Gareth Koch

Guitar, Guitar Acoustic, Guitar Bass Electric, Guitar Classical Music Teacher


After graduating from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, receiving scholarships from the Royal Madrid Conservatorium and Academy of Music in Vienna, including a PhD in Music, Gareth Koch spent the next 30 years lecturing, recording and performing throughout Europe, Northern America, Asia and Australia. This period has included recordings of multiple best-selling CDs for ABC Classics and compositions for guitar. He was the founding member of the ARIA Award winning group Saffire – The Australian Guitar Quartet, as well as arranger for much of their material. As a teacher Gareth’s interests centre on the technical, creative and professional development of students in both solo and ensemble contexts. His teaching studio includes soloists and ensembles of all ages and levels.

Contact Details

Dr Gareth Koch

0432 720 708

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Regions Serviced


Launceston CBD

Teacher's Studio

Instruments and Subjects

Guitar, Guitar Acoustic, Guitar Bass Electric, Guitar Classical

Aural Training, Harmony, Music History, Musicianship, Theory

Styles and Specialities

Arranging, Blues, Classical, Contemporary, Flamenco, Folk

AMEB Exams, Arranging, Ensemble work, Gifted Children, Performances, Repertoire, Sight Reading, Technique, Trinity Exams

Lesson Format and School Activities

One-on-One Lessons, Group Lessons

School Instrumental Teaching

Qualifications and Experience

Bachelor of Music, PhD (Sydney, Madrid, Vienna)



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