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website photoStudent concertinas all packed up and ready to start a new primary school concertina teaching project. This will be the fourth year I have taught the English concertina to Y4 pupils in Peterlee, County Durham.


Here is an article I wrote about the project in 2015 for the ICA magazine.

10 children, 10 weeks, 10….CONCERTINAS!

On a drizzly Thursday morning in Peterlee, East Durham, I am sat with 10 triumphant Y4 students who have just completed their debut performance for the rest of their year group, playing the English concertina. The concert was the culmination of a 10 week teaching project in Howletch Lane Primary School, where I led weekly sessions with the 8 and 9 year olds. Continue reading