During the day the Hyde Tavern is home to music lessons and musical arrangement workshops led by a professional songwriter, guitarist and violinist, performing to thousands and working in the music industry for over 15 years. Arranger, and producer of four critically acclaimed records and named for musical arrangement on several other notable records.
VIOLIN LESSONS (Mondays and Wednesdays)
For beginners: Your first approach to an instrument is the most important. It will shape the way you play and determine the control you have over your instrument throughout the rest of your life. Playing should be enjoyable and expressive from the beginning. Careful attention will be paid to all theoretical practices, from posture and hold to reading music score, but the emphasis is on the individual, their reasons for learning and how to harness the musician within.
For the more advanced players: The playing and performing style is dubbed as unique and musical. All styles of playing are covered with an emphasis on eastern european playing styles. Its all about passion and delivery. Many teachers can teach you how to play, but only a few can nurture your playing into an expressive performance and mentor you through the process of performing live shows.
£10 : 40min lesson (recommended for childen under 8 yrs)
£15 : 1hr Group Lessons: £15
£30 : 1hr Private Lessons: £30
For information on lesson times and availability please email
MUSICAL ARRANGEMENT WORKSHOPS (Triannual weekend workshop)
Ever written a song on an instrument and not known what to do next? Heard those records you love with all those instruments that you dont play? Have lyrics but no music? Want to hear your song reach the next level? Curious as to what makes ‘good arrangement’ and how to improve your arrangement skills?
Musical arrangement workshops are run 3 weekends a year and cost £100 per person for the whole weekend. A lunch break with refreshments is included:
FEBRUARY Sat 16th & Sun 17th (10am – 4pm). Book a place.
JUNE Sat 1st & Sun 2nd (10am – 4pm). Book a place.
OCTOBER Sat 19th & Sun 20th – (10am – 4pm). Book a place.