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Guitar tutors in Leeds

Leeds
£25/hr
Ben
1st lesson offered free !

Open minded professional musician offereing music and guitar lessons to students of all ages

I'm a professional guitarist providing quality musical and theoretical teaching. I can come to you on your schedule. All abilities welcome.

Leeds
£18/hr
Jake
1st lesson offered free !

Sport Student offering Guitar Lessons in Leeds with 12 years of experience

My teaching Methodology is to teach the student what the student wants to learn, i can teach you how to play different types of music and different styles of playing. My lessons will consist of learning the theory behind the playing as well as learning how to play different styles of guitar, i will teach a broad range to give you versatility in your playing.

Leeds
£15/hr
Rowan
1st lesson offered free !

Jazz and Production student offering Guitar lessons up to Advanced level.

Hello! I come from both a Classical and Popular music background with an emphasis on teaching through listening with the ears and exploring the student's sound. I've studied saxophone with Classical saxophonist Kyle Horch and currently with Jim Corry of Jamiroquai, and have a scholarship to study Pop Piano with Andrew Hickley at Leeds College of Music.

Leeds
£25/hr
Jacob
1st lesson offered free !

Professional Guitar Tutor Based In Leeds with 15 Years of Live Performance Experience

I have a calm, attentive teaching style. Listening to Students needs to find the best possible way to achieve their goals. Wether working through books, learning songs for gigs, improving technical ability, musicality and understanding if music. I intend to keep lessons fun, interesting and challenging to ensure students can be the best player they can be.

Leeds
£25/hr
Matías
1st lesson offered free !

Leeds based professional Guitarist offering affordable, tailor made lessons on Classical, Electric and Bass Guitar

I am capable of teaching all levels from Beginner to Advanced Tailor made lessons to suit your individual needs. Use of Kodály method if requested.

Leeds
£10/hr
Aischa
1st lesson offered free !

Passionate College student offering fun Guitar lessons up to High School level!

I teach young aspiring musicians from nursery to primary school. I hold a BTEC Level 2 Qualification in Music Performance and I have performed in schools with my current band Urchin. My lessons will be held in Leeds and it will be via Skype or Messenger. Ideally, if you're an audial learner, I will help with sharp listening skills and follow your instincts when tuning a guitar.

Leeds
£25/hr
Chris
1st lesson offered free !

Experienced, mobile guitar tutor in Leeds. For those seeking easy going, creative and encouraging tuition.

With my lessons, everything is tailored to your needs and what you ultimately want to achieve from your learning, such as learning songs or improving technical ability. I believe in encouraging ear training from an early stage alongside teaching an instrument to really get the most out of your relationship with music.

Leeds
£12/hr
Robert
1st lesson offered free !

Guitarist of 17 years offering fun, affordable and engaging lessons in a range of styles and techniques.

I will teach the songs YOU want to learn, show you more challenging songs in styles you enjoy playing to aid your progression, and work on techniques to begin your songwriting journey. I have recording equipment available at my home, and can travel within 10 miles of Leeds City Centre.

Leeds
£25/hr
Fergus
1st lesson offered free !

West Yorkshire based Graduate Professional Guitar Teacher For all Ages and Abilities!

I am a professional guitarist and educator with over 15 years of experience and over 5 years of further education in music. I graduated from Leeds College of Music with a first class degree in Jazz where I specialised in Guitar.

Leeds
£20/hr
Oliver
1st lesson offered free !

Leeds College of Music Graduate offering guitar lessons in Leeds. Specialising in performance and compositional techniques.

I am graduate of Leeds College of Music who specializes in performance and composition. I aim to inspire and enthuse students of all ages, from just starting out to years down the line. My lessons will include the essential techniques of guitar playing and look at specific genres of the students' interests. I can also help with song-writing and will tailor the lessons to your own goals.

Leeds
£20/hr
Dimitrios
1st lesson offered free !

Music Theory and Guitar Lessons in Leeds, All Ages and Abilities Accepted

My teaching method is based on working with each student on what they really enjoying playing and listening to. All the exercises and techniques are based on their favourite music style which always makes their practice time more enjoyable, keeps engaged and inspired to continue their musical journey.

Leeds
£20/hr
John
1st lesson offered free !

Music Performance Student Offers Guitar And Bass Lessons In Leeds And Nottingham

My teaching philosophy is one of hard work and positivity. I find that students who are encouraged to play in a fun and friendly environment get far more from their lessons and improve far more quickly than those who are simply forced into learning.

