as well as being organized and creative. I will focus on getting you playing sooner all while having fun in a relaxed environment through the songs you love.
My lessons are geared towards students of any genre and level as I have experience working in a wide range of settings.
I believe that music is a fluid and living form of expression. As each person is different so too will be their musical style, practice and mentality be. Because of this, I tailor my lessons to the students needs, hoping to nurture and grow the untapped potential of everyone single person.
My teaching is based upon gaining an understanding of what the student wants to get out of learning the guitar and move forward with a fun and structured approach to achieve that goal, whether that be to learn songs, follow a formal grading route, develop technique or learn new skills - beginner to advanced.
We will focus on coordination, music reading scales, speed and chords for improve your groove and feeling. Also we can work on specific songs that you might want to learn and play and we will learn a bit of music theory.
My way of teaching is from my many years of playing shows, practicing, teaching and just being a musician as well. I can identify what problems the individual needs to become more aware of and I create lessons according to what he/she needs to learn to become proficient in that area.
I focus on the learning needs of my students during lessons. I believe music should be internalised before it can be expressed. This way, students will be taught to play from the heart, which makes lessons less clinical and more enjoyable.
GUITAR | PIANO | COMPOSITION | PRODUCTION/RECORDING LESSONS I offer boutique music lessons, with a specially designed curriculum for every student. This is because every student is different with different goals; there's no point in teaching advanced jazz to harmony someone who want's to cover their favourite songs off the radio. Get in contact to book your FREE first lesson.
I am a current, first-year WAAPA student studying a Diploma of Music Industry. I've played as lead/rhythm guitarist in several bands, regularly gigging various local venues since 2013.
I can teach you how to play a killer groove, how to improvise, how to create your own walking bass lines, how to play along to your favourites, sight reading and theory. I can tutor VCE music performance exams and auditions for university.
My teaching methods vary from student to student. I understand the importance of listening skills and empathy when teaching and interacting with the students. I strive to be a clear communicator. I strive to make the learning process to be engaging & fun with activities and getting the student to participate in the lesson, instead of being a passive observer.
A self-taught musician, I have been playing in bands for close to 10 years. I excelled in practical music class through high school, and obtained a Certificate 3 in Music at TAFE.
Private one-on-one lessons for adults and children (all ages and levels) Learn music you want to play: all styles Specialising in Beginners to Advanced Students including VCE syllabus Weekly, term and school holiday lessons for children Daytime lessons available for adults Current Working With Children Check BA Music [VCA]
Struggling with your range or endurance vocally? Can't finish your songs or get them to sound as good as they do in your head? I've been there too. I'll come to you or you can come to me, we'll play, enjoy ourselves, come up with a plan and a strategy that suits us; and through mutual hard work, learning will ensue.
My teaching methods is Firstly to understand what will be the best for each individual student. Every person is a different but their needs can be the same, to understand the students system of personal values. Bass is the gigantic universe.
Patience and understanding in the face of struggling and confusion. Teaching is another word for guidance which I have prevailed upon every student I have ever encountered from the illiterate grade 3 classroom to the independent intellectual professor. We come to realize we know less and less as we get older and older with there being so much more to learn out there in the world.
I consider myself a very patient educator. And each lesson is tailored to suit the needs of each student. In my lessons I encourage students to develop their skills while playing the music they like. Along this, we will improve technique and learn music theory.
Josh teaches students of all ages and all skill levels. Josh is currently tutoring and mentoring a student through VCE music performance classes. Josh offers fun and motivating teaching methods to help you become the best musician you can be.
From the beginning you'll learn how to hold the instrument safely & effectively, to play notes and chords and scales. Then how to read music & play it, understand it & how to make it achievable & enjoyable ! If you are more advanced, you can learn tunes from recordings and from the page. I'll help you arrange & record your music & songs. or Prepare you for Music Examinations & Performing.
Lessons tailored for where a student begins. Can start by teaching basic chords, and fundamentals like; names of the strings, parts of the guitar, tuning your instrument. Can then begin to expand on jazz chord structures and lead playing in blues of jazz styles. Speciality is equipping students to sing and play.
I have many years of experience teaching bass, guitar, piano and music theory. Learning music should always be fun, and I focus on working towards goals set by the student, making it as fulfilling and enjoyable as possible. I always make sure all classes are tailored to the individual student's overall wants and needs. I have experience teaching students of all ages.
I love Rock and Roll so anyone who wants to learn the old ways to learn guitar should contact. My structure is based on the student, i will keep on a single lesson until and unless you are able to do it and keep on building day after day.
my method depends on what they would like to learn, if they would see themselves making a career out of it or a hobby. the lesson structure will depend on what level they are at and what exactly they would like to achieve.
My philosophy is that music can be used as a creative outlet for people of all ages, skill levels and walks of life. Everyone has the potential to become a confident gigging musician if they have the determination and perseverance.
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