Al Atcheson

Al is a producer and sound engineer who teaches a wide variety of modules here at Spirit, allowing him to share his expertise with his students.

Brandon Nightingale

Tutor Brandon Nightingale

Brandon is a music producer with many talents such as DJing, graphic design and occasional filmmaking.

Catherine McGuinness

Catherine is an experienced live audio professional who has worked in a number of touring tech teams.

Dan Valentine

Dan is an electronic musician and producer whose work has seen him release music on Manchester’s Modern Love imprint, receiving support from the likes of Mixmag, RA, Björk and Bicep.

Jonathan Radford

Jon is a producer, label manager, DJ and promoter who has over a decade of experience within the industry and has released five albums under the alias Diesler.

Josh Cullen

Tutor Josh Cullen

Josh is a producer and musician who has toured extensively and produced audio for some high profile clients.

Josh Horsley

Programme Leader Josh Horsley

Josh is a multi-instrumentalist, composer and producer whose work explores temporality within music. While his main focus is the sonic arts, Josh’s work is usually collaborative and often uses architecture, film and design as a part of his projects.

Lewis Jones

As a Spirit Studios veteran, Lewis has taught on a number of our courses and outreach programmes. As a professional sound engineer and producer, his career has seen him travel the world.

Liam Peacock

Liam is a soundtrack composer who has worked on creating music for film, television, games and animation.

Mark Winterburn

Mark is producer and sound engineer who has worked on UK number one and Mercury nominated singles. He joined Spirit as a student and has returned as a tutor after a successful commercial career.