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    Guitar for beginner or intermediate children or adults

    An ex-professional musician with 25 years experience teaching hundreds of children guitar, I am also a qualified primary school teacher with a British degree and several years experience. Privately I have taught chldren from the ages of 7 upwards, and several adults. Two of the children I taught some years ago I'm still in touch with and they are now pursuing degrees and careers in music.

    I am an expert at engaging children (and adults, when they have the time to practise!) in the guitar and making their learning fun so that they can start playing recognisable tunes quckly, and progress to advanced skill confidently. I encourage good technique fro the start so that the pupil doesn't have to 'unlearn' a skill and learn it properly in the future.

    My approach also teaches musical theory (reading music) simultaneously, so that a pupil can change between instruments at a later date. I do NOT use guitar TAB, which is for guitar only, because it limits the child to the one instrument. My approach is also flexible, meaning that the pupil can gravitate towards whatever style they like with me.

    Extra information

    You will need a guitar and the desire to practise at home because that's the fastest way to progress!

    Location

    At teacher's location: Kastelsvej, Copenhagen Municipality, Denmark
    At student's location: Around Copenhagen, Denmark

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    General info

    Skills:

    Age:

    Children (7-12 years old)
    Teenagers (13-17 years old)
    Adults (18-64 years old)
    Seniors (65+ years old)

    Student level:

    Beginner
    Intermediate

    Duration:

    30 minutes
    45 minutes
    60 minutes

    The class is taught in:

    English

    About Me

    I am a British teacher based now in Oseterbro.
    I have three children of my own (aged 7, 5 and 3!)
    I am a fullly-qualified teacher with several years experience teaching in UK primary schools, which means I'm also able to teach Englsh, maths, science, geography, history, religious education, PE, sport, and so on.
    I am terrible at art so I can't teach that. It's more likely that you can teach me! I'm good at photography though, so that's nice.
    I can speak Japanese and some Spanish but, although I'm learning, I still can't speak Danish yet. Undskyld!
    I have been a professional and semi-professional musician for a long time.
    I make the best lemon tea in the world, I'm told.

    Education

    BA (Hons) English language and Literature (1993) University of Central England
    MA Documentary Research (2003) London Institute
    PGCE Teaching Qualification (2015) UK

    Experience / Qualifications

    Grade 8 Classical Guitar. 25 years of teaching classical, acoustic, electric and bass guitar.
    Level 3 Japanese language (lower intermediate level)

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