Calvin Travers

Calvin Travers

Guitar & Music Production Teacher in Leeds

Email: [email protected]

Teacher Info

If you are looking for Guitar lessons in a range of styles or even lessons in recording and production in Leeds/Horsforth, then you’ve come to the right place!

Calvin is an experienced guitar teacher, he gives lessons both privately and also at Yorkshire Music School in Saltaire. He teaches a vast range of abilities and age ranges. All the way from 7-year-olds to 70-year-olds! Teaching either in his studio (2 minutes walk from Horsforth train station), or traveling to the student’s house.

With beginners, Calvin puts a strong focus on playing music and songs as quickly as possible. Allowing the student to learn their favourite tunes within the first lesson. This is fantastic for capturing the enthusiasm for the instrument in the early stages. Even providing an electric guitar for the lesson if you haven’t bought your own yet!

Calvin boasts 100% pass rate with Rockschool guitar exams with many students reaching Merits and Distinctions.

As a patient and attentive teacher, he caters each lesson to the individual need and aims as a player, whether that be recording yourself, songwriting, improvising or simply learning your favourite tunes!

Calvin began his musical training at the age of 12 when he began studying the guitar. Within the first year, he was playing gigs around Manchester to small audiences playing his original music. Inspired to continue studying music, Calvin studied academically at GCSE, A level and eventually degree level at Leeds College of Music where he was awarded a BA (Hons) 1st degree after three years of study.

As a graduate of Leeds College of Music, he has been working as a sideman backing up artists and performing with an array of bands for a number of years now. This has led him to perform at events in UK venues such as Wembley Stadium for the England football team as well as international performances for clients such as Jaguar in Jordan.

Get in touch via phone or email for a chat about getting started!

Music Qualifications & Achievements:

  • BA Hons 1st Degree from Leeds College of Music
  • A level Music
  • A level Music Technology
  • GCSE Music


1/2 hour£15.00
1 hour£25.00


I teach my lessons from a teaching space located in Horsforth, Leeds, LS18 5GN, UK. My full teaching address will be provided upon your first lesson booking. I also offer online and mobile lessons (subject to my availability and your location). For more information about my music lessons simply get in touch.


To book your first lesson with me, or to find out more about my music lessons, don’t hesitate to get in touch by emailing me on [email protected].

Rated 5 out of 5
June 19, 2021

“Calvin’s relaxed and encouraging approach really made me feel at home in the lessons and I’ve progressed so much in such a short space of time.”

Rated 5 out of 5
June 19, 2021

“Calvin really takes the time to make sure we’re working on exactly what I’d like to do and always wants to hear what music I like and listen to so that we’re working on what excites me.”