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Available for private lessons on diatonic button accordion/melodeon in and around bristol, UK. also experienced teaching online.
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senior lecturer on the folk music pathway at leeds college of music.
2017 - present
- ba (hons) music (folk).
- specialist study (melodeon // diatonic button accordion).
- performance in context.
- group study (final year project).
‘our global approach to folk music explores traditional music from the british isles and all around the world, expanding it through innovative performances, composition, arrangement and recording techniques.’
leeds college of music.
tutor on 2018 // 2019 cohort of the national youth folk ensemble
artistic director: sam sweeney
tutor on 2019 // 2020 - 2020 // 2021 cohort of the national youth folk ensemble
artistic director: sam partridge
‘the national youth folk ensemble celebrates excellence in youth folk music, bringing together talented young folk musicians from across england to create and perform inspiring new arrangements of folk music and work with leading folk artists.’
instrumental tutor on the undergraduate music course at cardiff university.
2020 - present
‘an ambitious centre for the study of music at all levels - the wide range of experience and expertise amongst our staff ensures we provide an encouraging and supportive environment for you to pursue core elements of music study and to foster your own developing ideas and musical specialisations.’
guest instrumental tutor on the folk and traditional music course at newcastle university.
‘our folk and traditional music degree was the first of its kind in england. the programme focuses on the traditional music and song of england, scotland, wales and ireland. national and international artists teach as regular and guest tutors on this degree. performance and group playing is at the heart of this course, but you will also study the social and cultural context of traditional and folk music, and how music helps to construct identity and culture.’