Our Tutors

We pride ourselves in having the very best tutors and industry professionals to teach our Saturday classes and make sessions fun. You can read our staff bios below.

Jim Bennett
Brass

Jim was educated at Bedford School and studied trumpet at the Royal College of Music (2001 – 2004). He is an experienced performer… read more

Sarah-Jane Cross
Singing, Piano & Drama

Sarah-Jane studied music with the Open University and… read more

Kim Driscoll
Upper Strings

Kim studied violin with Esta Boda-Katona at Trinity College… read more

Ed Gerlach
Guitars, Bands & Ukulele

Ed is a busy guitarist based in the South West… read more

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Julia Holmes
Woodwinds

Julia Holmes studied the clarinet with John McCaw at the Royal College of Music… read more

Sally Jenkins
Harp, Piano, Teacher of Music

Sally achieved a Music Degree from Bristol University… read more

Alex Lane
Music Production, Drums & Percussion

After moving to London to study drums… read more

Jo Lewis
Lower Strings

Jo studied cello with Anthony Lewis of the Medici String Quartet whilst… read more

Emily Murphy
Theory of Music, Piano

In 2012 Emily achieved MPerf from Royal… read more

Rachael Parvin
Head of Centre & Woodwinds

Rachael trained at Arts Educational School and the universities of Surrey, North Texas USA, and London (Goldsmiths College)… read more

Alison Powell
Upper Strings & Piano

Alison achieved BA Hons Music from Homerton College, University of… read more

Richard Stubbings
Lower Brass

Richard was educated at Wells Cathedral School and… read more

Rob Tribe
Guitar & Band

Rob Tribe’s biggest passion is playing and teaching the guitar… read more

Carolyn Tudor
Oboe, Bassoon, Piano

With over 20 years of music teaching experience… read more

Frances Webb
Piano

Frances studied music at Dartington College of Arts in Devon and plays… read more