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GuitarStart (Des Mahoney)

General Details

Certificate 4 in Training & Assessment; current Working with Children Check

“The most important thing about music is to enjoy it!”

Love Music? Do you want to learn your favourite songs, play in a band, or become a future music idol? The guitar is the instrument of choice for many famous musicians, and for people who just love music and want to sing and play along to their favourite songs.
The GuitarStart program with experienced local teacher and musician, Des Mahoney, can help you reach your musical goals.

Do you want to learn a simple, easy to play instrument that’s lots of fun? Ukuleles are perfect for beginning musicians! They are smaller, have only 4 strings, and are a simple and enjoyable introduction to learning a musical instrument.
Experienced local teacher and musician, Des Mahoney, can help you on your way to the life-long joy of Music.

• A qualified TAFE teacher with 15 years experience (Swinburne TAFE Teacher of the Year Award 2006); with a love for Music.
• A guitar player since the age of 14, Des is now combining his love of Music & Teaching in providing Guitar and Ukulele Lessons to the local community.
• Current Working with Children check
• Has taught guitar at TAFE; and to private students.
• Des has played and sung at local Churches
• Has accompanied other musicians in CD recordings. Des has played in bush, jazz, and party bands; and sung and played guitar at various Charity gigs and local Café’s.
• Learnt classical piano at an early age, studied Music at High School, sang in the NSW annual Choral Concerts choir; and in a solo group at the Sydney Opera House Choral Concerts.
• A lifelong learner, Des is currently studying advanced classical & acoustic guitar

These details were last updated on January 22, 2018