Online guitar teacher, online bass guitar teacher and online drums teacher
Born in Spain, Kostka lives in Stroud, England and works as a guitar, bass and drums teacher, as well as being an examiner for Rockschool.
Kostka started learning classical guitar at the age of nine, picking up the drums in his teens. He studied percussion for two years in the conservatory in his hometown of Bilbao Spain. Moving to Madrid in his early twenties, he played with many different bands.
Kostka’s preferred approach to music is based in his aural and improvisational skills. This has helped his awareness of the main hurdles many students encounter during their learning process.
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Kostka worked as an RSL rep in Spain for four years before becoming an RSL examiner in 2015.
He is an expert in the RSL syllabi using RSL since he started teaching full time in 1999, passing his RSL Grade 8 Exam in 2002.
Kostka’s own music
Since 2017 Kostka has been the drummer in latin blues band Albino Tarantino based in Stroud, England. He has played guitar and cajon for flamenco dance classes in the Bristol area of England for the last twenty years.
In 2022 he formed a flamenco pop trio called Babia, in which he sings and plays bass.
About Kostka’s online guitar, online bass guitar and online drums teaching
Kostka teaches all styles of acoustic, classical and electric guitar, bass guitar and drums.
Kostka (on screen) teaching bass guitar online
After perfecting his reading skills and music theory knowledge, he studied classical and flamenco guitar. In 1999-2000 Kostka obtained the ABRSM Certificate of Teaching.
He has since worked for the Gloucestershire Music Service in England as a peripatetic guitar, bass and drums tutor.
An empathetic teacher, with a student centric approach, listening and understanding his students’ needs, helps them develop as players and to become independent in their learning.
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Kostka’s experience and expertise, like all of our teachers, means that he is able to carefully monitor and record students’ progress. After every lesson, detailed lesson notes are emailed to students. As a result, strengths and weaknesses are covered. Thus students can focus their practise between lessons.
Kostka (on screen) teaching drums online
Together, we also make a great team for online homeschool music lessons!