One-to-one guitar LESSONs for every style, leveL & AGE

PRICE: £20 Per Hour

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At Bristol House of Music we offer the perfect environment for you to learn to play the guitar. The lessons are fun and structured in a way that suits you. Working at your pace, there is never any pressure to go faster or slower.  We are supportive and encourage you to learn. Studying guitar has never been so easy! Once you've learnt the basics, you won't ever want to put that guitar down!


WHAT YOU WILL LEARN


Beginner Guitar Lesson

 

  • How the guitar works (parts of the instrument/how to maintain/restring)

  • The string names

  • Basic theory about notes and the fretboard

  • The best ways to use a plectrum

  • How to tune the guitar

  • Basic chords A-G

  • How to read tablature and understand chord diagrams

  • Major and minor chords

  • Barre chords and power chords

  • Learn common riffs/licks

  • Playing chords in sequence (learn your favourite songs)

  • Common strumming patterns

  • Create the perfect practice schedule

  • Rhythm and counting

  • Alternate picking and fingerpicking

  • And loads more...

 

Whether you want to learn electric or acoustic, our beginner lessons will help bring your guitar dreams into reality. We will get you playing riffs from songs like Smoke On The Water, Day Tripper, Seven Nation Army, Out Of The Black and Enter Sandman in no time at all.

Additionally you will be able to play chord progressions from your favourite songs including Wonderwall, Californication,  Smells Like Teen Spirit, Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life), Sing and Free Fallin'. If there's a song you've always wanted to learn,  your tutor will guide you towards your goal.

Or, if you're a more creative individual, we will set you up with all the basic guitar skills you will need to write your own hit songs!

Check out the playlist for inspiration!

 

Book your first FREE lesson

 


ACOUSTIC Guitar Lesson

 

  • Major/minor 7th chords, as well as diminished/augmented

  • Fretboard theory - major, minor, pentatonic, blues scales

  • The CAGED system

  • Improvisation and soloing in different styles/genres

  • Rhythm/lead playing

  • Strumming patterns

  • Modes

  • Fingerpicking, hybrid-picking, alternate picking styles

  • Sliding, bending, runs, riffs, phrases, trills, legato, hammer-ons and pull-offs

  • Tapping

  • Percussive Techniques

  • Alternate Tunings

  • Create the perfect practice schedule

  • Arpeggios - major and minor

  • And loads more...

 

 

The acoustic guitar can be used for many different styles of music. In these lessons we will cover all of the techniques needed to become a great player, whether your influences are Bob Dylan, Robert Johnson, James Taylor, Fleetwood Mac, Ed Sheeran  or John Mayer etc.

 

Check out the playlist for inspiration!

 

Book your first FREE lesson

 


ELECTRIC GUITAR LESSON

 

  • Major/minor 7th chords, as well as diminished/augmented

  • Fretboard theory - major, minor, pentatonic, blues scales

  • The CAGED system

  • Improvisation and soloing in different styles/genres

  • Rhythm/lead playing

  • Modes

  • Fingerpicking, hybrid-picking, alternate picking styles

  • Sliding, bending, runs, riffs, phrases, trills, legato, hammer-ons and pull-offs

  • Tapping

  • Sweeping

  • Alternate Tunings

  • Create the perfect practice schedule

  • Arpeggios - major and minor

  • And loads more...

 

 

Being an electric guitarist is all about getting to grips with power chords, riffing, soloing and rocking out.  This lesson will give you all of these skills, and at the same time you will learn to understand your way around the fretboard.

Soon you will be able to blast out songs by the likes of Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Arctic Monkeys, Rage Against the Machine and Dire Straits with ease.

 

Check out the playlist for inspiration!

 

Book your first FREE lesson


TIMETABLE

Lessons are flexible to the student. If you need the same day each week or need to change it up, it's no problem! We can work out a timetable that fits around you and your busy lifestyle. 

WHAT TO BRING

Please bring your own guitar (electric or acoustic) and a plectrum. Its always good for you to have your own instrument that you are comfortable with and that you can practice on when you go home. However we have guitars available for you to use here.

Everything else is catered for, so go ahead and check out the Classroom to see all the exciting equipment you will get to use!


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We have released our first book!

This book teaches you every chord you will ever need in all five CAGED shapes, allowing you to master the fretboard and helping you to develop and expand your chord knowledge whilst keeping it fun and easy to grasp. Get the book and take your chord playing to new heights. 'Every Chord Shape You Will Ever Need' is ideal for guitarists trying to get to the next level and who like to play, perform and write music.