Guitar Lessons Southampton

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Why you’ll love being matched with the right guitar tutor by us:

1. We’ll find you the most suitable guitar lessons in Southampton—no charge!

We will put skilful care into matching you to the Southampton guitar tuition that will best provide for the needs you have.

2. Personalised tuition.

Your experienced Southampton guitar teacher will tailor a lesson programme especially for you. Master electric guitar or acoustic guitar—or both (why not!) Learn by either guitar tabs and chords, or by reading music.

3. We handle the legwork and phoning around for you.

You don’t have to call any tutors or wait for one to get back to you. Simply leave your enquiry with us and we’ll go through our matching process and contact you as soon as we have spotted the tutoring you are looking for. We’ll then get the tutor to phone you in person.

4. Learn in your own home or in a nearby studio.

Enjoy guitar lessons from your own lounge room with a patient, professional and understanding guitar tutor. Or, alternatively, you can travel to the studio of a local guitar teacher, and enjoy the benefits of the teaching environment they’ve built. The Stars & Catz network includes both studio based and peripatetic educators.

(Please note: because of high demand, in-home lessons may not be available in every location.)

5. No sign-up fees or extra fees—ever.

The only thing you pay for are your guitar lessons at the normal rates of the tutor.

6. No more long-term commitments or contracts.

Let’s be truthful, arranging guitar lessons in Southampton should certainly not feel like tax time!

7. Learn enough usable theory to simplify the guitar.

But not so much that the tuition is like a Masters in Music Theory (that hurts).

8. Study complete songs

Be given whole songs... not only separate pieces. Honestly, do you want a verse without having a chorus?

9. Quick and easy results

Make improvements quickly and with ease—and love every last second!

10. Tackle those pieces, songs or styles of music that capture your imagination.

Maybe it was an exquisite bit of classical guitar which initially caught your curiosity. Maybe it had been those stadium electric guitar solos or perhaps soulful picking on an acoustic guitar. Regardless of how great that task is... you will not fail during your private guitar tuition.

11. Train your ear and play without a lead sheet any time!

Helping you to increase your confidence and providing you with practical theory are key parts of the foundation of our guitar lessons. Imagine being the one called in by a friend to improvise the electric guitar for his band’s performance that night. Or how about taking your acoustic guitar to a barbecue and then having the ability to create an impromptu duet with a friend who did the very same. Awesome.

12. Master good techniques from the very outset and steer clear of bad habits.

There are no instructional books or videos that even come close to on the spot insight from your Southampton guitar tutor, in your tailor made guitar coaching. Are you aware that the techniques for electric guitar are distinct from those needed for acoustic guitar? On top of that, the way to play a classical guitar is different again. Therefore it’s important to acquire the proper help with a tutor who knows what they’re doing.

13. Our tutors can teach any level

You might be a new comer to the instrument and trying to get guitar lessons for beginners or maybe you are an intermediate or advanced student already. No matter your level, we will be in a position to assist you in your search.

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Finding the teacher who’s just right for you

1. tutor screening

Firstly, we’re pretty fussy about the calibre of Southampton guitar teacher we accept into our network.

We may be pernickety (don’t you think that word’s outstanding?) but we must insist that every single guitar tutor we accept into our team can deliver the highest quality guitar courses.

2. We know our tutors

We take time to get to know every guitar tutor in the Stars & Catz network personally. After all, it’s not a chore—we’ve always found that Southampton folk are curiously likable!

Even if that were not true, it’s paramount for us to know each Southampton guitar tutor well, so we’re in tune (couldn’t resist!) with their specific skills and areas of interest, their chosen methods of teaching, their own personal loves, and more.

All this means great guitar lessons for you.

3. We make sure we get to know you, too

Before we begin work on matching you with the right guitar tutor, we have a few minutes with you to understand exactly what it is that you require from your Southampton guitar lessons.

What excites you? Are you wanting electric guitar lessons or perhaps acoustic guitar lessons? Perhaps neither of the two, quite possibly it is classical guitar you have in mind.

The details you give will act as important guidelines to aid us select the tutor who best meets your requirements. And yes, you guessed it, this means great guitar lessons for you as well!

4. We contact you after the first lesson

Next... your Southampton guitar lessons! Your very first lesson is almost always a time of excitement, where understanding is created between you and your guitar teacher.

With this in place, you’ll be all set to go. We’ll make contact with you following your lesson to learn how you enjoyed it. Now if, on the off chance, your initial guitar lesson is not what you’re looking for, a member of our team will look into it to handle any challenges and make certain your guitar lessons continue smoothly.

