GUITAR LESSONS

AMS Music Centre are pleased to provide expert tuition on the guitar, one of the most played instruments to learn.

Our guitar lessons are perfect for those in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne and we cater to all standards and ages. Based in Mount Waverley, we provide lessons in Glen Waverley, Blackburn, Oakleigh, Box Hill, Clayton and the surrounding areas.

Our Guitar Teachers

Dylan Edge has been studying the classical guitar for over ten years and has prepared students for AMEB and ABRSM exams in classical guitar, as well as CPM  exams  on  electric  guitar. He has an impressive history as a performing contemporary rock musician, playing and recording with a number of semi-professional touring bands for more than a decade.

Jarrad Pobjoy teaches guitar, bass, ukelele and mandolin. He has nearly 20 years experience performing live and recording in studios, and his styles range from rock, reggae, blues, folk, hip hop, trance, electronica, metal, prog, classical and any combination of these. Jarrad teaches not only the theoretical and practical aspects of an instrument but encourages students to express their creativity, allowing them to really enjoy the music.

Michael Kleiman is a guitar teacher at AMS with over 10 years experience. He recently completed the Diploma of Music Performance at Box Hill Institute of TAFE and is influenced by 60’s & 70’s Rock N Roll, Blues, Punk Rock and Reggae. He covers things such as

  • Applying knowledge for great rhythmic playing to accompany drums and bass in a group/band situation
  • Correct ways of tuning guitar (by ear and using tuner)
  • The correct way to strum for vocal accompaniment
  • Finger picking exercises for beginners and intermediate/advanced players
  • Improvising skills (soloing over a Blues progression etc.)
  • Theory studies
  • Scales practice
  • And riffs

Andrew Pope has been in numerous bands for 15 years and offer guitar lessons up to intermediate standard. He has a bachelor of applied music performance and an associate degree in sound production, working on numerous film scores.

Call the centre on 03 9888 1433 to enroll or enquire.

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The Guitar is a musical instrument classified as a string instrument with anywhere from fomartin00x1aeb1ur to 18 strings, usually having six. It is typically played by strumming or plucking the strings with the fingers. There are two major types of guitars: acoustic guitar and electric guitar.

Guitar is recognised as a primary instrument in genres such as blues, bluegrass, country, flamenco, folk, jazz, metal, punk, reggae, rock, and many forms of pop.