Welcome to Brian Exton Music Studio Isle of Wight

Expert tuition for electric guitar acoustic guitar ukulele and keyboards

  • Beginner to advanced level
  • Lessons for all ages and abilities
  • Develop all the essential techniques
  • Explore any musical style
  • Learn to play your favourite songs
  • Discover how to create your own music
  • Enjoyable creative and affordable tuition

My name is Brian and I'm an experienced music teacher based in Ryde. If you live on the Isle of Wight and would love to play the electric guitar, acoustic guitar, ukulele or keyboards take lessons with me and I will help you quickly reach the next level.

Have you always wanted to play the electric guitar, acoustic guitar, ukulele or keyboards? No matter if you are a complete beginner who has never played music before, trying to teach yourself but getting nowhere or looking to advance your musical techniques, I have the expertise to help you quickly progress and reach a higher playing level. I'm a professional musician with over 20 years experience teaching music from home and in places of education. With me you can learn how to play Rock, Blues, Metal, Folk, Pop, Rock & Roll, Progressive, Country, Celtic, Ambient, Classical, Latin and Spanish styles of music.

Not only will you learn the basics, but I will teach you how to play your favouite songs, create your own music and master all the techniques needed to become an accomplished musician. You will learn finger-style and plectrum methods, (guitar and ukulele) chords, chord progressions, rhythms, triads, scales, arpeggios, lead, timing, melody, harmony, improvisation and many other techniques to enhance your playing. I also teach theory, grade exams, tablature, notation, how to play the guitar or keyboards in a band and play the ukulele with others in a group.


I learned more in 8 weeks with Brian than I did in years trying on my own. Chris

Brian is an exceptional guitarist. It`s a pleasure to be taught by him and watch him play. Dave

Brian is an awesome teacher and at each lesson I learn something new. The lessons are always enjoyable as Brian is a very patient teacher. Phil

With Brian’s guidance I’m always eager to learn new songs. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for guitar lessons. Hanna.

I have had lessons with a few guitar teachers in the past and Brian is by far the best. Becky

Brian is an exceptional musician and has given me the confidence to start performing. Alan.

Whether you want to reach advanced level, play the music you enjoy, expand your techniques, study grade exams, perform in a band, play music with other musicians or just take up playing a musical instrument for an exciting new hobby, getting expert one-to-one tuition is by far the best and most effective way to learn.


Playing the guitar, ukulele or keyboards brings a lot of pleasure, increases overall well-being, can become a career and is one of the most creative things you can do.

It is never to late to start, so if you're interested in taking lessons or have any questions, please get in touch.

  • Tel - 01983 564970
  • Mobile - 07500965404

Anybody wanting to play the guitar, I recommend they take lessons with Brian. He is a great player and an excellent teacher. Karl

I only wish I started taking ukulele lessons with Brian years ago. He is a fantastic player and teacher. Stuart

Since taking lessons with Brian my guitar playing has improved so much I am delighted. Jay.

Brian has been teachimg me rock and I can now play music I could only once dream of playing. Maiia