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More information about Stars & Catz

1. How does Stars & Catz work?

You could say Stars & Catz Music Teacher Network is a tutor finding service. Or alternatively, if you are a teacher, you may think it’s a student finding service. Whichever way you see it, Stars & Catz is about matching students with teachers. We’re a small team of people working with a national network of professional private music teachers and private music schools, and we are devoted to supporting people fulfil their very own music goals. If you’re a student wanting to find the ideal music teacher, you’ll be thrilled to realise that our tutor matching service is cost free.

Here’s how it works: for the sake of an example, let’s say you are seeking guitar classes in Southampton. Either you phone us and tell us, or submit an internet enquiry form. We will need a few other details as well, including if you will prefer to learn the guitar in-home or in a tutor’s studio room, plus when you might be available. We then study our comprehensive community of guitar lesson providers in Southampton with your specifications in mind.

If we successfully match you with a music tutor, you can begin as soon as you wish to and simply pay for your classes. Remember, our matching service is completely free, we add absolutely nothing to the tutor’s regular rates. Absolutely no finder’s costs, no agency commission fees, not anything extra. If we are unable to locate you a tutor who satisfies your unique necessities, our ever-changing network will mean that your guitar tutor in Southampton might well be registering any time.

2. Why smart people contact us first

Given the choice of trying to find a guitar teacher by yourself or contacting our staff to carry out the legwork for you (at no cost), which would you pick? Most shrewd people would agree with you. Busy people don’t have time to pick through never-ending pages of online listings, speak to countless numbers of message banks and basically expend a whole lot of unnecessary effort and time!

At Stars & Catz Music Teacher Network, we perform the searching for you, that is why students and parents of music students are always grateful once they discover the support we supply. Once we know what you are trying to find—say, as one example, guitar tuition in Southampton—our staff can scan through our whole community of teaching experts to find out if we’ve got available guitar tutors in Southampton who satisfy your criteria.

Evidently, we’ll need to know other things such as when you might like the lessons to be and whether you’ll opt for local studio or home lessons (when offered). When you have left your brief with our staff, we’ll reply inside the stipulated deadline with progress. The matching service is absolutely free. There aren’t any agency service fees or commission rates—all you have to pay for will be the actual classes.

If we successfully uncover a music tutor, classes will start almost immediately. Of course, if we don’t, know that due to our constantly-growing community, we might have the right music tutor in the very near future. Either way, you can leave the hard work to our team members, and play it smart!

3. Why enquiring with us gives you more

Simply by submitting an enquiry with Stars & Catz, you’re given lots of what we dub ‘music student gold’. You actually don’t even have to be matched with a music tutor to gain access to these totally free resources. Anybody who enquires about, as an example, guitar tutoring in Southampton, can get the vital links to the goodies. These are:

Our newsletter. Our e-newsletter is a juicy email which can land into your inbox every now and again. This e-newsletter was designed to keep you current with everything music-related we feel you will find useful, in addition to a good deal of price cut offers and freebies. We are continually on the search for all kinds of cheap but good music deals, and once we find them, we send them through to our subscriber list.

The suite of music resources and tools. It’s an online resource unlike any other, with all sorts of content designed to help any individual studying a musical instrument (and yes, that includes singing!) The suite provides everything from sheet music to video clips of impressive performances.

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1. Will seeking out guitar classes using Stars & Catz Music Teacher Network connect me to the very best professionals?

Certainly. That’s because we’re a network, not an agency. We get the best teachers because our ‘network’ status means that, unlike agencies, we don’t take a percentage out of the tuition payments you make to your teacher.

High-quality music tutors appreciate this. Successful, professional tutors would not agree to pay 20 or 30 percent out of every tuition payment to a 3rd party. (You can’t blame them!)

That’s the reason why our network is made up of happy, prospering tutors, and this is exactly why searching for guitar tutoring in Southampton through Stars & Catz will take you straight to them.

2. I wish to concentrate on a specific style of music. Are you able to aid in that?

Often a student will have been motivated to learn by a particular style of music or perhaps a particular artist or composer. For you it may have been jazz guitar or maybe rock, pop or country music of a certain decade. Whatever your particular love is, we will hone in on teachers who match your specific dreams.

3. How can I be sure the guitar lessons will be quality?

We do not let just any individual to work with the Stars & Catz Music Teacher Network.

We ensure that we become acquainted with each music tutor beforehand, and diligently screen for relevant accreditations such as a degree or diploma and experience. You can feel confident that when we are carrying out the search for guitar tutoring in Southampton we’re only speaking to competent and top notch professionals.

