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Professor Ace is the Head of Industry Partnerships and Business Development for ICMP in London (The Institute of Contemporary Performance). He was awarded the title Professor of Music Industry in 2022.

He has been known in music education for many years since 1995, especially for workshops and guest lectures across Europe and the UK. From 2015-20 Ace was Director of Creative Industry Development for ACM and from 2005-8, Ace taught the live performance and A&R modules at the BIMM where he was a module leader and lead assessor. Previously he was a guest tutor for workshops internationally in such establishments as Altramusica, Platform One, MA2000, MMS and Access to Music and has an MA based in music education from London Middlesex University.

  As well as all this Ace is the founder and driving force behind The Ace Guitar Academy in Europe providing courses in beginners guitar formulated by using his own learning method.

South Korea

Ace Guitar Academy is now an extensive online course!


Ace Guitar Academy@The Hub Academy


South Africa

Isle Of Wight

Masterclass Hosting 

Tama Artists

Cherisse Osei & Emily Dolan Davies

Sandy Beales (One Direction)

Carla Marie Williams

Frank Turner

Phil Campbell  (Motorhead)

Richard Shaw (COF)

Richard Shaw (Cradle of Filth)


George Clinton

Divinity Rox (Beyonce)

Dave Cronen  

Beanie (Rudamental)

Carleen Anderson (Young Disciples)

Chad Smith (Red Hot Chilli Peppers)

Rob Harris (Jamiroquai)

Beanie (Rudamental)

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