Meet the Tutors

MTT L - Peter Chivers

Peter Chivers

Peter studied at Dartington College of Arts, gained a Music Degree at Huddersfield University and studied at post-graduate level in Advanced Performance at the Royal Academy of Music. He is Director of Create Music’s award winning music hub. As a trumpeter he has performed with world wide ensembles and continues to teach and work with young musicians presently conducting the Brighton & Hove Youth Big Band.

MTT T - Richard Baker

Richard Baker

Brass Teacher

Richard attended Hangleton Junior School where he was inspired by the music teacher to take up the cornet. Following his further education studies at Salford University, Richard performed full-time in London for ten years as a member of the Metropolitan Police Band and freelancing for shows and orchestras. He has been teaching for over 25 years and in 1997 studied for his PGCE at Sussex University. 

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. 

String Ensemble_Tour

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

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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.