About Chichester Music Academy
The Chichester Music Academy started life at Airtight Studios in Shopwhyke, but quickly outgrew the premises and moved to Globe House in September 2011. The re-located business is now managed by co-founder Harry Wilson along with Nick Davidson. Whether you are an absolute beginner trying to get off the ground or an accomplished player looking to move to the next level, our professionally-qualified tutors will help get you there in our relaxed and stylish studios. We look forward to enabling you to reach your potential through our enjoyment and enthusiasm for music.
Guitar and Ukulele
Harry Wilson, co-director of Chichester Music Academy, is a guitarist with many extensive performance and songwriting experience. Harry holds a PGCE in Primary Education and also provides private tuition in maths and English.
Guitar and Groups
Nick Davidson, co-director of Chichester Music Academy, spent several years performing and working with touring bands in the 1990's, as well as running a live music venue, before moving into promotion and event management. Recent musical ventures include session work and running school rock bands.
Piano and Vocals
Nettie Blair-Fish is a recent music graduate from the University of Chichester and gladly accepts students looking to improve their piano playing or those who want to learn a new skill. Nettie holds a Grade 8 in classical piano as well as having extensive performing experience in contemporary band settings.
Daniela has been a singing teacher for the last 4 years specialising in commercial styles which include pop/rock/soul/Rnb/gospel and Jazz and has a Masters degree in Commercial music performance. Daniela is also a singer/songwriter and has played her own music in many venues around the country.
Bass and Recording
Rowan Bailey is a professional bass player and musician. He Graduated in 2002 with Honors in Music. With 20 years of playing experience and 12 years of teaching behind him Rowan looks forward to helping you develop a successful bass playing career.
Pete has 19 years of experience as a session drummer, performer and teacher. While working with a diverse range of artists and producers, from studio to stage, he has refined his drumming technique. Pete's teaching style is engaging and enjoyable.
Andy graduated with a distinction from the Academy of Contemporary Music in 2000. Since then he has sessioned for many bands and toured Europe as a session guitarist. He has worked with the likes of Skunk Anansie, Eva Cassidy and Rolf Harris and his own band, Tremain, have recently secured a record deal.
Guitar and Groups
Dave has been playing and teaching guitar in the local area for over 8 years, and has also spent 6 years in the music retail industry. His recent live performances have included appearances at venues and festivals across the South coast. Dave is currently working on a 4th album with his main band Britonica.
Tom Truman is a professional jazz singer, guitarist and singer-songwriter. He has been composing music, lyrics and other creative english for the past 7 years and has been praised for his imaginative and innovative songwriting, writing for a variety of genres.
Tom holds a Grade 8 in Saxophone Performance in which he achieved a distinction. Tom’s varied expertise enables him to provide tuition for Soprano, Alto, Tenor and Baritone saxophone, in styles such as Jazz (including improvisation), Classical, Funk and Popular, at all levels.
Since appearing on BBC's Any Dream Will Do, Seamus starred in the European Tour of Thriller Live! and played the role of Che Guevara in the critically acclaimed Bill Kenwright production of Evita. He has worked with the likes Duffy, Westlife, Lee Ryan, Mica Paris, Rod Stewart and the London Community Gospel Choir.
Guitar and Groups
Paul is a graduate of the Guitar Institute in London (2002). He has extensive performance and band management experience including with two long established London-based bands. Paul is also a solicitor.