"FOR A MUSICAL APPROACH AS UNIQUE AS EACH STUDENT"

Stuart Shields: School manager and guitar tutor.

  • Senior Guitar Instructor for Yamaha Music Education UK.
  • Performed and taught overseas with over 14 years professional teaching experience.
  • Contributed to two global guitar courses - writing original music and performing pieces by Joe Satriani, Steve Vai and Yngwie Malmsteen.
  • Performs with Rock group 'Nightrain' performing at large venues including the O2 academy.
  • Hear him in action by clicking on his photo.

Nick Jennison: Guitar tutor.

  • Played on top 5 albums in Japan.
  • His work has been heard over 3 Continents.
  • Played international MCM expo - 50,000 in attendance.
  • Played on video game soundtracks - 'Sonic' and 'Devil May Cry'.
  • 5 Star recording artist with group 'Saints of Arcadia'. Hear him in action by clicking on his photo.

Tom Larthe De Langladure: Drum tutor.

  • Regular international tours with Drum Group 'Spark' and 'Shields'.
  • Played professionally for over 10 years.
  • 99.5% pass rate with all students sitting graded exams.
  • Honours degree in Jazz Popular and Commercial Music
  • Tom has been a Yamaha Teacher for 8 years and he still maintains the same passion and enthusiasm. Hear him in action by clicking on his photo.

Marc Jackson: Drum tutor.

  • Marc started playing the drums seriously from the age of 13, going on to study at Newcastle College, gaining a Distinction in Performing Arts and a Distinction at Grade 8 in Drumming.
  • An experienced performer over different genres, Marc can teach many styles including Rock, Metal, Jazz, Blues and Pop.
  • Marc is a qualified and experienced Yamaha drum teacher.
  • Influenced by musicians such as Bill Ward, John Bonham, and Cozy Powell. He currently plays drums for UK thrash band 'Acid Reign'. Hear him in action by clicking on his photo.
Steven Moore Keyboards tutor

Steven Moore: Keyboard tutor.

Mathilde Viala: Keyboards and Junior Music Course tutor.

  • Mathilde is a master teacher and piano virtuoso. Click on her picture to see and hear her in action.
  • Junior Music Course tutor.
  • 'One-to-One' adult piano tuition.
Alex Pattinson - Singing coach and vocals tutor

Alex Pattinson: Singing coach and tutor.

Luke Warwick Soden - Guitar tutor

Luke Warwick Soden: Guitar tutor.

Our Ethos

We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to try a musical instrument regardless of musical aptitude or background. Music should be a fun and interactive experience and never a chore. Tuition should take place in friendly and safe surrounding providing the perfect environment for students to achieve their full potential.We believe that each student has their own merits and our role is to encourage not compare, all we ask is that students do their best, we'll do the rest!

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