Peter Gates Music

Testimonials

Quotes Peter has been so helpful in helping me with both electric and classical guitars. Always so understanding and inspires confidence. I will never be a Segovia but get such great satisfaction and pleasure from each session. Thanks Peter Quotes
Michael Ryan
A grateful Student

Quotes I recently purchased a new guitar that looked great out of the box but didn't play well. Peter picked up the guitar and swiftly returned it a different instrument, I am delighted with the excellent set-up he gave it. Quotes
Daniel Brooke
Guitar set-up

Quotes I had electric guitar lessons with Pete for about three years and I must say I thoroughly enjoyed and learnt a lot from every one of them. Pete is a great teacher, with a wide knowledge of the various styles of guitar playing/music theory, but he's also really friendly and easy to get along with. Under his tuition I achieved a distinction in grade 7 electric guitar, for which I'm really grateful, as I'd never got a distinction in any music grade previously. Thanks Pete for all your support! Quotes
Bryn Lansdown
Satisfied student

Quotes 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 and one things to remember and do. However after speaking with Pete and asking if the songs we required were possible, I immediately felt at easy. Pete is a fantastic musician, and has an incredible repertoire. Many of our friends who are professional musicians commented on how Pete?s playing added to the occasion. Having Pete play at our wedding made one of my tasks a doddle, he took care of everything. We can?t thank Pete enough. Matt & Mel Shendish Manor May 2012 Quotes
Matt Keenan

Quotes 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 or wedding. Quotes
Brenda Parr
Very Happy Customer

Quotes We wish to thank Peter for playing at our wedding in October. His music was beautiful and we received many comments from our guests regarding his professionalism. His music comes with our highest recommendation. Quotes
Gary and Lee

Quotes 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 element of the guitar - it's physical construction, musical theory, maintaining the life of guitars and amplifiers, and even leading up to how to be found in the music industry. I had 5 highly enjoyable years of guitar lessons - his relaxed attitude allows students to feel like they should - having fun, and not pressurised. Aged 11, I began guitar lessons with Peter via my school. I had no experience with guitars prior. Currently at the age of 16, I have taken my Grade 8 (passed with distinction). Furthermore, his flexibility with instruments illustrates his diversity; after 9 months from scratch, I took my Bass Grade 6 exam and passed with merit. I feel Peter's playing/knowledge has influenced me to the highest level in every aspect of the guitar, and it is because of him that I am where I am today. Thank you Sir. Quotes
Christopher Blunt (aged 16)
Student/Gigging Musician

Quotes I have been having electric guitar lessons with Pete for 3 years (from the age of 13), and already am working towards my Grade 8, having had very little experience on the instrument previously. Pete has been a fantastic guitar teacher, not only helping me through the technical side of music but also keeping each lesson exciting with improvisation and studies on well known guitar solos. Thanks Pete! Quotes
Piera Onacko
Student

Quotes I first approched Pete for music theory lessons and within half a year got 88 percent in the Grade 5 exam after starting from scratch. As well as this, he also prepared me for the Grade 8 guitar exam. I had taught myself for a couple of years but needed to get the grade 8 for university. He not only helped me get a high mark but also taught me to be a more well rounded player and how to approach different genres from jazz to funk and rock. I would recomend Pete to guitarists of any level, classical or rock and anyone wishing to learn music theory. Thanks Pete Quotes
Antony Pigram
Satisfied Customer

Quotes Thank you so much for adding ''something special'' to our wedding day. Tina and George Ewing Quotes
Tina & George
Customer

Testimonials

  • "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
  • "I had been playing guitar in bands for years, but as the lead vocalist I was only ever required to 'bash out a few chords'. An avid listener of many guitar heroes, Eric Clapton ..."
    Gordon Blackwell
    Satisfied Customer
  • "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

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