I’m a Guitar and Piano Teacher based in Harringay in the Borough of Haringey North London (I know – confusing!). You can find out more about me here.
I teach private guitar lessons and piano lessons. I also offer bass lessons, ukulele lessons and music theory lessons. Lessons can either be in person at my North London studio or anywhere in the world via Skype.
I am based in the district of Harringay in the borough of Haringey, North London. My studio is near Green Lanes (N8) which is very well connected via bus rail and tube and is easily reachable from the City of London. Nearby areas include: Hornsey, Holloway, Highbury, Highgate, Friern Barnet, East Finchley, Southgate, Barnet, Muswell Hill, Islington, Hackney & Camden. You can find me here.
This website contains lots of information about myself, my music and my lessons, plus advice, articles, music lesson videos and lots of other free stuff!
If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to get in touch – look forward to hearing from from you soon!
“I’ve been having lessons with Nat for a couple of years, both electric guitar and bass guitar. Nat’s knowledge about different instruments and music styles has made me want to learn more about styles and techniques I wasn’t that interested to start with, mainly due to the fact that he enjoys doing the lessons and exploring different things as much as myself when we are in class. My instrument skills, music theory, improvisation, all have improved a lot since I started with him.”
"I've had piano lessons with Nat for more than a year now, and I can say that I have improved a lot in my technique with the instrument and knowledge of music in general. We have explored different genres of music, learning things from each one of them, making the overall experience both interesting and comfortable."
"I had guitar lessons with Nat from the ages 14 through to 20 and in that time I went from a complete beginner to playing professionally. Nat’s personable and relaxed approach meant that the guitar never felt a chore, and I always looked forward to playing. During my time with Nat I achieved both LCM Grade 8 Pop Music Theory and Rockschool Grade 8 Guitar. Perhaps most importantly, Nat’s insatiable curiosity and systematic approach to the guitar inspired me to continue learning on my own and explore music to the full!"
"I have been a student of Nat's for over a year now learning first guitar at the start then transitioning over to bass. I have to say that I have never left a lesson feeling at all dissatisfied with the amount I have learnt or how much insight I have gained. As well as being an excellent teacher he is also an extremely friendly and welcoming person which makes lessons fun and leave me always looking forward to the next session. Timing, flexibility and tea have never been problems as he is extremely helpful and accommodating. Overall he is an absolutely class guy with endless amounts of intelligence and I would and do recommend anyone looking for an awesome bass, guitar or piano teacher to go to him!"
"Nat has been helping me get to grips with music theory on the Guitar for several months now. He's got a great breadth of knowledge, he's patient and supportive and tries a wide range of different approaches to make the learning interesting."
"Nat started teaching me over a year ago, the first thing he said to me was try using a smaller pick. I did and noticed a real improvement in my playing. I know it’s a small thing but when you have been playing for years the smallest suggestions can make a huge difference. Over the last year he has helped me make a number of improvements to my technique from improved accuracy when picking and timing to even getting me to learn some Jazz and even finger picking. All his suggestions have expanding my playing to a level that I didn’t think was possible. All I can say is whatever your style of guitar playing Nat will help you become a better player like he has helped me!"
"Nat taught me guitar lessons years ago in Manchester. I learnt lots, played music I liked and learnt the technical side of things too. Plus Nat makes good coffee."
"Nat has been teaching my ten year old son piano for well over a year. The lessons are fun and planned with Arthur’s musical interests in mind, but Nat makes sure that technical progress is made too. While he is a thoughtful, dedicated and patient teacher, Nat has the feel of a musician first which I think kids respond well to – especially after a long day at school! I’m very happy to recommend him. "
"Proof that it is still possible to work out the fretboard in your 40s! Thanks Nat!"
When you come to me for music lessons I offer a great degree of flexibility in adapting my teaching style and content to take you exactly where you want to go.
If you know where that is then we can simply devise a plan and set off…
But if you find yourself at a loss, don’t worry. I can help you set your goals and we can work together to make sure you get there in style!
The guitar is a fantastically versatile instrument that has quite rightfully ruled as the king of popular music throughout the 20th century and into the 21st. And yet in its classical incarnation it is a beautiful and intimate musical companion. I offer Guitar Lessons for Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar and Classical guitar in a wide range of styles (just ask whether I can teach it!).
The Piano as an instrument is as beautiful as the classical guitar , with a vast and challenging solo repertoire. In popular music the piano rivals the guitar with it’s ability to create exciting accompaniments. In addition it plays a special role in western music as the “master-key” of understanding theory. No matter what other instrument you play, a good grasp of the piano can immensely aid your understanding of harmony and composition.
The ukulele has undergone a surge of popularity in recent years, and it’s easy to see why! When it comes to sheer fun and ease of learning, the humble ukulele is second-to-none! It makes an ideal first instrument for children and adult beginners alike!
The electric bass guitar has led a quiet yet powerful revolution in 20th century popular music. Commonly underrated as a mere support instrument, it is in fact a powerful and fascinating tool which literally glues a band together.
I offer Bass Lessons for 4 string fretted bass and fretless bass. I can show you how to convert your guitar skills to the bass, or how to play it from scratch.
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