Current work

2020 - present
Music Tech Magazine

Freelance contributor

2015 - present
BC Entertainments UK Ltd (Ceilidh Network agency / Stumpy Oak)

Director, Events & Band Manager

2011 - present
Hills Road Sixth Form College, Cambridge

Teacher of Music Technology & Music

Other subjects taught include Performance Studies, Radio/Podcasting enrichment and Extended Project

2006 - present
Parkwood Music

Freelance Recording Engineer / Producer

2000 - present
Pearson Edexcel

Senior examiner

Principal examiner (A Level Music Technology); specification developer/writer, reviser and specialist adviser (A Level Music Technology); subject specialist/scrutineer (GCSE Music); expert examiner (BTEC Music Technology)

Other work & experience

2011-2017
Sound on Sound magazine

Freelance Contributor - tutorials & reviews

2012
University of Kent

Visiting Lecturer - spatial audio

2009-2011
University of the West of Scotland

Associate Lecturer - music production / Researcher - spatial audio

2009-2010
Towersey Festival

Deputy Venue Manager (2000 capacity)

2009/2014
Sidmouth Folk Week & Jackdaw Festival

Front of House Engineer

2008-2009
Music Technology Centre

CPD Trainer, Technical Writer & Studio Installer

2007
The Banff Centre, Canada

Audio Associate

2000-2008
Hills Road Sixth Form College

Head of Music Technology / Music Events Manager

2000-2004
The Plume School, Maldon

Teacher in Charge of Music Technology / Teacher of Music & Performing Arts

1999-2000
Chelmer Valley High School

Teacher of Music Composition (GCSE level)

1999-2000
St John Payne RC School

Teacher of Music Technology / Technician

Education

2016
Society For Education & Training

Qualified Teacher Lifelong Sector professional formation (QTLS)

2012-2013
Ascentis

Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (DTLLS - Level 5)

2013
Apple

Mac Integration (Certified Associate)

2011
City & Guilds

PTLLS teaching award (Level 4)

2007
Digidesign

Pro Tools certification 101

2006
Apple

Logic Level 1 (Certified Pro)

1996-1999
Colchester Institute / Anglia Ruskin University

BA Hons Music (Music Technology specialism)