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St Michael’s First School Receive Staffordshire Music Hub Award

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St Michael’s First School Receive Staffordshire Music Hub Award

    I am proud to say that St Michael’s First School Penkridge has achieved the Staffordshire Music Hub’s Silver  award. I work there as a peripatetic teacher along side John Sharman who teaches Keyboards, Piano and Brass Instruments. We work in coordination with Miss Challinor the music subject leader. This allows children quality music lessons on a weekly basis which allows the children to develop their music skills. Mrs Sharman also runs a popular choir for children from years 2-4. The children enjoying performing in...

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Rockschool Grade 7 Distinction for Jordan

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Rockschool Grade 7 Distinction for Jordan

Rockschool Grade 7 Distinction For Jordan Jordan Parton started guitar lessons with me in 2009 in 2010 he did his debut exam and passed with Distinction. When he first came to me for lessons. He told me he wanted to play guitar because he had seen video’s of AC/DC. Since starting to learn guitar with me Jordan has taken all of his grades up to grade 7. He has always worked hard on his guitar and is always focused in his guitar lessons. He practises everyday for 30 minutes. You can check out Jordan’s Performance of The Pants Era...

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Acoustic Guitar Exams

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Acoustic Guitar Exams

Acoustic Guitar Exams     Acoustic Guitar Exams are now available. You can either do the full grade where you go to an exam centre, or a performance exam that can be a video upload to RGT.  There has been over the last year or so more students are wanting to take up acoustic guitar. I think this could be down to a certain person called Ed Sheeran. I have always taught acoustic and electric guitar, but all the students doing exams have done so through Rockschool. However seeing as the acoustic guitar has become popular. I now also...

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Learning New Songs Vs Old Songs

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Learning New Songs Vs Old Songs

Learning New Songs Vs Old Songs   Learning new songs Vs learning old songs. Over the last few months I have been busy updating my media page with videos from my Youtube channel. Having originally trying to pick some great guitar tunes which were testing to play. They were old songs and after a couple of months they had around 200 views. Which was not bad as it was my first videos on to Youtube. Apart from some videos of my pupils playing graded songs. I had at this point not posted any new songs from the charts. I heard a song on the...

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Highest Score At Guitar Rockschool Debut Exam

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Highest Score At Guitar Rockschool Debut Exam

Highest Score At Rockschool Debut Exam Here is William Foggin. He has just past his debut guitar exam with distinction, and has the highest marks of any of my students ever at this level. William passed his exam with a massive 98%. So congratulations to William. He is 12 years old and he has been having lessons for around 18 months. After learning to read music he decided he wanted to take his grades.  Rockschool exams are taken one to one with a Rockschool examiner and each grade is a worldwide recognised qualification. William practises...

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Youngest pupil passes exam

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Youngest pupil passes exam

8 Year Old Passes Rockschool Debut Exam With Distinction Congratulations to Chetan my youngest pupil so far to pass a Rockschool exam. Not only did Chetan pass the exam. He passed with distinction with a massive 92%. Chetan is 8 years old, and has only been playing for just over a year. He loves music and the challenge of playing guitar.  He practises for just 15 to 20 minutes every day, and has a half hour lesson a week. You can can see the results that can be achieved in a short time, by dedicating just a few minutes a day to playing...

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Shooting Guitar Video in Wolverhampton

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Shooting Guitar Video in Wolverhampton

Shooting Guitar Video in Wolverhampton Over the last few weeks I have decided to shoot some videos of my guitar playing in my guitar studio in Wolverhampton. You can find these on my You Tube Channel by following this link https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0OIhqGqEvJO6cwEULVY9Ag or on the media page on this website. I have at the moment have posted a Michael Schenker instrumental called Into The Arena the original track by Michael Schenker can be found on Michael Schenker’s first album. This is a track that I really enjoyed learning to...

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SKY ARTS GUITAR STAR CALLING

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Sky Arts are dong a new television series of Guitar Star which is a talent competition to search the UK and Ireland for an extraordinary guitar player. The new series is starting soon and I have been called by Sky Arts to see if I would like to enter the competition. Unfortunately due to gigging and teaching commitments I would not be able to commit to giving this opportunity the time it would need. However I am sure  I have a few more advanced pupils who would be up for the challenge. I have a contact name and number and awaiting further...

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Guitar Techniques Magazine Registry of Guitar Tutors Tutor of the Month.

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Guitar Techniques Magazine Registry of Guitar Tutors Tutor of the Month.

I am very pleased to announce that I am Guitar Techniques Magazine Registry of Guitar Tutors Tutor of the Month. Every month one Registry of Guitar Tutor is featured in Guitar Techniques Magazine. I have never before known of a guitar tutor from Wolverhampton to be featured on the magazine so this is a very proud moment for me to be in a national...

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Brewood CE (C) Middle School Rocks The Exam Grade

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Brewood CE (C) Middle School Rocks The Exam Grade

Brewood CE (C) Middle School Rocks The Exam Grade Pictured left to right is Kiefer-John Latham, Finlay Preece, Charlie Lloyd and Eddie Baldwin all students at Brewood CE (C) School that took guitar exams Sunday 15th November 2015 in Wolverhampton and all passing with Merit. Keifer-John Latham Grade One Finlay Preece Grade One Charlie Lloyd Grade Grade Two Eddie Baldwin Debut Grade I had a total of 12 students take Rockschool Exams on this date and everyone passed with Distinction or Merit. Congratulations to all my students who did their exam...

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