Andrea Basiola, is an Italian guitar teacher and player based in London, UK. He started playing in Italy at the age of 12, being part of different cover bands and gigging in and around his hometown in Italy.
Andrea studied with one of Italy’s best guitar teachers: Donato Begotti, and attended in 2004 a 3 months guitar course with him.
The big opportunity came in 2009 when Andrea won a scholarship to study at Tech Music Schools in London, one of Europe's most known music colleges, where he graduated receiving the One Year Diploma in Guitar in 2010. During the course he was writing for the Italian national guitar magazine "Chitarre".
In London, Andrea recorded 2 singles and 2 albums with his rock bands, Kill For Eden and Future Shock, gigged in and outside the capital (including venues like the Shepherds Bush Empire, 02 Academy, 100 Club, etc..), and carried on teaching guitar privately, with an average number of 10 students per week.
Andrea is an experienced guitar teacher, he teaches all ages, and is fully CRB checked. His favourite style is rock, but he also loves to be inspired by funk and blues music His lessons give the student a complete and useful way to learn, they are exhaustive but never boring.