Christmas opening hours

Many public services and facilities run by the council and partners will be closed during the Christmas and New Year holidays.

Christmas closure details 2019


The Music Centre welcomes all feedback from students.

Office opening hours

  • Monday to Thursday: 8.30am - 5.00pm
  • Friday: 8.30am - 4.00pm
  • Evening rehearsals: 4.00pm - 8.45pm


To contact any member of staff please phone or email the Music Service.

Senior Leadership Team
Name Role
Gerard Booth Head of Service
Dennis Hadfield Deputy Head of Service
Jonathan Leedale Deputy Head of Service
Amanda Carpenter Bursar
Michelle Millward Bursar
Support Staff
Name Role
Christine Frost Business Support Officer
Carol D'Agostina Business Support Officer
Robert Dunning Instrument Technician
John Mooney Site Manager
Melvyn Rudd Cleaner
Music Service Teachers
Name Department
Martin Ashurst Voice, Keyboard and Popular Music
Andy Bergin Guitar
Elizabeth Brocklehurst Curriculum 
Duncan Byers Subject Leader, Brass and Percussion
Anna Cermak Curriculum
Claire Chalk Brass
Victoria Clarke Strings
Charles Codd Brass
John Collins Brass
Claire Crebbin Curriculum and Early Years
Hannah Davis Curriculum
Helena Drumm Lower Strings
Kathryn Dunning Subject leader, Woodwind
Kay Huckfield Curriculum and Voice, Music Theatre
Michael Edwards Curriculum, Chroal
Dennis Hadfield Guitar and Brass
Tracey Hartnell-Booth Woodwind
Tom Haslam Brass
Chris Hemingway Guitar
Andrew Housley Guitar
Martha Hulme Strings
Samantha Latus Brass
Jonathan Leedale Brass
Richard Lord Strings
Jane Meaden Woodwind
Roger Meaden Brass
Angela Preen Subject Leader, Curriculum and voice
Simon Prince Woodwind
Angie Radcliffe Keyboard and Voice
Annabel Revell Subject Leader, Strings
Alison Saville Curriculum, Voice and Early Years
Adrian Smith Percussion
Richard Taylor Guitar
Robert Taylor Brass
Les Webb Brass
Andrea Whitworth Music Therapy, Curriculum, Voice
Andrew Wilson Brass and Subject leader, Popular Music
Donna Woodworth Woodwind