Coronavirus Update 29th March 2020
Students - visit my webpages about video lessons.
Your future lessons are assured via FaceTime & Skype (and as a stop-gap, by email distance learning).
I'll mail you all about next term when it's clearer what choices I can offer, but video lessons are definitely on offer - they're working really well!
Lockdown is an ideal chance to master music and the sweet sound of Classical Guitar.
New enquiries? Check back soon to see the spare video-lesson slots I have for complete beginners and for intermediate players.
I'm Derek Hasted - a busy & successful guitar teacher in Bedhampton, Havant
I'd like to teach you to play Classical Guitar
Classical Guitar is a timeless, relaxing hobby
- I don't just teach mechanics
You'll play music from the past, enjoy new music, learn to interpret it.
Learn music in a relaxed, informal, positive
way - understand its meaning, not just play notes
- Never played in your life?
I'll be your guide; complete beginners always welcome!
- Worried you've left it too late to learn?
Not at all! Lessons at your pace - retired folk very welcome
- Experienced but want to progress further?
I'll lift your tone, technique, phrasing & musicianship higher
- Coaching for practical or theory exams?
100% pass rate - I explain as well as teach!
Guitar is my career, my passion. I'm involved in much more than just teaching...
- A teaching Diploma & 25+ years' experience
A relaxed, structured, professional approach
- A well-equipped teaching room
Vibrant acoustic, restful outlook, bright lighting, comfortable chairs
- Free handouts & study notes
Optional CDs & free sound files to help & inspire
- Bespoke lessons prepared in advance
Tailored to give you achievement without pressure
- Opportunities to enjoy concerts, social evenings, festivals, ensembles...
- NONE - evening slots - waiting for clarification on Coronavirus...
- NONE - daytime slots - waiting for clarification on Coronavirus...
Check back soon - things change on a weekly basis
A free 1-hour lesson - no obligation - compare me with other teachers.
I've taught over 1000 people; discover how I could teach you to play well.
Read my students' comments - if you like what you see and I have a vacant slot that suits you, contact me to arrange your free trial lesson.
I teach in Bedhampton near Havant in South East Hampshire; it's an easy journey from Portsmouth, Southsea, Cosham, Fareham, Horndean, Waterlooville & Emsworth by car, bus or train.