Music educator, composer, performer and published author.

Tim Pells is the instrumental studies coordinator at University Centre Colchester and teaches modules/skills in: Guitar; Song Writing; Education Practice and Performance. Tim is a member of the Incorporated Society Musicians (ISM).

Tim is a highly experienced educator who has worked extensively in a number of institutions and in private practice. Tim has worked in music continuously since 1970, first in Canada then since 1978 in the UK.

Following his studies at the Royal Academy of Music, he took the post of guitar organiser for the Inner London Education Authority, coordinating guitar teaching in London schools. Since 1984 he has been Head of Guitar at the Centre for Young Musicians (Guildhall School) and a member of the English Guitar Quartet with whom he has toured and recorded internationally.