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Mr. Mike Tutor


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Mr. Mike

Member Since: 09/05/2015
Last Login: 19/05/2015
Location: London, London, United Kingdom
Post Code: NW7
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Rates: £30.00 per hour

About Mike

I am a freelance music producer based in North London. I operate from a small home studio and specialise in rock and guitar-based recording, and have experience in genres ranging from classical to hip hop.

I released my self-produced album "Going Home" in 2014, and recently finished working as the music technician at Eton College, where, amongst other duties, I assisted with the teaching of Music Technology A-Level in terms of studio recording.

I began learning the guitar at the age of 9, when I took lessons at school on the classical guitar. I made the transition to the electric guitar at the age of 14. Whilst the classical training undoubtedly underpinned my electric playing, there was much that I did not understand, both in terms of how the instrument worked, and additional techniques unique to the electric guitar.

As a result of this, I invested many hours into learning about these aspects, through communication with fellow guitarists and experimentation with different styles of guitar techniques and guitar construction and set-up. I have been able to use this knowledge to develop my own stylistic 'sound' when playing, and also to build and modify my own guitars.

Availability: I am available during the day on weekdays and weekends

Willing to travel: 10 miles

Tutoring Experience:

I have six months' experience assisting with the Music Technology A-Level syllabus in an elite school, which sparked my interest in teaching, and began teaching guitar when a friend asked for lessons. I have now stopped work at the school with a view to becoming a full-time teacher of guitar and music technology.

  • Alchemea College (2014)- ProTools HD11 Operator (Music) Professional Avid Training from the Alchemea College. (Grade: Pass) Verified

  • University of South Wales (formerly University of Glamorgan and University of Wales Newport) (2012)- Music Engineering and Production MSc Single Honours from the University of South Wales (formerly University of Glamorgan and University of Wales Newport). Verified

My Testimonials
Name of the person who provided this testimonial: Kirsty
I have come from a singing background and never played an instrument before so it is all completely new to me. Mike has been very understanding that I'm a little older and have a hectic schedule. He is patient yet persistent and he encourages me to practice as much as he possibly can. Mike is a lovely guy and great teacher and recommend to anyone on all levels of learning guitar.
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DBS (CRB) Check: Yes  Verified
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Will Tutor Online: No