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Jules Blewman

Guitar Lessons, Electric Bass Lessons | Artist development, Aural Lessons, Ensemble Coaching, Song Writing Workshops, Theory Lessons, Composition Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, NCEA Music Tutoring, Skype Lessons

  • Suburb: Ngaio
  • Styles: Jazz, Classical, Blues, Soul, Funk, Rock, Reggae, Pop / Contemporary etc

Jules is a professional guitarist based in Wellington. He has been a regular fixture on the local and national music scene, performing hundreds of shows across some of the countries leading venues, events and festivals. After discovering a strong passion for music he went on to complete his degree in Jazz per...

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Pieter Bos

Keyboard Lessons, Piano Lessons | Artist development, Aural Lessons, Ensemble Coaching, Theory Lessons, Composition Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, NCEA Music Tutoring

  • Suburb: Mt Cook (City Studio). Near Wellington High School.
  • Styles: ALL GENRES! Classical & Contemporary, Popular. Specialist in Jazz, Blues & Popular Piano/Theory. Creative Music & Improvisation Teaching. NCEA Tutoring

Kia Ora! MT COOK/CITY. 13yrs Experience, Qualified Teacher & Performer! FUN LESSONS! All ages/levels/styles/groups. JAZZ Piano & Improv. NCEA. (BMus Dip Jazz Dip.Teach. Dip. ABRSM) CLICK FOR DETAILS! Ph: 0212056473 pjbosman@hotmail.com www.pieterbosmusic.co.nz ...

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Mark Lockett – Drumlab

Drum Lessons, Percussion Lessons | Artist development, Aural Lessons, Ensemble Coaching, Theory Lessons, Composition Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, NCEA Music Tutoring, Skype Lessons

  • Suburb: Roseneath
  • Styles: All styles

Just returned from New York, top American trained drummer, Mark Lockett is very excited to present Drumlab (www.drumlab.co.nz) offering some new programs for students interested in taking their music and drumming to the next level. Drumlab - Private instruction for the musical drummer. ...

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Rata Studios School of Music

Banjo Lessons, Bassoon Lessons, Cello Lessons, Choirs, Clarinet Lessons, Double Bass Lessons, Drum Lessons, Electric Bass Lessons, Flute Lessons, Guitar Lessons, Keyboard Lessons, Piano Lessons, Percussion Lessons, Saxophone Lessons, Singing Lessons, Trombone Lessons, Trumpet Lessons, Ukulele Lessons, Violin Lessons | Aural Lessons, Ensemble Coaching, Theory Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, NCEA Music Tutoring

  • Suburb: Miramar
  • Styles: Jazz, Rock, Classical, Blues, Funk, Soul etc.

A Conservatoire for Everybody Started in February 2016, we introduced an exciting new development for musicians in Wellington, a music school with a difference. Using the best musicians and teachers available, known professionals in their fields, this music school runs along the lines of a conservatoir...

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Bryn van Vliet

Saxophone Lessons, Clarinet Lessons, Flute Lessons, Guitar Lessons, Keyboard Lessons | Artist development, Aural Lessons, Song Writing Workshops, Theory Lessons, Composition Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons

  • Suburb: Te Aro
  • Styles: Jazz, Classical, Pop, Contemporary

Hi there, I am a professional musician based in Wellington, graduating from Te Koki New Zealand School of Music in 2014 with a Bachelor of Music with Honours majoring in Jazz performance. I have been playing since the age of 11, when I started learning the saxophone at school, from there it’s been a whi...

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ALEISTER JAMES CAMPBELL

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

  • Suburb: CENTRAL WELLINGTON - Lessons in the privacy of your own home are also an option.
  • Styles: JAZZ, BLUES, ROCK, FUNK, REGGAE, FOLK, CLASSICAL, METAL...

Your musical goals, whatever they may be, are really important. And with over 20 years experience teaching all levels, ages, and styles, I believe I can help you reach them. With an approach that's custom tailored to your needs, the main aim is for you to walk away from each lesson inspired to go home and practice! ...

