Meet the Tutors
Flute & Recorder 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?
Play Well-known tunes
You will have the opportunity to play a selection of well-known tunes suited to the ensemble genre.
By playing in an ensemble you have the opportunity to take part in concerts and events throughout the year, earning vital performance experience.
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.
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
Terms and Conditions
Please read our Terms and Conditions before applying for your child
Pupils can apply at any time if they know which Ensemble they wish to join.
If there is not space for a new member to join straight away, the student will be placed on waiting list.
Once space is available, a member of the Create Music team will be in touch with all the relevant details you need.
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