Leeds
£22/hr
Neil
1st lesson offered free !

Guitar tutor with experience working in schools and teaching 1-1 private lessons

I believe in the importance of enjoyment, of igniting the passion that has lead you to consider guitar lessons. Whatever it is you want to learn, I'm committed to helping you achieve that. I am also serious about technical improvement, and want to help everyone realise their full potential. I specialise in blues, pop and rock guitar playing, but am not limited to these styles.

Leeds
£15/hr
Adam
1st lesson offered free !

2nd Year Music Student gives Guitar/Music Theory lessons for Beginners to Advanced Students

My name is Adam Henderson and I have been teaching music theory and guitar lessons since I was 17. My lesson structure is find out how much you know to start with, find a series of goals you wish to achieve and tailor the lessons to suit you. My characteristics as a teacher would be that I am very patient and understanding so whatever you need from your guitar/music theory teacher, I will be.

Leeds
£17/hr
Sam
1st lesson offered free !

Law Student at Leeds Beckett University, offering value for money guitar tutoring to the highest level, taking on complete beginners and more experienced players. 10+ years playing and gigging.

I teach the way I was taught myself - with a smile. Learning an instrument can be immensely frustrating, I believe faith in your tutor is a massive part of progressing in your musical journey.

Leeds
£20/hr
Bryan
1st lesson offered free !

Professional Guitar Lessons and Theory Lessons in Leeds and Online via Skype

Lessons are detailed and structured, including personalised teaching material. Personal approaches and practice methods tailored to suit each individual as we all learn differently. I mainly teach improvisation in styles such as rock, blues, jazz, and pop as well as theory, graded exams, ear training etc.

Leeds
£15/hr
Josh
1st lesson offered free !

Guitar lessons in Leeds, with free video lesson available for complete beginners.

Acoustic and electric guitar lessons available for beginners and intermediate level players. Guitar Tutor with RGT grade 8 distinction. Over 13 years playing experience. Based close to Leeds city center. From £15 an hour. Home visits can be arranged. Free video lesson for beginners available on request. Lessons for all ages.

Leeds
£20/hr
Hagen
(1 review)
1st lesson offered free !

Leeds College of Music Student Offering Lessons in Guitar & Music Theory in Leeds

Hello folks, I am a third-year jazz & pop guitar student at Leeds College of Music offering guitar lessons in any genre except for classical guitar, as well as music theory lessons. Should you be interested in taking lessons I offer a free trial lesson.

Leeds
£20/hr
Rob
1st lesson offered free !

Learn how to play the guitar from scratch up to a pro

I can teach you how to play the guitar. My name is Rob and I have been a professional musician for 4 years. I can show you how to play chords, strumming patterns and how to play lead. You pick the songs/riffs you want to learn and I will show you how to play them.

Leeds
£15/hr
Javier
(1 review)
1st lesson offered free !

Music Student with 10 years of experience gives Guitar and Bass lessons from Jazz to Metal at any level in Leeds

Lessons will be centered around each student's inherent learning style, but the main focus will be on developing your individual musicality across the genres you prefer while also obtaining a clear grasp in the theory behind it. Any skill level on the instrument is welcome.

Leeds
£10/hr
Tom
1st lesson offered free !

Student guitar tutor based in Leeds/Preston with 12 years of playing experience

My teaching method is suited to what you want to achieve within playing guitar. A student can vary from being an absolute beginner to an advanced level guitarist (i.e. Grade 8). My tutoring will enable you to take your studies further.

Leeds
£20/hr
Theresa
1st lesson offered free !

Music Student offering Guitar & Singing lessons up to university level in Leeds

My teaching method is to focus on natural sounds and inner breathing, articulation, pitch, note bending. I am a degree level musician that would love to help you get to where you need to be in terms of study and practise.

Leeds
£25/hr
Lucy
(1 review)
1st lesson offered free !

Vocal/Composition Tutor - Leeds - BBC Radio 1 Track of the Week

I specialise in Pop and modern music, and have extensive industry experience. My original material has received radioplay on BBC Radio 1 and reached #10 in the Spotify UK Viral Chart in the summer of 2017. My aim is to base my lessons around you and what you enjoy, whilst also providing you with a solid foundation of technique and performance tips, to put into practise in your everyday singing.

