Learn skills to play and love the guitar

As your guitar teacher/coach Peter’s enthusiastic guidance will motivate you to become a better instrumentalist — whether playing for your own enjoyment, as a solo performer or as part of a duo/band.

  • first steps in playing the guitar
  • tips on playing the guitar – posture and breathing – hand position and fingering – changing bad playing habits – tuning and looking after your instrument
  • learn to play songs – easy playing chords and capo use – tempo, rhythm patterns and accents – short cuts and tricks –  how songs are built and music theory 

along with

  • playing and performing songs – amplification and effects pedals – styling/genre techniques – riffs and embellishments – using internet resources

Peter has played and loved the guitar since he was 11 years old. He has performed as a solo lead guitarist in a variety of bands, including rock, pop, blues and jazz. He has been an accompanist for singers and has worked as a session musician.

Peter has also built several guitars and is well known as an international maker of musical instruments and accessories.

Finding it a positive thing in his own life, he seeks to instill a love of the instrument in the student.