About Dale

“Dale doesn’t teach from a set system in books, he teaches you what you want to learn.”

Dale is a professional musician who currently plays for two bands a Nottingham based bands a metal band ‘Corruption Policy’ and acoustic duo ‘The Hair’. Dale has played in many bands over the years covering a range of styles from instrumental guitar to Jazz-fusion. These experiences have seen Dale play all over the Nottingham area and also to travel over seas to Germany which gave him the opportunity to give clinics to school children as well as performing daily. Dale is also a regular visitor to open mic nights/ Jam sessions, which is a fun and relaxed way to perform songs and meet other musicians.

As well as having vast experience in live performance Dale holds a BA(Hons) Music and sonic arts degree coupled with ABRSM grade 5 music theory.  Dale not only knows guitar he also is skilled in music recording, mixing and mastering and can help people to record demos or video material for YouTube.

Dale has been teaching for many years in his purpose build studio in Nottingham and specialises in teaching contemporary guitar: Electric and Acoustic, Blues, Jazz, Country, Finger style, percussive acoustic, Rock, Metal, Hair Metal, Instrumental virtuoso and many more. Learn guitar from the greats: T-Bone walker, Hendrix, Clapton, Toni Iommi, Bernie Marsden, Paul Gilbert and more…. 

Dale teaches all ages and abilities whether it’s a child picking up a guitar for the first time or a seasoned player looking to further develop their playing. Dale has experience in teaching students currently in higher musical education and offers support in their daily learning. He will regularly attend student’s gigs and offer advice in ways to better their performance and gain more confidence in live situations. 

Dale tailors every lesson to you and what you want to learn. He understands everyone learns in different ways and at different speeds. Whether you are looking to play your favourite songs, learn a new style, improve your technique or take formal exams every lesson will be especially for you.