Leeds
£15/hr
Ben
1st lesson offered free !

Grade 8 Guitarist Offering Affordable Lessons For Begginers In The Headingley Area

I am looking to do short cheap introductory lessons for people of any age who either feel don't really know where to start when it comes to playing an instrument or feel uninspired by teaching they have received in the past. The lessons will focus on teaching you in the areas of music you are interested weather that's grade work, reading music or just playing a few chords and songs that you like.

Leeds
£17/hr
Omedo
1st lesson offered free !

Music student/music lovers learn the basic of music (GUITAR),and become a pro at it

i am victor i give lessons to mostly beginners or thoes who want to learn from scratch don't worry i'm fun to be with

Leeds
£20/hr
Tom
1st lesson offered free !

Home visits in Leeds. Guitar, Bass & Singing lessons with performing musician.

Whether it's electric or acoustic, rock or pop, I base my lessons around each student and their preferred tastes in music.

Leeds
£25/hr
Alex
1st lesson offered free !

Groovy guitar lessons, badass bass lines & punchy piano riffs. Clarinet,Sax (Grade 6)

I have been playing music since I was 5 years old when I got my first music book, 'The Disney Book', any child's dream for wanting to play all the tunes I had heard on my favourite Disney classics! I had already completed my Grade 8 at 15 years old, and my performances include Beethoven's 'Fur Elise' , Rachmaninov 'Prelude C Sharp Minor' and 'Liszt Etude Un Sospiro' along with others.

East Ardsley
£25/hr
Jon
1st lesson offered free !

Qualified Guitar teacher with 25 years experience giving lessons at your home.

I have been teaching Guitar for just over 25 years. Many of my students have sat their Guitar grade exams where I have achieved a %100 pass rate with them. I have had students also go on to become teachers themselves.

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Where to find guitar lessons in Leeds

You can learn the guitar just about anywhere, just like you can teach yourself music or attend music lessons to learn about music theory. The guitar is no exception.

In Leeds, you’ll definitely be able to find what you’re looking for. Acoustic guitar lessons, classic guitar lessons, electric guitar lessons…Anything is possible. Wherever you are in the Capital of the North, you’ll be able to practice this beautiful instrument. You’ll find private guitar instructors in many different neighbourhoods, and for all different levels. We’ll be listing some examples, scattered throughout Leeds and its surrounding region.

You’ll see that you have two options when looking for guitar lessons: either you choose to take your lessons at home, or you travel to the instructor’s studio or home for your lesson. You also have a third choice, in today’s day and age, which is opting

for online classes via webcam.

Guitar instructors in Leeds

If you choose the most common method, you’ll have many different options to choose from. The process is simple. For weekly lessons, take a look at the different personal ad sites, or more dedicated websites like Superprof. Depending on your specific needs, you can choose the instructor that best suits you. Once you’ve made your choice, all you have to do is contact them! You’ll then be able to decide on your schedule, and whether the classes will take place at your home or in a music school.

Most private instructors are scattered around the city centre, and some can be found in the inner suburbs, such as East Ardsley, Wakefield and Featherstone. What will truly make a difference when choosing your new tutor is the connection you have with them, their availabilities and how close they are to you. These are the three things that you should be taking into account. All of the technical details will be figured out later. Like, for example, choosing an instructor who will teach you the music style you prefer, or who knows how to read tablatures. All of this can come second.

Online guitar lessons in Leeds

In 2019, if you want to learn the guitar, you can also choose not to have a stranger come to your home to teach you how to read music and how to play the different chords. This instrument can be learned independently, if you so choose.

You can opt for online courses to perfect your music theory skills and to learn how to read sheet music or tablatures. You can even find plenty of videos online - for free! - that will teach you the technique you’ll need before you can jump in and start tackling covers. When you’re ready, you can just head on down to Briggate, where you’ll find plenty of music stores, such as Dawsons and Hobgoblin. Inside, you’ll be able to choose from a wide variety of guitars, if you haven’t bought one already, and pick up some sheet music and songbooks to practice as well.

You’ll find books on musicology and on the history of music, and an entire collection of guitar tabs of your favourite artists - for all levels, of course. You can also find free sheet music online to help you practice, before moving on to more complicated tablatures.

In Leeds, once you’ve mastered the art of the guitar, you can also benefit from the rich live music scene the city has to offer, in order to practice your skills in front of a live audience.

