- Rochdale, GB
- £9 /hr
- Available now
Since moving to Manchester in 2002 to study at the Royal Northern College of Music, Arfon has become one of the World's most renowned brass musicians, travelling the worldmore...Since moving to Manchester in 2002 to study at the Royal Northern College of Music, Arfon has become one of the World's most renowned brass musicians, travelling the world as principal horn with both the World Famous Black Dyke Band and the Grimethorpe Colliery Band's consecutively over the last decade.
During this time he has played at most of the World's most iconic venues, including New York's Carnegie Hall, the Royal Albert Hall in London, Sydney Opera House, the KKL in Luzern, Switzerland and the Bermuda Music Festival.
After gaining a Post Graduate Certificate of Education in 2007, he has held many teaching posts within the secondary and primary sectors, specialising in performing arts, teaching both within a classroom setting and as a peripatetic instrumental tutor.
He has been actively holding workshops and master-classes throughout the World both in music and education, as is extremely passionate about music making and the power of education as a life changing force.
His most recent post is that of Leadership Development Consultant, coaching and mentoring PGCE students and Newly Qualified Teachers in becoming effective teachers and leaders in all fields.
In his spare time Arfon is a keen pianist, organist and singer.
Area Covered: National
Job Title: Leadership Development Officer
Company: Teach First
Description: Working alongside top University Graduates through the Leadership Development program as part of their school based training to become effective teachers and leaders in all fields.
Interactions with Graduates include coaching sessions, data analysis, reflective practice and the utilisation of experiential learning techniques to develop and nurture a highly efficient skills set for implementation future leaders in any profession.
Degree: Bmus (dist)
Field of Study: Music & music performance
University / College: Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
Degree: Post Graduate Certificate of Education
Field of Study: Music with Specialist Instrumental Tuition
University / College: Manchester Metropolitan University
Education Consultant - Leadership Development in Education