Phil playing acoustic guitar
Phil Hepworth
Guitar & Bass


Phil has played the guitar for more than 15 years and is an accomplished performer, having appeared in venues across the UK and Europe. He has proven able to successfully combine a busy playing career with his teaching commitments at the Northern Music Academy, and is always in demand to play with various bands and other performers.

Besides one-to-one teaching, Phil also runs annual workshops in his native Oxford, as well as group and band lessons concentrating on composition, performance and recording.

Phil is an ensembles tutor for the advanced group pop group at Leeds College of Music’s Saturday Morning Music School.

Welcoming and inviting. Great instructor who keeps the lessons fun and interesting

- Matthew Allan

Quick Facts

Graduated: Leeds College of Music

Professional Qualification: BA-Hons in Popular Music

Other Qualifications: Distinction Grade 8 Electric Guitar, A-Level Music, Grade 5 Theory

Professional Profile:  Performer; Educator

Specialises in: Acoustic, Classical, Electric and Bass Guitar

Also Teaches: Banjo, Ukulele, Mandolin, Beginner Harp, Music Theory, Guitar Maintenance, Exam Preparation

Performance Experience: Rock/Pop bands, Big Bands, Function bands, Duo, Soloist (both Classical and vocal/guitar)

Tours: Austria; France; Germany; Spain; Croatia; Ireland