Thanks for visiting my profile - I'm Jon Rattenbury and I play and teach guitar and other fretted instruments. I've been involved with music professionally for 20 years.
Do you want to learn the guitar, bass or ukulele? I am a professional guitar teacher that has helped hundreds of students of all ages achieve their musical goals.
NOW TEACHING ONLINE - Since early March 2020, I've been teaching students using Zoom, Skype, Facetime and MS Teams. I can help you learn while we are all restricted to staying at home. Get in touch for a FREE consultation and technical setup so that you can have online guitar lessons.
I have taught guitar in Sussex for 20 years, both privately and in schools, colleges and university. I help students with auditions, performances, music exams and just getting better at playing. Whether you want to learn classical guitar, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, bass guitar or ukulele, I have the knowledge and experience to ensure you can progress quickly.
I provide tuition for music theory and often contribute practical help and guidance for composing and song-writing. I even have experience on lute and baroque guitar, if you have an interest in early music. For those interested in singing while playing guitar or ukulele, I can share my own singing and accompanying experience and help you find your voice.
My wide experience teaching children and teenagers ensures that students will enjoy learning their instrument while making real progress. Past and present students have worked on music A-level, GCSE and IB performances, undergraduate university degree coursework, practiced for concerts and gigs, prepared for auditions and for music grade exams.
I also teach adults, from complete beginners to university students, to other guitar teachers who want to widen their knowledge. Also for adult classical guitarists, I run a regular guitar group. This is great for sight-reading, learning new repertoire and musicianship. It's also good fun and it's a friendly and relaxed group.
I have worked as a music examiner for RSL (Rockschool) and IBO, and helped ABRSM with music syllabus development, so I have a very good understanding of music qualifications.
I have enhanced DBS certification for working with children and vulnerable adults, and Public Liability Insurance.
expert guitar tuition in classical, rock, blues. Covering improvisation, composition, technique, theory and many methods to improve an even advanced player.
As a teacher of over 10 years, I've worked with hundreds of students. Each student has their own unique motivation for playing the guitar. Whatever reason you have for wanting to play this wonderful instrument, I'm here to help and guide you on your guitaring journey. I cover a wide range of styles, levels and abilities.
Whether you want to learn your favourite camp fire songs, shred that Jimi Hendrix solo or learn grades to help with your studies, I'll be here to patiently guide you.
Learning any instrument should be a fun and rewarding experience, I am passionate about music and hope to pass this onto all the students I teach.
I have been teaching guitar, bass and ukulele since 2000. Throughout this time, I have worked with several different organisations. These include the Derbyshire City and County Music Partnership, Sheffield Music service, HI Gain Guitar school and Harmony Music school. At present I still work along side the Sheffield Music Service as an accredited teacher. This gives me access to professional development courses as well as an enhanced DBS certificate. A recent observation judged my lessons as outstanding.
Through teaching guitar, I have had the pleasure of see many of my students grow into well round musicians performing in bands and working in the music industry. Students range from beginner to established players looking to refine their skills. Everyone is welcome, and I teach students from the age of 7 right through to retired people looking for a new challenge.
Through teaching guitar, I have been interviewed for the guitar tutor magazine as well as being feature in the Guitar techniques magazine.
Aside from teaching I have worked in many bands over my career playing in venues across the country from theatres to clubs and everything in between. One of my claims to fame is performing in front of both Prince William and Prince Harry.
As well as teaching and gigging, I also work for the London College of music as an examiner. For this I travel around the country conducting exams in Guitar, Bass and Ukulele from the beginner stage right through to diplomas in performance and teaching. This work has not only seen me travel across the U. K but I have also completed 2 exam tours of Australia and New Zealand as well as trips to Greece, Cyprus and Ireland.
Guitar (Electric, Acoustic, Base, Classical, Slide) Mandolin: Banjo (Bluegrass 5 String): Ukulele:
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I am Stephen M. a guitar, ukulele teacher running Guitar Lessons Camberley. Teaching is from my home in Sandhurst near Camberley. I have taught the guitar for Wellington College, Bearwood College, Hampshire Music Services, Thames Valley University, Yamaha Music Schools and Berkshire Maestro’s.
38 years guitar teaching experience.
I teach all guitar styles Electric, Acoustic, Classical, Music theory and the Ukulele. Pupils are taught one to one and lessons are planned around their needs and desires
I am in easy reach of local areas such as: Camberley, Wokingham, Bracknell, Sandhurst, Fleet, Crowthorne, Blackwater, Bagshot, Ascot, Finchampstead, Yateley, Farnborough, Farnham, Aldershot, Hook, Lightwater, Berkshire, Surrey and Hampshire.
