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: Ms Jenny Chaddock

    Cello Teacher: Ms Jenny Chaddock

    Ms Chaddock 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

    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

    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

    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 Teacher: Mr Elliot Hinton

    Mr Hinton's information to appear here.     Read More
  • Guitar Teacher: Mr Vic Nicholson

    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
  • Brass Teacher: Mr Craig Sproston

    Brass Teacher: Mr Craig Sproston

    Qualifying as a music teacher with B.Ed. Honours degree from Birmingham Univerity, Craig studied trombone with Reg Reid and Chris Mowat (then principle trombone with the BBC Symphony Orchestra). Craig began his instrumental career with Dudley Performing Arts for which Read More
  • Violin Teacher: Mrs Liz Grainger

    Violin Teacher: Mrs Liz Grainger

    Liz Grainger has been teaching violin in North Worcestershire schools for 12 years, and also conducts Bromsgrove Music Centre String Orchestra. She has a degree in music and is a qualified music teacher. Prior to teaching Liz worked with UK Read More
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We are currently only able to offer online lessons for all instruments, except for face to face guitar lessons. For further information, please cantact Mrs Anderson, Music Administrator via email: [email protected]

Extra-curricular music activities

This timetable will be updated when extra-curricular music activities are up and running again.

Day Club Year group/s Time Room Contact
Monday Cello ensemble   10.20 - 10.40am  Music Ms Chaddock
Tuesday Orchestra    3.30 - 4.15pm Music Mr Hall & Mr Tattam 
Wednesday String ensemble    12.50 - 1.10pm  Music Mr Hall
Thursday Guitar ensemble   10.00 - 10.30am Music Mr Nicholson
Friday Boys' choir   10.00 - 10:20am Music Mrs Spencer/Miss Croom