Harley Stewart – Guitar Teacher
Harley Stewart is one of our Guitar teachers – suited to Beginner / Intermediate / Advanced. He is available for Individual and Group Sessions by appointment.
Harley is a young, exciting & dedicated musician with a wealth of experience and originality. He has learned from & worked with some of Australia’s most respected musicians & has been sharing his musical knowledge with students for over 10 years. He has toured the country and beyond with many headlining acts and has composed & produced music in many renowned recording studios across Australia.
Harley has traveled the world playing and learning music of many contrasting styles and has gathered skills on many instruments such as Drums & Percussion, Electric & Double Bass, Vocals, Piano, Hammond Organ & Harmonica.
As a student of the Victorian College of the Arts, he has refined his theoretical and technical skills and has developed a versatile stylistic voice ranging from… Rock n Roll, Blues, Funk, Reggae, Brasillian Samba, Choro and Bossa Nova, Jazz, Gypsy, Classical, Flamenco, Cuban, Modern, Electronic.
His relaxed nature invites you to move at your own pace and learn the music that gets you going, whether you are beginning your musical journey or advancing into uncharted terrain.
Delaney Stewart – Guitar Teacher
Delaney Stewart is one of our Guitar & Bass teachers – suited to Beginner / Intermediate / Advanced. He is available for Individual and Group Sessions by appointment.
Delaney is a highly skilled musician with a young and fresh approach to communicating music to all demographics. As a student of The Victorian College of the Arts and Monash University, the last twenty years have been devoted to shaping an original style and brand for himself that has been rewarded with a solid reputation in the industry.
Primarily focusing on building repertoire, mastering skills and developing knowledge of the instrument, his lessons are exciting and his students progress quickly.
His experience is extensive in all facets of the industry ranging from writing, rehearsing and performing music, recording, engineering and producing music in the studio, promoting and marketing music for one-off shows or large scale tours.
Stylistically, Delaney’s skills and taste are wildly versatile. He plays in Rock ‘n’ Roll band – Straylove, gypsy jazz band – Rats in the Kitchen, and is half of a Brasilian guitar duo. Delaney has learnt from, and worked with some of the best musicians in the country and has toured Australia and abroad many times.
Jacob Kagan – Guitar Teacher
Delaney Stewart is one of our Monday Guitar & Bass teachers – suited to Beginner / Intermediate / Advanced. He is available for Individual and Group Sessions by appointment.
Jakob Kagan is a musician and songwriter from Melbourne, Australia who has had a very strong relationship with his principal instrument, the guitar since becoming interested at the age of 9. Although he knows that dedication is to thank for any ones musical development – he also never fails to express to each student that when it comes to the guitar – there is really no right or wrong way to do it.
Jakob has taught the guitar extensively over the past 9 years and has much experience in teaching musicians from all walks of life how to better their own musical output.
Over the past several years, Jakob has played festivals and stages such as Splendour In The Grass, Falls Festival, The Forum, The Enmore Theatre, The Palace Theatre – with and alongside such successful artists as The Temper Trap, Franz Ferdinand, Dustin Tebbutt, Boy & Bear, The Dandy Warhols, Missy Higgins, Courtney Barnett and The Delta Riggs – to name a few.
He has studied under Australian guitar greats Ian Miller and John Dallimore – and maintains that the direction and inspiration gained from his mentors is much to thank for his continuing success.
Jakob attained a Degree with distinction in Music from The JMC academy in 2007 whilst and has also received high distinctions as a teenager in his Guitar equivalency examinations (Grades 3-7) with the London College of Music at Thames Valley University.