Tuition overview


  • Free introductory lesson
  • Guitar and banjo tuition
  • Lessons take place in my dedicated teaching studio
  • 0n-line lessons via Zoom for those living further away
  • Beginners to advanced players welcome
  • Music /TAB reading and theory


  • Classical and acoustic
  • Finger and plectrum style
  • Folk, contemporary, blues, bluegrass…
  • Song accompaniment and melodic 
  • Tailored lessons
  • Accompanied performance practice


  •  Tenor banjo
    • Irish traditional plectrum style
  • Bluegrass banjo
      • 5 string finger style
      • Scruggs  / melodic


Please get in touch with any queries…

Monday to Thursday 9:00am to 8:30pm.

Yes, you can nearly always park right outside my house

From 8 years old to as old as you are! It is never to late to learn

Definitely – beginners are great to teach as they often make rapid and very obvious progress

Reading music isn’t really  essential for most styles of guitar (except Classical) or banjo – but it can help. Most music can be accessed using TAB if needed

Ilkley is in West Yorkshire, near to Leads, Bradford, Harrogate, Skipton, Keighley, Halifax and Huddersfield . Ben Rhydding Station is a ten minute walk away.