Teaching and Lessons


Welcome to the teaching portion for the Cardiff Guitar Tutor site.
In these pages you will find a variety of Guitar lessons, ranging from chord sheets to improvisation, and some much more. All are based on actual lessons given. So if its classical or finger style you are after. Maybe its the art of improvisation and soloing. There is something for all abilities and genres. Feel free to peruse the content within and enjoy. Click the badge on the right if you are interested in private lessons.

Rhayn has been teaching professionally for thirteen years during which time he has helped enable a wide range of abilities and ages. From groups of young children and their first steps in music to guitar ensembles; from chamber musicians to adult learners. The styles he caters for range from rock, jazz and metal to classical. Having been a Rockschool examiner for four years he is able to facilitate entering and preparing for exams, no matter which Exam Board; with a 100% success rate so far.
He is also the guitar editor for a brand new Classical Guitar magazine site called . The lessons are fresh and new and all for nylon string and classical enthusiasts.
At present he is teaching for the Junior Conservatoire of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, for more info click on the teaching tab above.

EMAILS are welcomed with inquiries about lessons. Or by directly contacting the college, asking for the Junior Dept., following this LINK.

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Featured Lesson

Picking & Co-ordination

Aim: Practise coordinating the Left and Right hands.
Level: Beginners to Intermediate.

This foundation exercise is a great warm up for both hands. Guitar playing on a basic level is nothing more than good co-ordination of left and right hands. Follow the stroke directions closely; start slow and slow increase the tempo over time. This exercise covers alternate and sweep picking.The video shows the best way to practise this, no amplification; concentrate on good clean notes. There are two views available: left and right hands.

Picking Co-ordination Ex. 1 from Rhayn Jooste on Vimeo.

This pdf is available free to download, I just ask that you credit me for my work.
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