We are now offering lessons at Tym guitars. Everything from beginner to professional in the fields of electric and acoustic guitar, bass and ukulele and soon drums.
We have 2 professional teachers who can be booked 7 days a week, 10am to midnight in our custom built, air conditioned practice rooms/studio at the retail shop in the Valley.
Good quality, well serviced instruments and amps can be provided free of charge for beginners and regulars.
Our teachers :
Phill has been a consultant and composer for Deep Blue Orchestra (Winners of the 2009 APACA Drover Award), on staff at QUT as a sessional academic. He has performed at festivals such as Livid, Big Day out, Soundwave, Falls, Vans Warped (Australia) Melkweg (Europe) as well as touring Australia, Japan and Europe. Recent tours have included France, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam – while works have been performed at the 2010 world expo, Shanghai; 2012 Lantern Festival, Taiwan; as well as India and Indonesia. He was a finalist in the 2005 Oz Music awards (classical) and received a star on the Brisbane city Brunswick Street rock’n’roll walk of fame 2008
Phill commenced study of Japanese music and drama in 1998 and has also attended master classes with English composer Steve Martland and with musicians of Tokyo Inter-Arts. Aside from performance and composition, Phill works as a mix/mastering engineer and producer. Recent projects include tracking for the video game “Grand theft Auto V”. He has also worked within the fields of arranging, live sound, film scoring, publishing and media conversion.
Brisbane born guitarist Peter Mengede has over 30 years playing and performing experience. As a founding member of the New York Lower East Side band Helmet he toured internationally alongside artists such as Faith No More, Nirvana, Ministry, The Jesus Lizard, The Melvins, and others earning a Recording Industry Association of America gold record for Meantime.
A founding member of New York post hardcore supergroup Handsome, Mengede recorded with Terry Date (Soundgarden, White Zombie, Pantera, Deftones) releasing Handsome's eponymous debut on Epic Records, touring with Corrosion of Conformity, The Deftones, the Descendents, and Silverchair.
Mengede co-wrote, co-produced, and recorded " Just to Prove a Point" on KRS One's US RIAA Gold Certified " I Got Next".
Currently, Peter writes and records with his band El Gordo and contributes to soundtracks.
All our lessons are priced at $30 per half hour or $45 an hour.
Booking are essential and please provide at least 24-hours notice if cancelling or payment is required.
Contact us for more details.