Services Available

Private Music Lessons

Lessons are delivered by AL Hodgson. He is based in Weybridge, UK. Lessons are available from beginner to advanced level on Piano, Flute, Saxophone, Music Theory and Music Technology.

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Lexana Publications

Launched in Easter 2017 Lexana Publications provide original music resources for schools,teachers and educators. Follow the link below to view the online store.

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Music Theory

Struggling with Grade V Theory? Wish that you could read music with more confidence? Don't know the difference between a tierce de Picardie and a German 6th? Then please get in touch.

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Music Software

Need help with CUBASE, SIBELIUS, FRUITY LOOPS, GCSE Composition, utilising MIDI, Song Writing or digital audio? Get in touch and let's see if we can help.

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Lexana Publications

Latest Releases

An Easter Anthem for young choirs. Words from the poem 'Easter' by Edmund Spenser c.1552-1599 Duration c.2'.40" Visit for more details

A modern setting of the traditional text for Soprano + 2 x Alto + opt. Solo Soprano. Music and translation by AL H J Hodgson.Visit for more details

Beautiful setting of the Ave Maria text for Soprano and Alto. Perfect for a young choir as the vocal range is kind.Visit for more details

A nativity for children aged 6-9 years.A mixture of Rock and Jazz themed music + original and witty script.Visit for more details

Visit to see all music current available for young choirs. Visit for more details

Visit to see all music current available for young orchestras.Visit for more details

ABOUT is a limited company founded in 2012. It is made up of two music oriented ventures.
Firstly there is Lexana Publishing. Lexana publishing supplies original and creative music resources for individuals, schools and educators.
Visit the online shop to search for music and listen to demos.
And secondly we have music tuition by AL Hodgson. Lessons are available on Flute, Saxophone, Piano, Music Theory and Music Technology. This is also the place to go if you are looking for support with GCSE or A Level music.
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AL Hodgson is the driving force behind Gigspanner Music Services. He began his musical career at Lichfield Catherdral as a Chorister and then moved on to Shrewsbury School as the top music scholar. He then spent 5 years studying music at Reading University before working as a freelance musician for 10 years. During that time he played on TV, Radio, Cruise Ships, National Theatre Tours, Pantomimes, album recordings, musical direction and teaching in schools. 1998 saw a change of direction as AL became Assistant Director of Music at Danes Hill School, then Director Of Music at Barrow Hills School from 2003-2006 followed by his appointment to Director of Music at St George's Junior School, Weybridge from 2006-2012. In 2012 he went back to freelance work and now teaches, records, composes and arranges music from his studio in Weybridge. He has maintained links with St George's Junior School and teaches class music there for two days each week.
AL plays flute, saxophone, electric bass and piano as well as being very experienced with Sibelius and Cubase software.
AL is married to Louise, has 5 children and a mild addiction to golf.
References and DBS documentation are available upon request.

What People Say

Read reviews below. References available upon request. Do get in touch for more details.


"Lovely original Nativity (Mutton and Jeff) Our twins loved it."

- K and J (January 2020)-

"A huge huge thank-you to everyone involved in the nativity today,the story line was hilarious,the songs amazing,with 15 nativities under my belt it was truly one of the most memorable."

- Mr and Mrs G (December 2018)-

"Brilliant work getting my daughter through Grade 6 piano. She's over the moon with the result."

- Mrs K (December 2018)-

"Never had a problem. AL has taught all three of our children a mixture of piano sax flute and music theory. Would highly recommend."

- Mr and Mrs W (February 2017)-

"Provided good advice about GCSE music and taught me how to use Sibelius."

- DY Student(April 2017)--

"Having obtained three glowing references my son started lessons. He's really enjoying learning the piano with AL"

- Mrs S (September 2018)-

Contact Info

Gigspanner LTD is based in the UK Company No.08136826 Use the information below to make any enquiries.

  • Address

    Weybridge, Surrey UK

  • Phone

    07908 429856

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