NMT Team Meet our highly qualified, experienced and enthusiastic team: Neil Squires BA (Hons)Neil is a very experienced music teacher, having been Head of Music in a number of Nottinghamshire schools. He is able to offer whole class teaching as well as small group and individual brass lessons.Sean Pepper BMus (Hons) PG Dip RNCMSean has studied brass to a high level at both Birmingham Conservatoire adn the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. He performs all over the country as well as teaching the whole range of brass instruments in all settings.Becky Pepper BMus (Hons) LRSMBecky is a low brass specialist who performs regularly in a wide variety of ensembles across the country. She is a versatile teacher, experienced in delivering whole class tuition, class room band lessons, youth ensembles as well as traditional one to one lessons.Elliott Lewis BA (Hons)Elliott specialises in 'Whole Class Brass' tuition and also guitar. He is involved in numerous folk, latin, soul, and funk bands in addition to his teaching.David HartlandDavid is a specialist Drum Kit and Percussion Teacher, teaching in various schools in Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire. He regularly performs in concerts around the UK and has been the conductor of the Leicestershire Schools Service Senior Percussion Ensemble since 1994.Ceri HowellsCeri is a highly accomplished Percussionist specialising in Drumkit and sambaDan CartwrightDan is a very experienced guitar, bass, ukulele and drum player and teacher, teaching Rock School up to Grade 8.He is particularly interested in Bands, workshops and studio recordingCarolyn Talkes-Nicholls B.A. (Hons)Carolyn teaches Woodwind instruments and Singing, and has lots of experience in teaching individuals and groups, as well as leading choirs and small vocal groups. She is particularly interested in the link between music-making and wellbeing. Carolyn has a Degree in Music as well as qualifications in Woodwind and Singing. She’s at home with Classical music, but also loves performing and teaching Jazz and Musical Theatre.Mat Davis BMus (Hons) Dip ABRSMMat is an enthusiastic new Woodwind teacher, versatile in all woodwind instruments and styles, with a special interest in conducting and running ensemblesAndrew Mart BA (Hons)Andrew is a Woodwind Teacher, specialising in Oboe and Bassoon but is able to teach the full range of Woodwind instruments from small groups to individual tuition.Lisa Bancroft BMus (Hons) Dip ABRSM PGCELisa is an experienced Woodwind Teacher specialising in flute. She is able to teach a range of woodwind instruments, beginner brass, music theory, whole class tuition, lead small and medium sized enesembles, and she has a passion for recorders.Carolyn Beedle BMus (Hons) ALCM PGCE - DirectorVery experienced Woodwind Teacher specialising in Clarinet and Sax. Able to teach full range of Woodwind Instruments and all ensembles from jazz / swing band to orchestral. Experienced accompanistLesley Beedle BMus (Hons) LTCL PGCE - DirectorA very experienced Woodwind Teacher, specialising in Flute. Able to teach the full range of Woodwind instruments. Piano Accompaniment, Music Theory and Ensemble Conducting also.Dubheasa Bray M.Ed. (Cantab.) PGCEDubheasa is a very experienced music teacher- both as a piano teacher and as a former Secondary Head of Music. She is very passionate about teaching all kinds of music and tailors her lessons to suit the needs of each individual student. She also has experience in working with young people with ASD and a range of mental health needs.Liam Healy FVCM LVCM (TD) - KeyboardLiam is an experienced Keyboard Teacher, specialising in popular music / composition / GCSE coursework working with Primary and Secondary pupils.Richard Gaunt BSc (Hons) PGCERichard is a very experienced secondary school teacher and musician. He has sung in choirs and shows for some 30 years, directed shows, and has led choirs in 3 secondary schools. He is an accomplished singer, bass guitarist, violinist and occassional piano accompanist. He has a passion for young people's participation in music.Tom Pottage BA (Hons) MMusTom is a technically accomplished guitar player in a variety of styles, specialising in modern electric guitar techniques. He holds a Masters and undergraduate degree in music and has been teaching children and adults professionally for over 10 years.Mark FoxAn experienced whole class, group and one on one tutor. Fluent in all styles of music.Mark James BA (Hons)Guitar tutor with over 20 years of playing experience. Graduate of Derby University with a Popular Music and Music Technology degree. Also able to teach Music Technology and Recording TechniquesRuth Jackson HND Music Cert EdAfter 20+ years in the further education sector, Ruth has returned to the classroom, and is really enjoying teaching in a classroom setting, as well as teaching violin.Alison Roe BMus (Hons) PGCEAlison is a highly skilled musician and very experienced Class and Instrumental teacher, able to contribute enormously to any school music activity/ ensemble to the highest level.Matt Burton BAMatt has sung since the age of seven in all sorts of amateur and professional situations and feels very privileged to have a role in promoting singing and the love of music.Natasha Dawson Dip RCM ARCMNatasha has studied and played violin at the highest level (Royal College of Music). She teaches with great enthusiasm and care.Deena Draycott BMus (Hons)Deena is an extremely versatile instrumentalist, specialising in all instruments of the string family, piano and bassoon. She is a very experienced classical musician with a particular interest in Russian orchestral musicSarah Carlin BMus (Hons)A graduate of Birmingham Conservatoire, Sarah is a professional singer and teacher of many styles of music, including Musical Theatre.Rachel Johnson LLCMRachael is a highly accomplished classically trained musician with a real passion for all kinds of music- particularly jazz- and thrives in a performing environment. She teaches piano and keyboard and likes to make lessons as relatable, relaxing and fun as possible. She always aims to help pupils improve their music and their confidence as much as possible.Danielle West - AdministrationDanielle West - AdministrationAdam Sharrocks BA (Hons)Adam is an experienced and versatile drummer, performer, session musician and teacher. He has a creative approach to tuition – aiming to create a personalised experience to suit the needs of each pupil.