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Daniel Iskandar
3 weeks ago

The best guitar teacher ever. He also does other instruments which they'll also be very good lessons.

joe Russo
4 weeks ago

I started getting lessons with Bob mid last year . I always wanted to be able play guitar but with family and work c...… More

Thirlmere LPO
6 weeks ago

Good Musician and more importantly a good and patient teacher -Knows his stuff !!

Carlos M
7 weeks ago

I have been a student of Bobs for 3 months, I enjoy his classes and look forward to them every week. He is very exper...… More

(owner)
7 weeks ago

Never too old Carlos

Belinda Sacco
7 weeks ago

Son is enjoying his lessons, Bob is great with him, we are really happy with our choice of guitar tutors. We look for...… More

(owner)
7 weeks ago

Glad to see he's keen Belinda....Thanks for the kind words.

Nafiz Chowdhury
8 weeks ago

I've been a student of Bob's for the last 16 months, I would highly recommend Bob as a teacher. I had no prior musica...… More

(owner)
7 weeks ago

It's always gratifying the see a student start from stratch...and develop a life long hobby. Well done!

Joe Abbott
8 weeks ago

Can't thank bob enough for this year. Dedicated and professional teacher with great teaching methods who leaves you f...… More

(owner)
8 weeks ago

You're doing really well Joe. From someone who was just interested in bashing out a few tunes you have progressed very quickly....keep up the good work.

Jacob Langham
8 weeks ago

By far the best guitar teacher I have ever been too! I have been to several teachers in the past, and none of them c...… More

(owner)
8 weeks ago

Thanks Jacob....With you enthusiasm and focus I know you will soon be the player you have always wanted to be.

Mark Castelli
9 weeks ago

I wanted to advance my guitar playiing skills from the level I'd remained at for the last 15 years. I knew that I nee...… More

(owner)
9 weeks ago

Always a pleasure Mark....many thanks

John Nicita
9 weeks ago

Have enjoyed lessons from bob at eaten by snakes he has a very professional and structured method of teaching highly...… More

(owner)
9 weeks ago

Thanks John....looking forward to helping you with Da Blues next year

Anthony Bruno
9 weeks ago

Absolutely amazing teacher i've learnt so much from him, he's very knowledgable and is really open with teaching the ...… More

(owner)
9 weeks ago

Vocalist, Guitarist, Sax player, Songwriter.....Well done Anthony!

Anthony Bell
9 weeks ago

Was lucky enough to make a call to Bob when searching for some instruction to learn the Ukulele, his welcome and subs...… More

(owner)
9 weeks ago

The best part's yet to come....Uke jammers group to start next year....you're ready. Thanks for the kind words. Never to late to start!

Walid H
10 weeks ago

If you're thinking of saxophone lessons, Bob is a must! He has a very practical and logical approach to learning an i...… More

(owner)
9 weeks ago

You've worked very hard and reaped the rewards....you should be able to play with others at a semi pro level in a few months. Well done!

John Tolliday
10 weeks ago

I had played guitar for the last 35 years and was stuck in a rut. I have found Bob to be a great teacher and i feel m...… More

(owner)
10 weeks ago

I'm really pleased and excited that you and a few other mature age students are going to reach the point where they can jam successfully with other lovers of the blues. The blues workshops I have planned are going to propel you to a new level :-) Thanks for taking the time to write a review. 

Ian Boorman
10 weeks ago

I decided I should try something new because that's what you do when get old. So I Tok up the saxophone . I'm loving...… More

(owner)
10 weeks ago

Another student putting that "you can't teach an old dog new tricks" nonsense to rest. Keep Honking Ian!

Phil MYERS
10 weeks ago

As a retired tafe teacher of 27 years it is pleasing to meet another teacher of this standard, Bob has been unbeliev...… More

(owner)
10 weeks ago

Thanks Phil, you're the perfect example of "it's never too late to start" It's a pleasure.

Arunan Skanthan
41 weeks ago

Bob is a no–nonsense teacher who is keen to give you a solid foundation. Definitely recommend him as a Guitar teacher...… More

(owner)
10 weeks ago

I've seen enormous improvement in your playing since you've been coming to me. Keep it up!

Shannon Nicholls
18 Dec 2016

With 6 months of lessons from a certain guitar shop, and 3 different teachers, I struggled to complete a full song. I...… More

(owner)
9 Jul 2016

Thanks Shannon...It's been a pleasure seeing you succeed!

mike2dg
9 Jun 2016

Can wholeheartedly reccomend bob as a teacher. Very knowledgeable, passionate about teaching and patient. I have been...… More

(owner)
9 Jul 2016

Many thanks for a great review Mike.




 

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Tim Graham reviewed Eaten By Snakes Education Services Campbelltown –
5 star
29 January at 19:40 ·

Bob has just the right balance of a relaxed environment to learn an instrument combined with an expectation that I practice what I learn. I want to push myself to practice more after each tuition with Bob and make good progress for the next week. Bob’s method of learning the instrument and homework has made all the difference for me and you can’t get the sort of expertise and correction you need from the internet.
I highly recommend Bob.

