Guitar lessons

Master your guitar skills unlocking creativity and musical passion.

Guitar Lessons

Master your guitar skills unlocking creativity and musical passion.​

£34 per hour

Guitar Lessons

  • All levels welcome
  • Classical, Acoustic or Electric Guitar
  • All Music Styles
  • Block of lessons available


£34 per hour

Guitar lessons

  • All levels welcome
  • Classical, Acoustic or Electric Guitar
  • All music styles
  • Block of lessons available


Grow Your Guitar Skills With A Creative Guitar Teacher in Edinburgh

As an experienced instructor, I combine innovative teaching methods with innovative feedback, offering personalised lessons tailored to different styles. Whether you’re a beginner eager to strum your first chords or an advanced player looking to refine your techniques, I guide you to growth, nurturing creativity, building confidence and cultivating a long-term love for an instrument that is known for being lyrical, complex and clean.

What It’s Like To Work With A Guitar Tutor in Edinburgh

First and foremost, it’s fun! When it comes to learning, I make sure you look forward to each lesson, instilling a deep love for learning from the onset. My lessons are straightforward, easy-to-follow and easy-to-fit-in. I provide hourly lessons on a 1-1 or mixed group basis, allowing you to choose your ratio and learn at a pace and within an environment that suits you. I teach children and adults, diversifying the way I stimulate learning to ensure every class delivers.

Explore the World of Guitar with Our Comprehensive Lessons

Embark on a Musical Adventure and Unleash Your Creativity

Our guitar lessons are meticulously crafted to cater to students of all ages, skill levels, and musical interests. With an emphasis on personalised instruction, our dedicated teachers guide you through every step of your musical journey. Whether you’re picking up the guitar for the first time or aiming to elevate your playing to the next level, our program offers an enriching and fulfilling experience.

Wide Variety of Music Styles

Our curriculum spans a diverse range of music genres to ensure every student finds their passion and sound:

  • Rock: Learning rock guitar is an electrifying journey filled with power chords, blazing solos, and infectious riffs that define the genre’s iconic sound. Rooted in the wild spirit of rock ‘n’ roll, mastering the practice involves honing techniques such as palm muting, bends, slides, and vibrato, all while embracing the raw energy and attitude that characterise the style. From classic rock legends like Jimi Hendrix and Jimmy Page to modern-day virtuosos, rock guitarists inspire with their creativity, innovation, and passion for the instrument. Whether you’re strumming or shredding, I embed notions of creativity and innovation into learning, empowering the genre as a mode of expression that can produce unique musical content.


  • Blues: Focusing on mastering expressive techniques like bending, sliding, and vibrato to convey feelings of longing, sorrow, joy, and resilience, the genre’s rich heritage teaches iconic licks, rhythms and chord progressions to provide a diverse range of techniques to explore and interpret. Through lessons, you’ll develop technical proficiency while cultivating a deeper understanding of musical phrasing, tone, and dynamics, immersed into an experience which engages your improvisational skills continuously.


  • Jazz: Navigate the complex harmonies and improvisational freedom of jazz guitar, enhancing your musical sophistication.
  • Classical: Rooted in centuries-old traditions, classical guitar focuses on mastering intricate fingerpicking techniques, reading sheet music and interpreting compositions. Beyond technique, classical guitar education emphasises musical expression, phrasing and dynamics, enabling students to convey emotion and tell stories through their playing. This disciplined approach to learning fosters patience, providing a solid foundation to the instrument that enhances overall musicianship.


  • Pop: Stay current by learning how to play popular songs, understanding chord progressions that dominate the charts.
  • Country: Explore the roots of country music, mastering its distinctive picking patterns and storytelling charm.

Program Highlights

  • Technique Mastery: Our lessons cover essential techniques, including bending, sliding, hammer-ons, and pull-offs, ensuring a solid foundation for any style you pursue.
  • Music Theory and Composition: Delve into music theory to understand the language of music deeply, enabling you to compose your own pieces and improvise with confidence.
  • Performance and Collaboration: Regular performance opportunities, both solo and ensemble, help you gain valuable stage experience and foster collaboration among peers.
  • Customized Learning Paths: Tailored lesson plans focus on your individual goals, whether it’s mastering specific songs, preparing for examinations, or simply playing for pleasure.

Transformative Benefits of Playing Guitar

  • Cognitive Enhancement: Engaging with music has been shown to improve cognitive functions, such as problem-solving skills and memory.
  • Emotional Well-being: Guitar playing serves as a powerful medium for emotional expression, offering a therapeutic outlet for stress and anxiety.
  • Physical Dexterity: Regular practice enhances hand-eye coordination and dexterity, benefiting everyday activities beyond music.
  • Cultural Awareness: Learn about different cultures through their music, fostering an appreciation for global musical traditions.
  • Life-long Learning: The guitar is a companion for life, offering endless learning opportunities and a constant source of personal growth and satisfaction.

Specialised Guitar Lessons for Kids

Our guitar program for kids is designed to inspire and engage young minds in the art of music. Using a blend of traditional and modern teaching methods, we make learning the guitar accessible and enjoyable for children. Highlights of our kid-friendly program include:

  • Interactive Learning: Through games, storytelling, and interactive technology, we make the learning process fun and engaging for kids.
  • Foundational Skills: We focus on building a strong foundation in music, emphasizing rhythm, melody, and basic chords, setting the stage for future musical endeavors.
  • Encouraging Creativity: Children are encouraged to explore their creativity, improvising and even composing their own simple songs.
  • Positive Environment: Our supportive and positive teaching environment fosters confidence, teamwork, and a love for music that can last a lifetime.

How I Teach

I collaborate with you, merging performance, technique and knowledge to ensure that your teaching is fully instructive when it comes to development. I’m determined to get the most out of every pupil, amplifying their ability through careful learning that’s structured to ensure progression.

Where I Teach

Edinburgh is steeped in musical history. My private studio is nestled within the prestigious Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre, linked to the nuance of storytelling which both words and sound connote. Allowing for privacy, the space is open, serene and practical, creating a professional yet welcoming space conducive to music lessons. Easily accessibile, the location offers acomfortable atmosphere for learning, allowing pupils structured, uninterrupted time to focus on their practice.

Edinburgh Guitar Lessons With No Strings Attached

Learning guitar with me is about concentrating on approach, exploring your creative expression and developing technical proficiency when it comes to reading, hearing and understanding music. Contact me to arrange a booking and get tutoring that’ll grow your confidence, ability and knowledge over time consistently.

Join Our Guitar Community

By choosing our guitar lessons, you’re not just learning an instrument; you’re joining a vibrant community of music lovers. Our program is more than lessons; it’s a journey into the heart of music, enriched by the joy of learning and the thrill of performance. Whether you dream of strumming chords around a campfire, writing your own songs, or performing on stage, our guitar lessons are your first step toward making those dreams a reality.

Let the power of music transform your life. Sign up for our guitar lessons today and begin your journey to musical mastery. With our expert guidance, supportive community, and comprehensive program, there’s no limit to what you can achieve.


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