Private Lessons & Skype

Nathaniel offers private lessons at his home studio in Sydney, Australia, and internationally via SKYPE. Currently, he has Skype students on three continents. Please contact for more information!

Here’s a brief sample of things that I teach, but you might want to take a look at the workshops to get  a sense of my specialties.

ESSENTIAL GUITAR MUSICIANSHIP
+ Learning to play songs, chords and melody
+ Rhythm guitar styles, Lead guitar styles
+ Music theory and reading music
[Beg -> Adv]

FINGERSTYLE
+ Classic British and American folk and American Primitive
+ International Guitar: the global songbook from Brazil to Africa to Indonesia
[Beg -> Adv]

AFRICAN GUITAR STYLES
+ African acoustic styles including Palm Wine, Griot Guitar, Desert Blues, Palm Wine, Dry Guitar
+ African electric styles including Soukous, Highlife, Chimurenga, Afrobeat, Ethiojazz, Mbanqanga
[Int -> Adv]

SONGWRITING
+ Melody and chord progressions for the first timer, and arrangement and composition for the experienced songsmith
[Beg -> Adv]

MODAL THEORY
+ Its application to jazz and rock improvisation
+ Its application song-writing and composition
[Beg -> Adv]

JAZZ GUITAR
+ Reading rhythms
+ Comping and chord substitutions
+ Soloing
+ Chordal Melody and Solo arrangements
+ Developing a repertoire
[Beg -> Adv]

CLASSICAL TECHNIQUE AND REPERTOIRE
+ Classical guitar Carcassi method
+ Repertoire
[Beg -> Int]