Noah Short

Instruments Taught: Guitar
Location: Wallington, SM6

Noah has been a dedicated guitarist since the tender age of 7, cultivating a deep and enduring love for music. His musical journey has taken him to Hillsong churches, where he’s honed his skills in a wide array of genres, showcasing his versatility and adaptability.

With a fervent desire to pass on his knowledge and passion to the next generation of guitarists, Noah has transitioned into the role of a guitar teacher. His teaching experience spans over a year, during which he has had the privilege of working with students of various ages and backgrounds. In 2022, Noah played a pivotal role in establishing a music academy at Carshalton Boys Sports College, dedicated to providing opportunities for less fortunate children. The academy thrived under his guidance, boasting an impressive average of 30 students every Saturday.

Noah’s teaching philosophy is rooted in his genuine love for music and his unwavering commitment to helping his students achieve their personal musical aspirations. He recognizes that each student is unique, and his approach is tailored to their individual needs and musical preferences.

Noah’s expertise spans a diverse spectrum of musical genres, including rock, pop, country, blues, gospel, and R&B. His instruction is designed to build a strong foundation in playing technique, music theory, and overall musicianship. For beginners, he may focus on fundamental chords and strumming patterns, gradually guiding them toward more advanced techniques like fingerpicking, soloing, and improvisation as they gain experience.

Furthermore, Noah places a strong emphasis on music theory, covering scales and effectively reading guitar tablature. This approach empowers students to understand and interpret songs in various styles, fostering a deeper appreciation and connection to the music they play.

Whether you’re just starting your guitar journey or are an experienced player seeking to refine your skills, Noah is here to guide you. His unwavering dedication to helping his students progress and find joy in playing the guitar shines through in his personalized and dynamic teaching style.