Si was born and raised in England and has worked as a performer, writer and music tutor in the UK since 2007. He has a passion for creative guitar playing and songwriting. He has performed live on BBC TV, at music festivals and many venues around the UK as a songwriter and playing in bands for other artists in folk, rock, soul, funk/jazz genres. He has written, recorded and produced film music, instrumental EPs, guitar arrangements and a debut album.
Si has been teaching guitar for the past 15 years to all ages, from teaching 1:1 privately to leading whole guitar camps and guitar ensembles. He also has a guitar channel with over 75K hits on YouTube called ‘Guitar Club Online’. He has an informal but diligent teaching approach allowing students to learn their instrument in fun and creative ways.
His students will learn how to play popular songs and themes, how to solo and play creatively, apply technique, music theory and carve out their own voice on their instrument. Styles Si specializes in are: blues, jazz, folk, instrumental, finger-style and acoustic / electric guitar. Si has also taught drums and brings the same creativity and enthusiasm to the drum kit when teaching drum lessons.