Peter Gates Music


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.




  • "Peter has been so helpful in helping me with both electric and classical guitars. Always so understanding and inspires confidence. I will never be a Segovia but get such great ..."
    Michael Ryan
    A grateful Student
  • "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
  • "As our big day approached, one of my tasks set by my wife to be was to organise the music / entertainment. As anyone knows who has organised their own wedding there is a million..."
    Matt Keenan

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