As a child Mitch Callow studied the classical guitar, then in his late teens played in a post punk/new romantic band. Later he returned and studied the classical guitar and obtained a Diploma, a BEd and an MA in Performance. The dissertation was on the Baroque Guitar. He currently teaches classical and rock guitar in various schools in West Sussex and also to private pupils. He also teaches songwriting which is linked to the recording studio.

Mitch Callow has given performances and lecture recitals on the Baroque Guitar. Venues include Singleton Open Air Museum,Arundel Castle,Bishops Kitchen/Chichester Cathedral (part of the Festivities of Chichester 2013). He also regularly plays, informlly at Saint Martins Tea Reooms in Chichester!