RSL Awards Grade 2 success!!
Fantastic news for the second time this week. I’d like to congratulate my electric guitar student Bailey on his well-earned Merit achieved in his recent RSL Awards Electric Guitar Grade 2 exam. Bailey, top work!
Grade 5 Success!
I’m absolutely made up today to be able to share the good news that my electric guitar student Harry has passed his RSL Awards Electric Guitar Grade 5 with an 80% Merit. Harry has worked really hard, is a great lad and has also been offered an Unconditional place at LIPA Sixth Form this September.…
Happy New Year and Grade successes
Welcome back and Happy New Year for 2020! May all of your creative goals be ready and raring to go after an indulgent Festive December. I have 3 congratulations to students this week after they successfully achieved their chosen Grades at the end of 2019 – Bailey Haydon – Achieved a Merit in RSL Awards…
RGT Grade 2 Distinction Congrats
Good afternoon! I’d like to congratulate my guitar student Gareth on the hard work he put into his RGT Grade 2 Acoustic Guitar exam and prep. Gareth has just found out he’s achieved a Distinction. This is great news and well deserved! The exams and certificates work really well in giving a sense of recorded…
Grade 5 Music Theory success
A huge congratulations to Mickey for successfully achieving his Grade 5 ABRSM Music Theory! Mickey had no prior Music Theory knowledge and in 3 months we have worked through books Grade 1 – 5, culminating in him passing his Grade 5 exam a few weeks ago. He had a Conditional Offer into LIPA BA (hons)…
Guitar Student Profile #2 : Gareth
Hello and welcome to GUITAR STUDENT PROFILE #2 It’s always interesting and inspiring to read about other peoples journeys, especially in a pursuit you may be interested in yourself…..in this case learning to play guitar.. Gareth is an adult learner with a very demanding and often unruly profession. He has a great love of music…
Acoustic Guitar Grade 4 Success!
Congratulations are in order for my guitar student Ella who has just passed her Grade 4 RGT Acoustic Guitar Grade with a Merit. A great achievement and a hardworking student who is a pleasure to teach. Roll on Grade 5!
This week I would like to congratulate Mal on the near birth of his first child. Mal has been having guitar lessons with me for 3 years. We have covered some great songs and playing techniques, mostly electric guitar – based and rock style. The most recent being the guitar solo and riffs from Whiskey…
New Grade Success!
I’m very happy to belatedly congratulate my student Jamie on achieving an 80% Merit in his Rockschool Grade 1 guitar exam in December! Jamie started having lessons with me 2 years ago after deciding the life of a rock star was calling.. now aged 10 with a nice list of benchmark riffs under his fingers…
Congratulations! University & Distinctions..
This week was my last guitar lesson with one of my long time students heading off to University. Maisie began lessons with me at 13 years old and we have spent the last 5 years working together through RGT Acoustic Grades and ABRSM Theory, as well as some composition and learning songs. The final achievement being…