VIDEO: Lincolnshire's Ayla Gezmis, 10, one of youngest people to achieve grade 8 guitar
Musical talent, Ayla Gezmis, from Skellingthorpe has become one of the youngest people in the country to achieve grade 8 on the guitar.
The 10-year-old completed the feat two years after first picking up the instrument.
Weekly lessons and daily practice has enabled her to refine her skills but her guitar tutor, Dan Clark, says she has a natural talent.
Mr Clark said: "When I first met Ayla she was a complete beginner, just about to turn eight years old but very quickly she was playing the tunes spot-on, straight away.
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"That year she passed her Grade 1 with distinction which was pretty good progress already.
"I thought she would hit a brick wall trying to get the chords right – people are 18 years old when they get to Grade 8 – but there was no stopping her."
Inspired by her favourite band, ACDC, Ayla aims to join a band herself in the near future.
She said: "Not that many girls play the guitar, it's kind of a boy instrument so I hope I can join a band and show that girls can play too."
Ayla's dad first suggested that she take up a musical instrument after she was bored around the house.
Dad, Met Gezmis, said: "I love the sound of the guitar so suggested it as a good hobby for Ayla to do.
"We were all surprised that she has progressed so fast. I'm pleased as it has cost me less, I could have been paying for lessons for eight years."
As a reward, Ayla's dad has bought her a brand new Gibson guitar, the perfect tool for fronting a mini rock band.
Ayla also shares her talent on her own YouTube channel, www.youtube.com/user/rockayla26 .