Meet the Tutors

Issy Adams

Issy Adams

Course Leader

Vocals

Issy is the Singing Strategy Manager for Create Music. She has worked with people of all ages in different community settings and musical venues and has previously worked with Create Music as the artistic director for One Voice 2023.  She is a passionate advocate for the many positive benefits of singing, especially for supporting well-being, and wants to ensure that all of our children and young people have opportunity to sing together.

She has conducted massed children’s voices at the Royal Albert Hall for the BBC Proms, at Wigmore Hall and she has led vocal projects for the Royal Opera House, English National Opera, Dartington International Summer School and The Sixteen.

Bjorn McAteer-Dahlberg

Bjorn McAteer-Dahlberg

Woodwind, Piano & Keyboard

Björn teaches saxophone, clarinet, flute and keyboard and leads the Hastings Jazz & Funk Band. He gained a Masters of Education in jazz saxophone at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm and has also toured worldwide as a keyboard player with The Show - A Tribute to ABBA for almost 20 years.