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

  • "Peter played at my 60th birthday dinner and we all agreed that his playing and mix of music was excellent. I would have no hesitation in recommending Peter for a dinner party o..."
    Brenda Parr
    Very Happy Customer
  • "Peter played at my wedding and I was thrilled by his beautiful performance. He was unobtrusive but set the atmosphere and all my guests commented on his playing. I was so impres..."
    Briege Gibbons
    Pleased Bride
  • "Peter Gates is a connoisseur of every aspect of the guitar; his playing, from funk to metal and latin to classical, is flawless and possesses the highest knowledge of every elem..."
    Christopher Blunt (aged 16)
    Student/Gigging Musician

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