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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Picks
    Mix of colors and thickness.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Yamaha CGS104
    Yamaha CGS104
    Yamaha CGS104 Classical Guitar - spruce top, 650mm scale, chrome hardware. Finish: Natural
  • 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.
  • Yamaha CS40
    Yamaha CS40
    Yamaha CS40 Classical Guitar - 3/4 size, spruce top, rosewood fretboard.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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The best of the best


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

Peter C.


SWS teacher Peter C.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.
Visit area:  Herne Hill, Dulwich.

David G.
Guitar, Ukulele, Mandolin


David G.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).

Conrad V.
Guitar, Singing, Piano, Ukulele

To watch and hear Conrad play click HERE


SWS teacher Conrad V.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 D.
Violin, Piano


SWS teacher Alime D.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 R.
Guitar, Ukulele


SWS teacher David R.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 M.
Piano, Violin


SWS teacher Emily M.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.

Cameron D.
Guitar, Piano, Ukulele


SWS teacher Cameron D.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 M.


SWS teacher Agata M.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.

Greta D.
Piano, Singing, Theory


SWS teacher Greta D.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 M.


SWS teacher Kitty M.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.

Giuseppe P.


To watch and hear Giuseppe play click HERE


SWS teacher Giuseppe P.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 B.
Singing, Piano


SWS teacher Charlotte B.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.

Wendy T.
Violin, Piano, Cello, Viola


SWS teacher Wendy T.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!

Francesca C.


SWS teacher Francesca C.Francesca 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.

Miriam G.
Piano, Violin, Viola


SWS teacher Miriam G.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.

Sarah L.


SWS teacher Sarah L.Sarah has a BA Major in Music from Otago university and a postgraduate degree in Fine Arts. She has 20 years of classical/musical theatre vocal training and extensive performance experience.

Sarah has been teaching singing for the past 6 years and has taken students through grade exams; prepared students for competitions, school assessments and many auditions.

Sarah is pretty laid back and always aims to make her lessons fun and creative. She has a depth of technical knowledge. She focuses to make singing easy and fun, inspire students, build confidence and promote healthy effective singing for students to get the absolute best from their voice.

Ana-Elisabeta P.
Violin, Viola, Piano


SWS teacher Ana-Elisabeta P.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.

Deirdre B.
Singing, Piano


SWS teacher Deirdre B.Deirdre studied singing and piano at the Royal Irish Academy of Music in Dublin. She also studied at Trinity College, London.

Deirdre has taught for many years both privately and in music and primary schools. She is also a performer and regularly sings live so has experience in both performing and teaching.

Although trained in classical singing, Deirdre loves musical theatre and many other styles of music. Her teaching ethos is to instil confidence and passion in her students. She likes to be led by the type of music style the student is drawn to and her main aim is that her students really enjoy and look forward to their lessons.

Jovana P.
Piano, Singing


SWS teacher Jovana P.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.

Georgina V.
Clarinet, Saxophone, Flute, Piano, Theory


SWS teacher Georgina V.Since graduating from the University of Cambridge with a BA (Hons) in Music, Georgina has held a variety of roles in teaching and education. She has most recently been playing wind and brass in a touring production with The Merry Opera Company.

Georgina is versatile. Her students are in a broad age range. She teaches ABRSM and other board syllabus whilst also catering for those learning just for fun.

Lucy T.


SWS teacher Lucy T.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.

Gabriella F.


SWS teacher Gabriella F.Gabriella is an experienced and highly qualified peripatetic. Having previously studied at the Yehudi Menuhin School, she obtained a BA (Hons) music degree from Cambridge. She later graduated from the Royal Academy of Music with an MA in piano. She has toured with multiple bands across the country and has worked as a répétiteur for the Royal Opera House and ENO.

Gabriella has been teaching for twelve years. She specialises in teaching the ABRSM and Trinity exam syllabus, as well as integrating contemporary/pop music into her lessons. She strives to create a stimulating and fun learning environment for all ages. Working together creatively and tailoring for each individual student is a primary focus in order to achieve the best results.

Deanna H.


SWS teacher Deanna H.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 T.
Piano, Singing


SWS teacher Daniela T.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.

James F.
Woodwind, Piano


SWS teacher James F.James graduated from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music in 2015 with a Bachelor of Music in Performance and in 2018 James graduated from the Royal College of Music with a Master of Performance. He has played with many UK orchestras such as the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and the BBC Symphony Orchestra.

James has a passion for music education. He has filled many teaching roles such as classroom music teaching, private instrumental teaching and concert band directing both in the UK and Australia.

Paulina O.
Piano, Singing


SWS teacher Paulina O.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.






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 station and before the river.

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