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Adrian Hughes

Banjo Lessons, Guitar Lessons, Ukulele Lessons | Theory Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons

  • Suburb: Cashmere
  • Styles: Acoustic, Blues, Rock, Latin, Country, Jazz, Slide, Modern Fingerstyle, Classical, Clawhammer,

I have been playing Guitar for over 25 years and teaching since successfully completing my Music degree at Middlesex University in 2007. I am fully registered with RGT (Registry of Guitar Tutors) and have been a member since 2007. I am a accomplished Banjo player and have been playing Clawhammer Banjo ...

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Jules Marchant

Trumpet Lessons, Cornet Lessons, Flugelhorn Lessons | Theory Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, Mixing and Mastering Lessons

  • Suburb: Lyttelton
  • Styles: Jazz, Classical, Latin,

Jules has been playing trumpet professionally for many years and continues to play live with many noteworthy groups nationally. He is based in a studio in Lyttelton and is able to travel to Christchurch for lessons if required. A grounding in brass bands led to orchestral playing in the Christchurch Youth Orchestra....

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Shaun Burke

Electric Bass Lessons, Double Bass Lessons | Artist development, Aural Lessons, Theory Lessons, Composition Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, NCEA Music Tutoring

  • Suburb: Bryndwr
  • Styles: Rock, Pop, Jazz, Funk, Metal, R&B

Shaun is a professional musician based in Christchurch. Competent on electric & upright bass, Shaun completed a Bachelor of Musical Arts in 2013 and has been performing/recording locally and internationally since. Shaun is a passionate teacher and performer and has a wealth of experience and knowl...

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Brad Kang

Guitar Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons

  • Suburb: Central/Burwood
  • Styles: Jazz

Brad is an accomplished jazz guitarist currently residing in Christchurch, New Zealand. He received his education in Jazz Guitar Performance in the world-renowned University of North Texas. There he was a part of the Grammy-nominated One O’Clock Lab Band. The track “Neil” from their album Lab 2015,...

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Ari Freeman

Guitar Lessons, Electric Bass Lessons | Ensemble Coaching, Song Writing Workshops, Theory Lessons, Composition Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons

  • Suburb: Papanui
  • Styles: All

Ari Freeman is a bassist and guitarist from Christchurch. He is known around Christchurch and beyond as the front man of the psychedelic funk band Rhomboid, and as The Blues Professor, a One-Man-Band playing blues and rock’n’roll . Ari has diverse skills and experience that is rare to find...

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Dominic Spiteri

Piano Lessons, Aural Lessons, Theory Lessons, Composition Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons

  • Suburb: Upper Riccarton
  • Styles: Jazz, Pop

Dominic has completed a Bachelor of Music Arts degree from Ara Institute of Canterbury. He has a great love for improvised music, and he is passionate about further honing his skills as a pianist and improvi...

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David Cloughley

Electric Bass Lessons, Theory Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, NCEA Music Tutoring, Skype Lessons

  • Suburb: Christchurch
  • Styles: Jazz, Pop, Funk, Rock and more.

David Cloughley is a 21-year-old bass player from Christchurch, New Zealand known for his infectious groove and melodic playing style. As A teacher he is passionate to see students improve not only in playing the bass but in all aspects of music. ...

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Stephen Nichols

Clarinet Lessons, Flute Lessons, Saxophone Lessons | Aural Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, NCEA Music Tutoring

  • Suburb: Redwood
  • Styles: Jazz, Pop/Rock, Classical, Jazz Improvisation

Stephen Nichols has 25+ years experience teaching Saxophone, Flute & Clarinet at local primary & high schools, the Christchurch School of Music and other music schools & programs. Stephen is available for private lessons for students of all ages and skill levels – from complete beginner thro...

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Georgie Clifford

Singing Lessons, Keyboard Lessons | Artist development, Aural Lessons, Theory Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, NCEA Music Tutoring

  • Suburb: Christchurch Central
  • Styles: Jazz, Pop, Folk, Soul, basic Classical

Georgie Clifford is a professional musician based in Christchurch. Having undertaken classical vocal training to Grade 8, she then decided to extend her musicianship and has since completed her Bachelor of Music Arts through Ara Institute (formally CPIT Jazz School), majoring in Jazz Vocals. Georgie is an act...

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Cameron Fairweather

Piano Lessons | Theory Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons

  • Styles: jazz, modern, latin

Cameron is a jazz pianist based in Christchurch with a strong focus on improvisation and jazz-laced composition/arranging. Inspired by both modern and traditional styles, with an interest in collective interplay and a great love for the piano trio sound, Cameron names pianist Bill Evans as a primary influence. ...

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Alice Tanner

Singing Lessons, Choirs | Artist development, Ensemble Coaching, Song Writing Workshops, Composition Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons

  • Styles: Jazz | Pop | Musical Theatre | Songwriting | Basic Piano Skills |

Alice Tanner is a professional singer performing around New Zealand. She performs in many groups, including covers bands, jazz bands, duos, originals bands and also solo. She studied at CPIT Jazz School, and has a Bachelor of Musical Arts majoring in Jazz Vocals. A classical background with Grade 8 in Cello, ...

