Our Music Tutors

If you'd like to join the Discover & Be team, whether as a private music or academic tutor, do get in touch. We'd love to hear from you.

Josh Symes, Drum Tutor

Currently studying for a degree in music, Josh has been teaching 1:1 drum lessons for many years, and also has experience working with children with additional needs. Read more about Josh's background.

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Faye Polden, Guitar and Ukulele Tutor

Faye has an impressive first class honours degree in Professional Musicianship (Guitar) which, when combined with her experience teaching individuals and running community music workshops, results in the perfect combination for a fantastic tutor! Read more about Faye's background.


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Christopher Britt, Guitar and Piano Tutor

Christopher has performed extensively as part of various bands, for session work, aboard cruise ships and for theatre and show productions. With a 100% pass rate for his students, his tuition record speaks for itself. Read more about Christopher's background. 

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Chris Witherall, Drum Tutor

Having drummed with bands, orchestras and ensembles for over ten years, and with a love of teaching, Chris is a fantastic addition to the Discover & Be team. As well as drum tuition, Chris also offers lessons in Music Technology. Read more about Chris's background.


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DJ Greg, DJing Skills Tutor

DJ Greg's DJing skills sessions allow children to learn a new performance skill that they can be proud of. He blends technology and music into one exciting and fun experience. DJing promotes confidence, rhythm, interaction and multi-disciplinary skills that children can share with their friends and family. Read more about DJ Greg’s background.

Tom Blunt, Drum Tutor

With a wealth of performing experience both on the stage and in the studio and a first class degree in Music Performance, Tom is well positioned to teach the drummers of the future! He is passionate about inspiring young people to love drumming as much as he does. Read more about Tom's background.


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Riccardo Simonetti, Singing and Piano Tutor

Rick is a highly experienced singer who loves to share his passion for music and singing with others. His lessons are tailored to whichever style of singing is required, and always include a great deal of fun, as well as expertise. Read more about Rick’s background.

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James Honess, Piano and Guitar Tutor

Music has always been an integral part of James’s working life; both professionally and socially. James is passionate about offering a fun, creative approach to teaching and learning and enjoys making lessons as bespoke as possible for each individual child. Read more about James’s background.


Bethan Thurgood, Piano and Music Theory Tutor

With a background teaching both maths and music, Bethan is unique in our team! Specialising in teaching piano and music theory, she loves to learn new instruments herself so she can understand the challenges facing her students. Read more about Bethan’s background.

Geoff Wilcox, Guitar Tutor

Geoff’s enthusiam and passion for the guitar shines through in his energetic and inspiring guitar lessons. With ten years experience teaching students of all ages and levels, Geoff is a fantastic teacher for anyone looking to learn the guitar. Read more about Geoff’s background.