Sign In with your MusiqHub pass:

This is usually your email address.

Craig Buttar

  • 027 7722877

Musiqhub Manawatu offers tuition in guitar ukulele vocals and drums at participating schools. We provide weekly lessons during term time and organise performance opportunities and recording experience for enrolled students. Find us on FaceBook and check out a student recording session

Craig, Maria and Angus are experienced musicians and tutors who enjoy sharing their knowledge and skills with students around schools in the Manawatu.

Craigs Blog

Concert Update - Soundcheck schedule

Tuesday, 12 November 2013, 3:27pm

Hi everyone

Our concert event is fast coming up on 23rd November starting at 7pm. The venue is St Albans Church & Community Centre 339 Albert Street, Palmerston North. I'm really looking forward to hearing the students rock out with the band ! Tickets are available from me this week and next .There will be door sales. 

The afternoon of the concert day we have time put aside for students to come in and run through their song with the band and walk through the backstage area to see where everything is.. Below is a schedule for this. I appreciate not everyone may be able to make it.  If you cant just be sure your guitar is backstage by 6:30pm so it can be tuned before you go on.  

Concert kaupapa

For those of you who have not been to one of our gigs, all guitars are kept backstage during the show. Students sit with their family/friends during the show and go backstage to collect their guitar two songs before they are due to go to and perform their small group song. Backstage we have helpers who check the tuning and guide students to where they need to be . After having performed students return their guitars backstage and go back to sit with their family again. Just before our finale songs, ALL students go backstage, collect ther guitars and come back on to the lift the roof off the building !!!

A programme  will be provided on the night, so you will know what is coming up. It's not as chaotic as you might imagine and alot of fun.

Remember guys to keep practicing hard EVERY DAY so you will be at your best come showtime. You can do it !

See you soon

Craig Buttar

MUSIQHUB Manawatu  

Guitar Tutor       



1- 1:30pm

Oceane, Jayden ,Blake, Dawson,

Olivia Pheonix Monet Livvy,

Grace Lilly Arwen Abby

Alyssa, Ella, Flynn, Trent

Brooke, Emily, Charlotte Thomas Molly

1:30 - 2pm

Jon, Jaxon, Keira, Lilly, Kyle, Morgan

Charlotte, Josh, Hayden, Jak, Emily, Pippa Jayden

Georgia M, Gabbi K, Braden, Luke ,Bella, Kate P, James R

2- 2:30

Terehia, Charles, Erin, Imre, Ben, Thornton

Lily Rose, Olly Hannah Rhien S

Jak, Levi S, Jack H, Fenna

Jacob, Emma, Cyan Jenna 

2:30 - 3pm

Todd, Lachlan Luke

Maeve, Tom, Samara, Robbie

Jamie Carson Izzy Hannah Levi

Morgan, Breannah,




Previous blog post:  Concert Saturday 23rd November 7pm !!! 4 Oct 2013

Next blog post:  Guitar Lesson Update 4 Oct 2013

Add A Comment

Craig teaches these instruments:

Hi Craig I have attached a video of you & Jacob playing "I Walk the Line". We are so proud of Jacob, he did so well. To be on stage playing in front of an audience with just the two of you is not something he would have been able to do a year ago. Chris & I want to thank you for everything you have taught Jacob. He has come a long way with his guitar and really enjoys it. We know he will keep it up. Thanks again. Regards Nikki

parent Nikki

Hi Craig Elton and myself (along with our other two children) would like to thank you immensely for the fantastic guitar concert you held a couple of weekends ago. We are not a "musical" family and having Charlie being so interested in the guitar has meant we have had to become interested by default. We have supported his weekly lessons and enjoyed listening to him practise (especially on his electric guitar). We couldn't have enjoyed the concert more and my husband said he would have "gone again the next night". So there is some feedback from some "unmusical" folk who really appreciated the time effort and high quality of your show. Thank you so much.

Kirstie - parent

Just a quick e-mail to say we would like Luke to continue with guitar lessons at Rongotea school next year. Also we would like to say that we thought the end of year concert was fantastic. Jason (Luke’s dad) was so inspired he has gone out and brought new strings for his guitar and intends to have a “play around again” (maybe he can practice with Luke!) Thanks again Tania

Tania - parent

Hi Craig Jayden has really loved his lessons with you this year so we are wanting to re-enrol with you for next year, if you have a place for Jayden and for his older sister Mya that would be great.

Gary & Rachelle (parents)

MusicWorks Yamaha

Connect with MusiqHub

Complete the form below if you have an enquiry or would like to sign up for MusiqHub lessons. The Independent MusiqHub Teacher at the venue you select will then get in touch with you to discuss your enquiry and assist you with registering for lessons.

Student Details

Add Another Student

Parent Details

Connect with MusiqHub

Complete the form below if you have a general enquiry for MusiqHub. We will get in touch with you to discuss your enquiry as soon as possible.

Your Details