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Jacob Peters

Guitar Lessons | Artist development, Aural Lessons, Song Writing Workshops, Theory Lessons, Composition Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons

  • Suburb: Parklands
  • Styles: Rock, Metal, Blues, Jazz, Funk

Since the age of 10, Jacob has been a driven Guitarist and Performer, specialising in the Hard Rock and Metal fields. Since 2006 Jacob has been performing in bands, whether it be Rock Bands at school, Metal bands out of school and even branching out into School Jazz Bands. Jacob completed Two years at the Chr...

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Elly Rydge

Singing Lessons, Choirs, Keyboard Lessons, Piano Lessons | Artist development, Aural Lessons, Ensemble Coaching, Song Writing Workshops, Theory Lessons, Composition Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, NCEA Music Tutoring, Skype Lessons

  • Suburb: Central
  • Styles: Jazz, Classical, Pop/Rock and a wide range of Contemporary Styles

Term 3 Available Times (24 July) Thursday 3.30-4.00 pm & 5.30-6.00 pm Friday 10.00 am-12.00 pm Saturday 5.00-7.00 pm ...

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Tim Driver

Piano Lessons, Aural Lessons, Theory Lessons, Composition Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, NCEA Music Tutoring

  • Suburb: Halswell
  • Styles: Jazz Funk Soul Rock Hip-Hop

Hi, my name is Tim Driver, and I am currently based in Christchurch, New Zealand. I am a musician by trade, and as such, have specialised in fields such as performance, composition, arranging and tuition. I play piano/keyboards, with some experience in vocals, and am currently working in the field of music as a prof...

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Heather Webb

Guitar Lessons, Artist development, Aural Lessons, Ensemble Coaching, Theory Lessons, Composition Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, NCEA Music Tutoring, Skype Lessons

  • Styles: Pop, Rock, Jazz, Fingerstyle, Folk, Latin, Blues

Heather is a qualified musician (BMusHons) working as a professional teacher, performer and composer in Christchurch, New Zealand. She works as a performer in numerous bands including various jazz ensembles, original and cover pop music groups, Celtic and folk music ensembles as well as playing solo guitar concerts ...

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Jasmine Webster

Singing Lessons | Aural Lessons, Theory Lessons, Composition Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, NCEA Music Tutoring

  • Suburb: Northcote
  • Styles: Musical Theatre, Contemporary, Pop, Classical, Jazz and more

Jasmine is a singing teacher based in Christchurch, She developed Find Your Voice in 2015. Having had over 9 years of training and several professional performances, Jasmine is a very capable teacher. Lessons with her are engaging, informative and tailored to each individual. Any age, or level of experi...

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Ben Eldridge

Guitar Lessons, Aural Lessons, Ensemble Coaching, Theory Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, NCEA Music Tutoring

  • Suburb: St Albans
  • Styles: Jazz, rock, folk, blues, country

Christchurch based guitarist. ...

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Jesse Hughes

Drum Lessons, Ensemble Coaching, Theory Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, NCEA Music Tutoring

  • Suburb: Bexley/Aranui
  • Styles: Contemporary Music - Rock - Jazz - Latin - country/Folk

Jesse Hughes is an experienced Tutor and performer with a passion for sharing his skills and techniques to the next generation. Jesse is a local performer in and around the Christchurch music scene. His studies in Rock/Jazz styles have enabled him to travel the globe playing music. Playing since the age of...

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Frankie Daly

Piano Lessons, Keyboard Lessons | Song Writing Workshops, Composition Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons

  • Styles: Classical, jazz, contemporary

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Andy Knopp

Guitar Lessons, Song Writing Workshops, Theory Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, Mixing and Mastering Lessons, NCEA Music Tutoring

  • Suburb: Spreydon
  • Styles: All. Specialise in Jazz, Pop and Rock

I’ve been playing guitar for 15 years and playing/gigging for the majority of that time. Since completing a Bachelor of Music in 2007 at the CPIT Jazz School I’ve taught guitar to people of all levels and all styles along with giving lessons in song writing and theory.In addition to teaching privatel...

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Richard Thai

Saxophone Lessons | Aural Lessons, Ensemble Coaching, Theory Lessons, Composition Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons

  • Suburb: St. Albans
  • Styles: Jazz

I am a saxophonist, composer and educator with a background in performing and teaching in New Zealand and the United States. In 2012 I graduated with a Bachelor of Music and Post-Graduate Diploma in Jazz Performance from the New Zealand School of Music, Victoria University. In 2013 I was a recipient of several schol...

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Tom Harris

Piano Lessons, Aural Lessons, Theory Lessons, Composition Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons

  • Suburb: Central City
  • Styles: All styles! Including jazz, classical, latin, pop, blues...

Tom Harris is a Pianist and Keyboardist with a gift for teaching a wide range of styles. Tom has a degree in jazz piano, has played classical music from a young age, and was performing in Italy at the age of 17… But more importantly, Tom has a knack for sharing his insights with others. He is patient, e...

