Many decades of playing and teaching provide all the experience and understanding that enables to me to be one of the more sought after teachers out there. Be it as 1-2-1 lessons, SKYPE /ZOOM or for renowned international guitar magazines.
A Fellowship from the London College of Music "This diploma, the highest awarded by LCME, demands a truly exceptional demonstration of ability of the very highest standard. In order to pass, the candidate must present a body of work which demonstrates an achievement of the highest professional standing. The standard expected is equivalent to that of a Masters Degree."
Member of the Registry of Guitar Tutors. 100% pass rate for students taking grade exams.
3000+ gigs worldwide. Bands ranging from cover bands, acoustic, funk, tribute bands, original bands and multi-platinum selling acts.
Course verifier for University of Westminster, former lecturer at HND and ND level at FCOT, Tour manager for bands, session player, a wealth of experience and expertise to impart.
A graduate from the Musicians Institute and Falmouth University/DIME Online as one of the inaugural students taking the brand new JamTrackCentral Creative Music Performance Degree. Tutored by Martin Goulding (Guitar Interactive/Guitar World).
Despite my years of experience I never stop my own development and learning in order to keep lessons for students as complete as possible. Gigging with numerous bands in various genres in locations local and international.
Specializing in RGT and Rockschool Rock syllabuses, I have been dubbed the "Guru" by the Chief Examiners.
I could give you one of those long boring back stories about all the stuff I've done, but lets just save that for chats in lessons. Suffice to say I've taught 1000's of people including a large percentage of the guitar teachers in Hampshire. Why not just come to the source.
Got many failing students through GCSE, BTEC, HND and B.A courses.
Suffice to say I've been at this for 40 years and I've done a bit in that time.
Just in case you like name dropping, I have played or studied with : Paul Gilbert, George Lynch, Reb Beach, Jennifer Batten, Chad Smith, Shaun Baxter, Martin Goulding, Alan Merrill, members of Motorhead, Steve Thorne, Tank, Praying Mantis,Black Whiskey and probably many more.
I can be most recently heard on Steve Thorne's Levelled : Emotional Creatures Part 3 album. Click here for link to album and very happy to announce I am currently recording his new as yet to be released album.
Steve Lukather "The world needs great teachers!It takes a special kind of a person. God bless you for being THAT guy! You might not realize how much you inspire your students but you DO! Keep the faith"
Reb Beach : "Geoff, you already know everything, learn so much from you."
Paul Gilbert: " Great, excellent, perfect, "