• CRB/DBS Checked.

  • Tutor in Secondary School for 27 years.

  • All exam syllabuses inc. Rock School, Trinity Rock and Pop,

  • ABRSM Classical Guitar, Trinity Classical Guitar and Plectrum Guitar.


         The Teaching:


  • Improve your skills using tab, notation, ear training and technique improvement for right and left hands in both finger-picking and plectrum styles


     *  Learn to play your favourite songs with 'playalong' tracks

         Lessons are fun, postive and tailored to the individual.



  • Tuition for all levels and age groups. Beginners welcome.


  • I have many years experience teaching children from seven years old upwards. Parents are welcome to sit in during lessons.


  • Lessons can be arranged at your home, although lessons at my purpose-built teaching studio in Hunters Bar deliver a better experience as it is equipped with a large music library and

  • internet access to instant sheet music/tab print-out.


  • The teaching studio is also equpped with up to date technology and in-house guitars for those who can't bring their own. There are also amplifiers, guitar sound effects, apps to help the learning process, proper seating and footstool for the classical guitarists, in a pleasant and comfortable environment.


          My Performing Experience:


  • Professional performance in touring rock band, resident rock band, jazz, classical guitar and theatre orchestras.

  • (The Wiz, Jesus Christ Superstar, Joseph's Amazing Technicolour Dream-Coat etc).













                 Centrally located in Hunters Bar.  

                                 Easy parking.

     Close to Ecclesall Road  S10 S11 S17 S7 bus routes.

      Convenient  drop-off and collect directly outside.

        Within walking distance from several schools.


                      Classical guitar lessons

                      Rock guitar lessons

                      Jazz guitar lessons

                      Pop guitar lessons

                      Blues guitar lessons

                      Slide guitar lessons

                      Acoustic guitar lessons

                      Electric guitar lessons

                      Beginner guitar lessons

                      Music theory lessons

               Discover  practising techniques

     which help to speed up the learning process.

If you would like a chat about the lessons, please phone at your convenience  and I will be happy to answer your questions.

ROBERT DODDS G.D.L.M.(Leeds College Of Music)

           30 years professional teaching at              

                  Westside Guitar Studio.

Everyone recieves one to one tuition with myself

  in a dedicated well equipped teaching studio                    

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