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  • Startone CG-851 3/4
    Startone CG-851 3/4
    Startone CG-851 3/4 Classical Guitar, 19 Frets, Nylon Strings, Total Lenght: 91,44cm, Finish Hi-Gloss Light Brown, no gigbag included.
  • Casio CTK-2400
    Casio CTK-2400
    Casio CTK-2400 Keyboard - 61 normal keys, 48-note polyphony, 400 sounds, 150 styles, 110 internal songs, 4-level tutorial thomann system, 5 Voicepad?s with sampling function, transpose function, LCD display, metronome, power save automatic, audio input (3.5mm stereo jack), USB to host, sustain pedal jack, headphone/line jack, 2x 2W speaker system, powered via batteries or power supply. Dimensions: 946 x 307 x 92mm. thomann Weight: 3.4kg. Power supply AS-E95100L included
  • Harley Benton D-120BK
    Harley Benton D-120BK
    Harley Benton D-120BK Standard Series, Acoustic Steel Guitar, Dreadnought-Style, Modern C-Shape Neck, Creme Bindings Body & Neck, 20 Frets, Rosewood Bridge, Black Pickguard, Chrome Diecast Tuners, Black Glossy Finish.
  • Harley Benton D-120VS
    Harley Benton D-120VS
    Harley Benton D-120VS Standard Series, acoustic steel guitar, dreadnought-style, spruce top, mahogany body, mahogany neck, modern c-shape neck, creme bindings body & neck, 20 frets, rosewood bridge, chrome diecast tuners, vintage sunburst glossy finish
  • Ibanez V50NJP-NT JamPack
    Ibanez V50NJP-NT JamPack
    Ibanez V50NJP-NT JamPack Guitar Package - V50 guitar with spruce top, pearl dot inlays, Includes tuner, gig bag, strap, picks and accessory bag. Colour: Natural.
  • Stentor SR1400 Violinset 3/4
    Stentor SR1400 Violinset 3/4
    Stentor SR1400 Violinset 3/4 - beginner's outfit including bow and case, spruce top, maple back & sides, stained rosewood pegs & fingerboard, hardwood chinrest, fine-tuner tailpiece.
  • Fender Squier Bullet Strat RW FRD
    Fender Squier Bullet Strat RW FRD
    Fender Squier Bullet Strat RW FRD - basswood body, maple neck, rosewood fingerboard, 21x frets, 3x single coil pickups, standard tremolo. Colour: Fiesta Red.
  • Ibanez GRG140-SB
    Ibanez GRG140-SB
    Ibanez GRG140-SB, e-guitar, ST-style, rosewood fretboard, 24 medium frets, 2x STDS singlecoil pickup (neck, middle), 1x STDH humbucker pickup, die-cast tuners, chrome hardware, colour: sunburst
  • Yamaha CS40
    Yamaha CS40
    Yamaha CS40 Classical Guitar - 3/4 size, spruce top, rosewood fretboard.
  • Casio CTK-1300
    Casio CTK-1300
    Casio CTK-1300 Keyboard - 61 normal keys, 12-note polyphony, 100 sounds, 100 styles, 50 internal songs, transposer, LCD thomann display, headphone/line out (mono jack), 2x 2W speakers, powered via batteries or optional power supply (order code: 252463). Dimensions: 949 x 304 x 93mm. Weight: 3.3kg
  • Stentor SR1018 Violinset 1/2
    Stentor SR1018 Violinset 1/2
    Stentor SR1018 Violin Outfit 1/2, spruce top, maple back, maple sides, black stained hardwood fingerboard, black stained pegs, metal tailpiece with 4 finetuners, comes with case and bow.
  • Fender Squier Stratocaster Mini BK
    Fender Squier Stratocaster Mini BK
    Fender Squier Stratocaster Mini BK electric guitar, 3/4-size mini Strat, 41mm nut width, 57.7cm scale length, 3 single coil, rosewood neck. Colour: Black
  • Yamaha C40
    Yamaha C40
    Yamaha C40 classical guitar, spruce top, rosewood fretboard, rosewood bridge, 49-100 mm body depth, 650mm/25.59" scale length, colour: natural (gloss) Yamaha quality at a great price. Recommended buy.
  • Fender Squier SA-105CE NA
    Fender Squier SA-105CE NA
    Fender Squier SA-105CE NA Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar, cutaway, laminated spruce top, 20 frets, die-cast tuners,Fishman Isys-T pickup system with built in tuner, Colour: Natural
  • Harley Benton ST-20 SB Standard Series
    Harley Benton ST-20 SB Standard Series
