Born in the South West of England, Rachel Cooper started the violin aged 4. She went onto study Music at the University of Chichester where she gained First Class Honours in Violin Performance.
Dr. Liz Stafford is director of global music education consultancy company Music Education Solutions®, editor of Primary Music Magazine, and author of The Primary Music Leader’s Handbook (HarperCollins).
Helen Mead has been a primary teacher and music specialist for over twenty years. She has worked for local music hubs as a peripatetic instrumental teacher and music curriculum teacher and spent 11 years as the music lead in a vibrant, inner-city primary school in Southampton.
Sarah Lloyd is a primary music specialist with over twenty years experience. She coaches and mentors leaders and non-specialist teachers to develop music provision and teaching within their schools.
Sam Stimpson (she/her) is a multi-award winning Music Education & EDI consultant, Clore Fellow and the founder and managing director of SLS 360, an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion consultancy firm.
Her work supports, challenges and empowers individuals and organisations, to be bold and brave in their work to eliminate injustice and discrimination and effect positive change.
Lucy Clement-Evans is a qualified Dalcroze Eurhythmics and Kodály practitioner who specialises in working with children under the age of 7 years old. She enjoys helping children to learn about music while singing, moving and having lots of fun!
Chris is an educator, thought leader and innovator in brass instrumental learning. After training at Leeds Conservatoire and the Royal Academy of Music he enjoyed a successful freelance performing career, alongside consulting to brass instrument manufacturers.