Martin Keating is the owner and director of the London Music School. Martin trained and worked as a sound engineer for Decca Records, Morgan Studios and BucksMusic and has been an engineer for over 40 years. Martin started his engineering career at Decca Records in the classical/easy listening department and has worked with The London… Read More

Kevin Keating is Head of Guitar at the London Music School. Kevin Keating is one of the UK’s premier guitarists and an experienced teacher. Kevin trained under his father ‐ world renowned composer and arranger Johnny Keating ‐ and amongst many other styles qualified as a Classical guitarist from Trinity music college.    Kevin has… Read More

Derek Baxter is Head of Education and Head of Bass at the London Music School. Derek was a founding member of the LMS and was instrumental in writing our curriculum and spearheading our modern style of education. Derek first entered the world of music as a trombonist but was playing bass guitar professionally by the… Read More

Gary Balwin is Head of Keyboards at the London Music School. Gary is one of London’s top piano/keyboard players and is renowned for his B3 organ playing. Gary has worked with the likes of Jimmy Smith, Portishead and Joss Stone and plays regularly at the world famous Ronnie Scotts Jazz Club in London. Gary teaches… Read More

Paul Merser is a senior drum teacher at the London Music School. He started playing at the age of six and followed the Guildhall exam board grades from one to eight in both drum kit and orchestral percussion. He went onto study music at The London College of Music with a joint first study in… Read More

Pete Grogan is Head of Saxophone at the London Music School. Pete is one of the UK’s top sax teachers and has worked all over the UK producing some of the country’s most talented players. Pete began playing sax in school and following his initial musical education studied Jazz at Middlesex University. He has built… Read More

Rosanna Brandi is a Vocal Teacher at the London Music School. Rosanna was born in the south of Italy and starting her singing studies there. She completed her Diploma in Jazz singing at Accademia Internazionale della Musica in Milan studying with renowned Jazz singer Tiziana Ghiglioni. She was awarded several scholarships as Best Vocalist and… Read More

Emilie is Head of Administration at the London Music School and deals with all admissions related enquiries. She can be contacted at or on +44(0)2089867885.… Read More

Serra is a Drum Teacher at the London Music School. Serra trained here at the London Music School where she graduated with Distinction. She has been drumming for 14 years and is a keen songwriter. Serra has interests in a vast number of musical genres and in fusion music.  In addition to teaching, Serra tours… Read More

Bob Haddrell is a Keyboard Teacher at the London Music School. Bob is one of the top jazz, funk and blues players in the country and has been playing professionally in the UK and Europe for many years. Bob is an experienced teacher and chairs most of the group workshop at the School. Bob has… Read More