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Goodtime Music Academy

Drum Lessons, Electric Bass Lessons, Guitar Lessons, Keyboard Lessons, Piano Lessons, Saxophone Lessons, Singing Lessons, Trumpet Lessons, Ukulele Lessons, Violin Lessons | Ensemble Coaching, Theory Lessons, Composition Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, Music And Movement For Under Fives, NCEA Music Tutoring

  • Suburb: Servicing the greater Wellington region
  • Styles: All the good ones ;)

There’s nothing quite like it in all of NZ. With a vision of creating a music school the staff wished they had growing up, Goodtime now impacts thousands of young people every year and provides unique opportunities. Whether you’re young or old, a complete beginner or you have the skills to wow a c...

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Shaan Singh

Saxophone Lessons, Electronic Dance Music Production Lessons, Guitar Lessons, Keyboard Lessons, Singing Lessons, Ukulele Lessons | Artist development, Aural Lessons, Song Writing Workshops, Theory Lessons, Composition Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, NCEA Music Tutoring, Skype Lessons

  • Suburb: Kelburn, Wellington
  • Styles: Jazz, Pop, Funk, Rock, RnB, EDM, Hip-hop

Hi, my name's Shaan, I'm currently taking on new students! Any age, any skill level just get in contact :) "From composing for jazz ensembles and improvising on saxophone, to writing and performing in an electronic pop band, Shaan Singh has a wealth of experience well beyond his years in the industry" ...

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Oscar Laven

Saxophone Lessons, Bassoon Lessons, Clarinet Lessons, Cornet Lessons, Flute Lessons, Trombone Lessons, Trumpet Lessons | Ensemble Coaching, Theory Lessons, Composition Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, NCEA Music Tutoring, Skype Lessons

  • Suburb: Wellington CBD
  • Styles: Classical, Jazz, Improvisation, Rock, Pop

Oscar Laven is a professional musician based in Wellington. He leads a busy performance career playing with many of the country's high-level ensembles, and is an experienced teacher across a wide rage of ages and experience levels. ...

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Justin Firefly Clarke

Banjo Lessons, Electric Bass Lessons, Guitar Lessons, Keyboard Lessons, Ukulele Lessons | Aural Lessons, Ensemble Coaching, Song Writing Workshops, Theory Lessons, Composition Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, Mixing and Mastering Lessons

  • Suburb: Northland
  • Styles: Classical and Jazz, folk and rock, basically all styles with an added passion for "World" music such as from the Balkans, India and some African music.

Justin is a professional musician with a Master’s Degree from The New Zealand School of Music and has studied classical guitar under the tutorage of legendary Matthew Marshall. As an artist he specializes in performance jazz guitar, film composition, songwriting. Justin has performed all over the world winning awa...

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Blain Fitzpatrick

Electric Bass Lessons | Ensemble Coaching, Composition Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons

  • Suburb: Taita/ Lower hutt
  • Styles: Funk/ Jazz/ Blues/ Rock/ Reggae/ Latin/ Pop

Blain Fitzpatrick is a professional bass player from Wellington, with years of experience performing and teaching the electric bass guitar, Blain currently plays in a range of bands and genres in NZ. Recently having the opportunity to open for guitarist Joe Satriani in late 2014 with American guitarist Jon Mulvey....

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Eilish Wilson

Saxophone Lessons, Clarinet Lessons, Flute Lessons | Aural Lessons, Ensemble Coaching, Theory Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons

  • Suburb: Wellington
  • Styles: Jazz, Pop, Contemporary, Classical

Hello! My name is Eilish and I am a saxophone, clarinet, and flute teacher living in Wellington. I began learning music at age 7 and took up the saxophone at age 11. Since then, I have completed an Honours degree in Jazz Performance at the NZ School of Music, gaining First-Class. I now teach itinerantly at St Patri...

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Barrett Hocking

Trumpet Lessons, Cornet Lessons, Flugelhorn Lessons | Aural Lessons, Ensemble Coaching, Theory Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, NCEA Music Tutoring, Skype Lessons

  • Styles: Classical, Jazz, Funk.

Having received a Yamaha Artist Endorsement (2012), Barrett is principal trumpet of the Orchestra Wellington and is an artist teacher at the New Zealand School of Music. Barrett also performs around the globe with double platinum selling group The Black Seeds. Barrett is a skilled and experienced musician wit...