    Harley Benton ST-20 SB Standard Series electric guitar. maple neck with modern C-shape, DOT inlays, 22 frets, 3 x ST-style singlecoil pickups, electronic 1-volume, 2-tone & 5-way switch, synchronized tremolo system, diecast tuners, color hi-gloss 3-Tone Sunburst.
  • Yamaha PSR-E253
    Yamaha PSR-E253
    Yamaha PSR-E253 Keyboard - 61x keys, 372 sounds + 13 drum kits, 100 styles, 100 internal songs, 32-note polyphony, thomann Effects: Reverb, Chorus, Ultra-Wide Stereo, Master EQ; One Touch Setting, Metronome, Transpose, duo function, Yamaha Education Suite, Cord-Study function, Phrase Recording, connection: AUX In (Stereo-mini), headphone, Sustain Pedal, speaker system: 2x 2,5 Watt, dimensions (W x D x H) in mm: 940 thomann x 317 x 106, weight: 4 kg, PA-130 power supply and music rest included, usable with batteries, colour: black, follow up model of PSR E-243
  • Stentor SR1018 Violinset 4/4
    Stentor SR1018 Violinset 4/4
    Stentor SR1018 Violin Outfit 4/4, spruce top, maple back, maple sides, black stained hardwood fingerboard, black stained pegs, metal tailpiece with 4 finetuners, comes with case and bow.
  • Yamaha P-45 B
    Yamaha P-45 B
    Yamaha P-45 B Stagepiano, 88 weighted Graded Hammer Keys (GHS), AWM-Stereo-Sampling Sound Engine, Polyphony: max. 64 Voices, 10 thomann Presets, Dual- and Duo-Mode, integrated Effects: Reverb and Chorus, Intelligent Acoustic Control, 10 Demo-Songs and 10 Piano-Songs, USB-to-Host for Computer- or iOS Unit connection, build-in Metronome, Tempo/Transpose and Tuning adjustable, build-in Speaker 2x 6 W Amp, Headphone-Out ?" TRS Stereo, incl. Sustain Pedal, thomann Music Rest and Power Supply PA-150B, Dimensions: 1326 x 154 x 295 mm (W x H x D), Weight: 11.5 kg, colour: black
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    Mix of colors and thickness.
  • Stagg VN-3/4 EF Violin Set
    Stagg VN-3/4 EF Violin Set
    Stagg VN-3/4 EF Violin Set, fully carved violin with solid spruce top and solid maple body, ebony fingerboard, maple neck, maple bridge, black metal-finetuning-tailpiece with 4 fine-adjusters, chinrest and pegs made of stained plywood, comes with bow, rosin and standard case.
  • Yamaha CGS104
    Yamaha CGS104
    Yamaha CGS104 Classical Guitar - spruce top, 650mm scale, chrome hardware. Finish: Natural
  • Startone CG-851 1/2
    Startone CG-851 1/2
    Startone CG-851 1/2 Classical Guitar, 19 Frets, Nylon Strings, Total Length: 86,36cm, Finish Hi-Gloss Light Brown, gigbag not included
  • Harley Benton CG200-BK
    Harley Benton CG200-BK
    Harley Benton CG-200 Black 4/4 Size Classical Guitar, Basswood Body, Creme Body Binding, Nylon Strings, Total Length 99,06cm, Finish Hi-Gloss Black
  • Stagg VN-4/4 Violin Set
    Stagg VN-4/4 Violin Set
    Stagg VN-4/4 Violin Set - fully carved violin with solid spruce top and solid maple body, maple neck, stained plywood fingerboard/plastic chinrest/pegs, fine-tuning tailpiece with 4 fine tuners. Includes bow, rosin and standard case. Size: 4/4
  • Startone CG 851 4/4 nylon string guitar
    Startone CG 851 4/4 nylon string guitar
    Startone CG-851 4/4 Classical Guitar, Maple Fingerboard, 19 Frets, Nylon Strings, Total Length: 99,06cm, Finish Hi-Gloss Light Brown. Great cost effective starter guitar ideal for beginners.
  • Stagg VN-1/2 Violin Set
    Stagg VN-1/2 Violin Set
    Stagg VN-1/2 Violin Set, fully carved violin with solid spruce top and solid maple body, maple neck and maple bridge, fingerboard, chinrest and pegs made of stained hardwood, fine-tuning-tailpiece with 4 fine-adjusters, comes with bow, rosin and standard-case.
  • Fender ESC105 Educational 4/4 NT
    Fender ESC105 Educational 4/4 NT
    Fender ESC105 Educational 4/4 Classical Guitar - 4/4 size, spruce top, 18 frets, 648mm scale, 44.5mm nut width, includes gig bag. Colour: Natural satin

