Sean Carter

A talented musician, a guitarist, drummer and song-writer, with touring experience and performance qualification. In his school days, Sean won both the Junior Young Musician of the Year, then the Young Musician of the Year, passed his Grade 8 drum exam 'with merit' in his final year and as of this year, now boasts a Music Degree from BIMM in Bristol. The degree was undertaken part-time as a mature student, completed in 2021, and Sean is now keen to put into practice such academic perspective as part of his full-time multi-disciplinary teaching. 


Initially studying music in higher eduation at New College, Swindon, Sean completed his Music Technology course, taking additional tuition at Swindon Music Service, then movied into a teaching role in 2010. Since then he has been an approved teacher with Swindon Borough Council, requiring involvement with the delivery of music programmes, individual and group teaching plus ensemble workshops at various primary and secondary schools under the remit of the local authority.

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Sean Carter

Principal Tutor

Drums, Acoustic and Electric Guitar

Bass, Ukulele, Music Production

Music Theory and Rock Clubs

+44 (0) 7585 225425

BA Hons: Professional Musicianship

Dissertation: 'An investigation into the musical / creative

narrative content of Swindon'. 

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In 2012, Sean started a career in his own music tuition, initially for Swindon Music Service, subsequently adding Slater Music School to his resume in the same year. He remains with us after 9 years, bringing much experience teaching in primary and secondary schools, supplying school-based and private drum, guitar, bass, ukulele and music production tuition

Sean successfully built on his Grade 8 drums to achieve a Level 4 Performance Diploma (DipRSL) and in addition to being a working drummer, he also tours as a guitarist in a band called ‘The Cold Harbour’. Such tours are are on-going, and since 2010 have included Poland Germany, Belgium, Sweden and Austria.

He teaches at Kennet Valley school, St Johns Academy and has numerous weekly home and school based students. He also has full on-line teaching facilities plus face-to-face teaching capacity from September 21, located in our Monday-to Friday afterschool private teaching base at St Johns. 

References are available on request.