Departments and Tutors

Our tutors are the real deal.

All highly experienced at every level of the music industry. All bonded by music and the commitment to help you.

Adam Bushell
Adam Bushell

CEO

+ Drums Tutor

Adam has played for many top-level bands and artists including Freak Power, Will Young, Martha […]

Bruce John Dickinson
Bruce John Dickinson

Founder and Director

+ Guitar Tutor

Bruce has had 11 top forty hits and a number 1 album with Little Angels. […]

Rabea Massaad
Rabea Massaad

+ Guitar Tutor

Rabea Massad (Bea) is no ordinary music college tutor. He is a titan of YouTube and […]

Aidan Hampson
Aidan Hampson

+ Bass Tutor

Aidan has received plaudit from world’s greatest players including Nathan East & Leland Sklar. He […]

Sam Bell
Sam Bell

+ Guitar Tutor

Sam Bell is a leading UK session guitarist and educator. He first picked up a […]

Pete Riley
Pete Riley

+ Drums Tutor

Pete is a renowned drummer having worked with the likes of Republica, Guthrie Govan (The […]

Tom Heron
Tom Heron

+ Drums Tutor

Tom plays drums in The Xcerts. They have performed in notable UK and European venues […]

George Donoghue
George Donoghue

+ Audio Production Tutor

Georges works have been played on Radio 1, KRQQ, Amazing radio, BBC Introducing and have […]

Demelza Mather
Demelza Mather

+ Drums Tutor

As a drummer, Demelza plays with ‘The Wytches’ and has played in ‘Projector’. She’s played […]

Mark Richardson
Mark Richardson

+ Drums Tutor

Mark Richardson is the drummer of ‘Skunk Anansie’, founder and trustee of the music industry […]

Stuart Brewer
Stuart Brewer

+ Guitar Tutor

A music industry professional of almost 20 years, Stu’s career has taken him around the […]

Lisa McKeown
Lisa McKeown

+ Business & Innovation Tutor

Lisa kick-started her music career in 2011 by co-founding an artist management company, signing and […]

Amba Tremain
Amba Tremain

+ Vocals Tutor

Amba has worked with many high-profile artists including Boy George, Newton Faulkner, Ella Henderson and […]

Rob Town
Rob Town

+ Business & Innovation Tutor

Previously a member of British rock group Panic Cell, Rob has toured the world and […]

Matt White
Matt White

+ Guitar Tutor

Matt White is a freelance musician, songwriter and educator. As part of The Temperance Movement, Matt achieved […]

Tom Stevens
Tom Stevens

+ Business & Innovation Tutor

Tom has released three critically acclaimed albums with the band Freeze the Atlantic on the […]

Laurance Bridge
Laurance Bridge

+ Bass Tutor

An experienced bassist that’s had broad studio & live performance experience, having played legendary venues […]

Georgia Train
Georgia Train

+ Business & Innovation & Songwriting Tutor

Georgia has worked with artists such as Ed Sheeran, Amanda Palmer, Ben Folds and Matt […]

Richard Brincklow
Richard Brincklow

+ Electronic Music Tutor

Richard signed to the same management company as Radiohead and Supergrass in the late 90’s […]

Ben Ash
Ben Ash

+ Guitar Tutor

In 2013, Ben got his big break as live guitarist for the UK Grindcore/Death Metal […]

Jag Jago
Jag Jago

+ Audio Production Tutor

An experienced guitarist and producer, Jag has worked with leading artists such as The Maccabees, […]

Ben Thackeray
Ben Thackeray

+ Audio Production Tutor

At Mayfair studios Ben worked with artists such as Radiohead, Supergrass and Black Rebel Motorcycle […]

Mark Roberts
Mark Roberts

+ Audio Production Tutor

As a producer, Mark has worked with artists such as Black Peaks, Delta Sleep, Toska, […]

Adam Goodlet
Adam Goodlet

+ Audio Production Tutor

Adam gained notoriety with freeform hardcore dance act ‘Ephexis’, reaching no.6 in Mixmag’s list of […]

Jo Garland
Jo Garland

+ Vocals Tutor

An internationally acclaimed vocalist, Jo’s career has stretched over 25 years, working with some of […]

Dale Davis
Dale Davis

+ Bass Tutor

Dale has recorded and toured with hundreds of artists including Amy Winehouse, Tina Turner, Paul […]

Robin Schlochtermeier
Robin Schlochtermeier

+ Audio Production & Songwriting Tutor

Robin is a composer for film and TV, having worked for clients such as the […]

Greyum May
Greyum May

+ Bass & Electronic Music Tutor

Greyum has spent the past two decades as a touring musician, working with bands such […]

Johnny Wells
Johnny Wells

+ Bass Tutor

As a bass player Johnny has worked with the Grammy Winning Soweto Gospel Choir and […]

Paul Turner
Paul Turner

+ Bass Tutor

Since 2005 Paul has been the bassist for UK band Jamiroquai. He has co-writing credits […]

Samuel Organ
Samuel Organ

+ Electronic Music & Songwriting Tutor

Samuel Organ is a founding member of The Physics House Band, a group who have […]

Nick Williams
Nick Williams

+ Songwriting Tutor

Nick Williams is a songwriter, producer, multi-instrumentalist, sound engineer and live music promoter. He’s the […]

Dave Colquhoun
Dave Colquhoun

+ Guitar Tutor

Dave’s 3-decade career has seen him work with artists such as Ian Brown, Bow Wow […]

Liam Colin Kearley
Liam Colin Kearley

+ Drums Tutor

Liam Colin Kearley is a professional drummer and educator. He has played drums for 20 […]

George Holliday
George Holliday

+ Songwriting Tutor

George has written and played for artists supporting the likes of JP Cooper, AJ Brown, […]

Bryan Chambers
Bryan Chambers

+ Vocals Tutor

Bryan’s first project was Hyper Go Go on the Positiva label, with tracks like High, […]

John Hart
John Hart

+ Business & Innovation Tutor

John was a member of the self–managed group Edward II, John toured the world and […]

Sophie Burrell
Sophie Burrell

+ Guitar Tutor

Sophie is a musician, teacher and social media influencer based in the UK. From the […]

Megan Sayer
Megan Sayer

+ Vocals Tutor

As an active vocalist and musical theatre artist, Megan’s career has taken her from band […]

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