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Our teachers have been selected for their experience and skills as educator and musician.



Peter Clifford:


SWS teacher Peter CliffordPeter is our in house guitar Jazz specialist.  He has studied in the prestigious Sawada Shongo school of Jazz in Tokyo and has taught extensively here in the UK and abroad. He also enjoys performing with the Club Montepulciano house band.
Visit area:  Herne Hill, Dulwich.









David Gerrish:
Guitar, Ukulele, Mandolin


David GerrishDavid is an experienced and versatile guitar teacher with a wealth of experience including live performance, session and TV work. He can teach rock, blues, jazz and classical.
His knowledge of contemporary playing styles include rock, pop, blues, funk and jazz.

He holds a MMus in Music Performance from the London College of Music and a BMus Popular Music Performance (1st Class honours).








Conrad Vingoe:
Guitar, Singing, Piano, Ukulele

To watch and hear Conrad play click HERE


SWS teacher Conrad VingoeHaving obtained a BA (Hons) music degree, Conrad went on to further studies at the Musicians Institute London. Predominantly a singer/songwriter, his first instrument is guitar, and he has recorded several albums of original material. Conrad has also toured in Europe, the US and Scandinavia and won awards from the PRS foundation and Acoustic magazine for his songwriting. He has also played as a session guitarist on other people’s music and in function bands, so is well versed in many styles of music.
Conrad has taught privately since leaving University and has been teaching guitar, vocals, piano and ukulele full time in Brighton for 3 years before recently moving to London. Having worked with a large age range of students he is familiar with both ABRSM and Rock and Pop syllabuses.





Dainora Daugvilaite:
Piano, Singing, Composition


To watch and hear Dainora play click HERE


SWS teacher Dainora DaugvilaiteDainora graduated from Goldsmith College. She teaches piano, classical singing, composition and theory. She has previously held the position of conductor and choirmaster and has also studied contemporary and Jazz composition.

She likes to develop a patient approach with young and adult students while being ambitious with their results.








Alime Duygu Hafiz:
Violin, Piano


SWS teacher Alime Duygu Hafiz Alime graduated from Violin/Piano performance at Baku Music Academy and completed her Master’s degree in Music Industry Management at the London Metropolitan University.

She has 5 years’ experience of teaching Piano/Violin and Music Theory and has been performing for 19 years, participating in classical orchestras whenever possible. Currently she is performing with the Fulham Orchestra in London. In addition, she has had solo and orchestra performances in Cyprus, Hungary, UK and Azerbaijan.

Alime has taught piano and violin to students of all ages in globally well-established private music schools in Cyprus and London. She is highly motivated to encourage her students to develop both their ability and enjoyment of learning to play to the highest standard possible.




David Roden:
Guitar, Ukulele


SWS teacher David RodenDavid has a BA in Music from Dartington College of Arts.

He is a guitarist and composer with over 7 years teaching experience.

David can teach most guitar styles from classical to Pop Rock and Jazz, focusing on achieving correct technique, theory, and improvisation while keeping lessons fun and engaging.








