It's September and back to school time. I thought it would be a good opportunity to look back on the wide variety of music I've taught to my pupils of all ages and abilities.
Over the last year we have tackled music by Nirvana, George Ezra, The La's, Don McLean, Bill Withers, Joan Jett, Cream, Aerosmith, Simon and Garfunkel, Johnny Kidd and the Pirates, Pulp, The Sonics, Vance Joy, Camila Cabello, The White Stripes, Jan Hammer, Iron Maiden, JS Bach, Fleetwood Mac, Jess Glynne, The Beatles, The Breeders, The Byrds, The Cramps, AC/DC, Link Wray, Lou Reed, The Surfaris, The Doors, Marshmello, Green Day, Black Sabbath, T-Rex, Chuck Berry, Foo Fighters, Lyrnrd Skynyrd, Violent Femmes, Tom Petty, Mariah Carey, B52s, Tracy Chapman, Wham, Boston, Nina Simone, Sam Smith, John Lennon, Jack White, Pink Floyd, Booker T and the MGs, Muse, Johnny Cash, David Bowie, Queen, The Waterboys, The Jam, Coldplay, Eurythmics, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, Buddy Holly, Rhianna, Keane, Ariana Grande, Bob Marley, Steve Miller Band, The Kinks, Adele, Arctic Monkeys, Bobby McFerrin, The Stone Roses, Big Bill Broonzy, Dvorak, Panic at the Disco, The Animals, Tchaikovsky, Ozzy Osborne, Blue Oyster Cult, Velvet Revolver, The Fray, James Brown, Nick Cave, Foals, Chris Isaak, Judas Priest, Oasis, Emeli Sande, Fernando Sor, Tim Minchin, Free, Lewis Capaldi, Roberta Flack, Elvis Presley, Lady Gaga, Thin Lizzy, Lil Nas, Jimi Hendrix, Spice Girls, Shawn Mendes, The Black Keys, Tears For Fears .... not to mention many Christmas songs and miscellaneous exam pieces!
We've taken in rock, pop, classical, jazz, blues, funk, hip-hop, soul and pretty much everything in between! I have a few slots still available for guitar, piano/keyboard, ukulele, bass and music theory lessons in Ilkley - please get in touch if yourself or your child would like to start learning an instrument.
I am currently creating a series of free ebooks for my pupils (and anyone who's interested!) that I will be giving away over the coming weeks and months. Click here to grab the first - The 3 Free Apps Every Music Student Needs!