Rory Hildick

  • Prices: £30 per hour
  • Location: Mobile Teacher
  • Instrument(s) Taught: Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Classical Guitar, Drums, Mandolin, Bass Guitar
  • Ages: 10+
  • Genres Covered: Rock, Pop, Classical, Folk, Blues, Jazz, Soul, Heavy Metal, Klezmer
  • Principle Instrument & Location: Guitar Lessons London
  • Contact: [email protected]

Teacher's Biography:

I'm a professional musician and teacher based in London. My main instruments are guitar, drums and mandolin. I have more than seven years of teaching experience and over a decade’s experience playing music in professional performances in different cities around the world, including Seoul, Berlin and London.

I began playing the guitar at the age of fourteen, taking lessons from a family friend and starting a school band which played together regularly. After leaving school, I continued my musical education at university, further exploring the guitar as well as taking up the drums and mandolin.

In 2009 I moved to South Korea and formed the instrumental band Ether. We relocated to Berlin in 2013 and there I contributed to various gigs and musical projects in the city's extensive music scene.

In 2015, I moved to London and I am now drumming for two touring bands.

I have a great love of all kinds of music, and I am experienced in playing many styles, from rock and blues to classical, jazz, folk, heavy metal, soul and klezmer.

Tutoring Experience:

I am a professional and qualified teacher of over seven years of teaching experience. I have taught students of different ages and skill levels around the world, including South Korea, Berlin and London.

I began my career teaching English as a foreign language, and my wide experience in this field informs the approach I take to teaching an instrument. I was a full-time teacher in South Korea for three years and I taught the drums and guitar as a freelance tutor in Berlin for a year.

I conduct lessons to the highest standards. My 120-hour CELTA course and Berlitz teacher training, as well as my recent experience in a British Council, an accredited school in London, mean I am familiar with many methods for successful teaching, assessment and feedback.

In my opinion, the most important part of learning an instrument is to enjoy playing and be creative. I tailor my lessons to the needs and tastes of individual students and keep the right level of challenge in order to keep my students steadily progressing.

Music Qualifications / Achievements:

  • Self-Taught Musician
  • Plays regular gigs with two bands in London

Testimonials: 

From Gary (5/5): "Well organised and an experienced tutor. Knows how to structure lessons to keep challenging student whilst keeping the lesson enjoyable. Method of teaching is trusted and listens to student feedback and adapts when required. Very good tutor."

From Connor (5/5): "Rory is a wonderful teacher with a real talent for engaging with his students. He's got an incredible breadth of knowledge in multiple styles and instruments and puts a lot of work into each lesson. He's also just a great guy to chat with too! Would definitely recommend."

From Kirsty (5/5): "Rory takes the time to prepare my lessons well and tailors them to meet my needs and style. He is patient and I find his lessons enjoyable and easy to follow. Rory also prepares lesson notes and materials so that I can practice. He is flexible in his lesson times and is very reliable. I thoroughly enjoy my lessons and feel that I have made great progress. I highly recommend Rory!"

From Dave (5/5): "A great first few lessons, for someone who is a complete beginner on guitar. Highly recommended."

Contact:

To book your first lesson with me, or to find out more about my lessons, don't hesitate to get in touch by emailing me on [email protected].

Has Been Teaching Music For

Between 1 & 3 Years

Location

Mobile Teacher

Youngest Student Age Taught

10

DBS Certification

Enhanced DBS

Public Liability Insurance

N/A

Genres Covered

Rock, Pop, Classical, Folk, Blues, Jazz, Soul, Heavy Metal, Klezmer

Teacher's Website

themusictutor.net

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