Over 30 Years of Industry experience!

John Tonks has worked in the industry as a performer, session musician, producer, musical director and manager for over 30 years.
John’s career to date spans numerous fields within the industry, countless ‘names’ that he has worked with including –
Alfie Boe, Little Mix, Neneh Cherry, Amandine Bourgeois, Jess Mills, Chris DeBurgh, The Streets, Gabriella Cilmi
Paul Oakenfold, Tricky, Duran Duran, Lamb, Thea Gilmore, Fish, Stina Nordenstam, Lemonjelly, Steve Winwood, Sugababes, CirKus, Thunder and many more.
He has a wealth of experiences that he will be happy to recount during his Q and A session.
Following the industry talk, there will be a drum masterclass for drum students from years 1 and 2.
John will be hosting his Q&A session and Drum Masterclass in our Exeter Centre on Friday the 22nd April @ 10.30 am

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