Study technique, sight reading, tone production.

Progress through the Royal Conservatory Exam grades, theory study included in lessons. This program has produced an award winning guitarist who was awarded a silver medal as a top student in Ontario

classical guitar

A gradual introduction to the jazz repertoire, improvisation is taught early in the program

It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing!

bass guitar

Popular Guitar

Guitar & Bass Lessons

Learn from basic to advanced technique. Fret board knowledge is key. Rhythm & feel is a must! Learn how to be the keeper of the groove while playing with other musicians. Scale & chord exercises are used to build confidence.  

John Weston: guitar teacher

Learn how to play your favourite songs. This is a great way to improve your guitar or vocal skills, learn to accompany popular music, country, classic rock!

Learn to play many different styles with an award winning teacher of guitar & bass.


We offer our students free instrument setup, string changing, digital recording, demo CDs,

free loan of a guitar for beginners!


Students learn basic to advanced technique of

guitar & bass playing

  • fret board knowledge 
  • right or left hand positions
  • 12 bar & 16 bar blues, 32 bar song forms are taught to accompany yourself, or other singers & to play with other musicians
  • students learn patterns & riffs, according to the style of music they want to play, improvisation is taught early 


Our programs include:



rock & blues

Learn the songs & riffs through the history of Rock & Roll. If you want to "SHRED" you're going to need "CHOPS"! This program is ideal for Blues, Rock or Metal players. To graduate you need drive, intensity a feel for "ROCK"

jazz

Barn Music Studio