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About Me

Hi there. My name's Dan and I'm a Manchester-based

performer, producer and songwriter.

Welcome to the Manchester Music Tutor website!

I offer lessons in all manner of musical areas, whether you're

learning a new instrument, writing and recording music

or performing live on stage.

Bass guitarist and drummer performing live on stage

Subjects include:

Joshua Leo Dorfman photography, hands playing synthesizer
  • Instrument lessons for beginners of all ages

  • Lessons for intermediate and advanced players

  • Good practice techniques

  • Learning songs

  • Reading sheet music and guitar/bass tabs

  • Live performance techniques

  • Graded music theory

  • Practical music theory and jazz harmony

  • Songwriting and composition techniques

  • Studio recording, mixing and arranging

  • Synthesizers and drum machines

  • Self-promotion, business, and navigating the modern music industry!

My Qualifications

  • Teacher Training: Advanced PGCE (PGDE) in Lifelong Learning (2014)

  • Masters Degree in Music Composition (2011)

  • Bachelors Degree in Music and Professional Practice (2010)

  • Enhanced DBS Certificate


When I'm not teaching, I make strange little Youtube videos like these:

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