I am friendly, relaxed and patient with a conscientious attitude. I have qualifications in teaching, a member of the “Incorporated Society Of Musicians” and “Register of Guitar Teachers”.
I have played in several bands and I am currently a lead guitarist in a local band www.***
Lessons are £18 for 30 mins or £35 an hour
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Nick is an International examiner for London College of Music/University of West London/RGT examinations. He previously examined for Nationwide Music Examinations, for whom he wrote the Bass Guitar syllabus & the exam pieces for that instrument.
He has over 30 years teaching experience and currently teaches & provides support to pupils for GCSE & ‘A’ level performance, composition, theory, Music ICT, plus writes & delivers courses for Gifted & Talented pupils.
For many years Nick was Lead Tutor for Rock & Pop Development with the Blackburn with Darwen Music Service. This involved working with teachers covering over 900 pupils in Primary, Secondary & 6th Form colleges, to develop the learning of all styles of rock & pop instruments. He also wrote the complete Internal Award Exam Syllabus for Guitar & Bass for the Borough, and developed the Music Ambassadors.
He has had three books of Classical guitar compositions published by CORDA music, and has recently had a composition included in the RGT@LCM Acoustic Guitar Syllabus. He is registered with the RGT, NME & Rockschool to prepare pupils if required for exams in Classical/Acoustic/Bass/Electric guitar, 5 string Banjo, Irish Tenor Banjo, Mandolin and Ukulele. Nick also enters pupils for the Associated Exam Board & Trinity College exams. He teaches Associated Exam Board theory & R. G. T/London College Rock/Pop theory exams. His teaching has been Quality Assured through the Blackburn with Darwen Music Hub, and he holds the enhanced DBS clearance. In January 2015 Nick was awarded ‘Experienced Exam Tutor’ status by the RGT, for continued success with pupils in the exams.
Nick is a member of the Incorporated Society of Musicians, and has passed the University of West London Child Protection Course to 16/6/20
Malaysian Baritone, Wan Tat C., currently in his final year undergraduate in voice at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. He started to sing at the age of 18 as a college’s choir member, he then began his singing lesson with Malaysian voice teacher Tony Sim. After completed Diploma in Music with first study classical guitar, he decided to become a singer. He is currently under the tutelage of Jonathan Gunthorpe.
As a Baritone, Wan Tat has participated in many major choral performances such as 12th Malaysian Choral Eisteddfod, 1st Voichestra in Concert, Hua Zong Literature Award, Yue Yun Choir’s debut concert, Singapore Asia Arts Festival, 1st Singapore International Choral Festival, Sing'n'Joy China 2015 Choral Festival at Shunde-Foshan, and Carmina Burana. He also performed his recital with his friends as a farewell concert before studying in Royal Birmingham Conservatoire.
Wan Tat has done some contemporary music written by student composers and performed in their recitals, he has been invited to sing in a final year project, Global Voice Multilingual and performed in University of Birmingham. He also performed in Birmingham Town Hall as one of the lead chorus member for Echo Eternal, an outreach project. He has the opportunity to perform in Liederkrazz, as one of the soloist in singing Schumann Liederkreis Op. 39 with the combination of Jazz band. In 2020, Wan Tat has the opportunity to perform Salwan Cartwright-Shamoon’s composition A Place Called Home, which this was written for Wan Tat’s major project A Journey to The Answer.
Wan Tat was awarded a scholarship to study at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, he is actively participated in voice department performances including singing chorus in Marriage of Figaro, La Vie Parisienne, ensemble in Monteverdi’s Madrigals of War and Love, The Magic Flute and The Enchanted Island. His roles including Actor and Mr. Rushworth (acting) in Mansfield Park, Leporello in Don Giovanni (scene), Dr. Pangloss in Candide (scene), Vodník in Rusalka (scene), Matt of the Mint in Bagger’s Opera, Spinelloccio and Guccio in Gianni Schicchi, Speaker and Man in Armour in The Magic Flute, Lysander in The Enchanted Island.
Guitar lessons given by qualified guitar teacher based in Norwich, Norfolk. Classical, Electric and Acoustic guitar tuition from experienced, versatile, ISM registered (and CRB checked) tutor. Individually tailored lessons covering a range of styles including Rock, Blues, Jazz, Classical and Acoustic fingerstyle. For more info please visit my website.
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Welcome! I've been a professional guitar teacher and session guitarist for well over 10 years and am currently the principal guitar tutor at City of London Freemen's School. I regularly give guitar lessons in Croydon, from my purpose built studio but I also offer online guitar lessons for anyone further afield and the time poor!
Acoustic, classical and bass guitar lessons in Kingston upon Thames, UK.