Peter Gates Music

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Peter Gates is a well established guitar teacher and wedding guitarist with over 25 years experience. He also undertake's guitar maintenance, repairs and restrings. He can play Classical guitar for any occasion, his repertoire is light and refreshing. Peter started learning guitar at eighteen years of age. Within two years he was playing the electric guitar professionally. He was fortunate to study under a number of electric guitar and classical guitar teachers, Sean Baxter, Andrew Marlow, Lee Sollory and Laurance Barry. After passing his grade eight classical guitar with the Associated Board of the Royal School of Music, Peter passed the grade eight theory exam. Then going on to pass the CT ABRSM with top marks a teaching certificate with the ABRSM and then passing the Dip ABRSM and an L.R.S.M

Peter performs as a Professional Wedding guitarist in Hertfordshire and surrounding areas, as his speciality is playing the classical guitar at weddings these days. He has had the good fortune to play at many venues including St Paul's Cathedral, London. Shendish Manor. Pendley Manor, Olde Bell Hurley, De Vere, The Grove.

Currently Peter is teaching at Watford Grammar school for Boys, and at his own teaching practice in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. He has taught many students from beginners to grade eight and has many students who are now teaching themselves. Enhanced Certificate Disclosure and Barring Service number 001426054144, Member of RGT (Registry of Guitar Tutors), Peter is the complete teacher.

 

    

Testimonials

  • "Peter taught my son Jonah to play electric guitar from Grade 2 through to Grade 8. I was very pleased both with Jonah's progress as well as the fact Peter instilled in Jonah a r..."
    Miranda March
    Satisfied Mother
  • "I first started having lessons with Pete at 11 years old. His playing and teaching inspired me from the first lesson to the last. His dedication to each student and ability to g..."
    Scott de Jongh
    Guitar Teacher
  • "A brilliant teacher, patient on "off" days, great sense of humour and a considerate friend. I'm very grateful for the skills he taught me that saw me quickly through my Grade VI..."
    Rhys Haberfield
    Satisfied Student

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