Guitar tuition costs £35 per hour or there is an option of a 30 minute lesson for £17.50 (for younger students).
Ukulele lessons are 40 mins and cost £24.
*Taster packages are available for both guitar and ukulele – see below
Duration: All adult guitar lessons are a minimum of 1 hour but if a lesson of shorter duration is required the full hourly fee is still payable. Ukulele lessons are 40 mins. Children’s guitar and ukulele lessons are 30 minutes.
Frequency: Mike recommends weekly lessons to ensure continuity and progression in your learning. However you may prefer to book fortnightly. One-off lessons are also available at Mike’s discretion, for example in preparation for an examination.
Equipment: You will need to bring your own instrument or alternatively I have a hire service. If you are learning electric guitar there is amplification available for the lesson but you may require your own amplifier at home for practice purposes.
It is advisable that all students have a metronome and tuner at home for practice purposes
Practice: Mike recommends all his students practice on a regular basis.
Payment: Fees are due one month in advance and are payable either by cash, cheque or BACS.
Cancellations: 5 working days notice is required for cancellation of a lesson and Mike will endeavour to rearrange another time slot. If however 5 working days notice is not given, or Mike is unable to rearrange the lesson you may still be liable for the fees.
Music books: Mike creates his own materials for teaching. However should you be studying for an exam or a specific book is recommended by Mike, the appropriate materials must be provided at your own expense.
References: available upon request.
Taster Packages: Taster packages are great If you are interested in trying ukulele or guitar lessons, and are available at a discounted cost of £99
The Ukulele Taster Package consists of four x 40 minute lessons specifically tailored for a beginner and includes a Mahalo ukulele with case and a set of worksheets. Assorted ukulele colours are available.
The Guitar Taster Package consists of four x 40 minute lessons specifically tailored for a beginner and includes a digital tuner and a set of worksheets. Free guitar hire for the duration of the package is also available if needed.
A ukulele or guitar card and gift voucher can be included if it is a present.
To buy the ukulele or guitar package please email Mike to discuss lesson availability: