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Phil Green - PMA Manager & Drum Kit & Percussion Tutor.
Phil has a wealth of playing experience. An accomplished drummer and renowned for his groove playing and solid feel, Phil combines a relaxed approach to fundamental skills with vast performing experience spanning over 25 years.
Phil has performed all over the UK and Europe with several artists and touring bands.
Phil endorses the Trinity Guildhall and RockSchool graded courses.

You can catch Phil playing most weekends for the UK’s leading functions bands The Talent and Monitor Music.
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Ben Frankis - BMus (Hons), DipHE.
Guitar, Bass, and Ukulele Tutor.
Ben has been playing guitar for 15 years and his primary influences are blues and rock music. He has gigged extensively with a number of bands and has been involved in different recording projects.
Whilst studying music at GCSE and 'A' Level, he achieved a distinction pass at grade 8 guitar. He attended the ACM, Guildford, where he attained guitar qualifications at Higher Diploma and Degree level. Since then he has been working as a full time musician.

He has gained a lot of experience teaching students of all ages and abilities. He has a modern and relaxed approach to teaching, whether it be guiding students through their grades or helping them learn their favourite songs.
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Jack Harrison - BMus, DipHE.
Guitar and Bass Tutor.
Jack is very knowledgeable of music theory and composition skills. Jack’s lessons are modern and very relaxed. His natural patience and friendly character helps his students learn at a comfortable rate, ensuring lessons are fun and customised to suit the individual students requirements.
Jack qualified from Canterbury University and has worked with several live music acts, written music for films and has collaborated with several songwriters.
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Karl Younger - BMus (Hons), DipHE, Level 3 National Diploma (Triple Distinction), QTLS, PGCE.
Guitar, Bass Guitar & Banjo Tutor.
Karl is a professional musician and guitarist. As a working musician Karl has traveled across the UK, Scotland & Wales playing for original artists such as Elle Exxe (formally Linda Harrison) & Bartoven and 1st class functions bands such as The Hot Shots and NightMoves and Soul Desire. In the process having had the good fortunate to play at venues and events such as: HMV picture house Edinburgh, Snape Maltings concert hall, Beachbreak & Great Escape Festivals, Indig02 as well as featuring on BBC radio.
As well as performing Karl has a great passion for music education and holds qualified teacher status (QTLS).
Karl is an in demand music educator teaching young students aged 7-10, A-level students and mature learners.
Karl is a full member of the Institute for Learning (IFL) and the Registry of Guitar Tutors (RGT) and holds a current enhance disclosure CRB/DBS check. 
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Scott Clarke - DipHE.
Vocals & Piano Tutor.
Former Universal Records signed artist, Scott's career covers a wide range of high profile national TV, press and tour exposure. His talents have seen him on stage and screen across the U.K and Europe performing in prestige venues such as Wembley Arena, The Royal Albert Hall and the Palladium. Highlight's include X Factor final twelve contestant, support for McFly on their Radio:active UK arena tour 2008. Performing to crowds in excess of 15-20,000 in venues such as Wembley Arena, Birmingham NEC, Manchester M.E.N Arena & Newcastle Metro Arena. Performed in live events alongside such acts as The Script, The Saturdays, Girls Aloud & sugababes. TV network credits include BBC, ITV, Nickelodeon and Disney.
Offer's fun, contemporary, artist driven approach to vocal development lessons. For complete beginners – pro performers, Scott's lessons are tailored to put you center stage of your development. Providing unique exercises tailored to develop the following core vocalist skills: Vocal breathing technique and stamina training. Warm up technique and vocal maintenance. Vocal placement. Tonal development including phrasing and dynamics. Performance development including microphone technique and sound tech. Songwriting workshops. Recording skills. Harmonic training. Music theory. GSCE and A level coursework training and development. Performance and artist development advice.
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Ben Goble - BMus.
Piano, Voice, Saxophone & Theory Tutor.
Ben started his musical career at 11 by joining the National Youth Choir, and continued his interest in singing at university by gaining a Choral Scholarship to King’s College, Cambridge. He has performed around the globe in some of the world’s most prestigious concert halls, and has also sung on numerous recordings; including a close harmony record that reached No.1 on the classical iTunes chart. Ben is passionate about all genres of music and has dabbled in many different styles; including folk, jazz, pop, opera and musical theatre. When not singing, he is also a saxophonist, a pianist, and a songwriter.
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Lara Bryant.
Violin, Cello & Piano.
Lara was first introduced to music at a young age with violin and piano lessons. Having trained using the Suzuki method her lessons have a strong focus on developing all round musicianship and performance. She continued learning a range of instruments throughout school completing grade 8 on violin and clarinet. Lara became a member of the Suffolk Youth Orchestra in 2009 and performed in prestigious European venues during five summer tours. More recently she has formed a quartet which now performs at weddings and formal functions. Her lessons cater for all violin standards and beginners piano; with a fun and friendly approach.
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Josh Locke - DipHE, BMus.
Guitar, Double Bass, Vocal Tutor.
Josh teaches guitar, vocals, bass and double bass (slap style). His musical background began at a very young age, learning clarinet, cornet and saxophone but his true dedication to music began at 11 when he began playing guitar. Since then Josh has founded, joined and performed in many bands and styles, including Stratosfire (Alt. Rock) and Who's Driving Bear's Driving (Pop Punk) and teaching privately from the age of 16. Josh studied Music as part of GCSE, A level and National Diploma as well as completing a Bmus Music Degree in June of 2013. In January of 2014 Josh became a full time musician, playing and singing in the band Blind Vinyl on the DFDS cruise ships, here he honed his playing and performance technique further and grew his repertoire of songs extensively. On a break from the ships in March 2014 Josh began his now full time band J.S & the Lockerbillies and has been working and performing full time every week since!

