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I provide;

  • tuition in a wide range of contemporary styles available including jazz, blues, rock, pop, country, bluegrass, solo acoustic, R&B soul, funk and more plus Christian Contemporary Worship
  • lessons for electric/acoustic, rhythm/ lead, finger-style/flat pick
  • personalized lesson plans.

Some of my students have made it into Berklee and GIT – now Musicians Institute (US), different Conservatoriums in Europe and CPIT (NZ) and Parachute artist development programme, as well as started or maintained professional music careers in New Zealand and overseas.

Whether you're a beginner or you're wanting to progress further, students ages 7 and up are welcome. Lessons / lesson plans are tailored to suit the type of music you enjoy and the speed at which you wish to develop (which includes time to study). If you are you looking for a patient, positive and engaged tutor that will personalise each lesson for you or your child, stop looking any further.
While weekly lessons are the general plan, other options are available. Enquire about other options.

Pricing Single/Occasional Lessons 45 minutes: $40 Single/Occasional Lessons 60 minutes $50 Weekly Lessons 45 minutes $35/lesson* ($140 /month) Weekly Lessons 60 minutes $45/lesson* ($ 180 /month) Bi-weekly Lesson 45 minutes $35/lesson Bi-weekly Lesson 60 minutes $45/lesson Zoom/webcam 60 minutes $55/lesson** Weekly lessons of 30 minutes available through primary schools only.

  • The monthly fee covers four weekly lessons. Should there be a fifth lesson day in your month, that lesson is provided at no charge. Monthly plans are paid in advance. ** A decent webcam is a minimum requirement, booking confirmed upon receipt of tuition fee.

Along with teaching the guitar, bass or ukulele I can incorporate:

  • Music theory (up to an advanced level)
  • Composition
  • Improvisation (soloing)
  • Ear training/Aural
  • Basic reading (melodic and rhythm) This is useful if you or your child is doing NCEA music.

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Business name John Dierckx Music Studio
Location Russley, Christchurch City, Canterbury
About Over 30 years' experience in Europe and New Zealand studying, composing, performing and recording a range of musical styles.
Services offered Guitar tuition, bass tuition, ukulele tuition, music theory (jazz theory), and exam preparation. All levels beginner to professional, from age 7.
Areas serviced Located in Russley area.
Availability By appointment or periodical arrangement. Call me on (03) 3424232 / 027 480 3371 to make an appointment or book a free first lesson.


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Guitar / Bass / Ukulele tuition

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