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“Ben is an excellent and popular tutor who engages well with musicians of all ages and abilities. It is with Ben’s support and dedication that our rock schools have managed to go from strength to strength.”

Peter Gill, Peter Gill’s Rock Schools


“I have been having lessons with Ben for approx. five weeks; I can’t fault him or his teaching style. For someone who has very recently (at the grand old age of 35) fallen in love with electric guitar and decided to learn, I am picking it up quickly and enjoying every minute. He has the patience of a saint and emails me after every lesson with a summary and points to work on. Thank you Ben, I can’t wait to get back to it after my wee sabbatical.”

Kathryne Johnson, Facebook review 


Based on 9 reviews
Alan Price
I decided to take up the guitar at the ripe old age of 69 - to try & keep the old brain active! I've been seeing Ben every fortnight or so now for a while now. He is very patient with this slow learner, especially as I change the direction I want to take my learning in at regular intervals. Ben is very good at adapting his teaching to suit the level of the pupil & type of music the pupil wants to play. I think the fact I'm still sticking with it says a lot about Ben, so many give up learning after a short period.
Joy Wilkinson
Highly recommend, my son is enjoying learning and he is very comfortable working with Ben, thank you.
I have been taking lessons with Ben since the start of the year. After self-teaching guitar, I felt like I was stuck in a rut of no progression. I decided to find a teacher, and this was Ben. Ben is an incredible teacher. He is extremely patient, and I never feel rushed. He is amazing at explaining, as well as making the lessons based around the students music taste in music and what they’re into. 100% recommend for anyone looking to learn to play, or take there skills to the next level!!
James Panton
Excellent guitar teacher, highly recommended. Knows how to judge ability level perfectly, so as to provide the right level of instruction, introducing new techniques and theory as appropriate. I wasn't sure about taking lessons, but Ben's teaching has made a world of difference to my playing.
Bill Flude
I have been having lessons with Ben for five years. Lessons are well thought through, help me to develop my playing and are very enjoyable. Ben is a very accomplished guitarist who communicates well.
Joel Levy
Ben has been tutoring my son in guitar and lately bass guitar, for around 9 months now, and he has been fantastic. He is relaxed, friendly and super encouraging, and is very patient when my son is often no. He has been responsive and encouraging to changing enthusiasms. He is also accommodating re changes to schedules. I cannot recommend him highly enough.
Daniel Fegan
Ben’s been teaching my son for a few months now, and we’re really happy with the progress he’s made. Lessons are always tailored to his tastes, so he’s always interested and looks forward to lesson day and getting new stuff to learn. Ben’s been gradually introducing more music theory in a way that’s been graspable and relevant to what my son wants to play, and it’s really enhanced his style and musicality, all in a relatively short time.
Sascha Curzon
I have been having lessons with Ben for about 18 months, though Covid has meant that sometimes the lessons have not been able to be regular. Ben adapted to teaching via Zoom quickly, though I am really glad face-to-face lessons are back. I am a very late starter (being 50) and had been mucking around on guitar for years on my own but not getting anywhere. I looked around for a teacher who had the technical ability to show me how to play the stuff I want to be able to play, which is way above my level, but it is great to see how to do it in front of your eyes! He emails professional PDFs of the weekly work which are very clear and is a perfectionist with technique – small things can make a big difference. Ben is a great teacher: very patient, encouraging, generous, flexible and an amazing guitarist.
Cathy Wood
Ben has been giving our son guitar lessons now for 6 months. I couldn’t recommend him highly enough , he’s friendly and very flexible adapting his teaching to however your child wants to learn. He’s also an incredible guitarist check out his YouTube clips!