“My love for teaching comes from that sense of accomplishment I gain from someone really grasping the material that I present to them. I base most of my lessons on understanding the theories behind why our instruments work and how we can master them and translating that into songwriting and performance. But it's really all about having fun and enjoying the time we spend playing, because I want my students to get out there and experience music first hand! The world wants good musicians, lets give them what they want!”
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Jack Patching - BA, MA Music
Double Bass, Electric Bass & Brass.
I have a broad range of experience and wealth of knowledge of all types of music. I am able to sight-read both in the studio and in a live environment and am an experienced depping musician, having toured in this country and abroad throughout my career.

I like to work on the basics of music, the building blocks, chords, melody, rhythm as well as generally having fun, either play-along to pieces or to duet with me which allows the student to learn to play some of their favourite songs, whilst learning along the way.
You can catch Jack performing with several projects of the UK and Europe.
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Afrika Green - BA (Hons) Music Performance.
Afrika has gained a large amount of experince both studio and live.
Performing at venues such as the Jazz Cafe in Reading, Charlie Wrights, Buckingham Palace, Christ Church Park, BBC Maida Vale Studios, Grange Hotel, Sugar Hut, Basel Tattoo, Guanabara Club. Favela Chic and Passing Clouds to name a few.
With artists and bands including:
Trenton and Free Radical Nicki Wells (Nittin Sawhney) Brian Henry(Mica Paris/Omar) Jono Mcneil (Hit Town Records) Katie Hector(Nelly) Naz Adamson (Craig David) The Duffys Saravah Soul Chantelle Rowe.
Within Affy’s lessons pupils will develop skills in: 
Stylistic awareness 
Reading notation.
And the option to follow drum graded courses from Trinity Guildhall and RockSchool.
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Catherine Arnold - BA (Hons).
Flute, Clarinet & Saxophone Tutor.
Catherine is a woodwind teacher specialising in flute, clarinet and saxophone.
Since starting the flute 15 years ago, Catherine has played woodwind for many school, college and amateur dramatic society musicals, including Les Miserables and Oklahoma. She has also been involved in various orchestras including the Three Counties Youth Wind Band, Jazz Band and Choir, and the Southampton University Wind Orchestra.
She received a Bachelor of Arts in Music from University of Southampton, focusing on music performance, classical music history and music therapy. Her teaching technique focuses on a classical style and ABRSM development, but with a fun and interesting twist.
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Fin Watling - Saturday Assistant.
Fin has been learning the drums and guitar at PMA for several years.
He is a very talented songwriter and is already working on his sound.
Fin works as a shop assistant on Saturdays and is very keen to help people when purchasing their first guitar or finding the best accessory for them.
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Unit 2, Bridge Business Park,
Top Street, Old Martlesham,
Woodbridge, Suffolk. IP124RB
Telephone: 01394 383700
Fax: 01394 383701
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