Music Leaders

Every school in Sheffield has a link Music Leader who acts as an ambassador for the Hub. Music Leaders are highly qualified musicians who also teach specialist lessons on their instruments or voice. 

Contact us if you would like to find out who your link Music Leader is.

Ailsa Hoyle (Strings)
Born in Buxton, Ailsa began the violin aged 8.As a keen orchestral musician, she led local orch...
Amy Briggs (Woodwind)
Amy is a Bassoon graduate of The Royal Northern College of Music. She has a strong passion for ch...
Andy Harris (Brass)
Andy is a trumpeter who spent his school days in Uppingham and gained a place with the orchestras...
Ben Bartholomew (Guitar)
Ben teaches guitar to Primary school beginners and Special Educational Needs children.Ben ...
Caroline Hallam (Voice)
Caroline studied acting at Birmingham School of Acting and has performed as an actor, musician an...
Celia Hurwitz-Keefe (Strings)
Celia Hurwitz-Keefe has taught cello for the Sheffield Music Hub since 2012. Originally from the ...
Dan Johnston (Drums)
Dan started playing drums when he was twelve, after watching 'Live Aid' on TV! He’s been pl...
David Burgoyne (Strings)
David has recently moved to Sheffield, having spent the past few years teaching and performing in...
David Ross (Strings)
David began playing the violin at the age of 8, studying the Suzuki method in London and attendin...
Dawn Allenby (Woodwind)
Dawn studied music at university, majoring in performance as a postgraduate.Dawn has taught woo...
Felicity Atkinson (Keyboard/Piano)
Felicity discovered her love of music as a teenager when she began learning the piano. She became...
Gillian Hume (Woodwind)
A Sheffielder since the age of 3, Gillian studied clarinet at the RNCM before obtaining her ...
Graham Nash (Guitar)
Graham is a guitarist with forty years’ experience and is a multi-instrumentalist.Gr...
Hannah Smalley (Woodwind)
Originally from Sheffield, Hannah is a graduate of Birmingham Conservatoire where she studie...
Heather Burge (Strings)
Having shown an interest in music from an early age, Heather started piano lessons at the age of ...
Helen Perry (Woodwind)
Helen trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama (RWCMD). She is an enthusiastic and e...
Iain Teather (Guitar)
Iain has a passionate enthusiasm for teaching music with 20 years’ experience in many genre...
Jonathan Cornish (Keyboard/Piano)
Jonathan studied music at Sheffield University and completed a master’s degree specialising...
Jonathan Lazell (Keyboard/Piano)
Jonathan gained a degree in Music from the University of Sheffield, and later an LTCL Piano Recit...
Julie Doubleday (Strings)
Julie is a teacher of Viola, Violin and Piano for Sheffield Music Hub.Since gaining a BA (Hons)...
Kate Hartley (Woodwind)
Currently on maternity leaveKate is a clarinettist and saxophonist. She trained at Huddersfield...
Laura Steelyard (Voice)
Laura began as a musician at a young age, playing piano and singing. Outside of school and 6th fo...
Liam Power (Drums)
Liam joined the Music Hub in 2009 and has drums and percussion teaching experience stretchin...
Mathew Knowles (Brass)
Mathew is a trumpet/cornet player who teaches and plays all Brass instruments. He graduated from ...
Nigel Martin (Woodwind)
Nigel was born in Rotherham and teaches clarinet, flute, piano and recorder for the Music Hu...
Rachel Ward (Woodwind)
Rachel started having flute lessons aged 9, having been attempting to play ever since she was two...
Richard Smith (Strings)
Richard started playing the violin at the age of 15, studying with Nina Martin. He gained a place...
Rob Horscroft (Brass)
Rob Horscroft began playing the cornet when he was 7 years old. He was first taught by his father...
Rosie McConaghie (Strings)
Originally from Suffolk, Rosie studied violin at Royal Northern College of Music before moving to...
Roz Massey (Strings)
Roz is a violinist who was inspired to start learning after completing an alphabet jigsaw puzzle ...
Suzanne Hobbs (Strings)
Suzanne has lived and worked in Sheffield for many years. She gained a music degree from the Univ...
Tim Brooks (Drums)
Tim has been teaching drum kit to children and adults alike both privately and in primary and sec...
Travis Finch (Guitar)
Travis is an American plucked strings specialist who has recently moved to the Sheffield area. He...