Naomi is a vibrant guitar teacher with experience teaching children and adults of all ages from beginners through to advanced performers. She is passionate about music education and believes in universal access to high quality music education. Children and adults love Naomi’s infectious energy, creativity and playfulness that is underpinned by meticulously sequenced pedagogy. She takes great care in understanding each of her students and tailoring lessons for each individual’s learning style, personality, interests and existing skill set to ensure the best learning outcomes. Her capacity to develop a strong rapport with her students fosters a love of music and learning.

Lessons may include:

  • Guitar lessons for personal enjoyment

  • Classical guitar technique

  • AMEB exam preparation

  • Contemporary guitar technique

  • Fingerstyle guitar

  • Guitar techniques to accompany singing (yourself or another singer)

  • Songwriting skills

  • Reading music for the guitar

  • Developing repertoire for performance

  • HSC preparation

Course for young children

  • A Kodály-inspired curriculum including singing, musical games and teaching strategies designed for young children

  • Introduction to guitar technique and music reading

  • Introduction to musical concepts

Beginner lessons

  • A carefully structured curriculum to develop basic guitar playing with safe and efficient technique

  • Classical or contemporary style

  • Introduction to chords and strumming

  • Introduction to understanding chord charts and reading music on the guitar

Intermediate lessons

  • Focus on your preferred style/s and repertoire

  • Build on existing technique

  • Increase the efficiency of left-hand and right-hand technique

  • Develop repertoire for performance

  • Work on performance skills

Advanced lessons

  • Advanced guitar technique in your preferred style/s

  • Troubleshooting technical problems that are interfering with the fluency of your playing

  • Higher level performance skills