Why take up guitar lessons in Leeds

Artistically and musically speaking, Leeds provides plenty of opportunities thanks to its varied infrastructure. A number of different venues attract big-name artists from around the world, but also make room for lesser-known independent artists to showcase their talent. Local music promoters like Super Friendz and Youth Club Sounds, who recently partnered with Belgrave Music Hall & Canteen to create a mixtape that features 16 different tracks from local artists and producers, as well as Come Play With Me, are dedicated to helping independent artists from Leeds make their music heard.

Leeds is thus a great place to get started, especially if what you’re looking for is a career in music. All you have to do now is choose how you’ll be learning to play the guitar. Do you prefer learning at home with a private guitar instructor, or going to a music school and taking group lessons with other amateur guitarists like yourself?

There are pros and cons to all of the different options. This is why it’s useful to take the time to think and weigh your options, because, despite the fact that your first class can be offered for free (if you choose to find a tutor on Superprof), we’re talking about a real investment, both money-wise and time-wise, since it will take time and practice to learn the technique and to be able to play your favourite songs.

Don’t forget that learning music theory will lay the foundation for you to then be comfortable reading sheet music or guitar tabs, and so that you can adapt to any rhythmic variations you may come across. Once you’ve mastered the basics, you can start picking up sheet music and practising your favourite songs on the guitar. And, who knows, maybe you’ll even be ready to start improvising.

Leeds and the guitar

There is a variety of music schools in Leeds to choose from. Whether you’re a student who wants to learn music or a future professional guitarist who’s looking to gain experience and training by giving lessons, you’ll be able to find what you’re looking for here. In Leeds, you can find the Leeds College of Music, the largest music conservatoire in the UK, where you can learn and discover all types of different music genres.

A great place to learn how to play the guitar with leading industry experts.

At the conservatoire, you can specialise in a certain music style, learning everything about where and how it originated, as well as how to master the musical complexities of the genre. A variety of different modules, such as “Concerts & Touring,” “Music Journalism,” and “Film Music” will help you specialise your learnings even further. The state-of-the-art facilities and the wide range of performance opportunities the conservatoire provides for its students make it the best place to form yourself as a musician in the city of Leeds.

Many other music schools, such as the Leeds Music Academy and Vivace Music School, offer one-on-one and group lessons throughout the city of Leeds, if you’re not yet ready to commit to an undergraduate or post-graduate education.

How do guitar lessons work in Leeds?

The education system in a conservatoire is often quite clear and very organised, since it works in modules. Each module complements the others, which allows students to enrich their studies in their own unique way, all while continuing to progress more generally in the art of the guitar, for example.

Undergraduate students follow a 3-year track to obtain their Honours B.A. or a 1-year track for a Masters in Music or Post Graduate Diploma as Creative Musicians. The curriculum is made up of context courses, where students will learn all about the history and repertoire of their style of choice, specialist study, where students learn to master their instrument through one-on-one and group lessons, and professional studies, where students can choose from a wide range of different modules to round out their music education.

Starting at the age of 9, students can start developing their musicianship and aural skills at the conservatoire. Courses are offered on Saturdays and typically last an hour.

The conservatoire also offers short courses and summer school classes to anyone interested in developing their skills at the Leeds College of Music. You can choose from acoustic guitar lessons, jazz lessons, composition lessons, and recording lessons, among others. Lessons usually take place in the evenings and last about an hour and a half, and are typically open to beginners.

You can see that, in Leeds, you really have many opportunities to learn the guitar and make fast progress.

Either on your own, in which case you have plenty of options to choose from to find the one that’s best for you, or through a third party, such as a music school or the conservatoire, where you’ll be in the competent hands of professionals that are passionate about what they do and that can help you on your way to becoming a pro guitarist.

We’re not necessarily talking about becoming the next Hendrix or Van Halen, but if you can manage to use a guitar tuner and string some arpeggios together, all while experimenting with different musical styles with your new Fender or Marshall, then that’s already a very good start.

Your own ambition will dictate the progress you make. The more progress you make, the further you’ll want to go. And the practicality and universality of the guitar will make sure you’re always asking for more. More progress, more things to learn, and becoming one with your instrument.

Jimi Hendrix often said that “Sometimes you want to give up the guitar, you'll hate the guitar. But if you stick with it, you're gonna be rewarded.” An inspiring quote to send you on your way to your new guitar lessons.