Meet The Team

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Paul Anderson

After two decades of gigging and teaching, Paul founded Altrincham Guitar School to share his love of the guitar.

Paul has worked professionally in genres as diverse as classical, flamenco, rock, blues, pop, jazz, musical theatre and more. Since 2003, Paul has travelled the world performing on cruise-ships, played to thousands at festivals and on live radio, worked with signed artists and much more.

He has taught for three different education boroughs and gained a Masters Degree in Guitar from the Royal Northern College of Music,

Paul is currently based in Manchester.

Connor Ryan-Williams, a white man with brown hair, plays a blue electric guitar under stage lights

Connor Ryan-Williams

Connor is currently studying Guitar on the popular music degree course at the Royal Northern College of Music but has been playing guitar for over ten years.

He is a sought after session musician, involved in several artist’s projects around Manchester as well as his own original project Vacant Weekend, who have a small run of festival dates this year. As well as teaching for AGS alongside his session and performance work,

Connor was also a part of the pilot sessions of ‘RNCM Young Artists’, which offers performance based tuition to children who might not otherwise be encouraged to pursue their interest in music. 

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Jack Boles

Jack is a Manchester based guitarist, his work spans live sessions, recording and teaching.

He recently graduated from the Royal Northern College of Music where he was a student mentor with the RNCM Young Artists programme, involving instrument tuition and ensemble practices. Jack has performed nationally including the BBC Introducing Stage at Latitude Festival to the Birmingham Symphony Hall, and is very active on the local scene, working with a number of artists.

Through his own project emails2saturn, Jack has progressed as a writer and has since co-written and produced music in collaboration with other musicians.

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Altrincham Guitar School

Hale Chapel Hall 
335 Hale Rd
Hale Barns
Altrincham
WA15 8SS

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