Paul Whitehead

Acoustic Guitar, Blues Guitar, Electric Guitar, Fingerstyle Guitar, Guitar, Jazz Guitar, Keyboard, Lead Guitar, Rock Guitar

Lesson Fees
from $15.00 / 30 Minutes

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Free 15 minute trial lessons


With a BMus in contemporary guitar performance and an RSL music teacher's diploma, I'm a dedicated music educator with over a decade of experience. Throughout my journey, I've honed my skills in teaching, composing, and performing.

My passion lies in guiding students of all levels, from enthusiastic beginners to seasoned advanced players. Whether you're taking your first strum or looking to refine your craft, I'm here to inspire and nurture your musical growth.

Join me in this harmonious journey, where music knows no bounds!

  1. Student-Centric Approach
    • Prioritizing the unique goals, needs, and pace of each student.
    • Creating personalized lesson plans tailored to individual aspirations.
  2. Patient and Supportive
    • Fostering a comfortable and encouraging learning environment.
    • Offering guidance with patience, nurturing students through challenges.
  3. Innovative Techniques
    • Incorporating modern teaching methods and technology for engaging lessons.
    • Keeping lessons fresh and exciting with creative exercises and materials.
  4. Results-Driven
    • Setting clear, achievable milestones to track progress.
    • Empowering students to reach their musical potential, whether as beginners or advanced players.

1. BMus Contemporary Music Performance - Chichester University

2. Diploma in Music Teaching - RSL Awards

3. Have been teaching for over a decade. 

4. Teach at St John's College, Johannesburg (one of the top schools in South Africa)

5. Have 20 years combined experience in performance, education and composition.


My teaching method centers around the renowned RSL syllabus, but it doesn't stop there. I believe in a truly student-centric approach, where I begin by understanding how each student learns best.

By taking the time to analyze their unique learning style and preferences, I can craft a personalized learning plan that aligns with their goals, maximizes their strengths, and addresses any challenges. This tailored approach ensures that every student has the opportunity to achieve exceptional results and flourish on their musical journey.

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