Guitar Lessons | Bass Guitar Lessons, Ukulele Lessons | Artist development, Ensemble Coaching, Song Writing Workshops, Composition Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, Online Lessons
- Qualifications: Diploma in Jazz Wellington Music Conservatorium
- Pricing: $70 an hour
- Styles: Contemporary, Fingerstyle, Jazz, Blues, Pop/ Rock
- Suitability: 5 to Adult
I have returned to New Zealand after 10 years overseas, 5 years in the U.S. and 5 years in Australia, as a performer and educator.
Notable ex students:
-Callum Allardice, New Zealand session musician, composer, Guitar tutor at NZSM
-Caleb Nott, (The Broods)
-Lewis Stephenson, (the Belligerents, Confidence Man, Moses Gunn Collective) Brisbane based Multi instrumentalist, writer and singer with a growing portfolio of credits including touring and songs played on Triple J. Taught for 3 years.
With 25 years of teaching experience and hundreds of previous students, I understand how students develop knowledge, technique and enjoyment through music. There are many facets to music and I enjoy sharing what I know about it through material and songs from today and all that has come before.
- Core competencies include: Written music and notation, harmonic knowledge, playing by ear, songwriting and composition, developing performance confidence, recording, band or group development, parent relationship, project management.
- Guitar skillset: Scales and modal systems, chords systems and families, rhythm /percussion, improvisation, two handed tapping, odd times, fingerstyle, thumb-picking, plectrum, playing with other people and performing. Covering popular, jazz, blues, rock and traditional.
"Brett Holland has been a phenomenal mentor and tutor to me, his personal and empathetic teaching style helped my development as a musician, and his knowledge of the guitar and music is astounding. I would recommend Brett to any musician, budding or established. He also assisted me in my successful audition to Jazz Music Institute in Queensland, Australia" - James Dent Musician.