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Quality music tuition delivered by pro muscians here at Axis Studios 


Here at Axis we offer quality vocal & instrumental tuition delivered by an amazing team of talented musicians who not only have years of teaching experience under their belt but also, all of them perform professionally within their specific fields bringing a wealth of valuable experience to their lessons.

To be Covid-secure music tuition can be delivered either onsite in our spacious, well-ventilated rehearsal studio or virtually, online.

Meet the team and contact directly for booking lessons


 Singing lessons with Chloe Murray 


Chloe has recently finished studying Music Performance, Theatre and English Literature at Windermere School and has a wealth of experience on and off the stage; whether in a recording studio or in a fully staged musical. Chloe is an accomplished vocalist and has professional experience working in bands and musical ensembles.


Contact Chloe:

Mobile/text:  07728 004 154


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Drum lessons with Jess Weston

Jess has 14 years experience teaching and has been running his own JW Drum School since 2009 helping hundreds of people of all ages around Stoke on Trent and Staffordshire to take their first steps to becoming confident drummers.

​His drum lessons are tailored for each pupil so no matter what your age or drumming ambitions he can help you to learn and progress quickly whilst having fun!

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You can learn to drum along with your favorite songs or if you would prefer to progress through drumming grades such as Rockschool that is also available.

Jess currently plays and records with The Ezys and performs around the UK.  Jess plays with Red Cymbals exclusively.


Contact Jess:


Mobile/text:  07490 488 206



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Drum lessons with James Raybould

Background and expirience:  With over 30 years expirience James originally began playing drums as a young teenager, playing in mainly school and theatre productions very much inspired by then music tutor and well known organist/choirmaster Peter Jebson of Wurlitzer fame. James gained an O level in music, moved to Staffordshire and became a student of drum and percussion guru Jon Broberg reaching guildhall level 5 drum kit quickly. James concentrated on live performance and studio/session work, writing drum compositions with many original 90's bands, most famously The Wake, who recorded an album and enjoyed some success touring & featured on national and local radio and in music press. More recently, James opened the Shrewsbury international folk festival with original artists Penny Priest and Martin Thomas in 2010, performed with many professional party and function bands travelling all four corners of the British Isles gaining lots of live pro experience covering material of all genres. ​

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James currently enjoys being part of the local live music scene playing with local pop/rock/blues covers bands.

Having experience with working with people with learning difficulties and special needs, James  also worked professionally for the NHS in this field incorporating drums into daily sensory and therapeutic activities finding this extremely rewarding.

James offers:  All styles/genres covered, beginners to advanced, basic to more technical abilities, sticking and rudimental techniques, warm up exercises improve your weaker hand, tuning and live performance advice, improve your feel and timing, basic notation, DBS checked, professionally work with vulnerable adults, a patient professional person centred approach to tutoring, one to one or group sessions available, flexible day/evening slots also available.

Contact James:


Mobile/text:  07765 786 831

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Guitar lessons with Richard Ward

Rich is the  proprietor of Axis Studios and has 14 years teaching experience. Rich has Grade 8 and is a qualified teacher, and has performed for a number of original and cover bands including heavy metal originals - 'Axis', classic rock cover band - 'Jacque Rabbit' and sensational funk group - 'Shut the Funk Door'.

Rich has provided instrumental tuition privately from his home studio and within primary & secondary schools across Cheshire and Staffordshire working in partnership with 'Music for Life' music service.

Rich is currently Head of music at a local high school and offers music tuition for classical & electric guiitar in the evenings and weekends. 


Contact Rich Ward (PGCE, BA hons. Rockschool, ABRSM, CRB): 


Mobile/text:  07944 172 067

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Rich Ward Guitar tuition at Axis Studios
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bass guitar & music production 

lessons with Scott Evans

Contact Scott:


Mobile/text:  07872 815 533


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Piano / keyboard & music theory lessons with Jarrod Ford


Contact Jarrod:

Mobile/text:  07540 256759


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For Music tuition please contact the tutors directly to arrange a time