We’re a tuition and instrument repair center helping over 200 students a week achieve their goals!  We also sell beginner and intermediate instruments as well as picks, stands reeds and strings.

We’re open from 14:00 – 20:00 Monday – Friday and 9:30 until 17:30 on Saturdays

From Rock & Reggae through to Classical, Jazz and Blues, we’re here to help you achieve your goals!

We encourage our students to take regular graded exams (entirely optional). These are fully accredited to be equivalent to low grade GCSEs at the lower end, all the way up to A-level and UCAS points in the upper grades.


Servicing Moseley, Kings Heath and Edgbaston, Shades provides music lessons to over 200 students a week, in a warm, friendly and productive environment! We’ve helped over 800 pupils pass their exams at our shop in Moseley, Birmingham.