Professional musical guidance


Hi I'm Sam Monty and I'm a music teacher from Wellington. I'm offering lessons in guitar, ukulele, bass, drums and piano. I'm 25 with 10 years of teaching experience. I've won awards for my guitar playing such as best guitarist, musicianship awards, and jazz guitar player of the year. Sam is a multi-instrumentalist for versatility, having toured New Zealand drumming for Dunedin band the Shambles.

  • Lessons across Wellington (based in Khandallah)

  • Teaching guitar, ukulele, bass, drums, or piano

  • Lessons at your place or mine

  • Sheet music provided


  • 16 years of playing and performing experience.

  • 10 years of teaching experience.

  • Bachelor of Music in Jazz Performance (University of Auckland, 2019)

  • Honours in Jazz Performance (Victoria University of Wellington / New Zealand School of Music, 2021)

  • KBB Jazz Player of the Year Award (2018)


  • $40 per half hour lesson

  • $70 for an hour lesson