Secondary music teacher for 8 years
Leader of learning for Performing Arts for 3 years in County Durham
Gigged in a Cellidh band, playing, singing and Appalachian clog dancing 1998-2004
Managed a sensory room for National Autistic society 2001-2002
Piano teacher for 16 years with pupils achieving Practical and theory Grades from 1-8 through ABRSM
Acting up singing teacher 2004-2007, 2013-todate.
Currently I Run My Performance Factory, projects include summer schools, creating productions in schools or community projects, Samba drumming, Djembe drumming, Gospel singing, recorder teaching, Dance, Art projects, Community singing projects. Musical Director for Priory Theatre production of Flint Street Nativity by Tim Firth, Accompanist. Shake It Baby a 0-2, 2-4 and Shake it KS1, an Expressive arts and singing program for private day nurseries and schools. As well as continuing my Piano school, being an accompanist and working as a freelance curriculum support in music for North Tyneside Council. I continue to enjoy working with Acting Up and developing pupils Music Skills.