Say hello to Joe! He is the founder of Dronfield Music Tuition and also teaches guitar, bass, ukulele and singing. Joe has always wanted to run his own music tuition business and after a recent move to Dronfield found the perfect opportunity.
He holds Grade 8 certificates in guitar, bass guitar, vocals and ukulele. A BA (Hons) degree in Popular Music and a Post Graduate Certificate in Education. Joe has a 100% pass rate in RTG exams. He also has 15 years’ experience in performing music internationally, 10 years’ experience tutoring and 5 years’ experience teaching in local schools. Joe has a full DBS certificate which is visible within the studio.
Joe successfully runs ’12th Fret Tuition’ 10-week guitar workshops. The workshops are tailored for beginner, intermediate and advanced guitarists and have been a huge success over the last 4 years. Joe has been in many successful, local bands over the last 15 years. He rocked the bass in ‘Downslide’, served up some funky riffs in ‘Darkehorse’ and is currently singing his heart out in ‘Electric Idols’ events band. He has worked for various private music schools in Sheffield and has experience teaching in government schools including Brunswick Primary, Birley Academy and Hatfield Primary.
Joe can teach all ages and levels with an enthusiastic, friendly and dedicated approach.
A little bit more about Joe:
- Favourite album: “I would have to say ‘Californication’ by The Red Hot Chilli Peppers, incredible guitar and bass playing throughout – just might sort of thing!”
- Can’t live without: “My Nirvana t-shirts!”
- Break-time snack: “Coffee, coffee coffee!”
- Fact about Joe: “I once released an album with my metal band Downslide and have played thousands of gigs around the UK with various bands, from the age of 14”
Founder. Guitar & Vocals Tutor