Music Centre Staff
Find out about the staff at our music centres. All members of our staff are experienced musicians in their own right as well as being excellent and inspiring educators.
Kingswood Development Centre
She teaches violin, First Access Class Strings and First Access Froseth Recorder to over 400 students per week in South Gloucestershire schools. Kath also runs Hanham Training Strings and the String Orchestra at Kingswood Music Centre.
Kath studied violin with Colin Sauer, piano with John Parry and voice with Cynthia Glover. She plays regularly with the British Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, Bath Symphony Orchestra and a String Quartet. Kath also plays for shows, musicals and choral groups. She also gives private piano and violin lessons. Her other interests include travel and photography.
Since then he has played in many different ensembles, ranging from symphony orchestras to folk groups to rock bands. He has performed on, amongst other things, a cruise ship, at various festivals across the UK and Europe, and on TV & radio as well as a number of albums. (It is a little known fact that he presented a series of the children’s programme “Why Don’t You?” when he was 12 years old).
He spends many evenings in local theatres either playing bass or as Musical Director and has taken part in a number of UK and local premieres.
In June 2012 he conducted his “Olympic Suite” for Junior String Orchestra at the Colston Hall and for two years running he has been a tutor alongside Herbie Flowers at his “Brighton Rockshop”, a course for aspiring songwriters, singers and instrumentalists.
Robin currently teaches guitar, bass guitar, double bass, keyboard and Ukulele with South Gloucester Music Education Hub.
Between 2006 and 2009 she ran the BAND night at the Pyramid Youth Club in Filton for teenagers who were keen on music making in the community.
In 2006 she gained a National Diploma in Music Practice at the South West Academy of Dramatic Arts at Filton College and has since been working with the Music Hub as a strings and guitar tutor.
Rebecca enjoys a wide range of music. She sings soprano with The Harlequin Singers and is a recent member of the Bristol Orchestral Players. Rebecca is a member of the band ‘I am Horse’, a chamber-pop-tronica group who play locally and further afield, and have had a track featured on Tom Robinson’s Radio 6 Music show
She teaches with South Gloucestershire Music Hub, North Somerset Music Service and has also worked as a Horn Tutor with the National Children’s Orchestras of Great Britain.
Orchestrally, Hannah performs with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Welsh National Opera, Welsh Sinfonia and British Sinfonietta.
As well as performing, Hannah prides herself in her commitment to educational work and looks forward to promoting the French horn and other Brass instruments to new audiences in and around the South West.
She also enjoys a challenge and is currently undergoing a new project involving theatrical solo performance, along with starting her new Administration Role as Head of Senior Centre with South Gloucestershire Music Hub.