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Danel Yeabsley

Clarinet Lessons, Double Bass Lessons, Electric Bass Lessons, Saxophone Lessons | Aural Lessons, Ensemble Coaching, Theory Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, Skype Lessons

  • Suburb: Newtown
  • Styles: Jazz, blues, pop, rock, anything not classical really

I am a musician in Wellington. I play in Twinset, The Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra, The Roseneath Centennial Ragtime Band, The Soldiers of The Pharaoh, The Boogaloos, The Jellyrolls, The Dancing & Drinking Society and more… lol! I have a Bmus in jazz performance in saxophone. I also pl...

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Garam Jung

Saxophone Lessons, Electric Bass Lessons, Guitar Lessons, 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: Te Aro
  • Styles: Jazz, classical, funk, pop, rock, hiphop, soul, reggae, Latin, African, Brazilian music, etc

Hello, I am a professional musician based in Wellington, originally from Korea, playing various gigs and events and teaching private classes full time. I started playing and taking classical lessons on piano from when I was 6. I started playing bass, guitar and saxophone from when I was a teenager. I studied ...

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Lucy Macilquham

Singing Lessons, Keyboard Lessons | Ensemble Coaching, Theory Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, NCEA Music Tutoring

  • Suburb: Newtown
  • Styles: Jazz, contemporary.

**Currently only offering one off lessons** Kia Ora, Ko Lucy tōku ingoa. I’m a music teacher who wants to challenge you gently to reconsider some of the ideas you may hold about your perceived musicality. I believe every one deserves an opportunity to explore a relati...

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Michael Riddell

Guitar Lessons | Artist development, Aural Lessons, Song Writing Workshops, Theory Lessons, Composition Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, NCEA Music Tutoring, Skype Lessons

  • Suburb: Mt. Cook
  • Styles: Classical, Jazz, Film, Musical Theatre

Michael is a young guitarist/composer, with a particular interest in Film and Musical Theatre. He was recently awarded the Matthew Marshall prize for Guitar Composition for his suite ‘The Ill-Made Knight’, and completed his PGDip in Composition in 2015 at the New Zealand School of Music. As a guit...

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Miriam Dixon

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

  • Suburb: Island Bay
  • Styles: Commercial and Contemporary Music including Pop, Jazz, R & B, Soul, Folk and Singer/Songwriter styles.

Miriam is a professional Voice Coach specialising in Commercial and Contemporary music (CCM). She has also recently been awarded a Teachers of Singing Certification Award (T.O.S.C.A) from the renowned Voice Lab NZ and Atlas Voice and also holds a BMus Jazz Performance (Voice) from the New Zealand School of Music. ...

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Fraser Walker

Keyboard Lessons, Piano Lessons | Artist development, Aural Lessons, Ensemble Coaching, Theory Lessons, Composition Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, NCEA Music Tutoring, Skype Lessons

  • Suburb: Newtown
  • Styles: Jazz, Classical, RnB, Hip-Hop, Contemporary, Popular

I am a Wellington based professional piano player. I have been playing the piano for 12 years now and have been influenced by a multitude of genres and styles. I was Classically trained during my youth and have been studying Jazz throughout the past 5 years at Victoria University. Whilst living in Wellington ...

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Steven Beechey

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

  • Suburb: Kelburn
  • Styles: Jazz, Math/Prog-Rock, Funk/Soul

Versed in a wide variety of musical styles Steven Beechey brings to each lesson 10-15 years playing experience, a wealth of knowledge in all areas of musical practise and a selection of some of the finest teaching resources. ...

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NzBassLessons

Electric Bass Lessons, Theory Lessons, Composition Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons

  • Suburb: Mount Cook
  • Styles: Swing, bebop, Blues, Funk, Slap bass, Afro Cuban, Soul, Motown, Reggae, Rock, Classical, Metal, Jazz-Fusion

Students who come to me can expect to learn everything from the basics, for those who have zero experience with anything bass, to advanced techniques. I also like to teach with a focus on fun and goal orientated learning set out by the student. ...

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Kaito Walley

Trombone Lessons, Theory Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons

  • Suburb: Te Aro
  • Styles: Jazz, Swing, Funk, Reggae, Latin/ Salsa, Improvisation

As a professional Trombone player I have had the chance to play with many Wellington based bands and gained experience in a variety of genres and styles. Bands that I perform with include : Tunes Of I, Niko Ne Zna, The Wellington City Shake em on Downers, Roseneath Centennial Ragtime Band, Oy Azoy, The Wellington ...

