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« I had been playing many years before lessons with Toby but had no idea about harmony and theory, Toby has helped my massively not only in learning new information but making sense of what i did know so i can go and play with other musicians. »
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Lessons offered by Toby
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at his home
  • at your home
Taught subjects
  • Guitar
  • Electric guitar
  • Bass guitar
  • Classical Guitar
Levels
  • All Levels

Guitar Teacher Brockley, London - Toby Seed

Methodology

I teach students one to one or in small groups from the age of four upwards. Lessons are tailored to the specific needs of each pupil for optimum musical experience.

- Which subject(s) do you teach?

I can teach all forms of guitar - jazz, rock, blues, pop and acoustic guitar.

- Tell me about your qualifications.

I have a BMus Hons in Jazz Performance from Trinity College of Music, London
Trinity Cert. TESOL (Teaching Qualification)

- How much do you charge?

I charge 30 pounds an hour and 20 pounds for half an hour.

- Where do you teach?

I teach at my house in Brockley but currently also travel to pupils in Brixton, Greenwich, New cross Blackheath, and Central London and south east London.

- When are you available?

I can accomodate pupils in the day or evenings by arrangement, please contact me to discuss.

- Which ages and levels do you teach?

I teach all levels and all ages.

- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?

I am able to prepare students for jazz exams and also the rock school exams, the Trinity and Guildhall and the Associated Board. I can also prepare student for music college entrance exams.

- Do you have a personal message for students?

I believe that music can give all of us enormous pleasure. If you are thinking about learning the guitar then please feel free to contact me and I will go out of my way to accommodate your musical needs. I aim to provide an enjoyable musical experience that will enrich your life.

My aim as a teacher is to show pupils that music is a way to express yourself and most of all it must be fun. I have had fantastic results with all my pupils from young to old.

- Which subject(s) do you teach?

All styles of guitar specialising in Jazz/electric and acoustic and classical.

- Tell me about your qualifications.

I have a BMus in Jazz Performance graduating from Trinity College of music and a teaching diploma and grade 8 classical guitar passed before 18.

- How much do you charge?

I charge 35 an hour and 20 half an hour and can travel within reason though have a music studio in SE14 where I work from.

- Where do you teach?

I prefer to teach in my studio at home but can travel to New Cross, Lewisham, Blackheath, Greenwich, Peckham, Camberwell.

- When are you available?

Daytime and evenings, weekdays and weekends. Please contact me to make arrangements.

- Which ages and levels do you teach?

I teach all ages and levels of abilities from very beginners right through to advanced players.

- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?

Have prepared students from grade one right up to Music college entrance.

- Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.

Teaching via Skype This has proved to be useful, versatile and successful when having lessons together in the same place is not feasible, whether this be across London, or between different countries

- Do you have a personal message for students?

A graduate from Trinity College of Music, I am a guitarist with a varied portfolio of teaching experience. I have taught students at all stages in their school career from 4-18, as well as mature pupils. I have experience of group teaching and one to one. I can teach all kinds of guitar genre classical, jazz and rock. I can offer a fresh, enthusiastic and informed perspective to music teaching.
Some examples of musicians that I have worked with include:,Kwabs, Lophile, Mosskena, Judi Jackson, Elli Ingram, Tiggi Hawke, Jesse Elvis, Sophie Faith..

I am a professional guitarist and it has been my passion for 20 years and career for 10. I hope to help you at whatever stage you are at.

Background

- What kind of experience do you have?

Private tuition 7 years experience. .
I currently teach guitar at The Village school Hampstead and Conisborough College.
I have performed as a professional musician around the world.

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

Yes.

- Where and with whom did you train?

Junior Royal Academy London 2003-2006 [ Nick Smart, Mike Outram]
Trinity College of Music 2006-2010 [Dave Cliff, Phil Robson, Simon Purcell, Martin Speake]

- Do you belong to any professional organisations?

The Musicians Union

- Tell me about some of your current students.

My youngest student is currently seven, and I have been teaching her beginner guitar for the last six months. My oldest student is in his sixties and he is learning rock guitar to relive his youth.

- What kind of experience do you have?

I teach a variety of abilities and ages from complete beginners and upwards. And have worked in various schools and colleges teaching all different levels and running workshops and helping music GCSE students and preparing young adults to go on working as a professional musician. I regularly prepare pupils for graded exams.

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

Yes I have a DBS.

- Where and with whom did you train?

Junior Royal Academy of Music and Trinity College of Music

- Do you belong to any professional organisations?

The Musicians' Union.

- Tell me about some of your current students.

Testimonial from Keith Age 57.

I had been playing many years before lessons with Toby but had no idea about harmony and theory, Toby has helped my massively not only in learning new information but making sense of what i did know so i can go and play with other musicians.

Rates

Rate for a 1-hour lesson. : £20/h
Lessons offered by Toby
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at his home
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Guitar
  • Electric guitar
  • Bass guitar
  • Classical Guitar
Levels
  • All Levels

Rates

Rate for a 1-hour lesson. : £20/h

Toby's CV

• B Mus Hons Trinity College of music
• Have current CRB

Reviews on Toby
  • 5/5

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I had been playing many years before lessons with Toby but had no idea about harmony and theory, Toby has helped my massively not only in learning new information but making sense of what i did know so i can go and play with other musicians.

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