I am a composer and educator based in Birmingham, UK, working with a wide range of musicians in various genres. You can find excerpts of my music on the Listen page.
I am a Teaching Fellow in Professional Development and Outreach at Birmingham Conservatoire. I am also Project Manager for In Harmony Telford & Stoke, and deliver orchestral sessions for their various ensembles at Old Park Primary School in Telford.
I freelance doing music education workshops and you can find out more about this on my projects and education work page. I also compose and arrange music for a wide range of clients, from professionals to amateurs, from young to old. I specialise in creating differentiated parts to enable musicians of any ability to access making music together. Clients I work for include City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; Birmingham Contemporary Music Group; The People’s Orchestra; and The Barber Institute of Fine Arts. I have also worked with English Heritage; Ironbridge Gorge Museums Trust; and Elgar Birthplace Museum.
Until Summer 2015 I was Learning Co-ordinator for Birmingham Contemporary Music Group.
I graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2012 with a masters in instrumental composition with Professor Vic Hoyland.
Thanks for checking out my website!
The J Tones funk/soul/jazz function band which I started in 2005 with some friends and for whom I play trumpet. (Incidentally this is how my met my beautiful wife, Beth!)