Making Music Together


In June 2018 Ben was appointed the role of Music and Arts Learning Coordinator for Making Music Together, a community music project for people aged 16 + in the west end of Newcastle. The project is funded by the Newcastle Culture Investment Fund and is running in conjunction with The Globe, Newcastle. You can find out more about the project at the Making Music Together facebook page here.

Schools, Projects & Private Teaching

Feel free to contact Ben any time to discuss private or school bookings to deliver guitar, bass, ukulele and piano lessons on a one to one or group basis.


Whether you're looking for consistent delivery of lessons across a termly basis, a series of workshops, a one off project or masterclass, Ben is flexible to meet any music teaching requirements within a variety of educational settings and levels. 

If you are a member of staff at a school, college or university looking to contact Ben for a booking please email bchelm@live.co.uk to express an interest and Ben will aim to get back to you in 24 - 48 hours.


Please state your requirements (e.g. lessons, workshops, masterclass/es) and any other necessary details and prices can be discussed dependent on the nature of work.


Please note that Ben is fully DBS cleared for music tuition and support in any educational setting.

Ben also delivers a monthly guitar ensemble open to all ages and abilities. For further details, please see the poster below.