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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.
Piano Teacher
Saxophone, Clarinet, Mandolin, Piano and Ukele teacher
Electric and acoustic guitar teacher

Danni Burns

Piano, Flute & Music Theory

Jose Requena

Saxophone, Clarinet, Mandolin, Piano & Ukelele

Zoé Webster

Electric and Acoustic Guitar

As a graduate of Goldsmith's University, Danni achieved a Bachelor's Degree in Music (hons).  Music has been a lifelong passion and journey for Danni who continues to explore contemporary methods of composition. Whether her students want to learn piano for fun or to prepare for exams, Danni provides challenging and quality tuition providing her students with a solid base from which to excel. Danni has received performance awards from Technics Music Academy and has almost a decade of experience teaching students from all backgrounds and playing abilities. Danni has been teaching at Twang Music Academy for 4 years and each of her students look forward to their lessons.

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 4 years.

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 4 years.

Electric, acoustic and classical guitar teacher
Electric and acoustic guitar teacher
Bass teacher
Frank Amaro

Electric and Acoustic Guitar

Frank has been teaching guitar since 1987 and is registered with the RGT. He has also achieved a diploma from the Guitar Institute. A passionate and talented guitarist, Frank performs with his band The Licks and other duos across London and other areas. Frank is  versatile and provides students with the skills and information they need to easily pass exams or perform in front of family and friends, depending on the students requirements. Frank regularly provides teacher coaching and has been teaching full time at Twang Music Academy for over 4 years.                                                    

Danun Todd

Electric and Acoustic Guitar

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 teaxhing with us for 3 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!

Tim Atkinson

Bass Guitar

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