Guitar Lessons

As well as being an accomplished performer and session player, Tom also teaches guitar. If you are interested in learning to play or if you want to improve your skills private tuition in ACOUSTIC-ELECTRIC GUITAR for beginners to advanced is available on request. - contact Tom directly for more information.

As a member of the Musicians Union, Tom has Public Liability Cover of £10 million, has been CRB vetted and has a current CRB certificate.


I've been seeing Tom for a few months now as my lessons with a prior tutor had become stale and I felt I needed to look elsewhere to progress. In the short duration I've been having lessons with him I've learnt more than I thought I was capable of and my enthusiasm has returned ten-fold to the point where my guitar travels to work with me! Tom's biggest asset is not his talent, which is clearly in abundance, it's his natural teaching ability and enthusiasm, no question is too stupid and no matter how long it takes you to grasp a concept he's still smiling with no signs of losing interest. I stumbled upon Tom by random chance, if you're looking for a talented and great guitar teacher then he should be your first choice as his love of the guitar and teaching is infectious!

Adam, March 2010


Tom Toomey has and continues to be one of the largest inspirations in my musical career; he has gone above and beyond any expectation I had of his teaching, propelling me through all my guitar grades 1 - 8. The way he plays, writes and creates on the guitar coupled with his driven professional yet warming personality has shaped me as the musician I am today and I am proud to call him a close friend.

Ben Winwood, Grade 8 Distinction, February 2010


This guy is a great guitarist and guitar teacher. Me and a mate of mine went to some of his classes at Yeovil College and enjoyed them so much we took another class afterwards. I would recommend if you are thinking of having lessons.

Unclemonkeyman, January 2010


Tom has great skill, a huge passion for music and a warm, laid back personality that is great for teaching. I would recommend him to anyone - beginner or intermediate - he will structure lessons to suit your needs and preferred style. I always come away feeling inspired and enthused - cheers Tom!

Jenny, December 2009


Tom Toomey, is an amazing guitar teacher and has been teaching my son for nearly two years, My son really enjoy's his lessons and can't wait to see Tom for his next one, highly recommended to anyone looking for guitar tuition. Many thanks Tom for all that you have done.

Hayley Collins, December 2009


Tom is a really great guitar teacher, his enthusiam for music is inspiring. My Son had guitar lessons at school but hated them. Ben really wanted to learn the guitar but needed to be taught by someone with a love of music. Ben now loves the lessons and plays his guitar at every opportunity, even at 7am on Sunday mornings...many thanks Tom for all the good work.

Kate and Ben Harwood, December 2009

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