Laura Ritchie – Mentor & Academic Consultant, ESTA Education Laura is Professor of Learning and Teaching in Music. She is a teacher, mother, musician, and dreamer. She is recognised as … Read More

Jenna Brown MSc (Oxon), MA (Cantab) PGCE, Cert.GSMD Jenna is a freelance mezzo soprano, vocal coach and music educator based in the UK. A former choral scholar at Gonville and … Read More

Mary Pells – Mentor (PGC, CME, CfT) – piano Mary Pells studied at the Royal Academy of Music where she learned cello with Derek Simpson and piano with Jean Harvey. … Read More

Emyr Roberts – Head of Department: Piano Emyr Roberts MA(Performance Studies), B.Mus(Hons), LRAM,LTCL,PGCE is a piano tutor and accompanist at Cardiff University. In addition to being a practical tutor he is also an undergraduate tutor on aspects … Read More

Simon Jones – Mentor (PGC) : Strings After graduating from Bristol University, Simon spent a year at Oxford University, concurrently becoming one of the founder members of the European Baroque … Read More

Sarah Crooks – Head of Department (PGC): Strings Sarah is a widely experienced teacher of the violin and general musicianship, working with string players in a range of contexts. Her … Read More

Roberta Wolff – Mentor (piano) Roberta is an experienced pianist, educator, and coach. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and her work in this sector includes teaching … Read More

Paul Harris – Head of Department : Woodwind Paul Harris has established an international reputation as a musician and educationalist.  As a pupil of John Davies at the Royal Academy of … Read More

Naomi Kayayan – Mentor and Lecturer – piano BMus (Hons) GRNCM, PGCert GSMD, PGDip, MA, FHEA With over 20 years experience in the field of music education, Naomi maintains roles … Read More

Murray McLachlan – Mentor (piano) Since making his professional debut in 1986 at the age of 21 under the baton of Sir Alexander Gibson, Murray McLachlan has consistently received outstanding … Read More