One to One Music Tuition

Drums, Guitar, Bass, Piano, Keyboard, Vocal, Saxophone & Theory Lessons

Dean Fradley Drum Teacher

Dean

James

James

Izzy

Izzy

Julia

Julia

Jordan

Jordan

Wayne

Wayne

Luke

Luke

Ali

Ali

Alex

Alex

Neil

Neil

Sarah

Sarah

Music Teachers

Here at Rhythm Foundry we pride ourselves on our dedicated tutoring staff who are experts in their own field. All of our staff are professional musicians and have the capabilities to take your playing to the next level.

Dean

Dean has achieved his Grade 8 Drumming certificate in LCM and Rockschool, and has 25 years of teaching experience. Dean studied drumming for 10 years with Luke Flowers and 10 years with Dave Hassell. He worked for three years as the Drum Tutor for at Stoke College before founding Rhythm Foundry in 2005.

James

James has a First Class Honours Master's Degree in Music and specialises in music for Film, Video Games, and Indian Culture. He also offers classes in Composition and Analysis, as well as jazz classes for the more advanced players.

Izzy

Izzy studied music at the University of Huddersfield and works as a classroom and instrumental teacher. She also regularly performs with Stafford Sinfonia and a local wind orchestra.

Dan

Dan studied Music Performance at college whilst completing his Drum grades and later went off to study music at MMU. Dan has performed with many original artists/projects in and out of the local area and remains active on the local music scene.

Julia

Julia is a singer and songwriter, performing solo and with her band on the local music scene. She loves performing, creating and sharing the love of music. Her formal qualifications are: LCM Grade 8 Popular Music Vocals, a BA in Popular Music and an MA in Contemporary Arts from Manchester Metropolitan University.

Jordan

Jordan studied Music Tech at NULC before going to University to study Music Performance at BIMM Manchester. In his spare time he drums in his original band - Lost Notes as well as working with various singers/songwriters in Manchester.

Wayne

Wayne studied Music in Performing Arts and Sound Engineering. He has been playing guitar for nearly 30 years and currently plays in a successful covers/original band called Eaton Park based in Stoke on Trent. He has played all over the country supporting The Doves and Mungo Gerry and has been supported by The Coral.

Luke

Luke has played drums and piano from a very young age and studied Music and Performing Arts at Stoke-on-Trent college. During his time at college he played drums for the UK's first amateur production of the Phantom of the Opera and has since played in the orchestra pit for a number of pantomimes. He has been Musical Director for shows such as The Likes Of Us and The Day War Broke Out.

Ali

Ali studied for her MSc in Music Psychology researching what makes effective music teaching. Since university she has worked extensively with children and young people including teaching and community development work within schools, colleges, universities and local authorities. Ali owns and manages Pepper Street Performing Arts which offers a range of classes and lessons in dance, musical theatre, music and drama.

Alex

Alex studied Music Technology at undergraduate and postgraduate level (1st class) at Keele University. He has worked as a musician, private drum kit tutor and freelance sound designer since then. Alex has 12 years playing experience in a wide range of music styles including a Jazz band project called ‘The Chameleon’ and Orchestral collaborations with the Army Air Corps band.

Neil

Neil has been playing and teaching for over 20 years and has been in various bands in the local area. He Teaches mainly rock and pop and has had hundreds of successful students whose achievements include - winning Battle Of The Bands, competing in the Midlands Open Mike Competition and Jake Shakeshaft who went on to represent the UK in the Eurovision Song Contest.

Sarah

Sarah has over 25 years experience in the music industry, both as a songwriter and a performer. Her credits are too numerous too mention, though they include The Christians, Oceanic, Robbie Williams & Bernie Marsden. She currently performs with many bands, both locally and internationally. She studied music and theatre studies at A level and has LCM grade 8 popular music. She has taught vocals at MMU for eight years and at the Rhythm Foundry for ten years.