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 20th January 2020

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Over the coming months, you might notice some changes in my scheduled availability. This is because I’m shifting my working pattern around a little bit to be able to prioritise my students over other commitments, and to be able to spend more time with my family. Hopefully, it will mean more flexibility for the majority of my customers, including lessons… Read more »

Lesson Availability, w/c 13th January 2020

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I think we’re all very much back into the swing of things now, and my teaching practise continues to be as busy as ever. However, there are a few slots available this coming week, should you wish to book a lesson in: Mon 13th Jan 17:00 (30 mins) Tue 14th Jan 15:00 (30 mins) Wed 15th Jan 10:00 (30 mins)… Read more »

Enjoyment first..

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.. and achievement / improvement will follow .. I feel strongly that the absolute top priority when participating in music should be enjoyment. Heck: I’d go as far as to say that this should be a primary motive for everything that you do in your life. The idea is that the more you enjoy something, the more you participate in… Read more »

w/c 16th Dec 2019 – FULLY BOOKED

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Hi all. Thanks for checking back on this blog for lesson slot vacancies. Unfortunately, the coming week is already completely fully booked up again. This is, to be fair, partly because I am otherwise engaged with various Christmas-related engagements. One such event is the Women’s Institute North Yorkshire West Federation Christmas Carol Service (try saying that after a few too… Read more »

£475 Raised in Fundraiser Concert

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One of the highlights of being a music teacher is having the opportunity to use my job to help people. And, of course this can come in many forms. On the 1st December, my pupils put on a concert to help raise funds for a little boy I know who needs some special equipment in order to communicate with his… Read more »

Lesson Availability, w/c 2nd December 2019

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The first of my Christmas events have already taken place, and there are lots more to come. Ask me about them in your lesson if you would like to come along and support any festive events. Lesson availability for the coming week is as follows: Wed 4th Dec 20:00 (60 mins, or 2 x 30 mins) Sat 7th Dec 11:30… Read more »

Lesson Availability, w/c 18th November 2019

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Hi everyone. As we approach Christmas, I have more and more rehearsals and events to attend, so evening and weekend lesson availability can drop. But, it should pick up again as we go into the new year. Usually, weekday availability is not affected by these festive concerts etc. However, this coming week is as busy as always. I am giving… Read more »

Lesson Availability, w/c 11th November 2019

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Those of you who have had lessons recently will notice that my music room has had a bit of a makeover; I have covered one of the walls in signs that are a summary of my philosophy about learning (yes, music, but also in general) and about how to live a healthy, happy and balanced life. I think one of… Read more »

W/C 4th Nov – FULLY BOOKED

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Sorry, there are no available slots this week. This often happens around school holidays because people tend to book in the weeks immediately before and immediately after. But, things should quieten down in the weeks to follow, so watch this space for availability. Or, drop me a text to book a lesson further in advance.