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Tyson Smith

Guitar Lessons, Ukulele Lessons | Artist development, Song Writing Workshops, Theory Lessons, Composition Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, NCEA Music Tutoring

  • Suburb: Aro Valley
  • Styles: Rock, Pop, Blues, Jazz, Folk, Neo this-and that, Alt what-do-you-call-it

Originally from the South Island, Tyson has been a part of the Wellington music scene for over a decade, performing in a range of styles. He was guitarist with singer Hollie Smith for several years, has released 2 albums under his own name and performed in various productions with the likes of the NZSO. After...

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Jake Baxendale

Saxophone Lessons, Clarinet Lessons, Flute Lessons | Artist development, Theory Lessons, Composition Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons

  • Suburb: Newtown
  • Styles: Jazz & popular styles (pop, R&B, blues, reggae/ska,etc)

Learn saxophone, improvisation and theory from a gigging professional - call now! ...

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Olya Curtis

Violin Lessons | Artist development, Theory Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, NCEA Music Tutoring

  • Suburb: Melrose
  • Styles: Classical

My qualifications in music include – Bachelor of Music with Honours and Master of Music in Performance with Merit from Victoria University, Wellington. I also graduated from the Moscow Conservatory. I have taught the violin in several schools over many years, on an individual basis, in a group environment, as ...

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Greg Rogan

Clarinet Lessons, Flute Lessons, Saxophone Lessons | Theory Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons

  • Suburb: Wellington
  • Styles: Jazz, classical, pop/rock

As a freelance musician with over 20 years performing experience and 15 years teaching experience, my musical journey began at a young age. After starting with piano and recorder lessons at age 7, I moved on to clarinet, saxophone and in latter teens flute, playing in orchestras, symphonic bands, jazz combos, saxoph...

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Chris Beernink

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

  • Suburb: Newtown
  • Styles: Jazz, Rock, Pop

Chris Beernink professional musician based in Wellington, graduating from the Te Kōki New Zealand School of Music in 2016 with a Bachelor of Music with Honours (first class) majoring in Jazz performance. Over the last 4 years, Chris has taught both in New Zealand and internationally in China. Chris plays in various...

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Robert Henderson

Double Bass Lessons, Electric Bass Lessons | Ensemble Coaching, Composition Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons

  • Suburb: Wellington
  • Styles: Jazz, Blues, Rock, Rock 'n Roll, Country/bluegrass etc, Classical

Robert is a frequent player on the Wellington music scene, and has often toured the country with a variety of acts which has develop his expertise in live performance. Studying Jazz performance at the NZSM he is well versed in Jazz styles, and consequently other genres and well suited to be able to teach thos...

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Eugene Wolfin

Singing Lessons, Keyboard Lessons, Piano Lessons | Aural Lessons, Theory Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons

  • Suburb: Aro Valley

Hi, I’m Eugene. I’ve recently completed my Jazz Performance Degree at the New Zealand School of Music in Wellington. Vocals was my primary instrument but I also studied Piano as a second instrument. I’ve taught a bunch of different instruments to a bunch of different age groups and have always adap...

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Andrew Walker

Piano Lessons, Ensemble Coaching, Theory Lessons, Composition Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, NCEA Music Tutoring, Skype Lessons

  • Suburb: Brooklyn
  • Styles: All styles catered for

As a musician, I have over 15 years of experience playing in various bands and ensembles all over the UK, as well as some performances in Europe. Most recently, these have included playing piano in a blues ensemble and The Customs House Big Band (Jazz ensemble) while based in the UK. During my undergraduate degree, ...

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Frank Talbot

Saxophone Lessons, Clarinet Lessons | Ensemble Coaching, Theory Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, Skype Lessons

  • Suburb: Te Aro
  • Styles: Jazz, Classical, Contemporary

I’ve been involved in music as long as I can remember, developing a passion from a young age wearing out my parents music collection and having lessons since I was in primary school. I picked up the clarinet at age 9 and the saxophone age 12 and got into jazz and improvisation at 14. I gained Best Woodwind or ...

