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Lachlan Barratt

General Details


Under the leadership of esteemed lecturers and musicians Robert Burke, Tony Gould, Stephen Magnusson and Doug DeVries, Lachlan completed his B.MUS (Jazz / Popular) at Monash University in 2007. He has crafted his own unique musical style within the realm of jazz and popular music.

Through Lachlan’s years of playing guitar he has performed many different musical styles with various bands around Melbourne. He has also performed with premier jazz guitarist Stephen Magnusson and renowned singer Kate Ceberano.

Lachlan offers a personalised approach to each student, providing them with the exact skills they need to progress as a competent musician. He teaches a wide variety of styles some of which include jazz, rock, funk, soul, bossa and samba. Musical literacy (reading and understanding written music) is a key focus in his lessons.

A development of theoretical concepts (chord / scale construction, function and relationships) and how to apply them is also very important. An emphasis on the development of correct posture, technique, and musicality are covered comprehensively. Over time students develop a repertoire and appreciation of many different styles. Creativity and spontaneity are also encouraged within the realm of improvisation.

* Preparation for AMEB and VCE exams is available. * All ages are welcome. * Lessons are conducted within my private studio in Balwyn or in the comfort of your own home.

These details were last updated on July 24, 2010