Emily Moore:
Piano, Violin


SWS teacher Emily MooreEmily is a graduate of St. Andrews University and is now undertaking an MA at King’s College London.

She is an experienced and enthusiastic piano and violin tutor with a background in early age music education, having taught since she was fourteen-years-old. She has prepared many students for ABRSM exams with a 100% success rate. She also has extensive experience working within schools, early education and supporting young musicians in orchestras.





Cameron Dodds:
Guitar, Piano, Ukulele


SWS teacher Cameron DoddsCameron is a composer and multi-instrumentalist currently studying for his PhD at The Guildhall School of Music and Drama. His music has been played by many internationally renowned ensembles and performers.

He is a friendly, experienced and enthusiastic teacher who likes to inspire his students to achieve their full potential. In 2016 he was awarded the Tracey Chadwell Memorial Prize for Composition.








Agata Michalska:


SWS teacher Agata MichalskaAgata is a great, enthusiastic and highly experienced piano teacher. Agata graduated from Music School in Warsaw where she won many competitions and has performed at many concerts. She specialises in classical and contemporary music and also teaches pop music. In 2017 she achieved a Bachelor of Music at Goldsmiths University of London and is currently undertaking a Masters degree in Music Composition.

Agata teaches all ages and wants her students to enjoy learning the piano; have a great understanding of music and achieve the best they possibly can.




Greta Dilyte:
Piano, Singing, Theory


SWS teacher Greta DilyteGreta graduated with a Bachelor of Music degree from University of Aberdeen, Scotland. More than six years of teaching experience gives her extensive knowledge of different levels and age groups piano, singing and music theory developing. She has also enjoyed singing and conducting in various choirs (e.g. St Machar Cathedral Scholar 2014-2016) and touring Europe and World from a young age (Germany, UK, Canada, Hungary).

Greta enjoys accepting challenges and always treats every student individually to accommodate their needs and wishes regarding piano, singing or music theory. She is strong willed and determined to achieve learning together as well as to enjoy every minute!





Alex Villar:


SWS teacher Alex VillarAlex is a UWL (University Of West London) graduate with 5 years experience in the music industry. During this time he has taught hundreds of students all over London and taken part in many diverse projects ranging from Musical theatre, opera and original music in various styles.

Alex specialises in most popular styles including jazz and classical. He is also available to teach RGT, ABRSM and Rockschool syllabuses.







Iani Cucliciu:


SWS teacher Iani CucliciuIani is a dedicated professional guitarist who can teach guitar (classical, acoustic or electric) at any levels and in any styles so he can share with you the magic of music! Iani believes that the secret of learning to play an instrument is for the student to love what they are doing. Therefore, his lessons are tailored to your interests.

He has been teaching guitar for more than 7 years and had over 150 students. He can also help students prepare for ABRSM, Rockschool, RGT or Trinity exams. And if you need help choosing a guitar and are confused about all the different types, he can help with that too!



Kitty Man:


SWS teacher Kitty ManKitty loves being a piano teacher and has been teaching for over 15 years. She caters for all abilities from beginner until grade 8. Lessons can be tailored for the enthusiastic amateur who wants to play for pleasure, through to the tutoring of theory, practical and aural for examination.

After completing her qualifications in piano, violin and theory with ABRSM music board Kitty decided to share her passion with others. She has great inspiration and passion in her teaching and loves to share her musical experience with all her students.

Kitty received her Music BA Hons at City University London in 2007 and also studied Advanced Performance at The London Guildhall School of Music and Drama.





Anna Growns:
Violin, Piano


SWS teacher Anna GrownsAnna studied at the Royal College of Music and Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

In 2016 Anna was a member of Southbank Sinfonia, where a varied programme of events included performances around the UK, Italy and Paris.

Anna enjoys combining chamber and orchestral performance with her teaching work and believes it is important that lessons are fun as well as informative.





Sam Knight:
Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute, Music Theory, Composition and Arrangement


SWS teacher Sam KnightSam graduated from Guildhall School of Music & Drama with a 1st (Honours). During his time in education he received tuition from some of the country’s leading jazz and classical musicians including Stan Sulzmann, Gareth Lockrane, Iain Dixon and Christian Forshaw.

