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Philippe Castermane

BMus (Hons)


Philippe is a freelance drummer based in London.
Over the last few years he has worked with world-class musicians and producers in Europe, both live and in studio.
Among them:
Dave Meegan (U2, Marillion), Jay Stapley (Roger Waters, Mike Oldfield), Ian Hunt, Phil Vinall (Producer- Radiohead, Placebo), Andrew Morris, Jean Pierre Almy, Paul Anrieu (Comedian-Former Director of the National Institute of Performing Arts in Brussels), My Lady Jane, Kevin Webster (London Jazz Collective), John Wheatcroft (Carl Palmer, John Jorgenson).
He does regular sessions and features on recordings alongside Steve Pearce, Martin Ditcham and Nigel Portman-Smith to name a few. Philippe has also appeared on productions for video clips and television (BBC 1 and Channel 4).
Philippe has over 15 years of experience teaching drums. He is the Deputy Head of Drums at Tech Music School (previoulsy Drumtech) and gives regular clinics in the UK and abroad.
Guillaume Charreau

PG Dip

Kit Graduation

Guillaume is a London based freelance drummer.
He has been playing drums since the age of 10 and since his professional debut with french singer RoBERT he has become an in-demand musician for various recordings, UK & Europe tours, festivals (Reading and Leeds festival, Latitude, Bestival, Airwaves, Secret Garden Party etc) as well as TV and radio shows: BBC1, BBC2, BBC3, 6music, XFM, France2, France3, M6...
Guillaume has worked with people such as Richard Cardwell (James Morrison, Craig David), Neil Tucker (Will I am, Black Eyed Peas), Jonny Dyke (Amy McDonald, Patricia Kaas), Jamie Johnson (Razorlight, Paul Weller), Dan Brown (Lemar, Fiction Plane), Marc Arciero (James Morrison, Beyonce), Matt White (Jamie Cullum, The Egg, Cee Lo Green).
Recent work includes touring/recording for pop-electronica band 2forJoy, singer Mr Fogg, singer-songwriter Oliver Darley (Sony, BMG) who supported Ray Charles on his last tour, recording artist Lydia Baylis and his instrumental project Theory Of Machines.

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