Meet the Tutors

MTT T - Andrew Sherwood

Andrew Sherwood

Guest Conductor

Andrew Sherwood has performed in many parts of the world as a conductor and violinist. He is currently guest conductor for Brighton and East Sussex Youth Orchestra and directs Brighton and East Sussex Youth Orchestra String Ensemble. He is also Professor of Violin at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.

MTT T - Sarah Davison

Sarah Davison

Cello Tutor

Formerly a student of BHMA/East Sussex Music, Sarah has performed with many of today’s leading artists in orchestras nationally and internationally. Touring on Yehudi Menuhin’s Live Music Now! scheme she fostered a love of working with young people. After attending courses with the European String Teachers Association, Sarah went on to teach in a range of settings as a cello teacher, in a career that has spanned 20 years.

 

 

Nikki Bates

Nicola Bates

Violin Tutor

Why get involved?

People Playing Trumpets

Play Well-known tunes

You will have the opportunity to play a selection of well-known tunes suited to the ensemble genre. 

Performance Opportunities

By playing in an ensemble you have the opportunity to take part in concerts and events throughout the year, earning vital performance experience. 

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Making Music with Others

Making music is a fun and sociable activity. Joining a Music Centre activity gives you the chance to meet, play and perform with other like-minded musicians. 

Create Music Digital Badge

Earn a Digital Badge

Being a dedicated member of an ensemble gives you transferrable skills. If you are age 14 and above you have the opportunity to earn three digital badges to showcase your new skills on your CV. 

How to Apply

1

Terms and Conditions

Please read our Terms and Conditions before applying for your child 

2

Apply for an Audition

This ensemble requires an audition to take part, students can apply for an audition at any time however please read about the audition requirements before applying. 

 

3

Waiting List

If there is not space for a new member to join straight away, the student will be placed on waiting list. 

4

Activity Confirmation

If you are successful in your audition, a member of the Create Music team will be in touch with all the relevant details you need.