Guitar Teachers – Eastbourne East Sussex

Duncan Conrad White

Guitar tutor/Composer Contact
 Tel 07974 711875 

Guitar lessons 1:1/groups: Since March 2020 (beginning of lockdown) I have been teaching via Zoom (online) 1:1 and small groups. I teach for Sussex Music School, Surrey County Council, Eden Blue Centre, Bonners Music Store. I have taught at St John’s School & College – a special needs school and college based in Seaford and Brighton. I have years of teaching experience in a variety of different settings – primary/secondary schools, special needs education and colleges. As a guitar tutor I endeavour to guide the student the best I can with patience and praise. I have a level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (CTTLS) and a DBS.

As a composer I produce audio sample packs for the sound design/music library company, here is a link to one of my recent audio sample packs.

Ben Johnsen Guitar Lessons in Eastbourne

Ben Johnsen

Guitar Lessons in Eastbourne

+44 (0) 7534 111 766
Studio Unit, 1 Green Street, Eastbourne, BN21 1QN

Guitar lessons online and 1-2-1, with an experienced, professional and friendly tutor. Free 30-minute consultation with no pressure or obligations

Have you always wanted to learn the guitar and play your favourite songs?
Have you tried learning from countless apps and youtube videos with little to no success?
Are you looking for that 1-2-1 learning experience from a friendly, professional, experienced teacher who is passionate about guiding you on your guitar playing path? Are you local to Eastbourne?

Eastbourne Guitar Lessons can deliver that and so much more. I’m Ben and I’ve been playing and teaching for 18+ years. I’ve toured the UK playing prestigious venues and festivals, have hundreds of gigs under my belt, but more importantly, hundreds of hours of teaching experience.
I teach students ranging from 6 to 76 and of all abilities, from complete beginner, through to advanced. I’m delivering 1-2-1 guitar lessons in Eastbourne, (currently online), but also from a purpose built facility, situated in Old Town, Eastbourne.
I have a superb online set up which feels completely natural and some of my students are even preferring the online experience and convenience of it. I have a microphone set up my end, ensuring quality audio, plus a wired internet connection to keep things as stable as possible. I even have multiple camera angles to help with close-ups of the guitar.

If you’re interested in learning guitar, bass or ukulele, please get in touch to book in your free 30-minute consultation where we can meet and discuss your goals and aspirations, your current ability, and your musical interests. All of this information will help me cater the lessons to your specific needs, build your bespoke, flexible curriculum, and help guide you on your guitar playing journey.

Howard Shapiro Eastbourne Guitar Tuition

Howard Shapiro Eastbourne Guitar Tuition

Howard Shapiro

Guitar Tuition

Contact  07855 250 268 | Email | Website  Mobile Guitar and Bass Tutor

I have been playing Guitar for 20 years now from when I first started on Classical Guitar. Music has been in my life and family for as long as I remember and was always the path that I would end up on. After playing Classical Guitar I moved on to Electric Guitar and got into too Hard Rock and Blues which developed into other genres such as Rhythm and Blues,Pop,Folk and some Jazz..After playing in many bands playing Functions,Weddings,Pubs and original bands i now perform solo and write my own songs.

My teaching experience has had me working with all different ages and abilities from after school extracurricular to more advanced older students who have needed some new direction and help. I am DBS checked and also have experience in special needs sector working with children and teenagers on the autistic spectrum.

Jason Stocker Guitar Teacher EastbourneJason Stocker

Electric and acoustic guitars, bass and mandolin / 01323 724594 /

Jason has enjoyed playing the Guitar for over 30 years and is a very popular teacher with over 20 years experience. He has been involved in many genres of music such as Rock, Metal, Folk and Blues. Jason’s philosophy on teaching is all about having fun whilst learning and only playing what you truly love as this always encourages practice. (no boring set pieces).

Jason is a very patient teacher and always inspires his students with his passion and open minded approach to music. Whether you are a complete beginner or want to improve on what you’ve already achieved, one to one tuition with Jason will be the most beneficial. If you would like to learn about songwriting, recording, theory and improvisation you have found the right teacher for you.

Lessons are available for electric and acoustic guitars. Bass and mandolin tuition is also available. Any ages welcome.

Dan Humphreys

Electric/Double Bass & Guitar Tuition / 01323 726714 / 07811 887995

Dan Humphreys - Electric and Double Bass and Guitar TuitionDan Humphreys - Electric and Double Bass and Guitar TuitionDan Humphreys graduated with a BA (Hons) in Professional Musicianship in 2008. He has since been constantly in demand for his versatility on electric and upright bass, and his music preparation skills. Whether in the studio, in the orchestra pit or on the stage at stadium rock gigs, Dan feels at home in any number of different musical scenarios. He also greatly enjoys playing jazz for both small ensembles and big bands. Some of the artists he has worked with include: Pixie Lott, The Proclaimers, Buddy Greco, Craig Revel-Horwood, Kim Mezel (Maceo Parker), 911, Liane Carroll, Ray Lewis (The Drifters), Jaki Graham, John Cameron, Chico, Sonia, Bucks Fizz, Magic of Motown, Motown USA, Angie Brown, Joe Stilgoe, FreshSteps UK, Dan Koek, Tom Fitzpatrick and many more. Dan can also be heard playing double bass on the “Stella Artois” adverts and throughout Sky 1’s comedy “Spy”.

