GUITAR, UKULELE & BASS TEACHER
Dave Petchell is a calm and good-humoured teacher with close to 10 years of music teaching experience.
He has studied music formally at TAFE and sat various AMEB exams in Classical Guitar and Theory.
He began playing classical guitar when he was 7 years old and one of his first gigs was performing at the opening of the prestigious Mandurah Performing Arts Centre in 1997.
Since then he has performed at Challenge Stadium, SOTA and other Perth music festivals, been nominated for "WAM Song of the Year", released recordings with numerous different artists and supported bands such as Panic! at the Disco, Eskimo Joe, 28 Days, The Getaway Plan and Strung Out.
Dave plays predominately Punk, Rock, Blues, Classical and Pop music and enjoys producing and recording his own tracks.
He has a relaxed and fun teaching vibe and enjoys encouraging students to choose their own musical direction at a pace they are most comfortable learning at.
He shows his students how to master the key concepts of the instrument regardless of the songs or styles the students wish to learn.