Meet the Tutors

Stephen Giles

Stephen Giles

Course Leader

Violin & Viola 

Stephen has worked with professional orchestras in the UK and abroad, in addition to working with chamber ensembles and in film and TV. He has worked with Create Music (formerly East Sussex Music) since 2000 and teaches violin and viola to children aged 5 to 18, in schools in the Lewes area, and in several ensembles across the service. 


Jenny Benwell


Jenny studied violin and piano at the Guildhall School of Music in London. She taught violin in schools there and enjoyed performing and recording with various bands. Jenny has been working with Create Music (formally East Sussex Music) since 2003 and enjoys playing professionally for local orchestras and choral societies.

Hana Spooner - Violin Teacher

Hana Spooner

Violin, Piano & Keyboard