OURS TEACHERS


Josephine Soden

Over the years Josephine have gained extensive experience working within the music industry, having founded her own successful jazz band performing in and around the Midlands on a regular basis.

 

Alongside this she teaches singing to KS1, 2, 3 & 4, so she abides by the national curriculum as her frame work. Having recorded and co-produced her own album she specialise in composition & live performance. Josie takes great pleasure in building her pupils confidence and self-esteem, to see them flourish and achieve their full potential gives her pride, joy and satisfaction. Josie always takes a genuine, transparent approach towards teaching, which her pupils find relatable. Being able to refer back to her own profession gives them first hand insight, into what the life of a musician is truly like.


Gemma Higgins

Gemma Higgins is a professional singer, having been a solo vocalist on the entertainment circuit for a number of years.  She has been the lead singer for many bands and currently is the lead singer for acoustic duo Acoustical.

Gemma studied at Solihull College passing her Diploma in Performing Arts, gained, worked with the producer of UB40s first album on her own original album, performed in Professional Panto in Sutton Coldfield and performed with the band Thirsty Work among others.  Gemma has a natural ability to encourage all her students to find their voices.  She has a calm, gentle approach and uses her musical knowledge and experience to achieve the best results from anyone she works with.


Gemma Mills

Gemma Mills has over 20 years experience in the music industry.  Her performance and teaching knowledge is invaluable to the students she teachers.  She has been teaching Early Years through to Secondary Schools for over 15 years and has extensive training with SEND.  Gemma believes music is incredibly important for everyone and especially for our mental health due to the amount of positive benefits.  All lessons are bespoke to each individuals needs and Gemma approaches every student with a friendly, fun and caring nature allowing all her student to develop their musical abilities in the most relaxed environment possible. 


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