Guitar and Strings

South West Music has an enthusiastic cohort of guitar and strings students.


You can learn classical or acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bass guitar, ukulele and banjo.

Lessons are also available in violinviolacello and double bass, some via video conferencing.

Guitar and strings lessons are available at your school, at South West Music or remotely. 


Brett Allitt

Brett learnt piano at a young age then went on to learn classical guitar.


He attended Lismore Conservatorium of Music and Box Hill College of Music, where he studied Jazz and Improvisation and completed a Higher Diploma of Commercial Music.


Brett enjoys all styles of guitar including rock, blues, jazz, country and folk. he has been teaching at South West Music for nearly twenty years.

Chris Bodey

Chris is a multi-instrumentalist who has been playing guitar in all of its many forms for more than 50 years.


Chris delivers individual tuition and classroom music programs in primary schools reaching up to 400 students a week through the ukulele program.


Classrom Ukulele

Our ukulele program delivers classroom music programs in primary schools across the region. Ukulele teacher Chris Bodey brings the fun of ukulele to around 400 students each week. 

A diversity of schools from Booligal to Balranald, Hay to Hillston - receive regular lessons via video conferencing and outreach visits.


To find out how your school can join the program, contact our office

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