Guitar Tutors

The following Guitar Tutors are available to you as part of a guitar course at ACM: Pete Friesen, Giorgio Serci, Mike Goodman, Carl Orr, Nicolas Meier, Mike Casswell, James Betteridge, Nat Martin, Tristan Seume, Peter Roth and Jon Bishop. Find out more about these individual guitar tutors below.

Pete Friesen


Fellow of ACM – Guitar

» Career Credits: Alice Cooper, Bruce Dickinson (Iron Maiden) and The Almighty.

Pete has toured the world and recorded with some genuine rock legends. He has been the tour guitarist of choice for Alice Cooper and Iron Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson, and was also a member of The Almighty » more

Giorgio Serci


Fellow of ACM – Guitar

» Career Credits: David Garrett, Basia, TM Stevens, Harvie S, Andy Sheppard, Martin Taylor, Julian Lloyd Webber, Nawal Zoughby, BBC Concert Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Neue Philharmonie Frankfurt, Shirley Bassey, Jools Holland and Dr John.

Giorgio is an award winning guitarist, composer, arranger and lecturer. He has » more

Mike Goodman


Performance School Assistant Manager / Senior Lecturer – Guitar

Mike has taught guitar for many years at Primary, GCSE, A Level, BTEC Diploma, Higher Diploma and Degree standard. During that time he has consistently gigged and recorded with many artists and producers including Wiley, Nate James and Cass Fox. Mike has also written, recorded » more

Nic Meier


Lecturer – Guitar
Swiss guitarist Nicolas, now based in London, has toured in Switzerland, Italy and France, having played with such illustrious artists such as; saxophonist Bill Evans, Gilad Atzmon, Dave O’Higgins, pianist Thierry Lang, trumpeter Matthieu Michel, guitarist John Etheridge and drummer Asaf Sirkis. Nic is also currently part of Jeff Beck‘s touring » more

Michael Casswell


Lecturer – Guitar

Michael studied guitar from the age of 11. At 22, he was signed to RCA America and fronted a band called ‘Heroes’. In the early 90s Michael signed to MCA UK as part of the band ‘Walk on Fire’ and in 1992 joined the Brian May band to tour South America. » more

Tristan Seume


Performance School Assistant Manager Lecturer – Guitar

Tristan is one of the UK’s leading acoustic guitarists. Since completing a music degree at Dartington College of Arts, he has been delighting audiences up and down the country with his blend of folk, country and classically-influenced music and with a cheerful stage presence. He is a regular » more

Nat Martin


Lecturer – Guitar

Nat Martin has been playing guitar for 17 years and his primary influences are blues, jazz and funk music. He has gigged extensively with a number of bands as well as playing in the pit for a number of musical theatre productions.

As a guitar Tutor Nat mainly teaches in music theory » more

Jon Bishop


Lecturer – Guitar

Jon has extensive live experience and is currently touring with 80’s rock ‘n’ roll icon Shakin’ Stevens in shows around the UK and Europe.

Jon’s recording credits include work for artists as varied as Gilbert O’Sullivan, Bonnie Tyler, Westlife, Kerry Ellis, Russell Watson, Alexander O’Neil, Hayley Westenra, Coronation Street The Musical » more

James Betteridge


Lecturer – Guitar

James is an experienced lecturer and performer. He has been a guitar Tutor privately for a number of years and is a regular contributor to the ACM Part Time Guitar School and also on the Guitar School’s Full Time programmes. He is comfortable as both an electric player as well as » more

Peter Roth


Lecturer – Guitar
Pete has worked professionally since 1998 in numerous projects such as backing a major artist in the prime-time TV show “Hitparade der Volksmusik”, to playing in the remake of the song “Do they know its Christmas time” for Capital FM Radio.

He has performed with such prestigious International artists like Rosemary » more

Tim Walters


Lecturer – Guitar

Tim Walters began playing the guitar in 1989 and teaching in the year 2000. In that time he has performed all over the UK and Europe and has taught all levels from complete beginners up to multi-platinum selling artists. He has distinction passes at grade 8 with Trinity College London and » more