Richard Perkins is an exponent of the new age of vocational music courses available in the UK. Richard studied the HND in Popular Music at Oxford College before moving to Bath, UK to study the widely renowned Commercial Music Degree at Bath Spa University. Whilst studying in Bath, Richard set up Bath Guitar School , which now accommodates over 70 guitar students, who attend guitar workshops, perform as the Bath Guitar School Band and have one to one tuition with Richard.
Richard’s guitar and teaching ability has caught the attention of many within the music industry. Along side teaching privately, Richard is a guitar facullty member for the Bath International Guitar Festival where he teaches the annual Acoustic Apprentice and Monsters of Rock guitar courses.
Richard is also the exam co-ordinator for the IGF/Rockschool Rock Camps and an instrumental examiner for Rockschool, the UK’s only dedicated rock and pop exam board. As well as becoming a respected educator Richard is also an active performer, currently performing with Stuart Ryan under the guise of the Bath Guitar Duo.