Peter Gates Music

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Peter Gates is a well established guitar teacher and wedding guitarist with over 25 years experience. He also undertake's guitar maintenance, repairs and restrings. He can play Classical guitar for any occasion, his repertoire is light and refreshing. Peter started learning guitar at eighteen years of age. Within two years he was playing the electric guitar professionally. He was fortunate to study under a number of electric guitar and classical guitar teachers, Sean Baxter, Andrew Marlow, Lee Sollory and Laurance Barry. After passing his grade eight classical guitar with the Associated Board of the Royal School of Music, Peter passed the grade eight theory exam. Then going on to pass the CT ABRSM with top marks a teaching certificate with the ABRSM and then passing the Dip ABRSM and an L.R.S.M

Peter performs as a Professional Wedding guitarist in Hertfordshire and surrounding areas, as his speciality is playing the classical guitar at weddings these days. He has had the good fortune to play at many venues including St Paul's Cathedral, London. Shendish Manor. Pendley Manor, Olde Bell Hurley, De Vere, The Grove.

Currently Peter is teaching at Watford Grammar school for Boys, and at his own teaching practice in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. He has taught many students from beginners to grade eight and has many students who are now teaching themselves. Enhanced Certificate Disclosure and Barring Service number 001426054144, Member of RGT (Registry of Guitar Tutors), Peter is the complete teacher.

 

    

Testimonials

  • "As our big day approached, one of my tasks set by my wife to be was to organise the music / entertainment. As anyone knows who has organised their own wedding there is a million..."
    Matt Keenan
  • "Pete has brought me from very basic level classical guitar to Grade 5 (and onwards i hope!), and his teaching style made all the difference - calm, methodical, supportive and al..."
    Phil Sefton
    An excellent teacher
  • "Pete is a really great teacher of the classic guitar. For many years I had lost confidence in my playing (Mainly due to a teacher who mainly spent most of the lesson shouting at..."
    Mike Shephard
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