I am a professional saxophonist and teacher based in South-East London. I have a masters degree in Jazz Saxophone, which I studied for at TrinityLaban Conservatoire of Music & Dance. I also studied Jazz at Leeds College of Music for my undergraduate degree.
After graduating in 2012, I began my career as a professional performer and teacher. Working in schools and music services across London and Essex I developed a portfolio of skills in teaching saxophone, flute, clarinet and oboe in a variety of group sizes upto 35 students as part of the Wider Opportunities program.
I am currently employed by two private schools in London, and give regular lectures and masterclasses at Higher Education institutions around the UK as well as internationally. I teach regularly on international education programs such as English Music Academy and Stage Jazz a Junas
Qualifications and Accreditations
- MMus Jazz Saxophone
- BA(Hons) Jazz Studies
- DBS Certificated
- Musicians Union
Alongside my teaching schedule I maintain a busy career as a touring musician. I have performed at clubs and festivals in more than 20 countries around the world.
I have recorded and released two of my own albums of music, and played on and written music for many many more. I have also worked as producer or executive producer on several albums for other artists.
In addition to maintaining a busy one-to-one tutoring schedule, I have worked in many areas of music education, including:
STUDENTS WITH SEN
I have plenty of experience of working with students who have special educational needs. Music is a great opportunity for SEN students to express themselves, improve postural awareness and can provide excellent learning opportunties for children with Asperger's, ADHD, Dyspraxia and Dyslexia.
I have a range of experience touring in France and French-speaking countries, this has allowed me to develop my French language skills which I have used extensively for my education work in France, including leading masterclasses and training courses. Also currently improving German speaking skills.