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Matt Garratt

Guitar Lessons, Ukulele Lessons | Aural Lessons, Theory Lessons, Composition Lessons, NCEA Music Tutoring

  • Qualifications: Bachelor of Music, Graduate Diploma in Teaching, Fully Registered Teacher
  • Pricing: $30 per half hour, $60 per hour. Casual lessons also available
  • Styles: Classical, Fingerstyle, Blues, Jazz, Funk, Electric & Acoustic
  • Suitability: All ages and levels


Matt is a born and bred kiwi with over 10 years guitar teaching experience. Influenced by all styles from classical finger style to more heavier genres he has performed in Jazz, Blues (Slow Train Coming) and Rock (Fly By Wire) bands in various festivals, has produced albums and received radio airtime.

He holds a Bachelor of Music, a Graduate Diploma in Teaching and is a fully registered member of the NZ Teachers Council. This assures that he is a professional and responsible teacher held to high standards of practice.

As a high school music teacher by trade he is well aquatinted with the NCEA curriculum and can tailor make lessons in order to reach a high level of success in a students music studies.

Teaching Info

Matt’s lessons are tailor made to the students needs. Be it graded exams, NCEA curriculum, or getting better at strumming chords for the next time around the camp fire Matt is dedicated to facilitating students success.

Lessons are relaxed, fun yet also challenging with the musical growth of the student as the main focus.