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‘Best teacher ever!’

Phenix & Tyler, siblings

 
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'I happily recommend Pete to any budding young player!'


My son Marcus started guitar lessons with Pete when he was 11. Marcus was already equipped with some basic guitar playing skills, but over the course of 3-4 years Pete took Marcus’ playing to the next level. My son is now a confident player and is starting to play solo performances in public. Pete’s enthusiasm, patience and technical skills have been great for Marcus’ development. I happily recommend Pete to any budding young player!

Martin - Marcus's Dad

 
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'Fantastic Tutor!' 


'Pete is a very enthusiastic and professional teacher! He provides very detailed and clear feedback offering great advice. His lessons are very enjoyable and great fun. I always come away feeling like I have learnt so much!'

James

 
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A FRESH APPROACH...

'Fun & High Quality Electric & Acoustic Guitar Lessons with Experienced & Passionate Teacher...'

Hi my name’s Pete, I’ve being playing guitar since the age of 3 & performing professionally for about 20 years. Music has taken me around the world performing in locations such as the USA, England, Israel & Vietnam. 

Playing guitar has been my lifelong dedication and passion & I love sharing this knowledge and experience with my students.
Through discussing our favourite music, we find methods on developing your style, practicing and studying the art of lead, rhythm, chords, riffs and theory. 

Each fun electric or acoustic guitar lesson runs for 30, 45 or 60 minutes.

Send me a message to book a lesson and start your journey… best of all I travel to you!


-Individual Lessons

-Teaching All Aspect of Playing Including Lead, Rhythm, Chords, Riffs & Theory

-Proficient in Rock, Metal, Pop, Funk, Blues, Jazz, Soul, Reggae & Bluegrass

-Vocal Lessons Available by Request

-Working with Children Check

-Ages 6 & Up

-ABN Registered

-Graded AMEB Rockschool Program Available

-Online ZOOM Lessons Avaiable 

 
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PRICES

30 MINUTE LESSONS

45 MINUTE LESSONS

$40 per lesson

Block of X5

$55 per lesson

Block of X5

60 MINUTE LESSONS

TRIAL LESSON

$70 per lesson

Best Value! Save $10 per session! Block of X5

Just $40

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BIO

Pete began playing guitar at the early age of 3 years old in 1987. Influenced by his parents both being professional musicians, Pete learned the acoustic stylings of artists such as Heart, King Crimson and Joan Baez. His family formed a band in 1996 called 'Seraphina' and recorded 2 albums


By the age of 15 Pete had become influenced by artists such as Eric Clapton, Fleetwood Mac, Jimi Hendrix and Santana and was bought his first electric guitar. Feeling need to grow from his early folk roots, Pete formed his first rock band 'Pure Greed' playing a mix of classic rock and blues.


On finishing school Pete became a professional guitarist in a Ska Madness tribute band called ‘Ultimate Madness at the age of 17. The group had a busy schedule playing up to 7 nights a week all over England.


After 4 years of intense touring and a brief 6 month cover band residency in Wales, Pete was head-hunted during a showcase in Yorkshire by the Funk / Soul touring band 'Beat Street International' in 2005 who were impressed with his energy.

Pete was called upon to play a completely new style of music and became influenced by artists such as Prince, Chic' and Parliament / Funkadelic. Now as well as England, Pete began regularly touring overseas including Germany and Israel.


During his time playing in many top resident and touring bands in the 2000's, Pete had now trained his voice and began a solo career in Florida on cruise ships in 2009.


In 2010 Pete moved to Australia performing his solo show with self-written backing tracks. During this period, he also joined the Hip hop / Rock band 'Easy Tigers' and enjoyed an exciting tour of Western Australia also supporting Daryl Braithwaite on Broome. On returning from the tour, Pete was asked to join the soul band 'DD Soul' comprised of WAAPA students and began making regular appearances at The 'Ellington Jazz Club'. The group was also featured on the local TV program 'Turn it up!'


In 2014 Pete returned to England to write, record and produce an epic Medieval Orchestral Rock album with his family band called 'The Fludes – Ancient Tales.’ The album acquired a worldwide publishing deal from legendary producer ‘Mark S. Berry in Canada receiving global acclaim. From album Pete gained support from the music manufacturing companies ‘Rotosound’ and ‘Spear’ guitars.


On returning to Australia in 2015, Pete began work as a music facilitator and coordinator at ‘Catch Music' where he worked with the community connecting people through music. Using these new skills, Pete visited North Vietnam and developed a music program at a centre for children with disability in Ba Vi.

Since then, Pete has been enjoying teaching full time all over Perth and performing, writing and recording in his acoustic guitar and flute duo 'The Shaken World (see link in menu).

Pete uses - 

Fender Guitars & Amps

Takamine Acoustic Guitars

Blackstar Amps

 

POLICIES

Block Payments

  • Your block entitles you to a set amount of guitar & make up lessons. Lessons are 30, 45 or 60 minutes long invoiced in blocks of X5. You will receive invoices one week before the start of term and on week 4 of term. I do not accept fortnightly lesson bookings.

  • All cancellations must be communicated at least 24 hours in advance to avoid incurring a late fee (cost of confirmed lesson).

  • If you know in advance that you will be unable to attend a lesson, an online lesson will be automatically booked on the following Sunday morning. I will do my best inform you if I have a makeup spot become available (which I can attend in person) however I am currently fully booked and in person make up lessons are subject to availability.

  • If you are going away during any school term and know you will be absent for multiple weeks, you must notify me 5 weeks in advance to avoid forfeiting your booked lessons.

  • If your cancelation is COVID related, your lesson will be booked for the following Sunday morning online.

  • Booked make ups cannot be cancelled or re-scheduled and if missed will be forfeited.

  • Invoices must be paid in full, modifications or part payments by students are not permitted.

  • In the case of an emergency, teacher may cancel lessons at short notice. On these occasions, A makeup lesson will be arranged at earliest convenience.

  • Parents must remain on the property during lessons. I am not present in the capacity of a child minder.

  • I have a strict no drug or alcohol environment policy with students. If I feel the student is inebriated on arrival, the lesson will be cancelled.


Important Information

  • Classes are held during school terms; lessons falling on public holidays will not commence. Additionally, there will be optional Christmas holiday lessons during the summer holiday break.

  • I have a strict NO refund policy – lessons can be credited for later use, dependent on the circumstances and the teacher’s discretion.

  • All credits must be used within the current term, carry overs to the following term are not permitted.