Electric and Acoustic Guitar Tuition

Electric and Acoustic Guitar Tuition

We have been offering tuition since 1988 from our Shirley site teaching 400 students each week and have 100% pass rate with all exam boards.

Our professional tutors cater for complete beginners to professional level players, and can teach any style of playing from rock to jazz to classical to blues.

All our tuition is done on a one to one basis and lessons can be either 30 minutes or 60 minutes long. Whether you're playing for fun or working towards graded examinations your lessons are always tailor made.

All lessons are priced at £32 per hour or £16 per 1/2 hour of one-to-one tuition.

Lessons run Monday to Friday from 2pm till 8pm, and Saturdays 9:00am - 5pm all year round.

For enquiries and booking information please contact 0121 745 8122 or email solihull@expressmusic.co.uk

You can also contact us for bookings and information via our facebook page: facebook.com/ExpressMusicShirley

Sam Gasior

Bass and Guitar

Sam is a talented multi instrumentalist who specialises in bass and guitar. He is our dedicated bass teacher having a triple distinction BTEC Grade 8 Rock School and over 10 years teaching experience under his belt. His favourite playing styles are soul funk and R&B but will happily teach any style of playing. Outside of teaching Sam performs locally with our drum tutor Shona as The Bop Shop band. www.facebook.com/thebopshopband

Martyn Sline

Guitar, Ukulele

Martyn is one of our most senior and experienced teachers with over 20 years of playing and over 12 years of teaching at Express Music. He specialises in rock and metal and has an encyclopaedic knowledge of guitars and pedals. He has been teaching the Rock School syllabus for the past 10 years and all students have attained a 100% pass rate.

Helen Audus


Helen has been teaching at Express Music for over 10 years and specializes in classical guitar, her students have attained a 100% pass record with Trinity Guildhall. Although she is our most experienced classical player she is equally at home playing rock, pop and blues.

Gary Williams


Gary is an incredibly experienced teacher and player having been playing guitar for a number of years now. He is our go to jazz and blues teacher, as his keen interest in gypsy jazz and classic blues means he has a wealth of knowledge in those genres. He regularly plays in various gypsy jazz and blues bands throughout the country.

Steve Birkett


Steve is an incredibly experienced teacher, having taught in schools for a number of years he has been playing for 40 years and is capable of playing guitar, keyboards, sax, harmonica and sitar. His favourite playing style is Blues and he plays Keys and piano in the Rebecca Downes band. He is also a talented Song Writer producer and has worked as a Sessions musician for various other artists.

Ash Sheldon


Ash is one of our newest yet busiest tutors, he can cater for all styles from rock to pop but does love to play the heavy stuff given the chance!.

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Express Music Coventry
196-204 Binley Road
Coventry, CV3 1HG
02476 635 766
Express Music Shirley
Unit 10, Rear of 179, Stratford Rd
Shirley, Solihull, B90 3AU
0121 745 8122
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