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Peter Gates - Electric/ Acoustic Guitar Teacher Hemel Hempstead, Watford, St Albans, Herts

Peter Gates Classical Guitar Teacher (Hemel Hempstead)

Peter Gates Silver Member

  • Hemel Hempstead (HP3) View on map
  • Last Logged In: 12 Jul 2017
  • Sex: Male
  • Web site:
  • Can Travel To: Aylesbury Vale, Central Bedfordshire, Chiltern, St Albans & Harpenden, Three Rivers
Contact Me
  • Professional Qualification L.R.S.M Dip ABRSM
  • Professional Qualification CT ABRSM
  • Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS, formerly CRB) Check DBS checked at Watford Boys Grammar School
  • Professional Membership RGT
  • References References are available upon request


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Personal Message
I am a well established professional guitarist and qualified teacher with over 25 years experience. I am currently teaching at Watford Grammar school for Boys. I also undertake guitar repairs and restrings, please see my website for more details.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
Music theory, Electric guitar, Steel string acoustic guitar and Classical guitar.
Tell me about your qualifications.
I have a CT ABRSM, a Dip ABRSM and an L.R.S.M.
What kind of experience do you have?
Professional guitarist and qualified teacher with over 25 years experience.
How much do you charge?
Minimum one hour introduction lesson - £30. One hour lesson - £30. 45 minute lesson £25. Half hour lesson - £17 (adult) and £14 (school children). I also do £37 per hour (adult) and £17 half hour (school children) at your place (includes travel cost).
Where do you teach?
I teach at my teaching practice in Hemel Hempstead and at Watford Boys Grammar School. I am willing to travel 10 miles to my students home.
When are you available?
I have teaching hours available on certain days and evenings, students need to book lessons in advance.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
I teach from 8 years old and upwards. I have had fantastic success with my more mature students. I teach from beginner to grade 8 on the electric guitar, classical guitar and steel strung acoustic guitar.
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
I prepare my students for GCSE, A level, ABRSM, Trinity Guildhall and RGT exams.
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
I have a current CRB certificate with the Watford Boys Grammar School. I also have an enhanced child protection certificate and a Child Protection Training certificate.
Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
I teach via Skype. Payment is made via Paypal.
Do you belong to any professional organisations?
I belong to the Registry Of Guitar Teachers.
Where and with whom did you train?
I trained with Lee Sollory, Sean Baxter, Andrew Marlowe and Laurence Barry.
Tell me about some of your current students.
I have students studying for theory exams mostly grade 1 - 5. I have Classical guitar students from 8 up to 80. I have students who are beginners through to grade 8. I have electric guitar students who are of the same age standard and range of ability.
Do you have a personal message for students?
Don't give up! There are many ways to solve a problem.