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Francis Botu Classical Guitar Teacher (South West London)

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  • Brixton (SW9)
  • Last Logged In: 19 Aug 2017
  • Sex: Male
  • Can Travel To: Barnet, Brent, Camden, Hammersmith and Fulham, Harrow, Southwark, Wandsworth, Westminster

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  • Professional Qualification Compostion/Classical Guitar Degree
  • Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS, formerly CRB) Check CRB Certificate
  • References References are available upon request


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Personal Message
I'm a very open minded musician/teacher so if you're interested in playing Classical and Spanish/Flamenco music, or just want to know how to jam to your favourite Blues or Folk tunes, please don't hesitate to get in touch.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
Classical/Spanish Guitar
Jazz/Pop Guitar
Bass Guitar
Music Theory
Tell me about your qualifications.
BMus in Composition and Classical Guitar
Music Production Diploma
What kind of experience do you have?
- I have been playing Electric/Classical Guitar for 13 years and have also been playing the piano for 9 years. I have performed in a range of ensembles from Guitar Quartets and Jazz Duets to Rock Bands and Musical Theatre Ensembles.
- I have been teaching guitar in a range of styles for 7 years.
- I have worked as a teaching assistant for GCSE students at Holland Park School.
- I have put on guitar workshops as part of a music therapy course in The Vale School.
How much do you charge?
£30 per hour, £20 per half hour (if at student's house)
£25 per hour, £20 per half hour (if at my own house)
£20 for an hour introductory lesson
Where do you teach?
I generally teach in the student's home.
South West London, North London, West Central London, Brixton, Clapham, Herne Hill, Kennington, Camberwell, Willesden, Kensington, Sheperd's Bush, Kensal Rise, Kilburn, Acton, Wembley, and Harrow
Although I can travel to other areas.
When are you available?
I am available for tuition in the evenings any day of the week.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
All ages
Classical Guitar up to grade 5
GCSE Music
A-Level Music and Music Tech
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
GCSE Music
Grade 1-5 Theory
Grade 1-6 Classical Guitar
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
I am able to tutor online via Skype and a website.
Where and with whom did you train?
Trinity College of Music - Classical Guitar with Lee Sollory and Roland Gallery
British Academy of New Music