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Andy Wright

Drum Lessons | Artist development, Ensemble Coaching, Jazz Improvisation Lessons

  • Suburb: Newtown
  • Styles: Jazz,free Jazz,Latin,Hip Hop,Rock

Hi my name is Andy and i have been teaching and playing drums professionally for over 18 years. My training and Musicianship has derived from both extensive and eclectic experiences. I have toured  New Zealand, Australia, America, Europe, Iceland and studied traditional African...

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Mitchell Watson

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

  • Suburb: CBD
  • Styles: Contemporary, Rock and Jazz

Mitchell is a multi-talented teaching professional, committed to providing a solid education and installing music appreciation in all students. He has a talent for integrating co-operative learning, multiculturalism and varied lesson plans to provide well-rounded learning experiences for students with a particular f...

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Aabir Mazumdar

Guitar Lessons, Electronic Dance Music Production Lessons | Artist development, Song Writing Workshops, Theory Lessons, Composition Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, Mixing and Mastering Lessons, NCEA Music Tutoring, Skype Lessons

  • Suburb: Karori
  • Styles: Pop, Rock, Blues, Funk, Reggae, Jazz, EDM, Music Production.

I have been a guitar player for 14+ years now and have played in Rock n Roll, Blues, Funk, Pop and solo Jazz settings. I have also produced electronic music for 7+ years now and have produced tracks from several genres including Hip Hop, Trap, Drum n Bass, Dubstep, Trip Hop, Ambient and Downtempo. I ha...

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Shaun Anderson

Drum Lessons | Jazz Improvisation Lessons, NCEA Music Tutoring

  • Suburb: Newtown

I have recently finished a degree in performance jazz and am currently playing music professionally both nationally and internationally with a variety of bands. I am available for lessons for drummers of all ages and levels Lessons can include information about the following topics: Technique fo...

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Lauren Ellis

Drum Lessons | Ensemble Coaching, Theory Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons

  • Suburb: Island Bay
  • Styles: Jazz, Rock, Pop, Funk, Latin, RnB, Hip-Hop

Hailing from Tauranga, NZ, Lauren moved to Wellington in 2008 and studied for 4 years where she earned a Bachelor of Music and a Post Graduate Diploma majoring in Jazz, from the New Zealand School Of Music. Now based in Wellington and heavily immersed in the Wellington Music scene, Lauren can be found perform...

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Ruth Armishaw

Piano Lessons, Singing Lessons | Aural Lessons, Theory Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons

  • Suburb: Aro Valley
  • Styles: Vocal - Classical, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Pop, Folk. Piano - beginner-intermediate western, jazz, pop. Theory - Western and Jazz

Ruth Armishaw is a performing and teaching freelance musician based in Wellington. With a Bachelor of Music and a BMus(Hons) in Vocal Jazz Performance from Massey University and the New Zealand School of Music, she also holds a Performer’s Certificate in classical piano from Trinity College London. About Ru...

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Gavin Bromfield

Flute Lessons, Guitar Lessons, Keyboard Lessons, Singing Lessons | Artist development, Theory Lessons, Composition Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, NCEA Music Tutoring

  • Suburb: plimmerton
  • Styles: all

My name is Gavin and I have played a wide variety of music for over 25 years. I have been taught by some of the best in the industry and have taught many instruments for many years. I have been in lots of professional bands, orchestras and choirs. I bring my knowledge of music to your home or mine to deliver a profe...

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Symon Palmer

Double Bass Lessons, Electric Bass Lessons, Guitar Lessons | Ensemble Coaching, Theory Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons

  • Suburb: Newtown
  • Styles: pop/rock, jazz, beginner classical

Symon Palmer has had an active career in the New Zealand music industry since graduating in Christchurch. For five years he has taught bass in the Christchurch School of Music’s Outreach band programme. Working in seven different primary schools he gained practical teaching skills and experience from pioneerin...

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James Geluk

Double Bass Lessons, Electric Bass Lessons, Guitar Lessons, Ukulele Lessons | Ensemble Coaching, Theory Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, Mixing and Mastering Lessons, NCEA Music Tutoring

  • Suburb: Aro Valley
  • Styles: Jazz, Blues, Rock, Bluegrass

I’m a working Double Bass player around Wellington, playing with several different Jazz and Bluegrass groups. I’ve played the Double Bass and Bass for 9 years, and have a Degree in Performance Double Bass from the New Zealand School of Music. In addition to this, I have played guitar for the...

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