4. Is it True that it’s free of charge to get guitar classes by using Stars & Catz?


The unique working relationship we have with the private music teachers and private music academies in the Stars & Catz community lets our staff members to focus on your guitar lessons in Southampton enquiry without charging you for our work time.

The only thing you have to spend on will be the classes themselves, not a thing on top. We do not put anything onto the rates of the music tutor, and you will not come across any extra agency or finder’s fees squirreled away anywhere (as they’re not there!)

5. What will be the frequency of the lessons?

We leave this up to you. Weekly lessons are normally recommended however if you would like fortnightly classes then that is fine. For anyone who want a more intensive course, such as lessons over a summer holiday or perhaps a short yet frequent routine leading up to an important performance, that can also be accommodated.

6. May I look for guitar tuition for a group?

Absolutely, our guitar tutoring in Southampton can suit groups, as long as the entire group has already been formed. The matching service doesn’t include putting new students directly into current groups.

7. What about guitar tutoring and gifts?

If you’d want to seek out guitar classes in Southampton as a present for someone, please be aware the fewest amount of lessons available for a present is five.

8. I would want to find guitar tutoring for adults. Would that be possible?

Not a problem. If you’re an adult, hunting for guitar classes in Southampton for yourself, you’ve arrived at the ideal place. Stars & Catz private tutors are experienced in instructing adults.

9. Could you help me to find a guitar teacher for my KID?

Of course! More research comes out every year about the benefits of learning music for children. We are experts in finding the best guitar teachers for children in Southampton because we know about the experience of our teachers in terms of teaching children.

10. I’m trying to find guitar tuition for a certain examination body. Can you help me?

Indeed we can. All you need to do is add the examination board as part of the search criteria when you enquire about guitar lessons in Southampton and we will make certain that music tutor we match you with can help you with that particular exam board. The most common exam boards which our tutors offer include: Trinity Guildhall and ABRSM.

11. What exactly are the costs for guitar tutoring?

Depending on specific academy or private tutor we match you with, prices will vary. As a basic guide, the average price is somewhere within £15 to £20 for 30 minutes and £25 to £35 for an hour.

To make sure that your lessons will be affordable, you’ll be able to specify a cap on the class rates as part of your search criteria, and we will provide a definitive answer upon finishing your search for guitar lessons in Southampton.

12. When are guitar classes available?

We put that the other way round. When are you normally available? When we know this, we will ensure it’s part of the specifications when our team is carrying out your guitar lessons in Southampton search.

13. What if I need to look for guitar tuition just for a single class?

We can’t assist you with this situation regrettably. We are unable to perform our free of charge matching process for guitar tuition in Southampton if you only want a single lesson.

14. What if I’m hunting for advanced guitar tutoring?

It’s absolutely true: you are never too advanced to give up learning. Quite a few advanced and professional music artists take advantage of our matching service to come across the best suited guitar tuition in Southampton for their needs.

We are informed about which Stars & Catz tutors are equipped for taking students to Diploma level and beyond, in addition to which particular genres they excel in and their performance history as artists.

15. Could I try to find guitar classes for someone with special needs?

Occasionally we’ve been asked, regarding guitar tuition in Southampton whether there are music tutors which might be able to take care of students with special needs or learning difficulties.

Generally speaking, yes, although we would need to contact the Stars & Catz Southampton teachers on a case by case basis.

16. What’s the exact address of the guitar tutoring?

We are not able to answer that one until we have completed our matching process!

There are a number of reasons for this. Sometimes we’ve got a teacher or music school inside your suburb who fits the needs you have, or else maybe we come across a very good travelling music tutor who provides in-home lessons in your local area and might be suited to your enquiry.

The best method to offer you with an answer on this is to get all the info we need to be able to carry out your search for guitar lessons in Southampton.

17. What about guitar classes for music grades in a general sense?

Examinations are important to many music students and their parents, and it’s common for them to ask about stepping through the grades with one of the main examination bodies.

We ensure that we know which exam boards our Southampton music tutors can teach and will keep our eye on that when dealing with your enquiry for guitar classes.

18. Might organisations seek guitar tutoring with the Stars & Catz service?

Yes, certainly. We frequently help institutes and organisations needing to locate guitar tutoring in Southampton for a client.

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At this time we offer free teacher matching for the following instruments: guitar, piano, singing, violin, flute, drums, bass guitar, viola, clarinet, trombone, cello, saxophone and trumpet. Here's some great information about guitar.

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