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Michael Benöhr - Drummer Tutor
 Michael Benöhr 

Michael is the founder and director of London School of Music. He has been a drum tutor since 2004. Michael first started teaching the drums at Drumstudies in Rotenburg, Germany. Since moving to the UK in 2008 he has been a drum tutor at The Rhythm Studio, at All Talents Music School and at East London Drum School. Recently Michael has toured China twice teaching masterclasses as part of a teachers training program for Music Miles.

Throughout his musical career Michael has performed at international festivals, radio and TV stations such as Lovebox Festival, Kerrang! Radio and MTV. His great musicality, technical versatility and positive attitude have made him the drummer of choice for many UK artists. Michael is an endorser for Sonor, Vater and Remo.

Founder and Director

London School of Music

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 Ivan Panella 


London School of Music

Ivan Panella is a professional drummer and a very passionate teacher. With more than 10 years of experience both in the studio and touring, he is specialised in many styles such as Rock, Funk, Hip-Hop, Jazz and many more. Ivan has been touring and playing Festivals with various Artists in most of Europe, the UK, USA, Russia, Japan as well as South Africa and other African countries.

He is currently playing with his own band TheBeanZ who are based in Italy and with local artists such as London singer/songwriter Olly Chamberlain, Rough Stone and London based South African singer Toya Delazy. 

 Jordan ingleton 

Jordan Ingleton’s love for singing, acting, and performance started at the age of 5. Having professional experiences in Teaching, Musical Theatre, Choir Directing, Vocal Coach, creating his own musicals, and having a strong educational background in Jazz Music from Toronto, Canada, Jordan continues to spread his love for music and performance by shaping and molding Students to become the best musicians they can be.


Sally Minnett


Sally is currently graduating from the London College of Music, in musical theatre. As a dedicated and lively teacher and performer, she is passionate about sharing her extensive knowledge and love for music. Sally is known for her patience, exceptional understanding, and unwavering enthusiasm. Her positive and inspiring energy creates an uplifting atmosphere, and witnessing her students progress, regardless of their abilities, brings her immense joy. She has over 15 years experience in performing. She was part of the world premiere of the new Musical 'Confessions' written by Kansley and Lidert.

Vocal/Singing teacher tutor
 Daniel Bowery 

Dan is a session musician and teacher with over a decade of performing and recording experience. Since graduating from the London Centre of Contemporary Music Dan has performed with and recorded for a variety of artists and toured all over the world including three tours in South Africa. 


Dan currently plays for up and coming pop singer Olly Chamberlain, multi instrumentalist, electronic jazz artist Leifur James and rock band Don't Feed The Animals. 

Guitar and Bass


Tony has been a professional drummer and percussionist since 1976, experienced in all styles of playing. He has been the resident drummer for many top west end theatre productions including Grease, Motown and We Will Rock You, for which he was hand picked by Roger Taylor and Brian May (Queen). He has also played on many tours, undertaken studio work and been in house bands on high profile TV series.


Tony has vast amounts of teaching experience, using alternative and collaborative teaching as well as more conventional techniques. 


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 Antonio Roldao 


Antonio is a drummer and producer from Portugal now based in London. He graduated from The University of Sussex in Music (BA) in 2018 and has since been working as a session musician and teaching privately. Antonio is specialised in a wide range of genres such as Hip-Hop, Afro-beats, Funk, Jazz and many more.


Antonio is at the start of his musical career in the UK but he has already played alongside several artists such as; Desta French, Ella Knight, Sasha Keable, Carla Prata (and more). Antonio has performed at famous venues and festivals around the country such as The Jazz Cafe, Hootananny, Cross the Tracks Festival, Lush Festival and Pitchfork Festival.


