Category Archives: My services

Skipton Music Teacher: Damian Oxborough. Posts about the services that I offer as a local teacher of piano / guitar / singing.

Lesson Availability, w/c 17th June 2019

Here are the available slots for this coming week: Tuesday 18th June 11:30 (30 mins) 13:30 (60 mins / 2 x 30 mins) Wednesday 19th June 15:30 (60 mins / 2 x 30 mins) 20:00 (60 mins / 2 x 30 mins) Saturday 22nd June 13:00 (30 mins) These lesson slots are as of Monday morning, but I’ll post any… Read more »

Promotional Flyering

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I had a little time free in my schedule this morning so decide to let some of the villages local to Skipton know about the current promotion I’m running: Adults’ first 2 music lessons free when they quote NEVER2LATE. I dropped flyers in doors in Hetton, Cracoe, Linton and Burnsall – all places within a short drive from my music… Read more »

Lesson Availability, w/c 10th June 2019

Most of this week I’m busy with lessons and rehearsals all day and evening, but there are one or two free slots. Here they are: Tues 11th June 10:30 (60 mins or 2 x 30 mins) 14:30 (60 mins or 2 x 30 mins) Wed 12th June 12:30 (30 mins) Thu 13th June 17:30 (30 mins) Sat 15th June 13:00… Read more »

Lesson Availability, w/c 3rd June 2019

Well, the kids are all back at school this week, and things go back to normal with my schedule. For me, that means a busy week of teaching ahead, but there are just one or two free slots: Wed 5th June 10:00 (30 mins) 17:30 (30 mins) Thu 6th June 10:00 (30 mins) Apart from the above, the rest of… Read more »

Staying in contact with students & parents

I believe that maintaining good communication links with my adult students, younger pupils and their families is an extremely important aspect of the service that I offer. Indeed, when people provide feedback on my service, an area that comes up time and again is how well I keep them informed about their lessons times, payment schedule, forthcoming events etc etc…. Read more »

Lesson Availability, w/c 27th May 2019

It’s school half term holidays in the Skipton area, which means that my schedule is busy (partly because I’ve got to take a couple of days off to look after my own little person!). But, there are a couple of places in my schedule, should you want to book in for a last minute lesson: Tues 28th May 11:30 (30… Read more »

Learning an instrument at YOUR pace

It’s self-evident that rushing things is very rarely a good thing. In fact, it’s fair to say that most things come out best if you take your time over them: really invest in them and think carefully about what you’re doing. This is certainly true when it comes to making music. Many of the skills required to learn an instrument… Read more »

Lesson Availability, w/c 20th May 2019

I always think it’s strange how the schedule of a music teacher seems to ebb and flow from week to week. Sometimes things are fairly quiet, and lesson cancellations all seem to come at once. On the other hand, I can go weeks and months with an absolutely packed schedule, with lessons and rehearsals all day and all evening throughout… Read more »

Lesson Availability, w/c 13th May 2019

Teaching piano, guitar, ukulele, bass guitar, singing and music theory from my home in Skipton, I take on beginners and more advanced students. You can sit lessons at regular intervals, or on a more ad hoc basis – whatever suits your schedule and learning style. This week I have a few free slots, should you wish to book yourself in:… Read more »

Lesson Availability, w/c 6th May 2019

It’s a short week for most people this week – another bank holiday weekend! And, as usual, the rest of my week is really busy with students. But, there are a few gaps that you can book into if you would like to squeeze a bit of music into your week. Here they are: Tuesday 7th May 13:00 (30 mins)… Read more »