Sid joined the Registry of Guitar Tutors in January 2014, after gaining a Distinction in Acoustic Guitar Grade 8. Sid is currently based in York and teaches private Guitar and Ukulele lessons for beginners and intermediates. For more information please see our tuition page or get in touch via our contact page. Sid has an enhanced DBS check and is the creator of teaching aid Strumpluck.
Sid is a York Approved Tutor with the York Music Hub.
Sid Wright is a professional singer-songwriter and musician, with over 15 years in performance and composition. Between 2011-2015, Sid released over 13 albums and has composed music for independent films, original plays, internet chat-shows, gaming podcasts, and even books. Sid is a member of the Registry of Guitar Tutors (RGT), the York Music Hub, the Performer's Rights Society (PRS), and the Ukulele Society of Great Britain (USGB). Sid has multiple Distinctions (Piano Accordion Grade 1, Piano Grade 3, Acoustic Guitar Grade 6, Acoustic Guitar Grade 8, and Ukulele Grade 3). Outside of music, Sid is an author of comedy novellas and is a professional cartoonist and illustrator.
As of 2017, Sid has started performing again, after a long and much needed break. Sid is now taking bookings and his set is suited for all kinds of events – pubs, cafes, restaurants, garden parties, hotel bars, small weddings etc. His set is made up of humorous and bittersweet original material as well as popular covers, including songs such as Maggie May, Here Comes the Sun, Daydream Believer, SOS, Hallelujah, Baby When You're Gone, I'm a Believer etc. For bookings please get in touch via our contact page – booking costs vary.
"I would not hesitate recommending Sid for Ukulele and Guitar tuition" - Student review
“There is something here for everyone. Highlights including From the Jam, The Wailers and Sid Wright on the Drystone Stage.” - The Times and Star on Solfest 2010
"Sid has helped me overcome hurdles, making learning the guitar something I now enjoy, right from lesson one" - Student review
“Sid Wright is one gifted musician. His songs, mostly his own compositions, and his own compositions are where he really shines, are tender, romantic, bittersweet, often funny, always infectious.” - Debbie Taylor, The Black Dutch Cafe, Edinburgh
“A stand-out performer” - iTunes review
"the perfect tutor" - Student review
“A must listen, no matter what musical genre you prefer” - iTunes review
"no matter your past experience or level of ability - I can highly recommend Sid" - Student review
“What really makes this artist stand out are his lyrics” - iTunes review
“Sid Wright is an exceptional young performer. We're all expecting great things from him” - The Brown Cow, Cockermouth
"a talented musician with a passion for music and the instruments he teaches" - Student review
“A unique voice, intricate guitar playing and heartfelt lyrics” - iTunes review
“A natural talent for songwriting and guitar playing, as well as his unique voice” - iTunes review
“Well-worth a listen, such a talented artist” - iTunes review
“An extremely competent artist” - iTunes review
"highly recommended" - Student review
“The thing with Sid Wright is, listening to his music you can't imagine improvement, yet with every new song written and album released it just gets better and better.” - iTunes review
“An inspired lyricist” - iTunes review
"a style that is relaxed, patient and encouraging" - Student review
“Stunning” - iTunes review
“Very much at home in any surrounding, stage to intimate back room. His confidence and rapport with his audience matures with every performance. Surely success beckons for such a talent.” - Joe Fagan, The Bush, Cockermouth
“A voice that you can curl up and sleep in” - Dave Camlin, Solfest Festival
"a highly regarded musician" - Student review
“An exciting career ahead. Capable of taking on the world” - iTunes review
“a masterclass in lyrical achievement” - Rock and Pop Radio
"kind and patient, with a big sense of humour" - Student review
“His voice and (even more so) his lyrics hint at a far more worldly wise fella than his age could ever allow him to be. As authentic as he is talented and as underrated as he is follically challenged (sorry Sid).” - SiZe Records UK