Andrew Hurst studied at the Royal College of Music for 10 years, starting at age 12, obtaining his teaching qualifications and Degree over this time. He brings 25 years of teaching experience to CJMS, having worked for Enfield Arts Support Service, Thurrock, Essex, and Southend Music Services, with lessons ranging from early years to late-life adults. His teaching is student-based and aims to bring out full self-motivation from all learners, following their interests and encouraging a wide-range of approaches. His own performing has included Early Music CDs and tours, an EP recorded in London with an Indie band, guitar concertos and solo recitals of classical guitar and lute repertoire. Various CDs are due to be launched, including a more contemporary style album.
BMus (Hons) – Royal College of Music, London
DipRCM Teachers – Royal College of Music
Advanced certificate in Performance
Grade 8 + Guitar
Grade 8 + Piano
Guitar (electric and acoustic), bass guitar, piano, ukulele, lute, recorder
Song-writing, theory, GCSE, A Level