Olie started playing drums at a very young age and continued his passion throughout secondary school and college. He then chose to further his education in music and performing arts at LCCM - Bmus in Performance & Production. He has two Grade 8 distinctions, one from Rockschool and one from Trinity Guildhall.
He has an incredible amount of teaching experience preparing students for their grade exams as well as GCSE and A-Level projects.
Olie has an in-depth knowledge of a wide range of styles: Jazz, Latin, Funk, Orchestral, Rock, German oompah music! He is a competent reader, able to sight-read music for musical theatre, jazz, and Latin arrangements.
Olie is busy teaching as well as touring and gigging with several artists and bands throughout Europe and the UK.