I offer lessons in guitar, drums, bass guitar, music theory, composition and songwriting, and audio production / sound engineering.
One on one lessons, group lessons or band lessons are all available for any ages, skill levels and styles. Beginners are welcome. Lessons are held at my home studio in Mount Hawthorn or at your place if you are local and my schedule permits. Available to travel to Mount Hawthorn, North Perth, Leederville, Joondanna, Osborne Park, Glendalough, Coolbinia, Menora, Yokine, Tuart Hill, Wembley and West Leederville. I may also be able to travel to other suburbs for a fee.
Lessons are $40 for half an hour or $70 for one hour.
Groups of 2 are $25 per person for half an hour or $40 for one hour.
Groups of 3 or more are $20 per person for half an hour or $30 for one hour.
Lessons are available weekly, fortnightly, or on a casual basis.
My teaching method is designed to cover technique and theory in an exciting and comprehensive way, starting from scratch through to an advanced level, by teaching an adaptable selection of contemporary music that is enjoyable and relevant to learn. This method has been thoroughly tested and refined over the course of more than 15 years, and has been proven to receive consistently positive responses and outcomes from students - see the 'testimonials' section!
The guitar and drum tuition books that I've written often form the basis for the lessons, especially for beginner students. These books have been refined by me over the course of my teaching career as a reflection of teaching materials and methods that have worked particularly well in lessons. These books are usually supplemented, or sometimes replaced with, some of the large collection of other teaching materials that I've put together depending on the student, their age, interests and amount of practice.
I am also very qualified and experienced at teaching music theory and sound engineering, having completed a music degree majoring in composition at UWA, and having run a music studio that has produced many highly successful records for over a decade. Topics covered include recording, mixing, mastering, production and much more.