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Amy (Raging Flowers Music)

Amy (Raging Flowers Music)


Guitar Lessons | Electronic Dance Music Production Lessons | Artist development, Aural Lessons, Song Writing Workshops, Theory Lessons, Composition Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, Mixing and Mastering Lessons, Online Lessons

  • Qualifications: Private tutors
  • Pricing: Free 30-minutes trial lessons! Lessons from $70. See below for details
  • Styles: Contemporary, Singer-songwriter, Pop, Rock, Blues, Jazz, Country, Folk
  • Suitability: 5+. I work well with kids and adult beginners. ADHD-friendly


I’m Amy, a singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer, making music as Raging Flowers. My main instrument is electric guitar. I produce music with Logic Pro.

As a teacher, I’m most passionate about introducing guitar and songwriting to people. I believe music and creativity make our lives fuller and more meaningful. I’m especially good at working with adult beginners.

I’d love to help you unlock your creative journey!

Here’s my background in music:

I’m a solo artist passionate about making a difference in mental health with music. I make cheerful music about darker emotions that people can laugh and cry with. I describe my music as self-help indie-pop. My music is played by NZ and international radio stations and is represented by music licensing agenceis in Australia and the US. My music’s being played by radio stations in Australia, UK, US, Canada, and Singapore. One of my songs made number 3 on the RDU station’s top 10 on 2 April 2024. For more information, please visit my website:, or find me on instagram.

I’m mainly taught by the Auckland guitarist of Carnivorous Plant Society, Tam Scholes, who plays Jazz, Blues, Country, Latin, Fingerstyle, and a little Rock and Roll. He introduced me to Jazz theory, improvisation and world music. Before Tam, I was introduced to Classic Rock and Kiwi Pop by another guitar teacher.

For singing, I’m taught by American singer-songwriter Jennifer K Austin, who’s my vocal coach. From her, I learned the power of encouragement and positivity.

For songwriting, I’ve been fortunate to be selected into the 2024 APRA Aotearoa Mentorship Programme. I’m mentored by the Silver Scroll award-winning songwriter, Steph Brown.

As a kid, I was classically trained in the clarinet. I played in school orchestras for 7 years. I also learned a range of Chinese folk-instruments.

I first learned music production through an elective course at the University of Auckland, taught by Jason Hole – Black Diamond Productions. Then I further developed my skills through online courses. I produce my music at my home studio as well as professional studios in Auckland.


Teaching Info

I’m very good with beginners. I am patient and encouraging. I can help you progress quickly and have fun while doing it!

My lessons are highly tailored to your interests. And yes, I can teach you how to play like Taylor! If you wish, I will help you learn to sing while playing guitar and write your own songs too!


In-person lessons at your home in East and Central Auckland:

  • $70 for 1 hour lesson – in person or online
  • $15 travel fees – to your home in East and Central Auckland
  • 1 or 2 students allowed
  • Other regions please get in touch!

In-person lessons available at my home in Pakuranga.

Get in touch for a free 30-minutes trial lesson, so you can decide if we are a good match.



Electric and acoustic guitar: All levels, beginners and adults friendly.

Singing, and songwriting: Beginners

Music production: Beginners-intermediate


Acoustic or electric guitar lessons:

  • Strumming, finger-picking, basic chords, advanced chords, music theory
  • Learning music by ear, transcribing
  • Guitar solos, blues improvisation, jazz improvisation

Singing and songwriting:

  • Getting started in songwriting
  • Songwriting techniques – rhyming, song structures, writing memorable melodies, using harmonies..
  • Vocal techniques for singing safely
  • Overcoming performance anxiety
  • Finding your writing voice

Music production:

  • Recording music: using different types of microphones
  • Using DAWs (I prefer Logic Pro. You can use GarageBand, Reaper, or Audacity if you’d like free options)
  • Editing audio
  • Effects: EQs, Reverb, Delay, Compression, and more
  • Mixing and mastering

Artist support:

  • Releasing your music to streaming platforms
  • Royalties and getting paid for your music
  • Music promotion



Contact Amy (Raging Flowers Music)