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Dan Smith - Guitar Teacher in Withington

Dan Smith Guitar Electric Guitar Teacher (Manchester)

Dan Smith Guitar

  • Withington (M20) View on map
  • Last Logged In: 04 Jan 2017
  • Sex: Male
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Hi, My name is Dan and I am a guitar tutor based in Withington. I have over 15 years teaching experience covering all styles, ages and abilities. I am friendly and easy going and will do my best to make sure you progress.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
I teach the electric and acoustic guitar. I can teach for fun, or to work towards grades. I teach all styles, ages and abilities.

Lessons will include:
Learning songs,
Music theory,
Soloing and improvising.,
Finger picking,
Song writing,
Technique and progression.
Tell me about your qualifications.
Ba hons Popular music and performance.
Grade 8 LCM RGT Electric guitar playing.
Grade 8 LCM RGT Electric bass playing
Grade 5 ABRSM Theory
What kind of experience do you have?
15 years of teaching experience both privately and in schools to all ages and all abilities.
Well versed in many styles so whatever it is you like to play I can find repertoire to suit.
Experienced and aware of all examination boards for the guitar so if you wish to get graded we can take that route. If not we could still study the material along side repertoire that you enjoy to make you a well rounded player and musician.
15 + years of performing experience which helps with 'real world' guitar playing if you wish to become a professional player.
Friendly and approachable to put you at ease while you learn.
How much do you charge?
£25 p/h if you travel to me. £25 plus a little travel expenses if I travel to you.
Where do you teach?
I am based in the Withington area although I am willing to travel a little to Withington, Charlton, Didsbury, Burgage areas if the timetable lines up.
When are you available?
At the moment I am available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday day times and most evenings depending on gigs.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
All ages, All levels.
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
Any of the current guitar grading systems. LCM, Rockschool, yamaha etc.
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Yes. Full DBS check.
Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
Skype lessons possible if this suits your needs.