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Kingston Upon Thames 
  • (6 reviews)
V
Vicky
« Chris has been an excellent guitar teacher for my teenage son his... More »
V
Vicky
« Chris has been an excellent guitar teacher for my teenage son his enthusiasm has encouraged him to go on to play the electric guitar which he now loves. He has always tried to encourage Oliver with music that he will like but complementing this with necessary skills and techniques to improve his overall laying. He was was reliable and organised . With lots of ideas and enthusiasm for music generally. I would wholeheartedly recommend him. »
£30/h
1st lesson free!
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Lessons offered by Chris
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at his home
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Guitar
  • Electric guitar
  • Bass guitar
  • Classical Guitar
  • Ukulele
  • Flamenco Guitar
Levels
  • All Levels

Guitar, Kingston Upon Thames - Classical, electric, bass, ukelele, rock, pop, folk, other

Methodology

First lesson free. Experience with pupils of all ages from 4 to 70s. Friendly and patient.

Guitar, music theory and composition. Piano/keyboard for beginners.

Degree in Music Composition with a 2:1 BMus(Hons) from Kingston University. A Level and GCSE music also.

£30 per hour, £25 for 45 minutes, £20 for 30 minutes

10% off if you block book 10 lessons.

+£5 for Lessons a fair travel distance outside of Chessington.

Cancellation charge - if cancelling on the day you will still have to pay for the lesson, but I try to find another time during the same week so you can still get the lesson for your money.

I mostly go to pupils, but they can come to me.
Kingston, Norbiton, New Malden, Surbiton, Berrylands, Tolworth, Raynes Park, Chessington, wimbledon.

Available mornings and afternoons, not just evenings.
Most pupils are after school/work, but there are some slots available, so do please enquire still.
Currrently not available weekends.

All ages. I can teach those looking to play for fun, or also looking to take graded exams.
Guitar I can teach up to Grade 8 or Advanced.
Piano up to Grade 2 or Beginner.

Rock School, RGT, Trinity College, ABRSM.
GCSE, A Level, Degree level.

Skype: chrisfkeyte. Payments via bank transfer, or paypal.
Morning and afternoons mainly. Evenings possibly.

My pupils who practice a few times a week or more between lessons really notice the benefits in the progress they make.

Background

- What kind of experience do you have?

I have been playing guitar and learning music academically and as a hobby since the age of 10 (21 years).
I have gained experience working with children, and making sure the lesson are enjoyable, fun, focused - taught as desired by talking with the parents to see what they are looking for.
I have taught people from the age of 4, right up to their 70s, and covering every decade in between.

I Teach classical, traditional styles as well as rock, pop, folk, country, jazz.
Some Pupils have sat exams. Their results were as follows:

Piano
Grade 2 Trinity College Classical - Distinction

Guitar
Grade 1 ABRSM Classical - Distinction
Grade 1 Rock School - Distinction
Grade 2 Rock School - Distinction
Grade 2 Trinity Guildhall Classical - Distinction
Grade 5 RGT - Merit
Grade 3 Trinity Guildhall Classical - Pass (this pupil had learning difficulties, so the pass was very pleasing for the family).

- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?

DBS 2014

- Where and with whom did you train?

Kingston University

- Tell me about some of your current students.

One pupil has quickly worked her way up to grade 5 guitar, achieving Distinctions.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : £30/h
Lessons offered by Chris
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at his home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Guitar
  • Electric guitar
  • Bass guitar
  • Classical Guitar
  • Ukulele
  • Flamenco Guitar
Levels
  • All Levels

Chris's CV

• Music Composition - 2:1
• DBS certified 2014
• RGT, ISM

6 reviews on Chris
  • 5/5

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6 recommendations

V
Vicky

Chris has been an excellent guitar teacher for my teenage son his enthusiasm has encouraged him to go on to play the electric guitar which he now loves. He has always tried to encourage Oliver with music that he will like but complementing this with necessary skills and techniques to improve his overall laying. He was was reliable and organised . With lots of ideas and enthusiasm for music generally. I would wholeheartedly recommend him.

C
Carina

We will like to express our sincere gratitude for the time, effort and patience you displayed in teaching my son to play guitar over the last two years. He has enjoyed his lesson thoroughly.
He has learnt how to read music and can now play the guitar confidently. Thank you once more of your expert help.

B
Becky

she's really enjoyed her lessons and gained confidence to try a wider variety of music - so thank you for your time and patience

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