Whether acoustic, electric or bass, guitar is the most in-demand instrument we teach. With a highly skilled and dedicated team of eight teachers, we offer tuition seven days a week in many styles including classical, rock, pop, blues, metal, country and folk. In addition, we teach ukulele and banjo. At South End Music School a guitar teacher is more than just an instructor showing you how to play the right notes. Our tutors can enrich and enliven your musical learning and help you to reach goals which seemed unattainable before.
Electric guitar lessons
Many students come to us seeking electric guitar lessons already having some grounding in playing acoustic guitar, but want to take their playing to the next level on the electric. We can teach you how to do that and then some. If however, electric guitar is where you want to start then South End Music School is also the place for you. The electric guitar is a diverse instrument and its versatile sound is found in virtually every type of modern music. We provide electric guitar lessons for both beginners and advanced students. You can improve your technique and broaden your knowledge of music theory at the same time.
Acoustic guitar lessons
Learning the acoustic guitar is the first step that many of us make on a lifelong musical journey. The acoustic guitar is a gateway instrument, so when you learn the basics of playing acoustic, the entire world of guitar music opens up for you. With lessons at South End Music School you can move beyond strumming chords to encompass a rich variety of styles and genres in your playing. Many people start however, by wanting to play their favourite songs and our tutors can give you a sure-footed foundation to help you achieve your goals. We offer acoustic guitar lessons for beginners and virtuosos in the making. Our students can choose instruction in anything from classical guitar to pop, blues, folk, rock and much more. We design our curriculum for your success. Just bring your passion and we will teach you the skills.
Bass guitar lessons
The electric bass guitar is one of the most important instruments in rock and contemporary music, don’t let a lead guitarist tell you otherwise! From punk to R&B and beyond, it’s fun and easy to get started, yet bass is also used to provide both a powerful and nuanced foundation to the sound of most bands an ensembles. As a bass guitar student you will also learn basic music theory as you progress which can lead to more complex solo and ensemble playing. Whether you are starting at entry level or advanced stage, we can assist you with bass lessons that tap into your inner musician.
Guitar Lessons in Croydon at South End Music School
All of our lessons are personalised to your musical tastes and learning goals. Our aim is to create a highly individualised teaching and learning programme for each student we work with. Our tutors are working musicians with an extensive background in guitar education and stage performance, each is highly experienced. All our guitar teachers are committed to improving your skills and knowledge to help you shine whether on stage or in the studio.
We want to make learning the guitar fun and rewarding, and to provide tuition in a broad range of styles and genres. Whether your goal is to gain classical grades or simply to learn how to play your favourite songs for fun, we can meet your needs. Your learning can also encompass guidance in song-writing, performance skills and improvisation. Grade examinations can be taken through the ABRSM, Trinity College of London, Rockschool and Registry of Guitar Tutors (RGT)