Dan has taught and lectured across the South East for institutions including: Sussex University, Sussex Downs College Eastbourne & Lewes, Dulwich Preparatory School and Bedes Senior School, as well as teaching at various secondary schools such as Willingdon, Causeway and Ratton. He has also been involved with the East Sussex Music Service, the Access to Activities scheme, and Bonners and Sussex Music Schools. He has had a private teaching practice for over 10 years, with many of his students going on to a career within the music industry. He is currently the head of the Bass Department at The Powerhouse Music Academy

Alex Adam

Guitar, music technology and song writing / 07411 081207 / Website:

Eastbourne/Polegate/East Sussex based guitar lessons. Beginner to Advanced lessons in both acoustic & electric guitar taught! All styles/genres of music covered, any age. Lessons from his home or yours!

Lessons available from £14

Alex is a professional guitar teacher with 10+ years experience playing both electric & acoustic guitar and is currently in his final year of study at “The Brighton Institute of Modern Music” on his BA Honours Degree. He has been in numerous bands both function and originals and has toured the UK & soon Europe. Lessons also available in the basics of Logic, Pro Tools & Cubase.

“My 15 year old daughter is approaching her music GCSE armed with the skills and confidence that Alex has given her over the last 16 months. He is patient, versatile and current and I would recommend him to anyone who is seeking quality, affordable tuition“. – Trudi Knight 2014

Lessons can be based on any of the recognised grade schools or tailored per students needs. Subjects include: Songwriting, Musical Theory, Scales, Chords, Popular Songs, Solos, Improvisation and much more!

Bruce Knapp

Bruce Knapp Guitar Teacher Eastbourne

Call: 07930519677 /

Want to learn Guitar, Ukulele, Mandolin or Dobro in Eastbourne, Polegate or Willingdon?

I’ve been a professional musician for over 30 years (playing all over the world) and have been teaching both private/group lessons and at schools, colleges and universities for about the same time.

Terry Lees

Terry Lees Guitar teacher in Eastbourne01323 520431 Representaton: 01323 502033/ /

Guitar teacher Terry Lees is a world class acoustic guitarist, a consummate performer and an inspirational acoustic guitar teacher. Terry Lees gives guitar lessons in Eastbourne, East Sussex, UK.

Terry Lees is a fully qualified and highly experienced teacher having worked in primary and secondary educational establishments as well as in Colleges of Further Education and in Adult Education. He offers both individual and group classes tailored to individual or class/curriculum needs as well as to individual age, ability and expectation. Terry places a strong emphasis on playing and performing.

Based in Eastbourne, East Sussex, Terry Lees teaches General Guitar, Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced Classical Guitar up to Grade VIII and beyond as well as British and Celtic Acoustic Guitar, American Guitar Styles including Bluegrass, Folk, Blues and Beyond.

More about Terry Lees Guitar Tuition here

Mel Hayes Acoustic Guitar Teacher

Mel Hayes Acoustic Guitar Teacher

Mel Hayes

Acoustic Guitar

Tel 01323 503158 or 07870 429815 /

Mel Hayes is a registered RGT Tutor. She teaches complete beginners to advanced level in Acoustic Guitar with her relaxed, fun and friendly teaching approach and a great understanding of the needs and the goals of each individual student achieving very good results.

Mel has been a professional musician for over 30 years and has clocked up 1000’s of gigs both in the UK and abroad. She works with some of the best musicians in the industry and loves her job but at the same time really enjoys helping others to achieve their personal goals.

Fees £15.00 per 30 mins, or £25 per hour.
Contact 07870 429815

Richard Cruden

Guitar / /

Richard is a seasoned player having worked extensively in the UK and abroad which has seen him along side many respected musicians and producers from Steve Moris (Beach Boys), Tony Tilman (Bill Cosby), Pete Friesen (Alice Cooper), Pete Mills (Ghost Productions, Elton John) and many more.
On the live front Richard has played worldwide with international show band Vitalized. Other performances include Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin), Brian May (Queen) and Dan Hawkins (The Darkness) as part of Riffathon ’04. Richard’s playing also attracted Total Guitar magazine who featured him in their ‘Guitar Wars’ article.
Richard studied music production and performance obtaining ‘Guitarist of the Year’ award at the prestigious Academy of Contemporary Music. Richard teaches privately at his home studio in Eastbourne and at The Guitar School (RGT School of the year). Richard focuses on each student individually to make sure they progress and get the most from their tuition.
Richard regularly writes and records music for a variety of projects including TV and Film and also performs with South African artist Samantha Horwill.

Keith Goddard

Email Keith
Telephone 07947 572039

Keith has a lifetime of experience playing bass guitar. The acts he has supported or done sessions for reads like a who’s who of contemporary rock and popular music. He is in addition a talented flamenco artist. Keith is Principal guitar tutor at Eastbourne College.