Owen has been a student of guitar since he was 11 and having played in many bands went on to complete a BA honours Degree in Jazz at Leeds College of Music in 2003. Since then he has been teaching electric, acoustic and bass guitar professionally to individuals, in schools and for local business in the Leeds and Bradford area.
In addition Owen has had a great deal of success playing bass with Blacklisters who released their debut album in the summer of 2012 and have played and toured nationwide including major slots at Leeds and Reading festivals.
“Very good setup. One of the best opportunities offered to the kids. Full credit to Owen who gives excellent leadership and encouragement.”Bally Flora, parent
“Owen has taught me for 5 years now and the lessons are still as fun and challenging now as they were when we started.”Eric Lock, Pupil
“I got to see how a real band would work and record. The artists were really friendly, patient and polite, they were awesome!”Tom Banks, pupil at Bruntcliffe School