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Why the electric guitar for beginners?

As a guitar teacher in Perth, I get to see many guitars bought to me as possible contenders to be used during my lessons. Some are great and some literally quite horrendous. A typical scenario may be a parent who wishes their child learn to play but understandably unsure about the longevity of their child’s interest may purchase a budget acoustic guitar just to get going. As we know guitars come in all shapes, sizes and qualities and typically cheaper guitars tend to have their drawbacks. If they are acoustic guitars the action (height of string from the fretboard) may be unrealistically too high to play for little fingers, you could however fashion the bridge lower by sanding it down somewhat or having a luthier look at it but for a guitar that may be worth $200 sending it to a luthier for a $100 setup seems hardly worth the expense. Consider also the tone of some of these cheaper guitars, they are often quite uninspiring,  typically made of  cheap ply that displays little inherent beauty in sound. Something I have also noticed that young children struggle with is the size of the guitar itself, reaching over the body of an acoustic instrument can be quite a challenge for small arms and to position the picking hand in the correct position an almost impossible demand. This is where the humble electric I feel serves us very well indeed; The electric guitar has less mass than an acoustic guitar and can be…
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This Month! Free trial!

THIS MONTH We are offering your first trial lesson FREE at our studio in Coogee WA. Whether it be for adults or children we promise you a rewarding and fun learning experience which will have you playing your favourite tunes in no time. More information here Message or feel free to call 0415 108 230 to arrange a time.

Ukulele Lessons Perth Kenji plays “Something”

What a beautiful day to be at South Beach in Fremantle when I bump into Kenji Kitahara who plays beautifully this rendition of George Harrison’s “Something” on my Ukulele. It was so nice to hear how sweet this Hawaiian Kamaka Ukulele really sounds. Thank you Kenji for a lovely time shared with you and your dog Socks 🙂 If you would like to play like Kenji message me for details on Ukulele lessons. Enrich your life and those around you with music.<3 Please LIKE and SHARE <3

Indian Slide Guitar Lesson

Learn how create an Indian flavour with your slide guitar. This one is tuned to D A F# D A D and by using a Lydian Scale which is essentially a Major Scale with a sharpened 4th note we can change the flavour of slide piece we are playing dramatically.

Guitar Lessons Tuition Perth & Fremantle

For adults & children, beginner to advanced, enjoy one on one guitar tuition in a friendly, courteous and encouraging environment.  Having produced 5 albums and playing for live audiences for over 25 years I have also been a teacher in Western Australian schools for over 30 years. Qualified with a Bachelor of Education (Music Specialist), Police Clearance and Working with Children Check let me help you or your child take guitar playing to the next level. Take it as far as you like covering Pop, Blues, Jazz Blues, Folk, Slide Guitar (upright and lap style position), Finger style, Open tunings, Rock, Latin and Nouveau Flamenco. Young Children “Music is not a race but an experience which can be enjoyed by anyone at any age”. Having taught children from age 4 and up and worked in Early Childhood and Primary Schools for many years I can provide a safe and nurturing environment for your child to grow. Working with two children at a time may also be an option as it can help alleviate any anxieties that may be present knowing they have a “friend” with them. Feel free to discuss if you may think this arrangement could suit your child’s needs, we are more than happy to help. Very young children may also benefit from learning how to play the ukulele before attempting to play the guitar. Ukuleles can be a great introduction to playing music in a fun and exciting way. Method Unlike a piano the guitar can be difficult…
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Guitar lessons serving Coogee, Fremantle and greater Perth

We have fresh new Guitar Lesson Gift Vouchers Stuck for present? Buy someone you love a “one on one” guitar lesson in Coogee WA, with an experienced musician. It’s easy! You can purchase using PAYPAL which will also accept Credit Cards and we’ll post it out to you just in time for Christmas. Please note all lessons are taken at the studio in Coogee, (near Fremantle) Perth. Gift Voucher 1 x 30min Lesson $35.00 AUD1 x 60min Lesson $65.00 AUD10 x 30min Lessons $300.00 AUD10 x 60min Lessons $600.00 AUD Rates $35 Casual half-hour lesson $65 Casual Hours Lesson *BEST DEAL* $300 10 Weekly Half Hour Lessons $600 10 Weekly Hour Lesson For bookings please don’t hesitate to call 0415 108 230 via email (please replace at with @) Thank you for your time and we look forward to hearing from you to begin a wonderful journey in the world of music! Police and Working with Children cleared Please call if you need assistance and we’ll be happy to help. Merry Christmas!

3rd Annual Blues and Roots Festival

3rd Annual Blues and Roots Festival

3rd Annual Ravo Blues & Roots Festival Presented by Starr Special Events & Ravenswood Hotel Sat 17th Feb 2018 Ravenswood Hotel – Outdoors gates open 4pm – 10pm Tickets from Hotel $65 08 95376054 or This is an 18 Plus Event FEATURING Russell Morris, Diesel, Dave Hole, Blue Shaddy plus more to be announced…. Local Artists Local Line Up – Ben Catley – Mike de Velta – Lightning Jack – Moorditj Brothers