Workshop Leading CV

The Cherry Trees School project (Spitalfields Music)
MAAS apprentice for workshops using folk songs, song writing and percussion in BESD school.

Phoenix School project (Spitalfields Music)
MAAS apprentice for workshops using music, movement and visual arts in Phoenix special school culminating in a performance at the Brady Arts centre.

Get Your Folk On! (EFDSS)
Workshop leader for half term folk music project for young instrumentalists ages 11-19 including folk ensemble work, duos and trios and tune writing.

Barbican Centre
Performing with Popcorn Film Band and workshop leading for silent film play along as part of Barbican’s Come and Play weekend.

St Marylebone School
Peripatetic banjo, fiddler and guitar tutor and leading school folk band.

Take Six workshops (EFDSS)
Run with Laurel Swift at St Paul’s school, Camden, for English Folk Song and Dance Society (EFDSS). Six workshops on country and morris dance, culminating with a performance at Cecil Sharp House.

Saturday folk music workshops (EFDSS)
Banjo tutor for regular intermediate and beginner workshops for adults.  Learning how to play through traditional tunes taught by ear.

Lewisham People’s day workshops
Run with Sam Lee and Fiston Lusambo for the EFDSS.  A series of workshops combining Congolese soukous music with traditional English material, culminating in a performance at Lewisham People’s Day.

John Lilburn Workshops
Run with Sam Lee at Royal and Derngate theatre, Northampton. Workshops using protest and folk songs to learn about the English civil rights movement.

Connecting Stories Workshops
Run with puppeteer Tinka Slavicek for the Discover centre at Avenue primary school, Newham. Workshops using music, theatre and puppetry to explore a Bangladeshi folk story, culminating in a performance at the Discover Centre.
www.discover.org.uk

Blueberry Playsong workshops
Weekly pre-school music club for mothers and babies in Barnes.
www.blueberry.clara.co.uk

Banjo tutor
Private banjo tuition for adults and children.

Training

Spitalfields Music: Music Animateur Apprentice Scheme October 2010 to June 2011

English Folk Dance and Song Society: Artist in Education Mentoring Scheme Spring 2010

Music for Change: Global Learning through Music, Dance, Song and Story 8th-12th February 2010

Musicleader: An Introduction to Kodály 27th January 2010

Sing Up: Sing your socks off (collective vocal material for KS1 and KS2) 18th January 2010.

Folk Arts England: Leading folk music workshops (with Laurel Swift and Paul Wilson) 20th November 2009.

Platform for Arts: The Body Politics (art and activism) March to June 2009.

Discover Centre: Artist Training Scheme (workshops for early years) November 2006 to February 2007.

The Circus Space: The Spirit of Play (clowning course) October to November 2004.

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