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Guitar Lessons Reading Caversahm Berkshire

From absolute beginner to pro level acoustic and electric guitar lessons

BEGINNER – INTERMEDIATE – ADVANCED

  • 1 to 1 Guitar Lessons For All Levels

    My 1 to 1 guitar lessons in Reading Berkshire are suitable for all guitarists, at any level. I am equally as experienced in teaching complete beginner guitarists who have never played the guitar before as well as highly skilled performing artists who are looking for transformation.

  • More Than Just Guitar Lessons

    Learning the guitar is just part of a process, staying motivated over a long period of time, requires skills at a whole new level. It is not just about talking or motivating you to practice, I will share real tools that will change the way you learn and help you stay on track with your goals.

  • Complete Learning System

    I will teach you very cool and effective techniques that will change the way you approach playing the guitar. The lessons are structured and will help you bring your guitar skills to the next level.

  • Fully Equipped Teaching Studio

    Lessons take place in my home studio, which has been designed as an inspiring place to learn and master the guitar. You can test different guitars, amps, pedals and record your first demo. I use the latest technology which makes lessons really fun!

  • Relaxed Teaching Style

    My teaching style is different. I focus on you, your goals and I design lessons that fit around you and your lifestyle. I know that you don’t have the time to practice for hours, so I will teach you how to get the best results in the time you have.

  • Get Amazing Results

    I have been teaching the guitar for over 15 years and playing and performing for much longer. I have taught hundreds of students and have solved many unique problems. You will see results starting from your very first lesson.

  • Any Age Or Profession

    Your age is not important. My youngest student is 10 and my oldest is 75. It is never too late to have fun playing the guitar. Many of my students start guitar lessons around retirement age because it is a fun and very rewarding hobby. I teach students, doctors, bankers, plumbers, architects, bus drivers, professional singers and musicians … because anyone can have fun playing the guitar.

GUITAR LESSONS THAT FIT AROUND YOUR LIFESTYLE

Unique Teaching Style
Motivating & Fun
High Success Rate
All Levels

PRICES

  • 30-minute guitar lesson
    These are great for children
  • £17
  • Lessons are long enough to keep the child interested and engaged
  • 1-hour guitar lesson
    These are bespoke 1:1 lessons
  • £30
  • Expect great results
  • 1-hour group lesson (2 students)
    These are perfect for studying with your friend
  • £45
  • These are especially helpful if you hope to play in a band or with other people

STUDENTS TESTIMONIALS

Simon

Having struggled to make any progress with my guitar playing I was fortunate to find Darius. His style, approach and ability to explore, explain and teach any genre be it blues, rock, funk or country quickly broke me free of the rut I had got stuck in. In a relatively short period of time, he developed and continued to expand on, my ability to jam, improvise and even compose. My only regret is not starting lessons with Darius sooner.

SimonOne to One Guitar Lessons
Ben

Darius is a great guitar teacher. He keeps the lessons interesting and challenging and you’ll definitely find yourself improving whether you’re a beginner or an experienced player.

BenOne to One Guitar Lessons
Ken

Darius thanks for today! It was my 1st lesson and I will never forget it! Thanks for you’re ‘Style of Teaching’ it is unique! I knew you would be able to teach me when I saw you on YouTube! Never change your ability to teach students on their level!

KenOnline Guitar Lessons / One To One Guitar Lessons
Jay

I’ve been playing guitar for 20 years on and off before I realised I didn’t really have much to show for it, I’d developed some bad habits and became very frustrated with jamming in position 1 pentatonic! I found Darius online and took lessons with him for over a year, now the neck is a playground! He’s exactly what a teacher should be, engaging, enthusiastic, patient, knows the subject and gives his knowledge openly. Truly awesome guy with loads of talent.

JayOne to One Guitar Lessons
Emmanuel

I decided to learn the guitar when I was 43, not being sure I would ever be able to play… Darius’ lessons are great as you learn something new and interesting every time, he challenges you, without forgetting that what really matters is having fun with the instrument!

EmmanuelOne to One Guitar Lessons
Jo

I started to have lessons with Darius as a complete beginner. After my first lesson I could play a real song and after a few lessons, I was starting to play barre chords! I never thought I would learn so much and have a great time too. Highly recommended.

JoOne to One Guitar Lessons

Guitar Lessons Reading

FOLK – FINGERSTYLE – POP – BLUES – JAZZ ELEMENTS – ROCK – METAL

Beginner Guitar Lessons Reading


  • how to buy and tune up the guitar – you do not have to own a guitar on the first lesson – I will show you what to look for when buying your first guitar
  • basic chords and strumming
  • how to improve the transition between the chords
  • how to develop amazing strumming techniques
  • play songs straight away – not half year from now
  • learn what you need in a fun and unique way
  • learn in a professional environment with very a very patient and knowledgeable teacher with over 20 years of teaching experience and hundreds of successful lessons
Guitar lessons in Reading Caversham

Intermediate Guitar Lessons Reading


  • fix your bad habits, break the barriers and move on to the next level
  • basic soloing techniques – vibrato, bending
  • all 5 positions of pentatonic scales and how to use them confidently in soloing
  • learn how to create the perfect practice schedule
  • how to be creative – easy songwriting techniques
  • 7th chords and jazz techniques
  • chord inversions
  • more complex songs using barre chords
  • recording sessions and live performance tips
  • how to perform confidently on jam sessions and open mics
Guitar lessons in Reading Berkshire

Advanced Guitar Lessons Reading


  • modes and chord progression
  • 3 note per string speed scales
  • tapping and legato techniques
  • sweep picking
  • ornamentation in soloing
  • advanced use of the chords
  • advanced fretboard knowledge
  • advanced song analysis
  • advanced music theory and most importantly the application of it and why do you need it
Guitar lessons in Reading Berkshire RG4

HOW TO FIND ME

Guitar lessons take place in Caversham RG4 5BF, Reading, Berkshire. There is free parking, easy access and it’s just a 20-minute walk from Reading mainline train station.

Contact Form

  • Address

    8 Clonmel Close
    RG4 5BF
    Reading, Berkshire, UK

  • Phone

    Mobile: 07568070964

    Landline: 01183754018

  • Email

    info@guitarcouch.com