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Guitar Lessons Southend

My name is Connor & I'm an experienced guitar teacher based in Southend teaching students of all ages.


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Connor O'Shea - Professional Guitar Teacher

Guitar Lessons Southend Teacher - Connor O'Shea
My Mission
Never Lose Your Love Of Playing

My goal as a teacher is to help the student develop in their chosen instrument whilst also maintaining their love for playing, balancing a focus on technique and theory whilst also having an appreciation for what they enjoy most about playing.

Students would gain a tutor with a wealth of knowledge, both technical and practical, taught with a fun, friendly and patient personality.

Location

London Rd, Southend, SS1 1PH

Guitar Teacher

Connor O'Shea
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My Lessons
Enjoy Learning

My lessons are entirely built around my students needs. I will always make a lesson plan that best suits the direction that you want to learn in.

I believe that the best way to progress in a short amount of time is to enjoy what you learn & because of this I like to make sure my lessons are always as enjoyable as tey are informative. You will always walk away gaining knowledge in the most enjoyable way possible.

Prices:
£12.50 per 1/2 hour
£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 an experienced player and teacher & would love to pass my knowledge onto anyone that is willing to learn. I welcome both advanced and beginner players.

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Beginners Welcome

Learn at a comfortable speed as a beginner

My Qualifications

I studied at The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, founded by Paul McCartney and Mark Featherstone-Witty. During my time on this course I learned a wide range of skills which made me a better teacher and musician.

Graduating in 2017 with a BA Hons in Music I have been working and performing professionally as a multi-instrumentalist. I can harness this experience to help my students gain confidence & Learn in a positive way.

I have extensive touring experience across the UK, Europe & Africa, with artist's supporting the likes of Lauryn Hill & Laura Mvula, Awarded Montreux Jazz Festival’s European Tour award 2018, associated with Fairmont Hotels. All in all, I have a wide range of experience that will help you get the most out of your lessons.

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Learn The Way You Want

Enjoyable Lessons Built Around You

More About My Playing

I've been playing guitar since the age of 10, since then I have been working professionally as both a bassist and guitarist, performing in all varied styles including, Pop, Jazz, Funk, Soul, Blues, Folk, Electronic & more. This will enable my students to be able to learn a wide variety of genres & enables me to be ready to teach any style you might be interested in.

I've studied up to a grade 7 in popular music through my university course, with knowledge in: Scales, Modes, Chords, Rhythm notation, Knowledge of popular music, Harmony, Transposition. With this in mind, If you wanted to go through the graded system I am more than qualified to teach you and push your learning in this direction.

I've had also had extensive experience working in studios and using DAW's (Logic & Ableton), Recording Techniques & Production. Songwriting & Composition, Professional Development / How to brand & market yourself as an artist. If you are interested in recording yourself or don't know where to start when it comes to recording I would be more than happy to help.

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Learn All Styles

Learn to play the styles of music that you love.

Music Shops in Southend

We are lucky to have a wide variety of music stores in Southend where you can pick up everything from guitars and pianos to drum kits. Here are a few of my favorites.

Leigh Music Co, is a small independent music store that caters to a wide range of musicians. They are known for their relaxed atmosphere and friendly staff at all times. You can find the store at 4 Rectory Grove, Leigh-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea, Leigh-on-Sea SS9 2HE.

Allegro Music, Located at 252-254 London Rd, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea, Westcliff-on-Sea SS0 7JG, is a great store if you want to pick up new or second hand guitars. They are also known for having a great extensive ukulele collection which is interesting to check out.

PMT Southend, Located at 8-50 Queens Rd, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1NL, is part of a chain of stores that you can find across the UK. They always have great service and a wide range of instruments in store as well as a great website for ordering online.

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I can help you

During my time as a musician I have learned a wide range of skills that are all transferable, meaning I can pass them all onto you. I will help you develop your musical ability and also encourage you on your musical path in the hope that you can make a career out of it one day.

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Frequently Asked Questions

My lessons are currently charged at £12.50 per half hour and £25 per hour for all of my students.

I have my own teaching space that is centrally located where you can feel comfortable whilst learning & I also offer the opportunity to learn from your own home if you like.

I teach guitar to all ages. I believe that music should be for everyone.

It's your choice. For the best results, I would recommend taking a lesson at least once per week with plenty of practice at home.

You need to give me at least 48 hours notice when cancelling a lesson, otherwise, you will be charged for the lesson.

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Guitar Lessons Southend Music Studio Address

Location

London Rd, Southend, SS1 1PH
Teaching Space
I take most of my lessons from my home studio in the SS1 1PH area of town. I believe this is a great place to learn where you can feel comfortable whilst learning to play. My full address will be provided upon booking your first lesson. I can also offer mobile guitar lessons which means I will travel to your home for the lessons.

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Get in touch now and start learning to play the guitar !

Guitar Teacher

Connor O'Shea
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