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Beginners Guitar

Tutor: Zac Hooper
Location: Westhill Hall, Seven Dials, Brighton
Next start date: Tuesday 1 February 2022, 6pm - 7.15pm (there will be a break on 22 February).

  • If you've ever wanted to learn how to play acoustic guitar, this is the class for you. 
  • Our supportive tutor Zac will guide you through step by step in a fun and friendly atmosphere. 

What does this course cover?

Discover the acoustic guitar through a variety of musical styles from rock and blues to world music. Learn a vocabulary of chords and simple technique that will get you enjoying your guitar from week one! 

Photo: James De Malplaquet

About the tutor

Zac has been playing the guitar for 30 years and comes from a family of musicians. He has a degree in jazz guitar and is an experienced teacher.


Zac's style of teaching is superb! He takes each individual student's needs and ensures that everyone understands, allowing for speedy learning while maintaining a relaxed and fun atmosphere. Molly

I have hugely enjoyed this class and learning the guitar with Zac.  He is an excellent teacher and somehow managed to cater for everybody's levels and needs.  I will definitely go on to level 2.  This is the best course I have ever done in Brighton.  Karen

Zac is excellent at breaking things down to absolute basics whilst encouraging us to experiment and be spontaneous.  He also makes is a lot of fun! Sonya

Zac's teaching style. Relaxed, informative, very easy to follow.  Even came away being able to play some tunes.  Aidy

Fantastic! Zac is a brilliant teacher – thank you for your enthusiasm and amazing talent. The whole course was brilliant. Kate

Zac has a unique way of teaching you guitar, without you realising, until you are doing it. You can tell he loves guitar music, his passion is infectious. Pirate Zac Rocks! Rhys

A great range of material and well crafted lessons that dovetailed together to help me create a confident playing style. I can't believe how much I've learned and how much fun I had while doing so. Cheers Captain Zac!

A guitar god. You've made each lesson good fun and informative at the same time. I've learned so much in this course but in an easy way for me to remember. I will definitely be signing up for Level 2. Alice

Excellent course – well structured, very enthusiastic teaching, friendly and approachable tutor. Non-intimidating. Helen