Claire McCallum reviewed Eaten By Snakes Education Services Campbelltown –
5 star
3 January ·

Was given a gift certificate and it took me 6 months or so to build up courage to contact Bob. I am still kicking myself for missing all that time.If only my singing would improve as good as my uke playing .Looking forward to this year, thanks Bob I can now carry my uke with pride.Harry McCallum (posted on the wifes facebook thingy?)

Russell Aitken reviewed Eaten By Snakes Education Services Campbelltown –
5 star
16 December 2017 ·

I’ve enjoyed every minute of my year with EBS. Bob is a brilliant teacher, and motivator. Often when I’ve not had time to practice much, I’ve felt a bit flat. But after my lesson, I’m all fired up to go, thanks to Bob’s encouragement, and motivation.
Highly recommend EBS.

 

Phil Myers reviewed Eaten By Snakes Education Services Campbelltown –
5 star
16 December 2017 ·

As a retired tafe teacher of 27 years it was great to meet Bob and share his passion for music. He has a very professional & thorough knowledge of his craft which he has a great skill being able to pass on to all levels of students/muso's . very quick on tailoring a learning package suitable for all levels.
Highly recommend with no hesitation.
Thanks for sharing your skills on !!!
Cheers

 

Paul Mckenzie reviewed Eaten By Snakes Education Services Campbelltown –
5 star
16 August 2017 ·

Bob is a great teacher with always honest feedback [ouch sometimes] I have learnt a great deal in a short time. Would highly recommend his tution for beginners to advanced. lessons are fun and not boring scales. I go home and can jam with Stevie ray Acdc bb and all my heros after a few prep. lessons. get strumming plucking or blowing

 

Joe Abbott reviewed Eaten By Snakes Education Services Campbelltown –
5 star
26 December 2017 ·

Can't thank bob enough for this year. Dedicated and professional teacher with great teaching methods who leaves you feeling motivated and inspired each week. Highly recommend.

 

Belinda Sacco reviewed Eaten By Snakes Education Services Campbelltown –
5 star
3 January ·

Bob has started my son on his music career and he is better for it. We look forward to seeing him improve his playing with Bobs mentoring.

 

Aida Morden reviewed Eaten By Snakes Education Services Campbelltown –
5 star
18 December 2016 ·

Bob is an excellent teacher, that's for sure. I came to him with zero knowledge about guitar playing only that I enjoy watching and listening to those who play guitar. Three months now with him, I've learned so much I was able to play at a family Christmas party.
I have no hesitation to recommend Bob to anyone who dares to learn any musical instrument.

 

Deidre Pasquali reviewed Eaten By Snakes Education Services Campbelltown –
5 star
7 June 2017 ·

Bob is so dedicated to his love of music and his students (of all ages) he is patient ,very organised and clear with his teachings ! Bob is also a great help with instruments and theories! Once you go to Bob for lessons you are wiser from day one ! Highly recommend him for any aged at any level !

 

Karen Winterbottom reviewed Eaten By Snakes Education Services Campbelltown –
4 star
18 February 2017 ·

My Daughter loves music, started guitar lessons with Bob 6,8 month ago and she has found him to be ,very easy to understand and has taught her a lot in a small amount of time

 

Sam Ruisi reviewed Eaten By Snakes Education Services Campbelltown –
5 star
20 June 2016 ·

I go to Saxophone lessons with Bob meredith. Without a doubt, Bob is a great teacher/mentor. If your new, he will mould you into a terrific musician. Ive been learning from Bob for a year now and what an improvement in myself. Thanks Bob

 

Bill Zerafa reviewed Eaten By Snakes Education Services Campbelltown –
5 star
2 January ·

I am 56 and have been playing guitar for 30 years with many bad habits. Bob has shown me over the last 2 years you are never too old to learn new ones. He is very flexible with my lessons due to my shift work. He motivates me and encourages me to improve each week giving me the confidence I never had. Bob is not only a teacher but has now become a friend as his was very supportive during some difficult band issues.

I am looking forward to exciting times ahead in 2018 and Bob’s plans for the business.

Highly recommend EBS.

 

Bob is genius of a teacher. He has many years of teaching, playing and making music and, is a true multi-instrumentalist. The area in which Bob stands out the best is in his ability to assess a student's requirements and ability and, tailor a program to suit the student - there is no standard syllabus. He is also a no BS teacher hence he is best when you are serious about what you want to learn.

 

My 9 year old son Aaron was trying to learn the guitar on you tube when we discovered he had an interest. Fortunately we found Bob. Bob has helped Aaron turn his interest into a passion for learning the guitar. Aaron has learnt so much in such a short period of time.
Bob's style of teaching is amazing and he has given Aaron so much confidence in playing the guitar. I can speak very highly of Bob's well structured and fun filled teaching regime.
I would highly recommend Bob for anybody wishing to learn an instrument from beginner to more experienced.

 

 

I'm 54 and have always regretted not making the effort to learn guitar . I saw a post by Bob advertising lessons and i guess the timing was right it flicked a switch and i made the effort .im so glad i did and so grateful for Bob, his patience ,encouragement and teaching method. 6 lessons and im playing for chords, albeit badly but im doing it and loving it thank you very much Bob you are a genius .

