Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you teach complete beginners?

Certainly, I have taught many beginners - helping them to learn the basics of the guitar before progressing onto more complex aspects of playing. Here a Guitar Lessons Aberdeen you never stay a beginner for long! Even if you have never strummed a guitar before I will teach you everything you need to know to play the guitar music you love.

Do you teach children?

Yes! Though from experience I find children younger than 9 tend to struggle with the guitar, so I recommend starting your kids off from 9 and up. Half hour lessons each week tend suit children best. For more information about lessons for younger learners simply get in touch.

Where are you based?

I teach the majority of my lessons from my home teaching space, located on Constitution Street, AB24 5EU in central Aberdeen. It is the perfect place to learn guitar, it has a relaxed and warm feel helping aid your learning - with students travelling in from across Aberdeenshire to take lessons. Click on the map below to bring up my rough location on Google maps - my full teaching address will be provided to you upon booking your first lesson.

I am also able to travel to my students' homes if they are based in Aberdeen City to teach them if they are interested, though additional travel charges may apply - for more information simply get in touch.

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Do you teach Electric AND Acoustic guitar?

Of course, you can take your lessons in electric or acoustic guitar, the choice is yours! I can also teach the mandolin for those who are interested in learning.

Do I need to own a guitar before I start my first lesson?

Not at all, I have guitars here that you are more than welcome to use!

What happens if I miss a lesson?

That is not a problem at all, simply contact me 48 hours before our lesson and we will rearrange it! Guitar Lessons Aberdeen does operate a 48-hour cancellation policy, whereby if you cancel your lesson within two days of your lesson slot you will be charged the full price of the lesson.

Do I need to own a guitar before I start lessons?

You don't need to own a guitar before your first lesson. That said, I would recommend having a guitar to practice upon at home within your first month of committing to taking guitar lessons. I am happy to help advise you on a great first guitar. You can also read more about local guitar shops that might help you to decide where to start the search.

Do I have to attend guitar lessons every week?

Not at all, we can have lessons whenever you want. Most of my students have a guitar lesson once a week, with a few having lessons once a fortnight or even twice a week. It is really up to you! From experience the more lessons we have the faster you progress!

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Professional Guitar Teacher | Prices: £25 per hour | Electric & Acoustic Guitar Tuition | Beginners Welcome