Store Manager, Keyboard & Piano
Expertise: David has an enthusiastic encyclopedic knowledge of 'black and white' products and will happily share that with anyone. When customers visit us, firstly I let them tell me what they want from the instrument and then I'll give them an unbiased explanation and demonstration of the products best suited to their needs
We have a fantastic selection of digital and stage pianos, home keyboards and synths from all the top suppliers including Yamaha, Roland, Casio, Korg and Nord, so there really is something for everyone. David's favourite keyboard product is the Nord Stage 88EX.
Fav music: Beatles, Ben Folds, Perry Blake, singer songwriters Hobbies: songwriting, gigs, cinema, running, New York and persian cats.
Expertise: Primarily guitar, drums, bass and vocals, as well as an extensive knowledge on recording software and equipment.
Drew plays guitar and sings in an Art-metal band, and drums in an indie rock group. He has his own recording studio, and used to be a freelance illustrator and designer. Drew keeps tropical fish, and has a fluffy diabetic cat called Henry.
Expertise: Piano, saxophone and guitar, with some basic drumming ability
David began playing the piano aged 5, achieving grade 7 standard, before turning his hand to tenor saxophone and guitar. He enjoys playing a variety of styles, and is also an experienced acoustic piano technician.
Expertise: Voice, Piano & Music Technology
James has been involved in music from a very young age, and has dabbled in many instruments, ranging from flute to the ukulele. In most recent years, James has been mainly focusing on composing and singing, and has achieved Grade 5 theory, and Grade 6 singing with the view of upping those both to Grade 8 within a year. James is starting his A2 year in September studying Music, Music Technology & English Language
Expertise: Bass, Guitar, Mandolin, Banjo, Bouzouki and all things folk.
Al plays double bass in fun-filled folk trio ‘Electric Eden’ and is a keen live performer graduating form the University of Winchester with a BA Honours Degree in Contemporary Performance. Al splits his time between music and performance working with SOOP Theatre, the resident theatre company at The Spring Arts Center in Havant. Combining music with theatre gives a unique opinion when it comes to an instrument’s comfort and style, both playing and wearing, pairing this with the right tone gives a performer everything the need to deliver a show.
Rory is a country and blues performer at heart, playing guitar, banjo, guitalele, harmonica and singing. He graduated University with a 2:1 in Creative and Performing Arts, specialising in stage & music tech, as well as music theory and musical theatre. He is also an actor working for a local interactive theatre group “Dark Encounters” performing in murder mysteries and ghost walks. He also wears cowboy boots every day.