Joshua has been a guitar tutor in Edinburgh for over 12 years, both privately and for institutions/music schools such as Bruntsfield primary school, Edinburgh music lessons and Portobello music school (among others).
An RGT certified guitar tutor, Joshua has a 1st class honours degree in popular music and an HND in modern musicianship. At University he specialised in performance, composition and jazz studies. Since leaving university his primary focus has been guitar tuition in Edinburgh.
Aside from being a guitar tutor, Joshua has played professionally in Edinburgh in venues such as the Prestonfield House Hotel, the EICC, Shieldhill Castle hotel, the Usher Hall and the Lothian Chambers, playing both in a solo guitar context and as part of a function band. He has also been commissioned to arrange and record music for shows in the Edinburgh festival, and play as part of the backing band for the FCT.
With original bands he has played the Liquid Rooms (both as a session guitarist and as part of an original band) and the Carling Academy, where he won the 'Best Guitarist' award, as part of the Scottish Finals of the Emergenza competition.
Aside from teaching and live performance, he also wrote the highly praised 'Plectrum Studies for the Serious Guitarist', a book of original compositions (etudes) to improve technique. To find out more, or listen to exerts, click here.
A consummate and dedicated professional, Joshua strives every day to achieve excellence in performance, tuition and composition
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