November 14, 2018

Learn a song

Most people are inspired to learn an instrument because of the music they listen to, or because they… [more]

Learn a song Learn a song


Tuition is offered to help students pass grade exams in guitar and bass. Which type of exam to take… [more]

Grades Grades

Free video lessons

All students receiving face to face lessons are given free access to Coda… [more]

Free video lessons Free video lessons

GCSE and A level support

Support for GCSE, A-level and BTEC courses normally involves preparation for practical exam performances.… [more]

GCSE and A level support GCSE and A level support

Composition and recording

Lessons can focus on how to compose using scales and chords, how to write for different instruments and… [more]

Composition and recording Composition and recording


Useful and practical aspects of music theory are introduced in lessons to support songs and general playing. On… [more]

Theory Theory

Guitar, Bass and Ukulele lessons for West Yorkshire


1st 60 minute lesson only £10

Plus as an introductory offer, book 5 lessons in advance and get 1 for free. See the Prices, Lessons and Instruments pages for more details.

General Lesson Information

Expert music tuition is available in all styles, for all ages and abilities. Lessons are held in a relaxed and friendly environment in a convenient central Wakefield location (WF1), with free parking and easy access to bus services. Skype lessons are available on request, and please contact if you wish to discuss learning from home.

Students can learn at their own pace with lessons always tailored to suit individual tastes and learning styles. You can choose to play as a relaxing hobby, develop quickly through accelerated learning, focus on grade exams or as support for GCSE, A level, FE and HE courses.

Coda Guitar is run by a fully DBS checked professional tutor with over 20 years teaching, and 35 years playing experience. During this time he has worked as a private music tutor in West Yorkshire, alongside working for schools, colleges and music services across the region. He also has a performance, production and composition career spanning over 20 years, alongside the music tuition offered through Coda Guitar (see the Tutor page for more information).

Instruments and Facilities

Lessons are offered in guitar (acoustic, electric and classical), banjo, bass, lap steel, ukulele, mandolin, and cigar box guitar tuition, to students from across West Yorkshire including: Wakefield; Pontefract; Castleford; Ossett; Dewsbury; Huddersfield; Batley; Barnsley and Leeds.

All facilities are provided for students who play electric and acoustic instruments (including amplifiers, spare instruments, free WiFi access etc). Students also receive free access to video lessons from and to audio playalong and backing tracks which accompany songs learnt in face to face lessons.