Free 1-2-1 Instrument Lessons with Centre for Music

Date: 01 February - 31 March 2021
Venue: Online

Our professional team of tutors will provide you with an introduction to CfM and tips and advice on how to improve your own performance.

Once you have received your free 1-2-1 lesson you may continue lessons via CfM. Lessons will be priced at £32 per hour with bursaries available for students who qualify.

Our tutors are...

Drums - AJ Rousell (

AJ is a professional Drummer and educator. AJ spends his time teaching over 70 students a week, recording and performing as a busy session musician. He is also the organiser and director for "The Drummer's Odyssey Camp".

Guitar - Ash Tucker

Ash Tucker is a professional guitarist and songwriter based in Bristol. He performs regularly in function bands as well as his own material and is the main guitar tutor for CfM.

Classical Voice - Elinor Cooper (

Elinor is currently Musical Director of Bristol University Singers, Clevedon Choral Society, UWE Singers, Spiro Singers and Assistant Conductor for the Bristol Youth Choir.

Vocal training - Kim Samuel

Kim established the Bristol based Renewal Choir in 2005 who went on to perform in many public events such as the BBC National Music Day, Leona Lewis UK Tour and the Bristol Harbour Side Festival. Kim currently is currently the Director for the UWE Bristol Gospel choir.

Keyboard/Piano - Alison Howell

Alison is based in Bristol where she works as an accompanist for the Avon and Somerset Constabulary Male Voice Choir, Cheltenham Choral Society, Redmaids' High Junior School Choir and the University of the West of England Singers and Chamber Choir. Alison works as an examiner for the Royal School of Church Music and also teaches piano and organ.

Saxophone/Clarinet/Improvisation - Keith Morgan

Keith Morgan is currently the Director of the UWE Big Band and Saxfaction. He is an experienced professional player and teacher established in Bristol.

Cello - Christine Johnstone

Christine is a well established cellist and is the string tutor and specialist for the UWE Bristol Orchestra.

Oboe - Andrew King

Andrew studied at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire graduating with Distinction. After a period touring in musicals he has established a freelance teaching/performing career based in Bristol and has been visiting teacher of oboe at Bath Spa University for 20 years. He continues to freelance as a player throughout the UK and has appeared on many television programmes.

Violin/Viola - Tilly Chester

Tilly has performed across the country and Europe and was a member of the National Youth Orchestra. She is currently a member of Paraorchestra with whom she performed with Coldplay at the London Olympics, WOMAD 2019 and Glastonbury. Tilly studied at Chetham's School of Music and at the Royal College of Music and is currently freelancing and teaching in the Bristol area.

Brass Jazz lessons - Nick Attwood

Nick is one of our tutors with the UWE Big Band. He specialises in jazz and can provide advice and tips on improvisation and jazz performance.

Brass - Steve Legge

Steven is the Senior Lecturer for Classical and Jazz Music Enrichment for UWE Bristol's Centre for Music. He has been involved in music education for over 25 years teaching in schools, universities and music conservatoires and continues to perform regularly as a professional trombonist and conductor.

Woodwind - Tutor to be confirmed

CfM can arrange woodwind lessons for you from a local specialist tutor. Please book via our online shop and then email with your request and instrument.

Orchestral percussion - Tutor to be confirmed

CfM can arrange orchestral percussion lessons for you from a local specialist tutor. Please book via our online shop and then email with your request.

Cost: Free
Contact: Savannah Baldry
Telephone: 01173282067

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