Electric and acoustic guitar

Guitar lessons from Tony Rath in Walthamstow, East London – rock, jazz and blues styles

Beginners guitar course – 6 x 60 minute lessons

A self contained course designed to get you playing whatever your tastes in music. Topics covered include:

  • Tuning the guitar either manually or using a tuner
  • Naming the open strings
  • Basic chords, including major, minor, 7ths and beyond
  • Right hand techniques such as picking and finger style
  • Scales and melodic playing
  • Learning to read tab and chord symbols and boxes
  • Song playing and basic accompaniment patterns
  • Basic riff patterns
  • Learn songs of your choice
  • Introduction to the fretboard

Prices from £24 per session – packages available

Basic Rock Guitar

As above but covers rock, metal and blues styles. Teaching materials and notes are supplied with the course.

Prices from £24 per session – packages available

Singer Guitarists Course 12 x 60 minute lessons

Course is designed for those who wish to perform in public or for educational purposes. Course elements include the basic elements of guitar playing plus:

  • Basic voice production and singing techniques
  • Harmony – chord voicing and selection
  • Song and key selection
  • Accompaniment techniques and styles
  • Repertoire development
  • Guitar techniques, such as scales, arpeggios and octaves
  • Sight reading and musicianship
  • Fretboard knowledge

Prices from £24 per session – packages available

Electric Guitar

A graded course of lesson designed to follow the syllabus of the LCM or other examining body covering a range of electric guitar techniques from beginners to Grade 8, including rock, jazz, blues, and country styles of playing. The course covers all aspects including musicianship, sight reading and tab.

Prices from £24 per session – packages available

Home Visits

Home visits can be arranged in central and north London for pupils with easy access to the London Underground network. Visits are during the day, and a preliminary non-chargeable meeting will be setup to discuss an individuals needs. Thereafter payment will be four weeks in advance.

All courses include background and teaching materials and encourage the student to learn to read music and develop their musicianship 60 minute lessons.

Please note that all lessons can be tailored to your individual needs. Please call 0208 521 4340 or email: Tony Rath for details.

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Pupil Focus

Ryan Pather has been a pupil for over two years and has progressed so much that he has gone into the studio and recorded some tracks.

Music Lessons

I have improved all our standard courses:
Acoustic/electric guitar
Bass guitar lessons
Classical, nylon jazz and blues guitar
Piano lessons
Blues and jazz piano lessons
Singing lessons
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Call on 0208 521 4340 to discuss your needs or book a lesson.

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