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​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.
Jose Requena

Saxophone, Recorder, Flute, Clarinet, Mandolin, Piano & Ukelele

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 9 years.

Josh Wolfsohn
Electric & Acoustic Guitar and Bass
Double Bass, Ukulele

Josh is an experienced music tutor and session musician who is proficient in guitar, bass, double bass and ukulele.

He’s performed at notable venues (including Roundhouse, Jazz Café and Ronnie’s bar) and at many major UK festivals (Boomtown, Bestival, The Great Escape, Standon Calling, Shambala, Cambridge Folk etc.)


He’s also played on numerous albums, EP’s and singles, including a handful of signed artists. Alongside this, he’s worked in a number of function bands, playing at weddings, private parties, corporate events and previously on ships.


This is across a wide range of styles, including Pop/Rock/Soul, Jazz and Traditional Folk. His work for artists extends beyond playing and includes songwriting, production/arranging and recording/mixing/mastering. With his own music he’s released an album and two EP’s through Omniphonic Records. Last year he graduated from Goldsmiths, University of London, having studied their revered Popular Music degree.


Josh teaches all ages and abilities, whether it’s taking new students through their first musical steps, or helping experienced musicians take their playing to the next level."

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Electric and acoustic guitar teacher
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 teaching with us for 8 years.

Francesca Curle
Electric & Acoustic Guitar and Ukelele

Francesca is an enthusiastic and dedicated teacher, who specialises in working with children. She creates a fun learning environment for her students and she likes to tailor her lessons to their individual musical tastes and ability.
Francesca has been playing guitar and ukulele from a very young age, in addition to learning music theory, piano and recorder. She gained a distinction in BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Music Production.
Throughout her life, Francesca has performed in many types of bands such as guitar ensembles and concert bands and also as a lead guitarist in the band for a musical. In all, Francesca is a well rounded and talented musician, who brings life, inspiration and personality to her lessons.


Daniella Abounassar
Piano & Cello

Daniella is a piano and cello tutor. She is currently undertaking her BMus (Hons) degree at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.

She currently holds a Grade 8 Distinction in Piano as well as the ABRSM Diploma in Piano performance.
She also has a Grade 7 in Cello, and a Grade 8 in Music Theory. Daniella is a member of the South East London Orchestra, the London Musical Theatre Orchestra, the Asteri Piano Duet, founder of the TLFV Orchestra and has performed as a soloist and as part of larger
ensembles too.

Her vibrant and outgoing personality creates a fun and welcoming
environment and she has a great passion for music and teaching. She is flexible to teach all ages and levels and tailors her lessons to best suit her student’s needs whilst supporting them throughout their musical learning.


Bernardo Larisch
Electric & Acoustic Guitar and Bass

Bernardo is an enthusiastic and passionate bass and guitar teacher currently studying for a degree in bass performance at BIMM London.

He approaches his lessons in a fun and relaxed way, aiming to bring out the best in his students.

He is an accomplished and versatile musician and can teach many different styles, including pop, rock, blues and jazz.

He is also able to teach music theory and harmony. Before moving to London in 2017, Bernardo worked as a musician in Portugal in a variety of musical settings including weddings, functions and orchestras. 

He has also recorded his debut solo album. As well as teaching, he performs in pop, rock and jazz bands in the London area.

Miranda Gray-Aragoneses


Miranda is a Grade 8 violinist who plays classical as well as jazz, thrash metal and rock.

She has played in many ensembles and collaborated with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and the London Symphony Orchestra in youth projects.

Miranda has been playing violin from the age of 6 and has extensive knowledge on music theory which she also teaches in her lessons.

During recent years she has studied music technology and now uses these skills to play electric violin with pedals and other effects.

She brings all this knowledge to her lessons ensuring that pupils have a wide variety of choices.


Benjamin Smith
Electric & Acoustic Guitar

Ben is a friendly, fun and easy going guitar tutor. He has a wealth of experience teaching students of varying age levels, and has been involved in various musical projects from original and function bands to studio session work.

He received a BMus (Hons) from the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance in 2013. Ben has been taught by musicians such as Scott Henderson, Gianluca Corona, Dario Cortese, Snarky Puppy, Bob Brosman Greg Howe, amongst others.

Ben specialises in blues, rock and pop guitar, as well as having experience in slide guitar and world music, and is able to teach music theory.

Over the years Ben has taken great in interest in music technology and electronics, doing various mixing and mastering tasks as well as most recently researching and making his own guitar amplifier.

Ben’s teaching style aims to cater to the individual students needs and musical interests, as well as making the process of learning technique and theory more fun by combining it with the use of songs and musical examples to illustrate points.

Electric and acoustic guitar teacher
Zoé Webster

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, Zoe and the Bandits, 

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 is a Chelsea College graduate and has worked with ZZ Top. Zoe is an asset to the academy and has been teaching here for over 9 years.

Seb Knee - Wright 
Electric & Acoustic Guitar & Trombone

Sebastian's versatile musical ability has earned him opportunities at some of the country's top venues and festivals. He has writing and performance credits on genres spanning contemporary R&B to left-field electronica and has toured extensively with Necktr, Long Legged Creatures and KOYO. He has also done session guitar for  hip-hop artists like Nix Northwest, and Lausse The Cat.

As a former student of Twang Music Academy, subsequently Seb has gone on to gain substantial musical qualifications and experience: 
1:1 BA (hons) Music (popular performance, guitar) from Leeds College of Music. - Grade 8 Trinity and Guildhall, and Rock School guitar, grade 5 ABRSM music theory, grade 8 trombone from Trinity and Guildhall.

He has had regular airplay on BBC Radio 1, Radio 6, Radio 2, Jazz FM, Worldwide FM, BBC Introducing, NTS and many other underground online stations. 

Some notable performances include Jazz Cafe, Hootenanny, The Garage, Old Blue Last, Birthdays, Download Festival, Boomtown, Reading and Leeds, Kendal Calling, Camden Rocks, Live at Leeds, Rambling Man, Ealing Jazz Festival, Manchester Jazz Festival, as well as many other independent venues and festivals around the country. 


Lorentz Bloom
Electric & Acoustic Guitar 

Lorentz is an experienced teacher who is very friendly and welcoming to his students. He has been specialising in Jazz for the past 5 years and his experience is steeped in rock and blues music.

Lorentz received a first class undergraduate degree from Leeds College of Music in 2014. Marking his recital was the well respected jazz guitarist Phil Robson.

Lorentz can teach classical guitar, as well as rock, jazz and pop guitar. He can also teach sight reading and music theory on classical and electric guitar too.


Philip Tindley
Electric & Acoustic Guitar 

Philip has been a guitar teacher here for 15 years and is the founder and Director of Twang Music Academy Ltd and Twang Guitars Ltd. He has taught guitar to hundreds of students over the years and since a child he has played and sung in many different types of bands and musical ensembles. He has also directed and appeared in many theatrical and musical productions in the UK and abroad.


Over the years Philip has been very keen to continuously develop an inspiring, encouraging and supportive culture of learning for students of all skill levels and abilities.


Many of his students have gone on to pursue rewarding careers in various fields of music and performance.

Philip uses a variety of teaching techniques to make lessons fun and enjoyable. He can also offer advice on repairs, adjustments and modifications on most musical instruments so that students have the best chance of learning on a fit for purpose, fully functioning instrument.