Instrumental and Vocal Tuition

Information for Parents

Instrumental Timetables

Meet the Peripatetic Teachers

Please click on the teacher's name to read their full bio:

  • Cello Teacher: Mrs Jenny Pearson

    Mrs Pearson gained diplomas in Teaching and Performing at Birmingham Conservatoire before pursuing a career as a cellist and teacher. She created the string ensemble ‘Bellini Strings’ which has become one of the main String ensembles in the Midlands area Read More
  • Drum Teacher: Mr Gareth Hughes

    Mr Hughes has been playing the drums for over 30 years. He has taught for Severn Arts since 2001. Mr Hughes teaches Drums at Aston Fields Middle School on Thursday mornings. Read More
  • Singing Teacher: Mrs Jess Sullivan

    Mrs Sullivan worked as a full-time music teacher in South Africa before coming to England in 1999. She has been teaching for Severn Arts since 2003. Mrs Sullivan says "I thoroughly enjoy teaching pupils how to develop confidence and control Read More
  • Flute / Clarinet / Saxophone Teacher: Mr Richard Tattam

    Mr Tattam has been teaching Clarinet, Saxophone, Flute and Bassoon at Aston Fields Middle School since September 2010. Mr Tattam teaches lessons at Aston Fields Middle School on Tuesday afternoons... Read More
  • Keyboard /Piano/ Violin Teacher: Mrs Hazel Johnson

    After university, Mrs Johnson took violin lessons with Felix Cok/Louis Carus, and piano with Joseph Weingarten. She then went on to Bretton Hall for teacher training. Mrs Johnson has worked since qualifying for Wiltshire music service , Coventry music service and the Read More
  • Guitar Teacher: Mr Vic Nicholson

    Mr Nicholson has played guitar for nearly 30 years.  He started off playing lead guitar in bands.  After 10 years he began to study classical music. He studied a 4 year degree at Birmingham Conservatoire.   Mr Nicholson has taught for over Read More
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Extra-curricular music activities

Day Club Year group/s Time Room Contact
Monday Cello ensemble   10.00 - 10.30am  Music Mrs Pearson
Tuesday Woodwind ensemble    3.30 - 4.15pm Music Mr Hall & Mr Tattam 
Wednesday String ensemble    12.30 - 1.15pm  Music Mrs Flannigan
Wednesday Boys' choir   lunchtime Rm 12 Miss Croom / Mrs Spencer
Thursday Guitar ensemble   10.00-10.30 Music Mr Nicholson