I am a London Music School graduate with 10+ years teaching experience. During my time teaching guitar,
bass guitar, drums & vocals (and some beginners piano). I have worked for many organisations including;
The Berkshire Meastro's - Formally The Berkshire Young Musicians Trust, Music 4 Slough, The Rock & Pop Project and Bracknell & Wokingham Council (STARS). I have also taught in the following schools as a peripatetic: Charters (Ascot), Garth Hill (Bracnell), Strodes 6th Form (Egham), Farnborough College (Farnborough), Yately School (Yately), Leighton Park (Reading), Sandhurst Comprehensive (Sandhurst) and many more.
As a musician I have played 2000+ gigs with 100's of bands ranging from covers, wedding and function bands to original rock and pop bands. I have toured Europe playing in Holland, Italy, Hungary, Germany, The Czech Republic, Latvia and The Middle East - Dubai.
I have written and recorded three albums;
Talk On Corners (2006)
A State Of Delirium (2008)
Moments Of Magnitude (2011)
Up until March 2019 I was based at The FBC Centre in Finchampstead (Wokingham) where I taught drums, guitar, bass guitar, vocals and beginners piano. I taught 6 days a week and had in the region of 80 students. You can see just a few of my students who passed their grades below. I'm currently teaching online.
In 2018 I started working as a group helper with local disabled charity Linkable. LinkAble helps children and adults with learning disabilities in Woking and Surrey Heath and offer people activities and experiences that they struggle to access in the wider community, supporting them to learn new skills, form lasting friendships and lead fulfilling, independent lives. I work with Linkable during half terms and the Summer holidays to provide respite days for people with learning disabilities, parents and carers. I also worked with Actables, Linkables acting and drama group.
I have the following certifications: DBS & First Aid (Basic Life Support) and Health & Safety. I am hoist trained and I am an experienced mini bus driver with a full clean driving licence.