Tony Cox

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School of Acoustic Guitar

Have you ever been frustrated by the fact that you may live in a small town with no guitar teachers, or the ones that are there just do not crack the kind of guitar player you want to be? Fret not! No, in fact you’ll be doing a lot of fretting :-)~ Skype is here!


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From anywhere in this entire world!

SKYPE Guitar Lessons!


The first series of Guitar in the Woods was all about the Blues and since then there have been many calls and enquiries to repeat this series. Tony has a formidable blues style and his command and expansion of the genre can clearly be heard in his original recorded works.


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A return to the Blues - 2 workshops over

1 weekend exploring the Blues

Guitar in the Woods IV
Workshops Skype

'Tony's mastery as a musician is clearly not limited to his playing but also to his teaching!! My son has developed a level of expertise that has astounded me and completely surpassed my expectations of the value he was going to receive as Tony's student!!' - Jenni Abrahams, mother of Liam


'I keep meaning to tell you again how grateful we are that Dylan is having this fantastic opportunity to learn from you. He is playing so beautifully, and he is absolutely enthralled by his music...largely due to your influence on him as his teacher. You are having a huge, positive impact on my boy, helping him to access his soul. Thank you so much for this wonderful gift' – Lisa Jeannes, mother of Dylan

Teaching children is an art unto itself as they are easily distracted and can be horribly bored if the teacher is not on their wavelength. Tony takes children from the age of eight, making sure the lessons are full of smiles and fun. He has two daughters who both play the guitar and has a wealth of experience with children.

Starting young is a very good thing...

At what age can my child begin lessons?

Tony has an incredibly versatile understanding of a variety of different styles of music that encompass most popular forms of music today including an insight into more oblique styles. Go here for a full list of all that is available to learn.

What kind of a guitarist do you want to be?

I want to learn Jazz or Rock or Classics or...

Student Testimonials

Lesson Rates

All it takes is an intention, some elbow grease and of-course a great teacher. Tony Cox is a renown, award-winning South African acoustic guitarist who has taught the guitar to a multitude of students over four decades, many of whom have in turn become professional musicians. Studying with Tony will guarantee you will be playing the guitar in next to no time...

How Long does it take and am I too old to learn?

Ever wanted to be a great guitar player?

There is really no prescribed time to learning the guitar. It is all up to the student how deep they want to go into their studies. Within a few months though you will be playing music you never thought possible. Tony’s lessons are open to all ages and levels and it is never too late to begin.

If you have a member of your family or a friend who you know has been yearning to play the guitar, give them a great kickstart by purchasing 4 gift lessons with Tony, they will thank you forever...

Give a lasting gift of lessons to your loved one...

Buy a bunch of lessons as a birthday gift..
Workshops

'What you have imparted to me has exceeded my wildest expectation.

It was only to be able to strum a few chords at the beginning - and here I am playing Bach (what, are you serious!!!)' Rod Holmes, student

Multiple award-winning acoustic guitarist, performer and teacher, Tony Cox will be settling in Knysna come the new year of 2017.


If you would like to find out why Tony is considered one of the finest teachers and performers of the acoustic guitar in South Africa and you would like to advance your guitar playing like you never thought possible, sign up with Tony and be part of his first stable of students in that part of the country.


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Confirm your place with Tony for Jan 2017

Recruiting students from Knysna, George, Sedgefield and Plettenberg Bay NOW!

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R1500 - These are ad-hoc that do not require enrollment. They are lessons for those who live too far for regular face-to-face lessons and are open to any level (please note - not suitable for raw beginners and soft fingers) - Via Skype R1500

or $110

Masterclass - 1 x 3hr lesson

R3900 with 6% discount per term paid in advance - Via Skype R3960 or $275

Term Payments- 1hr per week

R2340 with 6% discount per term paid in advance - Via Skype R2340 or $168

Term Payments- 30min per week