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ABOUT SHAUN

Shaun Ludlow is a passionate tutor, freelance drummer and percussionist offering classes both online and in person from his Home Studio in Edinburgh and with several tuition companies  (Farnham Music and Drama, Private Music Lessons Guildford, and Edinburgh School of music).

 

Originally from Essex he gained his Grade 8 Trinity Rock and Pop qualification before graduating with a BA in Music Industry Practice, from the Academy of Contemporary Music, Guildford in 2019.  A highly competent sight reader with a passion and skillset covering a wide variety of music genres.

Shaun is fully DBS checked and holds an NSPCC Safeguarding certificate as well as being an official Trinity teacher and Exam Centre.​

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RESUME

  • Creating, planning, and delivering lesson content to children and adults of varying ages with Farnham Music and Drama and also Private Music Lessons Guildford 2019-2022 (as Drum Tutor) -https://www.farnhammusicanddrama.com/          https://www.privatemusiclessons.co.uk/ 

  • Drum Tutor Cover lessons at Edinburgh School of Music

  • Sound Design for theatre: 'Photon StarBlaster and the Suicidal Spaceship' by John McEwan Whyte, directed by Debi Pirie. **** "creative use of recorded drumming and electronic[s] from Shaun Ludlow." (All Edinburgh Theatre.)

  • Private drum tuition at my home and online via Zoom with Ludlow Drum Tuition/Surrey Drum Lessons 

  • School Teacher Assistant experience with Farnham schools music department for a short period of time as postgraduate work experience.

  • Knowledge of acoustic and electronic (Roland) drum equipment + percussion (Specialising in Hip-hop, Funk, Rock, and Metal but trained and comfortable at all other genres).

  • Basic ability and knowledge of Bass Guitar, Keyboard, Ukulele, Kalimba, and Djembe

  • Music Theory, Sight reading and chart reading

  • Tutoring and general pedagogy knowledge and working with children in person and online

  • Audio and video recording/editing, lighting and microphone technique including DAW experience (Cubase and Logic) and video editing using Adobe premiere

  • Specialised knowledge of Music Culture, Music Industry and Audience and consumer psychology (marketing, branding, teaching) 

  • Computer and technology proficient including Microsoft office, Google search console, Wix and social media promotion

  • Soft skills are also a huge part of teaching and my strengths lie in teamwork, communication, adaptability, self-motivation and time management. My neurodivergence also allows me to have a unique perspective on fast-paced learning, problem solving as well as creativity, critical thinking and attention to detail.

2017 - 2019

BA Music Industry Practice (drums) at the Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM)

 

 2012 - 2016

Trinity Guildhall rock and pop drum kit qualifications up to grade 8 with Distinctions and merits

2014

BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Performing Arts (performance) with Distinction*

Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) on The Evolution of The Modern Drumkit

 

2012 

RYA Practical Sailing Course (Competent Crew)

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