Based in Johannesburg, John Gerritsen is a professional guitar, piano and singing teacher, along with music theory exams from Trinity School of Music, operating from Northcliff, Johannesburg. John offers lessons serving the following areas: Northcliff, Randburg, Cresta, Linden, Bryanston, Sandton, Rivonia in Johannesburg. He is also prepared to travel to your home to give lessons and also has experience in small group classes, seminars, band training and gospel music.
Professional guitar tuition for all ages, levels and styles including rock, blues, jazz, classical and flamenco. Music theory and exam preparation is part of our service. Acoustic, electic and bass guitar is taught.
Tuition is also available in keyboard/piano.
We teach vocals for contemporary styles including rock and pop.
John has been a professional musician and guitar teacher for over 30 years and has taught some of South Africa's prominent guitar players in his time. He is a constant live performer and has recorded his own albums from 2012. John has taught members of the bands Sixteen Stitch, Sugardrive, Pestroy and Josi Field. He teaches from Northcliff and TOMS Music Store in Sandton/Rivonia.
"John has taught me many things about soloing and improvising and advanced guitar playing. I can hartily reccomend his services." Stan Cats (ex-managing director, 702)
“John's lessons are very interesting and informative and I have learnt to play the guitar well thanks to him. I can heartily recommend him!” Bruce Fletcher
"John has been teaching my two sons guitar and piano for a while now. I'm extremely happy with the quality of lessons and the rapid progress they made!" Vinesh (mother)
"John made me the guitarist I am today - I work with all types of musicians and the grounding he gave me made me able to interact with them and play with them easily in my job." Jonathan ShawShaw Music Studios