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Adam Hooton Electric Guitar Teacher (South West London)

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  • Clapham Junction (SW11) View on map
  • Last Logged In: 04 Feb 2018
  • Sex: Male
  • Can Travel To: Croydon, Hammersmith and Fulham, Kensington and Chelsea

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  • Professional Qualification National Diploma Music and Music Technology
  • Professional Qualification Grade 8 Guitar Distinction
  • Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS, formerly CRB) Check DBS certificate
  • Professional Membership Fully insured Musician's Union member
  • References References are available upon request


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Personal Message
PRIVATE HOME TUITION - Professional one-to-one guitar lessons in the comfort of your own home.
Balham, Battersea, Clapham, Chelsea, Fulham, Putney, Wandsworth, Victoria.
Acoustic guitar - Electric guitar - Ukulele
Which subject(s) do you teach?
Hi! My name is Adam and I am a guitarist with over 20 years playing and recording experience. I am a patient and enthusiastic teacher with a passion for both music and education.

Electric guitar
Acoustic guitar
Classical guitar

Specialising in the following styles styles:
Rock - Pop - Acoustic - Metal - Blues - Classical - Fingerstyle

All techniques and topics covered:
Rhythm - Lead - Theory - Sight Reading - Improvisation
Tell me about your qualifications.
National Diploma Music & Music Technology
Grade 8 electric guitar
What kind of experience do you have?
In 1997, I was a runner-up in Guitarist magazine's 'Young Guitarist of the Year' competition and went on to study at the BRIT School of Performing Arts. I was awarded the Paul Smith memorial prize for best achieved in music and attained a grade 8 distinction in guitar. I have written and toured my own music, ranging from acoustic fingerstyle to prog rock and metal. I have been teaching in schools for over 12 years and currently teach at three schools in the London area, as well as providing private home tuition (references available on request).
How much do you charge?
1-hour £50
30 mins £30
Where do you teach?
I teach at three schools in the London area, as well as providing private home tuition. I am available for home visits covering the following locations: Balham, Battersea, Clapham, Chelsea, Fulham, Putney, Wandsworth, Victoria.
When are you available?
Monday - Friday (afternoon and evening)
Saturday (morning - afternoon).
I am also available during the holiday periods.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
I teach all ages from 6 upwards and accept all levels from beginner to advanced.
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
Rockschool, RGT, Trinity, ABRSM. Practical and theory.
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
I hold an up-to-date enhanced DBS certificate.
Do you belong to any professional organisations?
I am a fully insured member of the Musician's Union and a registered RGT tutor
Where and with whom did you train?
At the age of 12, I took lessons for 2 1/2 years under the tutelage of Dave Colquhoun (Rick Wakeman, Francis Dunnery). At the age of 14, I was a finalist in Guitarist magazine's Young Guitarist of the Year competition. I have since studied privately with world-renowned players and teachers, Martin Goulding and Rick Graham.
Tell me about some of your current students.
I teach over 50 pupils a week and have students of all ages from 6 to 60. Many of my students have gone on to study music at college and degree level and are actively playing in bands and gigging regularly. Some have even gone on to building their own teaching careers.