Meet the Tutor

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Adam Bushell

Adam Bushell started playing percussion at the age of 7 in his dad's village band, and hasn't looked back since. He studied in Brighton and Newcastle, and has played at venues and festivals around the country from the Albert Hall to Brighton's tiniest pubs. 

He is an experienced teacher and workshop leader in both mainstream and SEN/D settings and has worked at the Orphes Centre and with Herbie Flowers' Rockshops.

 As well as teaching all ages of students around the county, he coaches percussion with BESYO and runs the Bridgton & Hove Junior Percussion Ensemble. 

Why get involved?

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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. 

How to Apply


How to Apply

If you are interested in getting involved please email Adam Bushell on


Waiting List

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


Activity Confirmation

Once space is available, a member of the Create Music team will be in touch with all the relevant details you need.