Andrea Risueño is a professional Piano and Keyboardist. She has studied with renowned professors specialised in Piano Performance at the Conservatoire Royale de Bruxelles and graduated with Bachelor in Keyboard Performance ( Piano, Harpsichord and Organ) at the Conservatorio di Giuseppe Tartini of Trieste (Italy). She has performed as a soloist in different countries such as at Parlament of Brussels and the National Gallery in Bosnia. Andrea won the Second Price at the Corton-Hyde Early Music Price at the Recital Hall of Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. Recently, she has also performed in different projects as a keyboard accompanist in London including Opera Scenes and with the Guildhall Baroque Orchestra in the Milton Court Concert Hall. She is a passionate and dynamic musician willing to contribute in sharing this sentiment with her students.

 Andrea Risueño 


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 Bob Kessels  

Bob is a professional drummer and percussionist from The Netherlands, with 10+ years of teaching experiences in Holland, Germany and the UK. During his Bachelor of Music degree at the Rock Academy (NL) he moved to London for an internship at the renowned Urban Soul Orchestra, to then move back after his graduation and join the folk rock band The Gulls. With this London based folk rock band he started touring at the end of January 2020. During the corona pandemic they started their ‘Impossible Tour’; touring during a crisis, in a time when everything was shut down. This tour got picked up by national television & radio (Sky Sports News/BBC Radio) and in between these tours he always kept teaching. Currently, Bob is playing for Berlin & London based soul rock band Steppers Division, London based folk/psychedelic rock band Fire In Her Eyes and does session work for several Berlin and London based artists and bands.


 Louis Rodney 

After playing drums for 14 years, gigging and recording with numerous artists, Louis Rodney is fully immersed in the life of a pro musician. He is experienced playing across all genres including Rock, Pop, Latin, African, Indie, RnB and Hip-Hop. Louis has played at high profile venues including Camden Assembly and The Mandrake Hotel. Louis Learnt drums through the Trinity Classical Grading process and is experienced at teaching the Rock and Pop Syllabus. He has been teaching for several years and has worked with children and adults alike. Louis is passionate about inspiring and supporting learners to fulfil their potential and show how fun this instrument can be, tailoring lessons to students' individual interests.



 Silvia Fiore  


Sil Fiore is a singer, song writer, vocal coach and choir director, writes original songs and performs since the age of 17, has a Diploma in Jazz Studies and is is the only certified instructor in UK with The Vocalist Studio, one of the world’s highest recommended and comprehensive modern and rock vocal training program in the industry. She trained with several different teachers through the years and has a wide knowledge of the most known vocal methodologies (Voice Craft, SLS, bel canto). She sang for years with many Choirs and Vocal groups both in Italy and in the UK and performed as a backing vocalist with opera singers  Andrea Bocelli and Alessandro Safina and has an extensive studio recording experience and collaboration with high profile artists.

She performed and writes vocal arrangements for independent artists and keeps studying music and new vocal techniques.

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 Daniel Monaghan 

Daniel is a guitar teacher and session musician with over 5 years of performing and teaching experience. As a session musician, Daniel has played numerous venues across London including, O2 Academy Islington, Spice of Life, Camden Assembly as well as contributing to recordings in various genres as a studio musician.


Since graduating from the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance in 2019 (BMus) he has been involved in teaching the guitar to people of all ages, dedicated to giving fun, informative lessons that are suited to each students individual wants and needs as developing musicians. 

Guitar & Band Practice


Ciara Gayer

Ciara is a professional pianist and vocalist, specialising in songwriting, jazz and improvisation. She also produces for artists across the world, arranging a huge variety of music from cinematic to RnB, soul, jazz, blues, pop and world. Since graduating in 2018, Ciara has been a dedicated and passionate much teacher, playing to the strengths of her students and developing their technical abilities and creativity whilst also having fun! You can explore ABRSM, Trinity Rock and Pop, Rock School syllabus with Ciara, or you may choose to develop your understanding of pitch and harmony by exploring theory, improvisation and song writing. Either way, you will be enjoying learning to develop skills on your instrument, while simultaneously learning to perform confidently.

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