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I am a professional guitar teacher based in Essex with over a decade of professional playing experience in all styles of popular music.


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Daryl Sharman - Professional Guitar Teacher

Guitar Lessons Colchester Teacher - Daryl Sharman
My Mission
Professional Guitar Teacher

Hi, my name is Daryl, I am a Guitarist based in Essex with over a decade of professional playing experience in all styles of popular music. Primarily self-taught, I decided to attain a formal music education in 2014. In 2017 I was awarded a First Class Honours Degree in Popular Music from the University of Essex at Colchester Institute.

I have achieved a diverse experience of live performance having played lead and rhythm guitar for a number of bands across the county including: Punch it Chewie, The Intermission Blues Band, Stiff in the Morning and Stone Shuffle Jones.

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Mobile Teacher, Colchester

Guitar Teacher

Daryl Sharman
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My Lessons
High-quality guitar lessons Colchester

I am pleased to offer professional guitar lessons to students of all ages and abilities in the Colchester area. I offer tuition in multiple styles of popular music to an advanced level and am DBS checked. Styles include: Blues, Pop, Rock, Funk, Acoustic Guitar and Jazz.

I'm able to teach to music grade syllabus including: Rockschool, ABRSM and The Registry of Guitar Tutors grades. I'm able to travel to student's homes, which means no travel stress and learning the guitar in a relaxing and comfortable environment.

Prices:
£25 per hour

Lessons are pay-as-you-go, weekly, fortnightly or as suits you.

As part of the mgrmusic.com network we work with:

Beginners & Advanced Students Welcome

I am delighted to offer tuition to a wide range of students from complete beginners who have never picked up a guitar, to more advanced players looking to learn music theory, improvisation and their favourite peices of music!

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Lesson Focus

Take Your First Steps

Learn to play chords, melodys and strum your favourite songs.

My Experience as a Teacher

I have had many years of professional experience both as a guitarist and a teacher, I would be delighted to pass on the knowledge I have learned to you.

In my career I have achieved a diverse experience of live performance having played lead and rhythm guitar for a number of bands across the county including: Punch it Chewie, The Intermission Blues Band, Stiff in the Morning and Stone Shuffle Jones. Venues have included: Colchester Arts Centre, Cosmic Puffin Festival (Mersea Island) and Colchester Football Stadium.

I offer tuition in multiple styles of popular music to an advanced level and am DBS checked.

I like to create a tailored lesson plan for each student, based on their goals and interests, meaning we can learn to play the guitar whilst playing your favourite music.

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Lessons Focus

Learn Scales, Grade Books and Guitar Solos

Take your playing to the next level.

More About My Lessons

My goal as a teacher is to help you achieve your playing goals, whilst making our lessons as fun, interesting and comfortable as possible.

With a tailored lesson plan, I can help create a structure of lessons based around your favourite music and your playing goals, to help you develop technical ability whilst having fun and playing the muisc that first inspired you to pick up the guitar.

Whether it's working to pass grade exams, or learning to strum along to your favourite records, or searching for improvisation ideas to take your playing to the next level I am confident I can help you on your journey to mastering the guitar.

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Music Shops in Colchester

There are a host of great music shops in the Essex area providing music equipment for all ages and abilities, if you're looking for a place to buy your first guitar or to get that dream axe you've always wanted, here are my favourite stores I'd recommend.

Peach Guitars, Peach Guitars are one of the UK's largest musical instrument retailers and they are based here in Colchester, with a huge online and in store stock list you can find everything here from beginner guitars to the most saught after boutique instruments and equipment. Peach guitars has something for everyone from beginner to seasoned pro.

Music Warehouse, The Music Warehouse is known as "The Musicians Shop" It is a store for musicians run by musicians. They offer a variety of stock from new to second hand, so you can certainly grab a deal here. Alongside guitars The Music Warehouse stock amplifiers, effects pedals and even guitar recording equipment.

Mann's Music, Mann's Music is a long standing independant music store. Located on BLAH BLAH Mann's have a host of stock from Guitars, Basses, Pianos, Drums and even Orchestral instruments. Mann's also stock sheet music and all the resources needed to learn your favourite songs.

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I can help you to

With years of professional teaching and performing experience, I am confident I will be able to help you on your guitar playing journey. This is why I am delighted to teach students of all age and skill levels. From the very basics of playing to the tricks of the trade for a professional guitarist, such as getting a great sound at home or on stage, setting up euipment or how to learn a large number of songs quickly.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Lessons are priced at £25 per hour session, for this you will get an hour of high-quality one-to-one tution.

As I am a mobile teacher, the lessons can take place at any location of your choosing, whether that be at home, or even at your workplace or office.

I teach students from the age of 8+.

I recommend my students take lessons weekly for maximum progress, however I can offer fotnightly lessons if students would like.

Absolutely! Together we will create a lesson plan tailored to you, this can be based on your goals and favourite songs, so we can learn whilst playing the music you love.

This ia very simple to resolve. Please inform me 48 hour prior to your lesson and we will reschedule the lesson for a more suitable time. If the student fails to give 48 hours notice, full lesson fee will be charged.

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Location

Mobile Teacher, Colchester
Benefits:

I offer a mobile tuition service to my students in Colchester, this means I actually travel to a location of the students choice such as a workplace, office or freom the comfort of your own home! This takes the stress out of travel for you and means you can learn to play guitar in a comfortable and familiar environment.

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Guitar Teacher

Daryl Sharman
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