Meet the teachers . . .
We are proud of our team of qualified teachers who provide quality tuition in a variety of instruments.
Each of our teachers are DBS checked.
Electric and Bass Guitar, Drums
Saxophone, Flute, Clarinet, Mandolin, Piano & Ukelele
Electric and Acoustic Guitar
Zoé's vibrant and bubbling personality makes learning guitar a fun and rewarding experience. As the lead singer of her band, The Shaker Makers, Zoe brings a wealth of creative and performing experience to all her lessons. She is flexible and adapts her lessons to suit the individual needs of each and every one of her students forming a supportive connection that enhances the learning experience. Zoe is a professional musician, accomplished artist and has had a long and varied career in the media and creative arts. She has is a Chelsea College graduate and worked with ZZ Top. Zoe is an asset to the academy and has been teaching here for over 6 years.
Jose is a skilled and multi-talented musician with a strong foundation in classical training. Born in Venezuela, he studied at The Conservatoire 'Simon Bolivar' and performed in The Orchestra of Margarita, Venezuela. He is an international performer and founder of the group 'Esamble 4', which has represented Venezuela at many international events. Jose now lives and teaches in London, bringing his wealth of knowledge and experience to his teaching. He approaches all his lessons with a relaxed and adaptable attitude, gaining the best from the student in each lesson. His teaching and musical career is extensive and he has been teaching with us for over 5 years.
As a graduate of the London College of Contemporary Music, Pat achieved a Bachelor's Degree in Music, Theory and Composition (hons). Over the years Pat has been involved with many bands, musical performances, studio session work and artist recording sessions. He has also appeared on a soundtrack for a documentary about Sid Barrett of Pink Floyd. He has had many years of teaching experience of all ages and abilities. Whether his students want to learn guitar, bass or drums for fun or to prepare for exams, Pat provides challenging and quality tuition, providing his students with a solid base from which to excel.
Electric and Acoustic Guitar
Classical Guitar, Piano & Ukelele
As an Institute of Higher Education (Doncaster) graduate, Danun received a foundation diploma in music and music theory. Danun later attended London School of Music where he received a distinction in Sound Engineering and Audio Technology. Having taught privately over the last 20 years, Danun specialises in pop, hard rock and metal guitar styles. Danun regularly performs with his own band, Superfecta with whom he has played and toured across Europe. Danun has recorded and played on many singles and albums and has been teaching with us for 5 years.
Tim has been playing Bass from his early teens and has now played all over the world at many major festivals and venues. He has played on several top ten records and contributed music to BBC and ITV drama shows as well as appearing on Radio shows internationally. In addition to all this he writes regularly for a music magazine providing Bass tuition tips. Tim has played with many artists throughout his career including Motörhead and Stereo MCs to Bruce Foxton from The Jam and many more.Tim has studied Bass to degree level and is the longest serving member of our team!
Nedelina started studying music and practicing the classical guitar at the age of 7. At the age of 13 she was accepted to study in National School of Music and Dance “Dobrin Petkov” in Plovdiv, Bulgaria where she achieved a first class honours in classical guitar performance.
She has won many prizes in international guitar competitions and is currently a third year undergraduate student at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance and member of the Trinity Orchestra. Nedelina currently prepares students for various instrumental exams, for example, Trinity Grades and ABRSM Acoustic Guitar Exams and for Trinity College of Music Junior Department auditions.