MEET OUR TUTORS

Our tutors are handpicked professional musicians with high levels of enthusiasm and a passion for teaching music! Collectively, they have played in bands and with artists that have toured around the UK and Europe playing headline shows and festivals. All of our tutors are DBS checked and certified with various musical qualifications. 

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Jonny Catt

Been playing guitar for: 14 years

Favourite style: Rock 

Greatest musical influence: The Beatles

Greatest musical achievement?: Touring internationally with my band. Also, attempting a Guinness World Record by playing electric guitar for 48 hours straight!

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Jonathan Lukusa 

Been playing guitar for: 11 years

Favourite style: Bossa Nova

Greatest musical influence - Jeffrey Kunde

Greatest musical achievement - playing at "le cirque royal de Bruxelles" in front of thousand of people.

 

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Rob Cox

I've been playing guitar 20 years / piano 24 years.

Favourite styles - Spanish classical / Jazz.

Greatest musical influence - Paco de Lucia, John Williams (guitarist) / Bill Evans, Chopin.

Greatest musical achievement - playing Birmingham symphony hall to around 1000 people.

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Chris Johnston

Been playing Keyboard for: 23 years

Favourite style: Jazz/Blues

Greatest musical influence: Stevie Wonder

Greatest musical achievement?: TV and radio appearances (BBC)

Lucy Catt

Been playing ukulele for: 6 years

Favourite styles: Indie, Pop and Rock

Greatest musical influence - Fleetwood Mac

Greatest musical achievement - Recording my own album.

 

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Nathan Kempton

Been playing Guitar for: 18 years

Favourite style: Soul, Funk, Disco

Greatest musical influences: The reason I began playing the guitar was because of the film 'School of Rock'

Greatest musical achievement?: Playing in and running a function band, beginning a residency in the centre of Manchester. Therefore, I now make a living as a musician, which I have wanted to for many years.

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Katie McGloughlin

How long you've been playing guitar: 13 years

Favourite style: Folk, Rock

Greatest musical influence: Joni Mitchell

Greatest musical achievement?: Being played on Radio 6 Music

Borna Kuca

How long you've been playing guitar: 16 years
Favourite style: classical music, flamenco music, rock´n´roll

Greatest musical influence: J.S.Bach, The Doors, The Beatles

Greatest musical achievement?: The first prize at several guitar competitions

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Danny Wellens

Been playing Guitar for: 14 years

Favourite style: Blues rock, Jazz and Soul

Greatest musical influences: Billy Joel, Stevie Wonder

Greatest musical achievement?: Releasing own album with airplay across Britain including BBC, Jazz London Radio and Radio Dublin.

-Performing this material at festivals around the country including Kendal Calling and Manchester Jazz Festival.

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