Who are we?

Baz Golin
Baz GolinCEO & Dean of Rock
Originally from New York city, Baz discovered FSOR via his 10 year old drum playing son. Within a year he was a tutor. He earned the title ‘Dean of Rock’ in 2010 for his event management, marketing, logistics and operations. In addition to his FSOR duties, Baz runs Felix’s Rock Choir, tutors privately on guitar and bass, and performs with a host of singers, musicians and bands in the London area.

Our Valuable Team Members

Alyson McGarrigle
Alyson McGarrigleAdministration
Alyson joined FSOR in 2006, after her 2 sons were early participants. She is responsible for all things financial, from keeping the books to buying the biscuits. She works with the Board of Trustees and is the Company Secretary. The only staff member with no discernible musical talent she is nonetheless a founder member of Felix’s Rock Choir.
Originally from Manchester, Boltz has been a session guitarist and played with lots of names including The Who, Paul Young and David Bowie. He continues to perform with bands and solo. Boltz discovered FSOR through one of his private students and been hooked for the past 8 years.
Jevon has been playing bass guitar professionally and has toured, recorded & played on radio and television shows with high profile chart topping artists including Moloko, Barbara Dixon and John Paul Jones and The God of Hell-Fire, Arthur Brown. His latest solo project, The Chevron is about to be released. (www.facebook.com/thechevronmusic) Jevon is passionate about music education and has been tutoring with FSOR since it began in 2004.
Alex Marshall
Alex MarshallTutor
Alex studied science, but decided to pursue a career in music after finishing university. Alex is a guitarist, specialising in anything funky, and performs with different party bands across the country. He teaches guitar, ukulele, piano and drums in London schools at primary and secondary level, as well as seeing private students of all ages.
Matthew Douglas
Matthew DouglasTutor
Matthew is an accomplished guitarist, bassist and vocalist who has both written and performed with various artists in South London. Whether solo, or with other performer, he produces a high standard of work, along with a jovial energy. He has spent the last 3 years working as a peripatetic guitar teacher in as selection of schools in the South East London area, as well as doing private lessons with students of varying ages.
Jack Lineham
Jack LinehamTutor
Jack studied drumming at the prestigious Trinity College of Music in London before being offered a contract as resident jazz drummer onboard the infamous Queen Mary 2. Now he enjoys playing at many renowned venues from Ronnie Scotts to Glastonbury festival. He also teaches and runs a home studio for his production and composition work.
Joe Carter
Joe CarterTutor
“My first FSOR was as an assistant back in 2014. A tutor was unable to make it one day and I had to step in. I was hooked immediately. The fun atmosphere, the friendly staff but most of all; the buzz of creating something awesome to perform to our friends and family.”
Joe learned many instruments throughout his childhood including piano, percussion and even violin but guitar was the clear favourite along with singing. He began writing songs at the tender age of 11 and continues to write music today. Joe has performed hundreds of live gigs including festivals and some notorious London venues. Joe teaches guitar, bass and ukulele. Joe currently plays in a 2000’s indie covers band. Ever passionate about new music, Joe is also a DJ with a weekly radio show on Mi-Soul.
Kit Keenlyside
Kit KeenlysideTutor
Kit is a lifelong musician and RGT@LCM registered guitar tutor. He has wide ranging experience of teaching music to young people of all abilities, both in schools and privately. Having stepped on stage for the first time as an FSOR student, he has gone on to make appearances at the O2 Academy Islington and Glastonbury Festival.
RobSound Engineer