David Yates music teacher

David Yates

Music Teacher

Instruments Taught - Guitar


David has gained over a decade of experience playing commercially in musical theatre, corporate functions and teaching in state and independent schools across the Home Counties.

Most recently, David has been on the 2021 UK tour of Grease, but has also been the guitarist on both the European and UK tours of The Bodyguard, Legally Blonde, Wonderland and Son Of A Preacher Man. Other notable productions include: Mamma Mia!, West Side Story, Jersey Boys and Jesus Christ Superstar. Alongside playing in musical theatre he also performed in concert tours for The Greatest Showman Live! and the Isle Of Wight/Chiswick Proms.

He began his guitar playing on classical guitar completing Grades 1-8, with Steve Christmas, before going on to study BSc Music Technology at Staffordshire University graduating with a 2:1 and then gaining an Upper Level ALCM Diploma in Electric Guitar Performance from the University of West London.

Qualifications & Experience

- Over 10 years' experience playing commercially

- Over 10 years' experience teaching in schools

- 2:1 BSc in Music Technology - Staffordshire University

- Upper Level ALCM Diploma, Electric Guitar Performance - University of West London

Book Lessons

Guitar lessons are available as either face-to-face or online lessons.

If you have any questions about signing up for music lessons, feel free to contact Hogan Music on 01635 496 57 or email tuition@hoganmusic.co.uk who can help to answer any queries you might have.