Welcome to The guitar mule


Southampton's leading private music school specialising in guitar lessons, drum lessons and bass lessons.

The Guitar Mule Music School was established in 2007 by Southampton guitar tutor Loz Dewey and in 2010 expanded with a team of professional music tutors to open it's new studios in association with MM Music's The Guitar Store.
If you are looking for guitar tuition (electric and acoustic), bass tuition or drum tuition in Southampton, we've got it all covered.

Our team of professional music tutors are there for all your musical needs whether you're looking to learn for pleasure or serious study.

We cover lessons for both adults and children from 5-75+ years old and cater for all abilities from complete beginners to advanced players in a wide variety of genres

If you’re interested in grades, The Guitar Mule offers full tuition using the Rock School and Trinity syllabus grades 1 though to 8 which can be used to gain entry to music collage courses and add to UCAS points for University music degrees. We also offer exam preparation for GCSE and A level music.

For a quick tour of the studio's or a chat on what The Guitar Mule offers feel free to come on down to the studio's next time your at The Guitar Store. 


  • Spacious fully equipped studio's with guitars, Blackstar, Fender and Vox amplifiers, Gretsch drum kit, Apple Mac, Logic 9 and X

  • A library of over 5000 music scores/guitar tablature to teach you covering rock, blues, metal pop, county folk and jazz etc.

  • Free WiFi

  • Reception

  • W.C

  • All students receive discounts on purchases at The Guitar Store which is above us

  • Parking outside front of shop (pay and display)


  • Lessons starting from £16 per half hour

  • Pay as you go so your not tied to any monthly payments if you decide its not for you

  • Gift vouchers available to purchase online

  • Free taster lesson with purchases over £100 from The Guitar Store

  • *Please note a minimum of 24 hours notice is required in the event you have to cancel a lesson. Late cancelations and missed lessons will incur a charge of 50% of the lesson fee in all circumstances