The best of the best
Our teachers have been selected for their experience and skills as educator and musician.
Peter 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.
Guitar, Ukulele, Mandolin
David 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).
Guitar, Singing, Piano, Ukulele
To watch and hear Conrad play click HERE
Having 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.
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 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 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.
Guitar, Piano, Ukulele
Cameron 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 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.
Piano, Singing, Theory
Greta 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!
Kitty 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.
To watch and hear Giuseppe play click HERE
Giuseppe 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 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.
Violin, Piano, Cello, Viola
Wendy 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!
Piano, Violin, Viola
Miriam graduated from The Royal Academy of Music with GRSM (Hons.), ALCM Piano, LRAM Violin in 1990 and has been teaching and performing ever since. She teaches all ages from 4 years upwards.
Miriam builds on pupils' confidence with a consistent and relaxed approach to lessons, leading to pupils' concerts and ABRSM Classical and ABRSM Jazz exams for piano.
Miriam is a professional member of ESTA and MU with a wealth of experience in state and independent sector primary and secondary schools.
Violin, Viola, Piano
Ana-Elisabeta has an MA, bachelor's degree and LRAM teaching diploma from the Royal Academy of Music.
Ana-Elisabeta has travelled the world with several orchestras and chamber ensembles, gaining some priceless experiences. She advises that none of this would have happened without the guidance of the great teachers she met, who excited her with their insights, inspired her with their personalities and kept her on the right track with their patience.
Being able to share her experiences and create special student-pupil connections is a goal that Ana-Elisabeta has invested herself into for more than 6 years. She intends to do so for many years to come.
Jovana is an enthusiastic and dedicated piano and singing teacher, with over 20 years of experience both in Australia and UK.
After graduating from Belgrade Music Academy with BMus (Hons), Jovana started teaching music in a secondary school and working as a freelance music producer, as well as performing as a classical concert singer.
With a wealth of experience and patient approach, Jovana firmly believes that with her help every student can reach their full potential whilst enjoying music in the process of learning.
Lucy is a traditionally trained piano and school music teacher. She is a graduate of Trinity College of Music, London where she obtained GTCL graduate status and LTCL piano teaching diploma.
Lucy’s teaching style is inspirational, dynamic, fun and full on. She always encourages her pupils to reach their fullest musical potential.
Lucy is keen on all aspects of teaching including technical issues, which she addresses right from the beginning and with any level of student. She encourages music note reading literacy and understanding at all stages.
Deanna is a classically trained pianist with over four years’ experience of teaching piano to students of many ages. She is currently studying for a BA in Professional Musicianship at the British Institute of Modern Music with vocals as the main degree to expand her musicianship.
Deanna likes her students to firstly enjoy learning to play the piano before taking grade exams. She continues to encourage her pupils by pushing them to their full potential whether they wish to take grades or learn for enjoyment purposes only.
Daniela is a musician and a musical theatre actress. She studied piano and singing for twelve years, beginning at the age of six and achieved her diploma piano and singing qualification in Russia. She then went on to graduate with a BA in acting from the University of Arts ‘George Enescu’ and an MA in acting from Caragiale Academy of Theatrical Arts and Cinematography, Romania.
Daniela’s performance credits include, West Side Story, Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour, Chicago, My Fair Lady. She extended her experience in live jazz performances in New York and Montreal. She also has experience working within schools and early education.
Paulina is an experienced pianist, vocalist and composer who has been a one-to-one music teacher since 2016. She holds a bachelor's degree in Music Performance and Production and a Masters degree in Composing for Film and TV. She has directed and recorded bands and string quartets.
Paulina has a positive attitude and always supports and encourages students to perform and have fun when practising.
Michael is an accomplished guitarist with experience playing and instructing a wide range of musical styles.
Michael studied in Canada at the Royal Conservatory of Music, Mohawk College and Humber College where he received a General Arts and Science music programme diploma.
Michael has toured extensively with several bands and has performed at many large festivals and arenas. He has embarked on several Indie projects as a writer and studio musician which has allowed him to work with legendary producer Terry Brown (Rush, Cutting Crew, Blue Rodeo).
Michael has over 15 years of teaching experience. He takes pride in not only helping to create technically sound musicians but also in inspiring them to pursue their own musical projects and endeavours.
Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Oboe
Julia has been teaching music for over 20 years in a wide variety of settings and styles since completing her BA (Hons) music degree and music PGCE.
Julia is personable and patient. She nurtures for the individual and always aims to bring enjoyment and enthusiasm so that students stay encouraged. Her students are of a range of different ages and abilities and can take exams with ABRSM and Trinity boards.
Classical Guitar, Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar, Banjo, Ukulele
Dave holds a Masters degree in Music Performance (guitar) and a Higher Diploma in Guitar Performance from the London College of Music.
Dave has worked as a professional musician for all his working life. He has played for various songwriters, function bands, orchestras, musical theatre shows and as a session guitarist both on stage and in the studio. Several tracks he has played on have been broadcast by the BBC.
Dave can teach music styles ranging from pop, blues, rock, funk, bluegrass, fingerstyle, country and metal. He can also teach session skills ranging from improvisation, sight reading and music theory for musicians looking to turn professional.
Vocal Coach, Singing, Piano
Claudia is a graduate of the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice, with a Masters degree in Jazz Vocal Performance.
Claudia has over 6 years of experience in giving vocal and piano lessons, both privately and within institutions. The styles she teaches include jazz, blues, pop and funk.
Claudia finds that teaching is one of the most fulfilling aspects of her life as a musician. She loves teaching children but she also has lots of experience in teaching adults.
Claudia is communicative, patient, empathic and has a passion to help her students reaching their full potential.
Claire is an active composer and teacher with over 15 years of experience in teaching clarinet and piano both in schools and privately. She holds a DipABRSM diploma in clarinet performance.
Claire has been active on the London wind band scene for many years, playing variously for Barnes Concert Band, City Wind Orchestra, Linden Wind Orchestra, Lambeth Wind Orchestra and Ealing Symphony Orchestra.
Claire is empathetic and friendly. She firmly believes that through music, people can feel positive about themselves and the world. Students will find her enthusiastic, warm and welcoming.
Phoebe obtained a BMus and a MPerf from the Royal College of Music. She recently obtained an Associateship Diploma (ARCO) from the Royal College of Organists. In December 2019, she was appointed the Director of Music at All Saints' Church, Orpington.
Phoebe has over 8 years of teaching experience. She enjoys teaching pupils of all ages and music in many different styles. Her students are all very high achieving and goal-oriented. She aims to make her lessons very interactive and fun.
Taking graded exams is encouraged. Phoebe is familiar with both the ABRSM and Trinity syllabuses.