 

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Where do I even begin, I hit the jackpot when I found Bob as my guitar teacher. I walked in thinking I knew how to play 3 chords and Bob saw right through my bad habits. Bob is a sensational teacher who personalises his lessons to suit the person, making every lesson fun and educating you as to why you need to do the practise, he doesn't just teach you songs you want to play, he takes it back and teaches you the fundamentals needed to play guitar. I walk out of every lesson inspired to learn more. Bob is one of the rare teachers who is actually all about helping you succeed in learning to play your instrument. Bob even went and tried out my new guitar before I purchased it, making sure I was getting the right guitar for my needs. I would recommend Bob to everyone as he is a sensational teacher!

 

 

A fanstastic teacher, Bob Meridith has taught my oldest son how to play the guitar and also teaches my other son the Saxophone. Throughout the years I have seen my children advance from beginners to decent musicians, all thanks to Eaten by Snakes Education! More namely Bob Meridith! An amazing teacher you are Bob. Thank you for your efforts!

 

I have been taking lessons with Bob for nearly a year now. As an older student (>50), I find Bob adapts his teaching style to extract the most he can from me. He coaches and teaches and pushes and challenges. In my opinion, he uses very sound teaching methods and ensures the building blocks are in place to create a solid foundation to move to the next level.

As a pro muso, he brings a lot of practical experience to the sessions. I enjoy learning some of the "real world" knowledge he shares that has been gleaned from years of band experience.

Highly recommend EBS if you want to get some serious music skills and knowledge.

Tony

 

After having a decent amount of skills, but no real direction; I decided that this year I would finally get some guitar lessons. After starting and stopping a couple of times in the past, I definitely have not regretted getting lessons with Bob.

I have used different guitar teaching methods and computer programs to learn guitar, but nothing beats the one-on-one time that a teacher such as Bob can offer you. I also appreciate the time Bob takes to explain the different aspects of music. Teaching a student in a well-rounded manner, rather than teaching how to hammer out some nuanced part of a complex guitar track makes better sense. I want to learn how to play guitar so I can play songs, not just learn technical skills.

Bob tailors lessons to specific needs, he sets realistic goals each week for practice which are achievable. This is also important for someone that works full-time as a teacher.

If you have never seen a guitar before or have some faculty with the instrument, I would definitely recommend getting lessons with Bob. The only thing you will regret is that you didn't do it sooner.

 

 

Arunan Skanthan — 

5 star

Bob is a no–nonsense teacher who is keen to give you a solid foundation. Definitely recommend him as a Guitar teacher. (He also does a heap of other instruments including but not limited to the Mandolin, Ukulele and Saxophone)—I've learnt a lot more in the last few weeks than I have in the few years I taught myself.

 

 

Peter Stack 

I had a lesson with Bob one day six years ago. I can honestly say he changed my life musically, I am doing gigs overseas, good or bad I am not sure but I am having a great time. It was about my attitude Thanks

 

Sarah Ditton --
5 star
Bob is very intuitive to my daughters needs (and moods). His lessons are fun and flexible, yet tough when 
they need to be. I am amazed at my daughters progress in a relatively short time.
 
Blake Crowfoot —
5 star

Highly recommend, I tried learning guitar by myself for years but lost interest very quickly, came to Bob and around 6 months 
later I am able to play many chords as well as many songs which I never thought possible.
  

Robyn Demasi —

5 star

 Highly recommended. My husband and I have 2 sons going to lessons.

 One aged 10 is learning bass guitar and the other aged 11 is learning alto Sax.

 We have found Bob to be extremely professional and takes the time to understand the different

 stages of knowledge and skill the boys have. The boys have attended 4 lessons and have progressed well,

 enjoyed their lessons and are enthusiastic.

As parents, we are also comfortable that Bob has a current working with children check verification.

  

Yvonne Iskandar —
    5 star
    Bob is one of the best guitar teachers my son has had

Mark Leon —
    5 star
    Hi there, I'm a 51 year young fella who has never played an instrument in his life. I bought a Mandolin for 
   my 50th birthday and tried to teach myself to play it - I didn't last long, got bored and didn't touch it for 
   about a year. I found Bob on Gumtree, he just happens to have started giving classes in my area and 
  he is fantastic! a very patient, calm and happy bloke who shares his guitar and mandolin knowledge 
 effortlessly. Finally I can play some cords and play to music, and my family can hear me getting better 
  all the time. I am very thankful to have found Bob and would definitely recommend him to anyone 
  wishing to learn Guitar, Mando, Uke and a few more. Cheers Mark
 

Karen Thorne —

 5 star

 Highly recommended, down to earth, and very helpful teaching. Bob has given my son the much needed confidence

 and due to this he has started to enjoy his guitar.

 

Ben Kirkman

5 star

I have no musical talent what so ever, but Bob has individualised his program's to suit my needs. After a short period of time, I have learnt lots of chords and can play a variety of songs. Bob is patient,
knowledgeable le and has been a fantastic guitar teacher.

Highly recommend!

 

Benjamin Green —
    5 star