Cliff Smith Guitar Lessons music classes in London
Cliff Smith Guitar Lessons music classes in London


Cliff Smith Guitar Lessons

Qualifications and experience

Cliff has a BMus(Hons) classical music degree and more than 20 years experience teaching adults and children. He has been performing live for over 20 years as a solo act, in duos, and with bands. Cliff has spent thirty years studying and playing the guitar.

Cliff is registered as a guitar tutor with the Registry of Guitar Tutors (RGT) & the Musicians Union (MU). He has taught in primary, secondary and prep schools in the Greater London area and at London’s Morley College.

Performing highlights

Cliff has performed as a solo act and with bands across the UK, Europe, Australia and Lebanon. In addition to playing the guitar and ukulele, he sings lead and backing vocals. He also plays a bit of bass guitar and piano.

Highlights of Cliffs performing career include playing to 3000 people at Bedford’s ‘Boogie In The Park’ with Ultimate Beatles in the summer of 2005. They played to 7,000 at Music On The Moor in Hemel Hempstead the following year. Performing in Beirut in the summer of 2012, just as the Syrian conflict was erupting, was a very moving experience for me.


Nowadays, Cliff mainly performs in rock bands on electric guitar and vocals. He studied and performed classical guitar for over ten years.

Cliff spent many years writing and performing original songs on the acoustic guitar.

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