Repertoire and Fees

Lessons:

We provide tuition on the classical and electric guitar, catering for all levels of abilities and most interests, including classical, rock, pop styles and bass guitar, as well as other acoustic and Latin-American styles.

We can provide coaching for the Associated Board’s Grade examinations on the Classical Guitar, up to Grade 8 and beyond.

PLEASE NOTE: LESSONS FEES:

The fees for Guitar lessons are as follows:
(fees quoted if you pay in blocks of four lessons. Add £2 per lesson if you intend to pay for each lesson apart).

£40.oo per 1 hour lesson, £44 visit lesson.

£30.oo per 45 min lesson, £35 visit lesson.

£20.oo per 1/2 hour lesson, £25 visit lesson.

payable in blocks of four in advance, as follows:

£160.oo per block of 4 one-hour lessons, or £174 for visit lessons

£120.oo per block of 4 45 min lessons, or £140 for visit lessons

£80.oo per block of 4 half-hour lessons. or £100 for visit lessons.

Payment of the next ‘block’ of lessons is expected on the last lesson paid for. There is a small  surcharge for visit lessons.

If you must cancel an appointment for a lesson, please give at least 48 hours advance notification, otherwise the lesson should be paid for.

If it is necessary to stop lessons, a month’s notice is required and appreciated .

Recitals and Playing engagements:
All private playing engagements are subject to negotiation according to duration, programme and resources required.
Typically, a two-hour private recital (for instance, for a wedding, private/dinner party, etc) will cost in the region of £200-250.
PROGRAM (sample):
I

Three studies, from Op 60 M Carcassi   • Andantino Grazioso in A • Andantino in A  • Allegretto in A
Chaconne, fr Partita in Dm J S Bach
Canción y Danza – F Ruiz Pipó
Capricho Árabe F Tárrega
II

Six Cuban Pieces Leo Brouwer • Estudio Sencillo No 6  • Estudio Sencillo No 3 • Estudio Sencillo No 1 • Zapateado • Guajira Criolla • Berceuse (‘Drume Negrita’)
Three Venezuelan Pieces Rodrigo Riera • Serenata Ingenua • Canción Caroreña • Preludio Criollo
Tango en Skye – Roland Dyens

 

 

REPERTOIRE (this is not, of course, a comprehensive list!)
Lute Suites 1 and 2, J S BachVenezuelan Valses and pieces, Seis por Derecho – Antonio LauroPreludio Criollo and ohter pieces – Rodrigo RieraLa Catedral, Agustin BarriosJulia Florida, Agustin BarriosVals No 4, Agustin BarriosUna Limosna por el Amor de Dios, Agustin BarriosTheme Variée et Finale, Manuel M PonceCapricho Arabe, F TarregaSidereal Moments, Walter FabeckEl Decameron Negro, Leo BrouwerEtudes Simples, Leo BrouwerIdylle pour Ida, John DuarteSua Cosa, John DuarteConcierto de Aranjuez, Joaquin RodrigoConcierto del Sur, Manuel M PonceConcert in D major, A Vivaldi