Find out what's happening in your local PMT music shop this Learn To Play Day.
Learn To Play Day is happening in every PMT Store on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th March 2016. We've got local tutors and amazing brands such as Ashdown, Blackstar Amps, Rotosound and Washburn. Watch our video to find out more about the nationwide event:
Please ensure you contact your local PMT Music Store to book a time slot with a tutor.
During Learn To Play Day at PMT Birmingham, Elliot from Washburn Guitars will be providing free acoustic guitar lessons on Saturday. James from Blackstar will also be in the shop on Saturday giving free electric guitar lessons to all participants.
Dorridge Music School will be bringing a team of brilliant teachers to PMT Birmingham on Sunday 13th to provide participants with guitar, drum, vocal and keyboard lessons for free.
To book your free music lesson on the 12th or 13th March, call or email PMT Birmingham.
On Saturday, Abigail from Your Space Music Lessons will be at hand to provide keyboard lessons and tell you about fantastic one-to-one Skype lessons.
Sam from Blackstar Amplification will also be at PMT Leeds on Saturday providing free guitar lessons to all participants on the day.
Professional guitar tutor Nigel Pickering will be available on Saturday to providing free guitar lessons, as will Gypsy Jazz guitar player Samuel C Lees too.
Also on Saturday, the very talented Daria Bitsiuk will be providing piano lessons completely for free in store. Daria caters for all skills and styles, whether it be classical, jazz or pop.
Nigel Clutterbuck from Rotosound Strings will also be providing bass guitar lessons on Saturday.
Places are limited for Learn To Play Day, so contact PMT Manchester via phone or email now.
Free guitar, drum and keyboard lessons will be taking place at PMT Cardiff on Learn to Play Day.
The following teachers from Chapter Arts Centre will be at PMT Cardiff for Learn To Play Day providing free music lesson:
Tom Power (BMus Hons) (electric guitar and bass) available to teach both the Saturday and Sunday
Brian Firkins (BMus Hons, PG Dip) (acoustic/classical guitar) available to teach both Saturday and Sunday
William Browne (BMus Hons, MMus) (Classical/acoustic) Available Saturday afternoon and all day Sunday
Lucas Hughes (BMus hons) (Classical guitar/acoustic) available all day Sunday
Jen Scarisbrick (BMus hons, PG Dip) (Keyboards/piano) available Saturday all day
Jack Eggelstone (BMus hons) (Drums) Available Saturday afternoon
A local keyboard tutor will be at the Cardiff music shop on both days to provide free lessons, plus a drum tutor will be in the shop all day Sunday to provide free drum lessons too.
To book your free music lesson on Saturday or Sunday, phone or email PMT Cardiff to guarantee a place for Learn to Play Day.
At PMT Oxford, a local guitar tutor will be offering free guitar lessons for beginners and for people that haven’t picked up the guitar for a while. Contact PMT Oxford either by phone or email to book your free lesson on Saturday 12th.
Lloyd Scott has been a local guitar tutor for over 20 years, and he’ll be providing his expertise for free at PMT Southend to support Learn To Play Day.
South Essex College are lending two of their final year Music Performance, Production & Composition students to provide free music lessons for Learn To Play Day. Tilly will be running a vocal lessons and Fryd will be running keyboard and piano lessons in store on Saturday 12th March, 11am-2pm.
To book your free music lesson on Saturday 12th , contact the shop by phone or email.
There will be free guitar, bass guitar and drum lessons at PMT Northampton during Learn To Play Day. Lee and Ash from The Northampton Guitar School will be providing free guitar lessons. Northamptonshire Music and Performing Arts Trust will be lending drum teacher Lee Smith to help us provide free drum lessons, plus local tutor Ivor Johnson and Karl from Blackstar Amplification will be running free bass guitar lessons in-store too.
To book your free music lesson on Saturday 12th March, call or email PMT Northampton.
Drew McDonald from Blackstar Amplification will be on hand at PMT Bristol providing free guitar lessons all Saturday.
Local drum tutor Tom Bradley will be providing free drum lessons in store from 12pm to 4pm on Saturday and Sunday.
Alec Payne from Mobile Guitar Tuition Bristol (MGTB) will also be providing free guitar lessons on Saturday 12th, plus Richard Hillyer and Henry, also from MGTB will be providing free guitar lessons in store on Sunday 13th.
To book your free music lessons in store for Learn To Play Day, call or email the shop.
On Learn To Play Day at PMT Norwich, The Norwich Guitar Academy will be providing guitar, bass guitar and ukulele tutors to give all participants free music lessons. Plus, local tutor Tom Toggle will be providing free drum lessons on Saturday too. To book your free music lesson, call or email the shop.
PMT East London
Local guitar tutor legend Peter Pouros will be running free guitar lessons all Saturday at PMT East London, plus Ashdown will be in store on Saturday sharing great gear advice and bass tips too! Roland synthesizer expert Laurence Jepson will also be at PMT East London for Learn To Play Day to give participants a taster in electronic awesomeness. To book your free lesson for Learn To Play Day, call or email the shop now.
Free drum and guitar lessons will be running at PMT Cambridge on Saturday, courtesy of local tutors. Plus, free Native Instruments Workshops are also being ran during Cambridge’s Learn To Play Day activities too. To book your free lesson or workshop, call or email the shop.
Roland guitar demonstrator Kaleb Rose will be at PMT Newcastle for Learn To Play Day to bring newbies and old hands alike a beginner course in rock 'n' roll! To book your free guitar lesson with Kaleb, call or email the shop now.