Summer Music Fun- A 3 day course for Woodwind, Brass and String Players

Date: 18 Aug 2008 - 10:00
End Date: 20 Aug 2008 - 15:00
  • Hannah Horton, Jon Heeley, Rob Statham, Dan Moriyama
Event details:

Course Consists of:

Orchestra, Choir, String Ensemble, Wind Ensemble, Brass Ensemble & Composition tuition, with optional Jazz Ensemble for those who wish to stay for 45 mins at the end of each day & who are approx grade 4 standard on their instruments.

For Ages 8-18.



Hannah Horton is a freelance performer, teacher & coach specialising in Woodwind.
She graduated from Goldsmiths with BMus hons and went on to gain her Post Graduate and Advanced Graduate diplomas from Trinity College of Music on joint Jazz/classical saxophone.
She now spends most of her time gigging with her own & various jazz groups, writing her own songs & teaching.


Jon Heeley started his musical career in Yorkshire where his love of music began through brass bands in his local area. While at school he studied privately with Les Storey at Huddersfield University and the Royal Northern College of Music.
After his undergraduate degree he continued to study with Alwyn Green (City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra) and now works as a freelance trombonist throughout the South of England.

He have had a wide experience of teaching having worked for the County Music Services for a number of years and he conducts and arranges many local youth and adult bands.

Rob Statham (Bass& violin) studied at the Guildhall School of Music in the 80's and has subsequently recorded with many top musicians. In the late 80's he worked with saxophonist Ed Jones recording for the acid jazz label and appearing on BBC broadcasts as well as being featured on a Jazz FM interview in '89. He later worked extensively with saxophonist Theo Travis throughout the 90's recording three cds and touring widely including performances at Ronnie Scotts and Jazz Cafe. He also worked with Keith Emerson recording on 'Emerson plays Emerson'. More recently he has been working with guitarist John Etheridge notably with Zappatistas, touring Europe and the UK and recording a cd. Other credits to his name include Paz, Ian Carr's Nucleus, Jim Mullen and many others in the UK jazz scene.

Dan Moriyama took up the piano at the age of 5. Three years later he won the top scholarship to study music at Wells Cathedral School in Somerset and at 15 reached the televised semi-finals of BBC Young Musician of the Year. In 1994 he embarked on a new joint jazz/classical degree course at the Guildhall School of Music in London and won the Spencer Boney Memorial Prize for contemporary piano performance before graduating in 1998.

In the last ten years Dan has worked in a wide variety of musical arenas including performing session work for TV shows including Fame Academy and X Factor, and working on the London jazz scene with many diverse bands and musicians, most recently with jazz/tango band Tango Siempre.


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