Conor O’Shea

Conor O’Shea

Bass & Guitar Teacher in Southend-on-Sea

Email: [email protected]

Teacher Info

I studied at The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, founded by Paul McCartney and Mark Featherstone-Witty. Graduating in 2017 with a BA Hons in Music I have been working and performing professionally as a multi-instrumentalist. extensive touring experience across the UK, Europe & Africa, with artist’s supporting the likes of Lauryn Hill & Laura Mvula, Awarded Montreux Jazz Festival’s European Tour award 2018, associated with Fairmont Hotels.

My goal as a guitar and bass teacher is to help the student develop in their chosen instrument whilst also maintaining their love for playing, balancing a focus on technique and theory whilst also having an appreciation for what they enjoy most about playing.

Students would gain a tutor with a wealth of knowledge, both technical and practical, taught with a fun, friendly and patient personality.

I’ve been playing guitar since the age of 10, since then I have been working professionally as both a bassist and guitarist, performing in all varied styles including, Pop, Jazz, Funk, Soul, Blues, Folk, Electronic & more. I’ve studied up to a grade 7 in popular music through my university course, with knowledge in: Scales, Modes, Chords, Rhythm notation, Knowledge of popular music, Harmony, Transposition. I’ve had also had extensive experience working in studios and using DAW’s (Logic & Ableton), Recording Techniques & Production. Songwriting & Composition, Professional Development / How to brand & market yourself as an artist.

I’ve led an Indie-pop outfit that got picked up by a well-established management company, toured the UK festival scene and amassed a strong online following with international radio play. 470k+ streams on Spotify with endorsements from ASOS & Doc Marten. Features from DIY, Gaining representation from Raw Power Management & CODA.

These are all transferable skills I can teach onto my students. developing them on their musical ability and also encouraging them to advance their musical careers.

Music Qualifications & Achievements:

  • Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts / BA Hons Music Degree
  • South Essex College / Music Practise Level 3 Extended Diploma


1/2 hour£12.50
1 hour£25.00


I teach my lessons from a teaching space located in London Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea, SS1 1PH, UK. My full teaching address will be provided upon your first lesson booking. I also offer mobile lessons (subject to my availability and your location). For more information about my mobile lessons simply get in touch.


To book your first lesson with me, or to find out more about my music lessons, don’t hesitate to get in touch by emailing me on [email protected].

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