What others say...

Dr Simon Ruffle

“After a year I played in public..."

Dave Hammond

"It seems like I can give Nick any CD or song and he can transcribe it in minutes..."

Russell Hampshire

"Nick is a phenomenal guitar player – his versatility and ability are quite staggering..."

Guitar Tuition in Reading, Berks.

In building his tuition business, Nick has drawn upon both his musical abilities and a life-long fascination with learning. With over twenty five years experience of full-time, one-on-one teaching, Nick incorporates a variety of coaching techniques including NLP and mind-mapping into his method.

A proven track record and hundreds of satisfied students testify to the success of his approach. Working from a fully equipped teaching space, and with a comprehensive database of professionally produced teaching materials (see samples), Nick teaches all contemporary forms from hot country picking, through cool, intricate jazz, to frenzied metal shredding.

Whatever your taste in contemporary guitar music and whatever your level of ability, Nick can make you better. He enjoys working at all levels; from teaching first chords to beginners to coaching top professionals.

Lessons are planned and structured to develop all areas of guitar playing technique but primarily they focus on your individual musical direction be it rock, metal, blues, jazz, funk, finger-style, pop or punk. And, as well as guitar playing, Nick also teaches guitar set-up and equipment; music theory and notation; song-writing and arranging; ear-training and recording techniques. Everything you need to know.

All students are provided with a comprehensive pack of learning materials free of charge including: folder, teaching materials (including audio examples) and a USB “flash” drive.

Nick is a member of the Registry of Guitar Tutors and, if you wish to follow this route, he can coach you through the London College of Music examination grades which – in turn – can lead to UCAS points; useful when applying for further musical education.


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