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

Music Lessons that are VARIED and FLEXIBLE

I know of many piano, guitar and singing teachers in the Yorkshire area that are constantly on the look out for new students. It’s the same old phrase I hear all the time: “I could just do with a handful more pupils on the books.” I feel lucky that I rarely experience that problem, and I mostly put my good… Read more »

Week commencing 5th August: FULL

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Hi everyone. In theory, my teaching schedule should slow down in the school summer holidays because so many people are away. But, in practise this is rarely the case.. partially because I arrange my lessons around childcare for my own little person at home. As a result, the slots that are available during this period often fill up very quickly… Read more »

It’s All About You – Backing Track

I recorded the above track for one of my adult students. She wants to sing and record this song by McFly in a key a few steps higher than the original song. There are backing tracks available on YouTube for the song, but as soon as I tried to shift the pitch upwards for my student’s voice, all of the… Read more »

Lesson Availability, w/c 29th July 2019

This coming week is another really busy one, but there are a couple of slots available for those wanting to get a music lesson booked in: Tuesday 30th July 2019 14:30 (60 mins or 2 x 30 mins) 16:00 (30 mins) 17:30 (30 mins) Friday 2nd August 2019 16:00 (60 mins or 2 x 30 mins)

W/C 22nd July 2019 – Almost full…

At the moment the only slots available for this coming week are on Saturday (27th July) – there’s time that day in the late morning and the mid-afternoon. But, if any other slots free up over the coming few days then, as usual, I will post them to my Facebook page. Lesson Duration One of the most common questions I’m… Read more »

Lesson Availability, w/c 15th July 2019

This week is nearly fully booked. Just a couple of spaces available, should you want to book in: Tuesday 16th July 10:00 (30 mins) Wednesday 17th July 14:30 (60 mins or 2 x 30 mins) Thursday 18th July 17:30 (30 mins) Saturday 20th July 13:00 (30 mins) As usual, I’ll put any updates to the list above on my Facebook… Read more »

Lesson Availability, w/c 8th July 2019

Last week was a really good week for my students: two have got good passes in their ABRSM piano exams – a Grade 4 and a Grade 7. I always feel really pleased for people who come out of an exam with the grade that they deserve. Especially because I remember failing a piano exam when I was a teenager;… Read more »

Lesson Availability, w/c 24th June 2019

I seem to have had a surge of enquiries for lessons recently, and so my schedule has been pretty packed out. But, there are a few spaces this week, should you wish to book a session in: Wednesday 26th June 13:00 (30 mins) Thursday 27th June 16:00 (30 mins) Friday 28th June 11:30 (2 x 30 mins, or 60 mins)… Read more »

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 »