Individually tailored and creative acoustic guitar lessons

Learn or improve your acoustic guitar playing by learning songs and exploring styles that you love - whether that's classic pop, folk, blues, Americana, singer-songwriters or instrumentals.  

I teach beginners, improvers and intermediate/advanced players. Wherever you want to go on your musical journey playing the acoustic guitar, I can provide you with expert help, with guitar lessons personalised for you.  I am patient, enthusiastic and flexible. 

I provide guidance on accompaniment, music theory, songcraft, alternative tunings, fingerpicking and effective acoustic techniques.  Co-ordinating singing and playing is a speciality. 

For those who want to take graded exams, I teach up to Grade 8 in Register of Guitar Tutors Acoustic Guitar from the London College of Music.

I'm based in Bolton, north of Manchester, so most of my students are from the surrounding area.  However, now I am teaching online only, it doesn't matter if you live much further afield.  So if you are looking for expert acoustic guitar tuition, get in touch to book a free first lesson, it'd be great to hear from you.

Kevin Durkin, Acoustic Guitar Teacher

Kevin Durkin, Acoustic Guitar Teacher

Kevin is an RGT@LCM Registered Guitar Tutor

Kevin is an RGT@LCM Registered Guitar Tutor

Kevin is an excellent teacher; he’s a patient and very skilled musician who really listens to what you want to achieve and plans lessons to help you realise your goals. His lessons are always fun and challenging and I come away buzzing with what he’s enabled me to play. Can’t wait for the next one!”
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