Art receiving awards for best bassist and best overall at the graduation from the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance (ICMP).

Art receiving awards for best bassist and best overall at the graduation from the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance (ICMP).

Education

Studying music from the age of eight, I have had the privilege to advance my techniques in numerous establishments including:

  • Leeds College of Music (2010-2012, 2017-ongoing)
  • Bath Spa University (2015-2016)
  • The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance (2014-2015)
  • Bristol Institute of Modern Music (2012-2014) 

Qualifications

Here are the qualifications that I have gained to date:

  • RGT accredited tutor status (2017)
  • NQT accreditation from the Department for Education (2017).
  • PCGE in Primary education at Bath Spa University -Pass with QTS and Outstanding (2016).
  • BMUS Honours in Popular Music Performance at the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance (2015) - Awarded a first class honours degree with best bassist and best overall student.
  • Rockschool Level Six Diploma in Music Teaching (2015) - Awarded with distinction in association with Rockschool and the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance.
  • RGT acoustic guitar grade 5 (Merit)
  • RGT Grade 8 Electric Bass Guitar (2011) - Awarded distinction.
  • LCM Popular Music Theory Grade 5 (2011) - Grade 5.
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended National Diploma in Popular Music at Leeds College of Music (2010-2012) - Awarded Distinction*, Distinction*, Distinction.

Ongoing studies:

  • MMus Creative Musician at Leeds College of Music (Completion in July 2018)
  • RGT grade 8 electric guitar (working towards)
  • Rockschool grade 8 electric guitar (working towards)
  • RGT grade 4 ukulele (working towards)
  • LCM popular music theory grade 8 (Working towards)
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Achievements

  • 2017 - Completed NQT qualification in state school whole class teaching.
  • 2016 - Played BBC 6 Fringe at the Louisiana Bristol with Lauren Bradford.
  • 2015 - Best Bassist at the Institute of COntemporary Music Performance in association with Ernie Ball.
  • 2015 - Best Overall at the Institute of COntemporary Music Performance in association with The Musicians Union.
  • April 2015 - Released debut album 'No Distance Too Far' as a CD, digital release, and a notation book.
  • 2014 - Toured the Island of Mauritius with Lauren Bradford, supporting the artist Zulu on one date.
  • 2014 - Played 2000 Trees Festival with Lauren Bradford.