From the Highlands of Scotland, Emma has been playing the violin and piano since the age of 8. She has a first class honours degree in music from the University of Edinburgh, where she was leader of the three main student orchestras. Since graduating, she performs regularly with orchestras such as Mahler Players and Amicus Orchestra, and her neo-trad fiddle and clarsach duo, Turadh. She is a founder member of the Fyrish String Quartet and the Hans Gàl Piano Trio She has also worked with Scottish Ballet, and had her debut concerto performance with the Highland Chamber Orchestra this year.
Emma is experienced in teaching a variety of different styles on the piano and violin, particularly classical and Scottish folk music. Lessons are taught in a relaxed and fun environment, focussing on the student’s musical enjoyment.
To book a lesson with Emma get in touch via email.
(Guitar, Bass, Ukulele)
Harry is a highly experienced professional guitarist with a wide and extensive knowledge of the music industry. During his youth, he lived in several different countries throughout Europe and the Middle East. He attended music college in London before returning to Qatar to work as a music teacher for several years.
More recently, Harry has been travelling throughout the US and Australia working as a full-time musician. This has included managing and successfully financing a tour of the east coast of Australia.
Harry loves rock, blues and jazz, and will delight you with his playing and teaching style.
To book a lesson with Harry get in touch via email.
Singing since the age of eight, and playing the trumpet since age ten, Lesley has experience in many music styles in both instruments, from classical to rock. Lesley has performed with the National Youth Choir of Scotland for many years, her highlight being a performance at Proms in the Park. She plays the trumpet and sings in bands who regularly play in various venues and festivals across Scotland. She is also a member of the Edinburgh College Big Band, who play the Jazz Bar regularly.
Lesley has a First class BMus (Hons) degree from Kingston University in partnership with Edinburgh College. Lesley is also skilled in mixing and recording and works freelance on this aspect of her music. Lesley’s music taste is extremely varied, her passions lie in jazz, blues, classical, soul and funk but she has experience of teaching vocals and trumpet in a vast range of styles and very much enjoys working in all genres – concentrating on the personal tastes of each pupil and making the lessons of utmost value to them.
To book a lesson with Lesley get in touch via email.
Kyle is an Edinburgh based drummer who has been playing since age 16.
After finding his love for music within his mum’s record collection he went on to study at Edinburgh College where he graduated with a BA in Popular Music in 2016. He is experienced in styles of drumming such as rock, electronic, pop, funk and Hip Hop. He also enjoys hybrid drumming which combines electronic drums and acoustic.
Kyle regularly performs in his own bands in various venues and festivals across the country. He also performs during the Edinburgh Fringe festival.
To book a lesson with Kyle get in touch via email.
(Guitar, Bass, Ukulele)
Mike is a guitarist, guitar tutor and electronic musician based in Edinburgh. He graduated in guitar performance and electronic composition from Newcastle University in 2014, and has experience in a wide range of styles including experimental, rock, jazz, classical and folk.
He performs with the improv groove band Taupe and other recent projects include solo performances of Leo Brouwer’s ‘Paisaje Cubano con Campañas’; a tango group based around Astor Piazzola’s tunes; and the Afro-Funk inspired group Bungalow Road, lead by singer songwriter Joe Smith.
To book a lesson with Mike get in touch via email.