Guitar

Learn skills to play and love the guitar

Guitar Lessons
(in person)

Lessons involve guitar technique and song playing

You will need …
— a guitar (acoustic or electric)
— a pick
— a capo
— a folder/binder for music and notes
— a pencil
& a sense of adventure!

40 minutes @ $40

Guitar Lessons
(online)

Lessons involve guitar technique and song playing

You will need …
— a guitar (acoustic or electric)
— a pick
— a capo
— a folder/binder for music and notes
— a pencil
— a space where you can play freely
— a reliable internet connection
— a device with a webcam (preferably a laptop) and headphones
& a sense of fun!

40 minutes @ $40

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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.

Lessons involve guitar technique and song delivery

• first steps in understanding 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
• learning to play and work with other musicians


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.