Meet the Tutor

Maria Gibson

Maria Gibson

Classical Guitar Teacher

Maria studied for a Classical Guitar Degree at Conservatoire of Verona (Italy) and gained her Qualified Teacher Status at Liceo Scientifico Sperimentale of Ivrea. She also has a Music Therapy Diploma from the School of Music Therapy of Castellamonte and a Performance Diploma (Conservatoire of Verona). As well as teaching classical guitar, Maria has been a Primary School Music Coordinator and a Music Therapist Consultant. She also performs with Duo MaLi, the Sussex Guitar Quartet and Duo Armonia.

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. 

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


Terms and Conditions

Please read our Terms and Conditions before applying for your child 


Apply Online

Pupils can apply at any time if they know which Ensemble they wish to join. 


Activity Confirmation

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


Waiting List

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

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