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MARIST BROTHERS LINMEYER

ABOUT
GERALD DOWNING

Guitar / Bass Guitar Teacher

Gerald first picked up a guitar at age 15 and through his musical journey he joined the SADF and served in the entertainment core. He later joined the local band Stingray and recorded and toured around the country. Gerald has also free-lanced and recorded with many South African artists such as, PJ Powers, Steve Hofmeyer,

Laurika Rauch and Coenie de Villiers.

He contracted with Sun International Royal Swazi Spa backing various overseas and local cabaret artists from Madeline Bell, Neville Nash, Judy Page and Barry Hilton.

Gerard went on to play in the local blues rock trio Fat City and also played with Shirley Bassey on her South African tour. He eventually moved on to theatre, playing broadway classics as The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, Hairspray, Footloose, Rent, We Will Rock You, Cats and many of Janice Honeyman’s Pantomimes at the Civic Theatre, to name but a few.

For the last several years Gerald has taken to teaching young minds in both Guitar and Bass at Marist Brothers, Linmeyer.

Details

Speciality: Guitar / Bass Guitar lessons

Practice Days: Monday – Friday

Times: 13h30 – 17h30

Fees/Rates: R160 per 30 – minute lesson

Individual/Group: Individual and Group

Contact

Phone: 078 249 0950

Email: amajigga@gmail.com