Location: Trowbridge, Bath, Bristol
Associate Provider
Guitar & Bass

Drums / percussion
Music Theory
Songwriting / Composition
Music Production
Teaching Models:
One to One teaching
Small / medium Group Tuition
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Andrew Cook


I have 15 years of teaching experience, working at The Mead Primary School (Trowbridge) and The Royal High School (Bath).  I currently have a large rosta of students receiving 1 on 1 tuition, and I have also worked as an associate lecturer in guitar performance skills at Bath Spa University delivering lectures on the course I used to study!

I studied Commercial Music at Bath Spa University, graduating in 2006 with a BA(Hons) degree.  Since leaving this course, as well as teaching I have been an active musician – playing in several bands and running many successful gigs and open mic nights.

I am also an in-demand live sound engineer so when not teaching or playing I will be manning a  mixing desk most nights in venues across Bristol and Bath.


What I / we help young people achieve

I started teaching guitar so that I could pass on the love for the instrument that I have to younger people.

Through fun, structured and individually tailored lessons, I hope to provide a basis for a lifelong love of music.

I encourage my students to progress through the grade system, either with the Trinity Rock and Pop syllabus or the Rockschool grades. I have a proud 100% pass rate record.

Opportunities for children & young people

  • To learn to play an instrument and / or develop skills on an instrument
  • To create / write music and / or lyrics
  • To develop recording /production skills
  • To play, perform music with others

Also Works With

I currently work as a peripatetic music teacher at The Mead Community Primary School and The Royal High School, Bath.



  • Term Time

Working with special needs

I have experience of working with students with mild, medium and severe SEN.

Taught Instruments

  • Guitar & Bass

  • Drums / percussion
  • Music Theory
  • Songwriting / Composition
  • Music Production

Ages Taught

  • 7-10
  • 11-13
  • 14-15
  • 16+

Level Taught

  • Beginners
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Qualifications, Grades & Certificates Taught

  • Instrument grades
  • Rockschool
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award

Musical Clusters Covered

  • Trowbridge (CSL)


Excellent teacher who is fantastic at communicating often difficult musical terms in an easy to understand format. Would 100% recommend to anybody whose looking to learn – J.E – Private Student.

My Training & Development

I am always aiming to improve my knowledge of my instruments, both through research and my own practice!

I initially received my teacher training through Yamaha Music Schools and try to keep up to date with new teaching methods.

I regularly catch up with teaching colleagues to discuss new ideas and teaching practices.

I am up to date with all safeguarding policies.

Previously Worked With

The Mead Community primary School