Why Choose 1685...
'Andrew is very kind and humorous and I really enjoy my lessons with him. He has helped me achieve grade 3 with distinction!'
Will, year 9
100% Merit/Distinction for examination students in 2017/18
Public Liability Insured
Incorporated Society of Musicians Registered Teacher
By studying with Andrew at the 1685 studio, you will benefit from his 20 years' experience teaching students of all ages and abilities. Andrew has a great rapport with young people, and will make even the most nervous adult feel comfortable. Andrew is passionate about classical music, but has made a career from performing in many different genres. As a result, he is uniquely placed to cater for all styles of musician, from new starters to diploma students, those who want learn Bach, and those who want to play Billy Joel. Andrew's extensive experience playing recitals, shows, playing in bands and accompanying choirs means there are few others so well placed to provide the education you want.
All his students learn how to read music and how to practice effectively, which means that ultimately, you will be able to pick up the music YOU want to play without help. Our student concerts also offer you performance opportunities in a relaxed and supportive environment.