Sam has a vast and deep range of experience within the music industry, both as performer and teacher. He can often be found in recording sessions, live gigs, composing, arranging and producing his own music from jazz to pop.

Sam is a highly versatile musician and proficient improviser. After five years of teaching, he is also very experienced with students ranging from beginner to advanced.





Giuseppe Pucciarelli:


To watch and hear Giuseppe play click HERE


SWS teacher Giuseppe PucciarelliGiuseppe is an active composer, performer and teacher. He has recorded two jazz albums as a leader and is currently performing in London with some of the finest jazz musicians. He has a Bachelor in Music and is currently gaining a Master of Music at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

Giuseppe loves bringing the joy of the guitar to all of his students and focuses on making lessons enjoyable as well as instructive. He can teach any music style and has experience in teaching students of all ages and all levels.





Charlotte Brown:
Singing, Piano


SWS teacher Charlotte BrownCharlotte graduated from the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance with a BA (Hons) in Songwriting. Shortly after completing her studies she proceeded to work on a cruise ship as a pianist and musical director where she performed every evening.

As well as being a singer/songwriter, Charlotte teaches singing and piano, contemporary and classical, to all ages. She believes in finding ways to keep learning an instrument fun and interesting whilst emphasising technique and music theory.





Wendy Talbot:
Violin, Piano, Cello, Viola


SWS teacher Wendy TalbotWendy has played the violin since the age of 9 and finished her musical studies at Goldsmiths College, obtaining a Bmus (Hons). She led the student orchestra in her final year.

Wendy has performed extensively in the London area and beyond. She has been a violin and piano teacher with various music services and teaching privately since 2003.

Recently, Wendy has become interested in historical performance practise and plays in two London based Baroque orchestras.

Wendy has a wide knowledge of teaching methods and also teaches viola and cello. She firmly believes the secret to success is consistency, dedication, hard work motivation and having a fun time learning!





Francesca Cannas:


SWS teacher Francesca CannasFrancesca holds a bachelor’s degree in violin with first-class honours and a Master of Arts from the Royal Academy of Music. She has over eight years' experience of teaching pupils of a wide range of ages and abilities and regularly prepares for exams pupils ranging from beginner to diploma level.

Francesca tailors her teaching on pupils' aspirations and abilities, adopting a flexible approach to teaching while striving at the same time to nurture the development of each pupil's potential by delivering high quality, creative lessons and providing parents with appropriate support and information to follow and encourage their children's musical progress.








Nicol Jocic:
Singing, Piano, Guitar, Bass


SWS teacher Nicol JocicNicol is a multi-instrumentalist who has a great enthusiasm for helping her students to discover and nourish their gifts and talents. She has been teaching for several years. She completed all grades in classical piano, and has performed in 10 different countries as a jazz vocalist at prestigious venues with recognised musicians.

Nicol brings her broad experience and knowledge of music to the table and caters to the abilities of the student, making lessons an enjoyable self-discovery of the world of music within us!

Nicol teaches singing (contemporary, jazz, theatre), piano (classical), bass guitar (contemporary, jazz, rock) and guitar.







Huw James:
Guitar, Ukulele, Mandolin, Banjo, Piano


SWS teacher Huw JamesHuw is an experienced and versatile guitarist who has been teaching since gaining a Bachelor of Music in 2016. Proficient in jazz, classical, pop, and rock styles. He has coached many students through exams and helped them achieve their musical goals.

Huw has lots of live performance experience and some live TV experience. Whilst guitar is his main instrument, he can also play the piano, mandolin, banjo and ukulele. He has recently started playing the accordion.

Most importantly, Huw is a dedicated and skilled music teacher who's committed to helping students achieve their musical goals and expectations, whatever those may be.




Our centre is in Earlsfield, South West London - close to Garratt Lane, 2 minutes from Earlsfield rail station and a number of bus routes.


Underground: Wimbledon Park 0.66 mile (1 km)
  Southfields 0.74 mile (1.2 km)


From Garratt Lane, turn into Penwith Road (there is a pub on the corner). SWS School of Music is on the left of the road and is after the serivce staion and before the river.

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