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OneDayInYourLife Mon 28-Feb-11 20:46:56

Hi! How do I go about finding a private guitar teacher for my 7 year old ds? Oh, in Wimbledon area...

applesandcider Mon 28-Feb-11 21:34:04

Classical or "rock god" guitar? 7 is quite young for guitar lessons, but let me know about style (above) and I may be able to point you in the right direction for Londonish teachers.

OneDayInYourLife Mon 28-Feb-11 22:01:25

Classical please. DS is extremely keen and teaching himself from books at the moment.

OneDayInYourLife Tue 01-Mar-11 08:55:55

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ZZZenAgain Tue 01-Mar-11 08:58:55

personal recommendation is always good but if you have asked around and no one knows of a teacher, could you go into a specialist guitar shop and ask there? If you want a local teacher, perhaps advertise locally?

crazycarol Wed 02-Mar-11 20:34:37

I am not in your area so don't know any, but when we went into our local guitar shop to buy dd a new classical guitar (learning for about 4 years now), the staff in the shop asked if we needed a teacher as they had contacts they could give us. Also there was a notice board at the door with cards in. We were also in another music shop (more sheet music than instruments) and they too had a noticeboard with teacher contacts on it. Probably a good place to start, or look on your local gumtree. DD had to wait until the age of 10 to start lessons on the guitar (schools rules!) even on a 1/2 size instrument.

NoHunIntended Fri 25-Mar-11 01:21:55

These are in Wimbledon - I don't think the website says they offer lessons, but I believe they do - if not, I reckon they'll be able to point you in the right direction: www.cherrypiemusic.co.uk/ - can't vouch for them as I've no personal experience there.

McMillanMusic Sun 12-Jun-11 19:46:25

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