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Ben Astrop - Islington's top Guitar Teacher

5.0
(4 reviews)
Islington, N1
20 years in business
1 total staff
8 hires on Bidvine
4 reviews
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About Ben Astrop - Islington's top Guitar Teacher

Guitar Lessons Acoustic & Electric Islington's top Teacher All Levels All styles • Are you an absolute beginner no idea where to start? • Are you finding that the books and DVDs don’t seem to help you progress? • Want to play that song you’ve had in your head? • Always wanted to play that Jimi Solo? • Got a guitar gathering dust but never got around to playing? • Stuck in a rut - Can’t stop playing the same old riffs? • Want to be able to play over the entire fretboard? • Want to know what scales fit with what chords and vice versa? • Music Theory - the hows and whys. With your first steps into guitar playing, it is very important that you develop good technique - from holding the guitar in the correct position to exercises to help improve your strength and timing. With good technique, everything becomes easier and once learned you’ll never forget it! You’ll find that one to one lessons tailored to your pace of learning and the style you want to play will get quicker results than books and instruction video alone. With my style of teaching, I focus on getting you playing the things you really want as quickly as possible. So whether you just want to strum a few singalongs or write your own, play some blues or get the funk out one to one lessons is the best way to achieve your goals and keep motivated. It is a steep learning curve at the beginning but I have tried and tested methods to get you playing without difficulty Learn how to strum and change chords quickly and easily. Learn to play songs you really want learn. I can transcribe any song and show you how to play it. I have maintained a professional teaching schedule with over 1000 students taught in one to one private lessons. With over 20 years of teaching experience and my unique approach to learning will not only make the quickest progress possible but have a lot of fun on the way. I have two locations : Angel, Islington (Upper Street N1 2BH) or at my Recording studio in Finsbury Park. N4 Fully soundproofed (We can crank up the volume) I have 11 guitars to choose from and full recording facilities available. so if you want to record a song you have written we can do that too :) Please feel free to send me a message and I will be happy to answer any questions you have. Thanks Ben

http://www.guitarlessonsislington.com


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Customers told us this pro excelled at professionalism, work quality, communication, value, and responsiveness.

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Steve S.'s review on Jan 12, 2021

Ben provides a knowledgeable and fun approach to guitar teaching and has helped me a lot with my techniques and repertoire of solos over the past year. He brings positivity and professionalism to the lessons and is clear on his instructions. We covered a number of songs, too many to name them all, but focused on iconic bands such as Pink Floyd, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Guns N Roses, The Eagles, Led Zeppelin to name a few. It has been more difficult to switch to online lessons but Ben has made it work so you can learn from the comfort of your own home. It's been a pleasure working with Ben and I have honed some key guitar skills such as bending, vibrato and soloing the fretboard along the way. Thank you Ben!


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Maria G.'s review on Dec 02, 2020

I have been with Ben for more than a year now and I am confident to say that my guitar playing has improved enormously. I've been playing for a couple of years before on my own and I found that there was a point where I wasn't able to improve anymore and that was related to bad habits and technique. Now I'm a quite happy that Ben has "fixed" my technique and brought some quality and variety on my guitar playing.


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Pierre G.'s review on Oct 18, 2020

Ben is a teacher with amazing guitar skills and experience in every style of music. He has been very good to unlock my understanding of plenty of guitar technical skills and has really helped me rebuilt the foundations of my guitar skills.


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Luke M.'s review on Oct 06, 2020

I had 2 blocks of lessons with Ben during lockdown. He is cleary a very accomplished guitarist and has a great setup with quality gear for teaching online. As an older learner, I felt Ben encouraged me to push beyond the usual frustrations and I now feel more confident to learn songs on my own. I would recommend Ben as a teacher without hesitation. A real bonus was receiving a video summary of what we were learning in lessons a few days later to prompt me to practice and consolidate what I had learned.


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Location

Islington, N1

The pro travels up to 5 miles from N1
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Business hours

Monday

12:01 am to 11:59 pm

Tuesday

12:01 am to 11:59 pm

Wednesday

12:01 am to 11:59 pm

Thursday

12:01 am to 11:59 pm

Friday

12:01 am to 11:59 pm

Saturday

12:01 am to 11:59 pm

Sunday

12:01 am to 11:59 pm


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