Whether you choose Guitar, Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute, Drums, Bass Guitar or your voice, we have a tutor available for you! Use the form at the bottom of this page to book a lesson in store!
Jamie has been teaching at the North London Music Centre for some years now. He takes a very calm and laid back approach in teaching the guitar. An active performer of Jazz, Rock and Pop, Jamie can help students advance their guitar playing with studies of different genres of music. Jamie has a degree in Jazz which he obtained from Middlesex University.
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Passionate and dedicated to the craft, Andy has over 20 years experience concerning all things guitar and music, with almost half of that time teaching pupils of varying age and ability. Although predominantly a rock musician, Andy is extremely fluent in most contemporary styles since graduating with a 1st Class Honours degree and a Masters degree that covered a wide range of subject material.
Lessons with Andy are always tailored to the individual student in a positive, pressure free environment that's geared fundamentally towards the enjoyment of learning an instrument, whilst encouraging confidence and raising potential.
Outside of classes, Andy is consistently working on a variety of personal music projects. Since joining NLMC as a tutor, he has quickly taken advantage of the school's TeacherZone app, building course material week by week with the determination to provide every student with a consistent quality of education.
- Gozde AltanGozde AltanPiano, Vocals
Gozde is a professional musician, and has been teaching vocals and piano for over 11 years. She was a professional opera singer in Istanbul for 4 years, and graduated from the State Conservatory For Opera and Performing Arts.
She prepares her students for exams and stage performances, covering ABRSM, London College of Music, Trinity and Rockschool. Gozde enjoys a varied range of musical styles, but especially Classical, Rock and Metal! Her primary focus in lessons is always to have fun!
- MeadhaMeadhaPiano, Music Theory
Mrs. Meadha Rajakaruna ( Bachelor of Performing Arts (music) 1st Class Honours, ATCL in Pianoforte)An accomplished, committed, student friendly Piano teacher with over 12 years of teaching experienceMeadha has been teaching Piano lessons to students of all ages and all levels and has experience teaching music in schools, private and group settings. She has worked as a Primary and Secondary school music teacher in a reputed Catholic school in Sri-Lanka, and is a registered teacher with both Trinity College and ABRSM London.As a teacher, Meadha takes special care to tailor lessons to each students' individual needs and goals, so they can develop as complete, versatile musicians which can help them to to build up self esteem and self discipline. Through insightful approaches (on practical, Theory, sight reading and improvisation) and tailored teaching methods, Meadha has helped her students to produce fantastic results in Graded Exams, Music festivals and School exams."The joy in my teaching is, seeing students' thoughts develop and being there to guide them in becoming independent and finding their own artistic voice and love of music through many paths"
Rob is one of our most experienced teachers having taught drums at the NLMC for 14 years. Over that time, he has taken many of our students from Grade 1 to 8. He studied music at Trinity College of Music, London and then at Middlesex University; where he obtained a BA Music degree in Jazz Studies. As a freelance musician Rob has performed at festivals across Europe; such as the London Hyde Park Calling, the Electric Picnic Festival in Dublin, and the Seixial Jazz Festival in Portugal, most notably with Australian folk duo "Angus and Julia Stone".
Book a trial with Rob if you want to start working towards your grades, or just want to have some fun learning to play your favourite songs.
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- Warren De MeloWarren De MeloDrums
Warren is no stranger to the music industry; He is a professional drummer of many years, having had live experience from the age of 7.
As educator/performer, Warren has been featured on Modern Drummer Magazine, Metal Hammer, Rhythm Magazine, Kerrang and many others. Warren has also played in the Westend for the smash-hit musicals, Mamma Mia & The Bodyguard.
During his career; He has performed with a diverse range of cabaret acts and he enjoys playing different genre's of music ranging from 1920's Big band music, all the way to modern day Pop, World, Jazz, EDM and Metal, with the added ability to compose, engineer and sing backing vocals.
When not gigging, recording or touring, Warren enjoys teaching privately and loves recording drum covers for his YouTube channel.
Vincent is a highly skilled professional drummer, with more than 10 years of experience as a performer. He has played all around the UK and mainland Europe, playing clubs and festival stages, including Love Supreme Jazz Festival, O2 Forum Kentish Town, Moulin Rouge (FR) or Echonova (Saint-Avé, FR), to name a few.
Highly proficient in a wide array of genres (Funk, Soul, Blues, Rock, Pop, R’n’B, etc.), Vincent is able to teach complete beginners, up to advanced students, adapting his teaching to the level of the student to help bring their skills on the drums to the highest standard. Whether you want to make a start or to go in depth with specific technique, he will always strive to keep the content challenging, insightful and fun.
Vincent has always been extremely passionate about music and drum teaching, finding great enjoyment in seeing his students grow their own love and passion for music and drums as they progress. He is patient and engaging and knows how to inspire any student to strive for the best that they can be, whilst keeping on track and building your confidence up.
- Dom ThatcherDom ThatcherSaxophone, Clarinet, Guitar
Dom has gained experience playing in a huge array of original bands covering a diverse range of music from Folk through to Afro/Latin. His recent recordings have been with some of the UK's finest musicians such as The Drezone (Funk/Soul/Jazz) Katie Bradley (Blues/Soul/Jazz), and Isobel Thatcher (Blues/Americana/Country).
Since moving to London Dom quickly built up a reputation for his unique style, energy, sound, versatility, knowledge of the saxophone (particularly mouthpieces), natural ability, soulful playing and captivating performances. Citing Blues as his main musical influence he is particularly adept to playing in this genre and is known throughout the UK & European Blues Circuit.
Dom uses his own teaching method focusing on fun, sound production, timing, memory and natural feel to establish elevated development and progression, plus basic music theory. Dom teaches beginner lessons from children aged 10, but is also happy teaching adults.
“Great teacher with the ability to make it fun from the start. Learning while having the joy of playing music” Barteld Timmermans
“Dom has been a wonderful teacher to our son, since day one, for over two years. While working in the acquisition of the technical skills, he has carefully selected tunes that were both challenging but also fun. Dom has always been very good at responding to our requests and adapting to our sons needs and interests. We highly recommend him!” Maryse