I have a passion for teaching and years of experience.
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
I teach Music and the Guitar.
- Tell me about your qualifications.
BMus Music (hons) 2011
- How much do you charge?
Usually lessons are 1 hour with a rate of £25 per hour, discounts can be made for block bookings.
- Where do you teach?
Private pupils usually come to me. However, exceptions can be made depending on where you live.
- When are you available?
Please contact for more information.
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
6 to Adult and all abilities.
- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
ABRSM Classical Guitar Grades 1-8 and Trinity/Rockschool Grades 1-8.
- Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
A Skype account
A computer with a high speed internet connection
A quality webcam, microphone, and speakers (or headphones)
All payments are made in advance through Paypal. Contact me for scheduling and current pricing.
- Do you have a personal message for students?
Anyone can learn to play as well as they want with the Desire to play + Correct Information + Correct Practice. (LOTS OF IT)
Richard is one of our best tutors. They have a high-quality profile, verified qualifications, a quick response time, and great reviews from students!
- What kind of experience do you have?
I currently teach with Edinburgh Council teaching 10-12 year olds to learn guitar, preparing them with a solid foundation to pursue music in either high school and take ABRSM grades or as a lifetime hobby.
I have also successfully privately taught a huge range of pupils from children with learning disabilities to professional adults looking to make real progress after reaching a plateau in their abilities.
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
PVG enhanced disclosure certified.
- Where and with whom did you train?
Edinburgh Napier - Simon Thacker (2008-2011)
Private Lessons with Ana Vidovic in 2010 (Baltimore, USA)
Masterclass with Mark Ashford from Birmingham Conservitoire in 2009
• BMus Music (hons)
Richard has a relaxed and pleasant style of teaching which puts one at ease from the start. I have found my lessons creative and very productive considering I couldn't read a note of music when I started. Ideal for anyone wishing to take up lessons with a guitar teacher and further their knowledge
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