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 this amazing ability to motivate students into wanting to learn. News travelled fast in the school and soon lots of students wanted to learn guitar.”Tom Howells, Head of Music at Belle Vue Girls School
“Connor has really enjoyed the lessons, Owen has been inspirational! He really feels he has gained more confidence and experience.”Klaira Brennan, parent
“My daughter used to find her old lessons boring and formulaic, Owen uses methods and material relevant to the people he teaches.”Sian Vik, parent