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Modern guitar lessons for children and adults. From beginners to advanced. Learn how to play your favourite rock, pop or jazz tunes quickly.

Experienced teacher offers guitar and bass lessons for children and adults.
A practical approach to start playing your favourite songs immediately.
From strumming chords to playing rock, blues or jazz guitar solos, to understanding music theory.
Live or online lessons from home (Porte de Namur), or at your place, in English, Italian or French.

Location

At teacher's location: Wgp Associates, Chaussée d'Ixelles, Ixelles, Belgium
At student's location: Around Brussels, Belgium
Online via webcam

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General info

Skills:
Guitar:
Acoustic, Blues, Electric, Electro & electronica, Funk, Heavy metal, Indie & alternative, Jazz, Pop, Punk, Rap & hip hop, Reggae & dub, Rnb, Rock, Ska, Song & varieties
Age:
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
45 minutes
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English, French, Italian

About Me

Half Italian Half Scottish guitarist, composer and guitar teacher.
Born in Scotland, raised in Rome and now living in Brussels.
25-year experience teaching guitar and bass both privately and in major International schools in Italy, Belgium and Holland.
Published 3 CDs. Currently playing with The Moving Heads and Little Murders.

Education

1989–1992 University of Sussex, UK
B.A. Hons Degree in Philosophy with Social Sciences
1982–1989 St George’s British International School of Rome, Italy
5 A levels in History, Italian, Commerce, Math Statistics and Music

Experience / Qualifications

2007-2017: Schaerbeek + St.Agatha-Berchem music academies (Brussels) – studies in jazz guitar, jazz ensemble, advanced jazz theory and classical counterpoint
1993–1995: St. Louis Music School, Rome. Courses in Electric Guitar, Improvisation, Composition, Harmony, Ear-Training and Music Reading.
1994: Mr. Jazz course with John Scofield in Ravenna
1993: Grade 6 Trinity College Classical Guitar
1992–1993: Chichester College of Technology – Certificate in Jazz and Pop Music

Reviews (5)

Good teacher, starting with the basics. Can explain well to beginners
Au terme de plusieurs leçons hebdomadaires, je peux confirmer que Ian est un professeur très compétent, talentueux, patient et sympathique. Il répond 100% à mes attentes et je me sens parfaitement à l'aise entre ses mains. Il est très motivant et m'aide à progresser au rythme que je souhaite.
Un prof fiable, arrivé à l'heure, mon fils a vraiment aimé le cours.
Ian made an excellent impression right from the start & not only explained things very well & clearly to my 10 year old son but also created a real desire to practice & learn the guitar.

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  • Instructor since September 2017
  • 1 repeat student
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