Joe T.

Joe T.

I am a professional musician with over 30 years teaching experience.

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Acoustic Guitar Lessons

Levels Taught: Beginner, Intermediate

I teach all contemporary styles (country, soft rock, blues, reggae, funk - rhythm and finger picking styles) especially tailored for you. An added bonus will be opportunities for you to perform, record and produce your own CD of what you have learnt, backed by professional backing tracks (drums, bass and keys).

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  • Male

  • Teaching since 1987

  • Teaches special needs

  • Police check (Issued: 13/02/18)

  • Teaches students aged 10+

I teach with a relaxed and flexible style allowing the student to "feel at ease and comfortable" during all teaching sessions.

My main strengths as a teacher (gained over many years) are;
1. being able to assess the students natural abilities from the first session and setting them realistic goals,
2. staying professional at all times but also having a sense of humor,
3. able to work with "challenging-special needs" students, re: my experience in facilitating music programs to Mental Health/ Disabilities clients,
4. skilled at delivering effective tutoring methods (visual, audio and practical) appropriate for each student,
5. able to work with individuals or groups of 5-10 students. (guitar and Ukulele),
6. being generous with tuition times. (sometimes going overtime where necessary),
7. having over 30 years experience as a professional tutor, musician and record producer since 1992,
8. gained grade 5 in music theory, have equivalent to grade 8 in practical performance and Cert IV in Training and Assessment.
9. launching previous students into becoming professional musicians nationally and internationally. (New Zealand)

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