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Chris Dabinett

Guitar Lessons, Ukulele Lessons | Theory Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons

  • Suburb: Woolston
  • Styles: Current popular, Classic Hits, Acoustic and Electric Guitar Styles, Kids Songs

Chris Dabinett is a long time performer/teacher in Christchurch. Chris teaches guitar and ukulele at schools as well as privately. Students range from 5 years old through to adults and from complete beginners to advanced. ...

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Jim Maguire

Guitar Lessons, Electric Bass Lessons, Ukulele Lessons | Aural Lessons, Song Writing Workshops, Theory Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, Skype Lessons

  • Suburb: Riccarton
  • Styles: Rock, Fusion, Blues, Jazz, Country, Metal, Pop

Are you ready to rock!? Guitar and Uke Lessons from a Berklee College of Music Grad. I will come to you! Learn to play using the music you love. Personalised practice plans will help you stay on track and start playing music in no time! College prep available. ...

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Shaun Malloch

Double Bass Lessons, Electric Bass Lessons, Guitar Lessons | Theory Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, NCEA Music Tutoring

  • Suburb: Central Christchurch
  • Styles: pop, rock, jazz, funk, soul, folk

I am a Christchurch musician, currently studying jazz bass at Ara’s Musicarts (previously known as CPIT’s Jazz School). Gigging and playing in bands in and out of jazz school in various genres on guitar and bass, I am developing my skills constantly. Some songs and ideas are onlin...

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Jason McAdam

Piano Lessons, Keyboard Lessons | Artist development, Aural Lessons, Theory Lessons, Drama Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, Music And Movement For Under Fives, NCEA Music Tutoring

  • Suburb: Woolston
  • Styles: Piano basics, scales, apreggios, basic theory, aural techniques, improvisation, singing

I am a freelance Piano and Keyboard player and have taught in the past. I studied music at high school through NCEA levels 1,2 and 3. Passed Royal School of Music up until grade 6 and then was self taught beyond. I offer my own blend of teaching in the way of mixing aural, with ear training and the usual scales and ...

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Andy Genge

Guitar Lessons | Artist development, Aural Lessons, Ensemble Coaching, Theory Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, NCEA Music Tutoring

  • Suburb: Central/Richmond
  • Styles: Rock, Pop, Country, Blues, Funk, Jazz, Slide, Acoustic, Electric

Andy has been playing guitar for 20 years and playing/gigging as a full time musician since completing his Diploma of Music at the CPIT Jazz School in 2001. He returned to study and complete his BMus (1st Class Honours) at Canterbury University in 2010. In addition to teaching privately and within local schoo...

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Joe Thomas

Trombone Lessons, Cornet Lessons, Euphonium Lessons, Flugelhorn Lessons, Trumpet Lessons, Tuba Lessons | Aural Lessons, Theory Lessons, Composition Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons

  • Suburb: Hornby
  • Styles: Classical, Jazz, Brass Band

Joe Thomas (Bmus, PGDipMus, LTCL) is a graduate from the New Zealand School of Music where he studied with Matthew Allison and David Bremner, Trombonist’s of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. He currently holds the position of Bass Trombone in the National Brass Band of New Zealand, who recently placed secon...

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Reuben Derrick

Clarinet Lessons, Saxophone Lessons | Artist development, Aural Lessons, Ensemble Coaching, Theory Lessons, Composition Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons

  • Suburb: Papanui
  • Styles: All Styles

I have been working professionally in New Zealand and Australia since 1997 as a performer, composer and music teacher. I have performed at jazz and creative music festivals and on recordings with top artists from both countries as well as with those visiting from abroad. My compositions include works for jazz orches...

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Loren Easterbrook

Singing Lessons, Guitar Lessons, Ukulele Lessons | Theory Lessons, Composition Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, Skype Lessons

  • Suburb: North New Brighton
  • Styles: Jazz, Contemporary, Rock

Loren has moved to Melbourne, Australia but is available for Skype lessons! Loren has been teaching ukulele and singing for seven years. She has a Bachelor of Music from Christchurch Polytechnic and is currently taking on students who are interested in contemporary, rock and jazz singing and ...

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Matt Davis

Saxophone Lessons, Clarinet Lessons | Theory Lessons, Composition Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, NCEA Music Tutoring

  • Suburb: Ilam
  • Styles: Jazz, Rock, Pop, Classical

Saxophone, improvisation and composition lessons (as well as NCEA support) available from a fully-qualified and experienced music teacher. ...

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Helen Webby

Harp Lessons | Aural Lessons, Theory Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons

  • Styles: Celtic to classical to contemporary

Born in Whangarei, Helen Webby began playing the harp at the age of twelve, and studied with Dorothea Franchi (Auckland), Rebecca Harris (Auckland), Edward Witsenburg (Holland) and Maria Graf (Germany). Helen graduated in 1989 with a Bachelor of Music in Harp Performance from the University of Auckland, under...

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