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.
“Owen has worked brilliantly with the students at Queensbury. His positive attitude, professionalism and rapport with the students has helped them to make great progress in Music.”Barrie McCardle, Head of Music at Queensbury School
“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
“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