Kyrke-Smith, Peter

February 26, 2011 § Leave a comment

I’m a musical director, composer, writer and lyricist, workshop leader and singing teacher living and working in Exeter. I do most of my work with young people (5-18+) in schools and theatres, and have had a fantastic time over the past 15 years doing all sorts of musical projects. Highlights include composing and writing 8 musicals for young people, work with the Northcott Young Company, commissions from Devon Music Service and involvement in a big environmental project called ‘Earth Heart’ for the Diocese of Exeter and Exeter Cathedral.

Contact: Peter Kyrke-Smith
Telephone: 01392-469838 M: 07896-959073
Location: Exeter

Dingle, Rodney

February 18, 2011 § Leave a comment

Keen amateur conductor of choral societies and smaller vocal groups, including Bryanston Chapel Choir and Clyst Valley Choral Society. Rodney also arranges traditional folk melodies for local amateur dramatic productions.

Contact: Rodney Dingle
Address: Haymore Thatch, Church Road, Lympstone, EX8 5JU
Location: Lympstone

Byrt, John

February 18, 2011 § Leave a comment

John Byrt, D.Phil, FRCO is a free-lance conductor, scholar, and composer. In his youth he directed the Schola Cantorum of Oxford and was conductor of Musica Reservata. He made the first recording of Taverner’s Missa Corona Spinea and over the years has broadcast Gesualdo madrigals, Byrd propers and West Gallery Carols for the BBC. He writes and lectures on baroque music. As a composer he is mainly known for his choral music, folk song arrangements, solo songs and duets. John is also a singing/voice tutor and piano/organ accompanist.

Contact: John Byrt
Telephone: 01884 256806
Location: Tiverton

Canter, Pete

October 6, 2010 § Leave a comment

Jazz saxophone player, saxophone tutor, workshop leader, composer, drummer.

I lead jazz bands from duo up to quintet suitable for all types of function. My jazz bands have appeared in major UK jazz festivals and I am well known on the UK jazz scene. I have released several albums. I compose and record original jazz music for small groups and was commissioned to write a jazz/classical suite for performance by a 10-piece band in the 2010 Exeter Vibraphonic Festival. I teach saxophone from beginners up to advanced specialising in jazz and also teach jazz improvisation and harmony to players of other frontline instruments who have good basic facility. I lead jazz workshops in schools and privately. I am also a jazz drummer available to play with local bands.

Contact: Pete Canter
Telephone: 07966 034 884
Address: Exeter, EX4 8LL
Location: Exeter

Marshall, Nicholas

October 5, 2010 § Leave a comment

Composer, pianist, accompanist and conductor. Studied composition at the Royal College of Music under Anthony Milner and privately with Sir Lennox Berkeley.Works include incidental music for radio plays, orchestral, choral and chamber music. His works for children include a number of dramatic works and two operas.

Contact: Nicholas Marshall
Telephone: 01395 442893
Address: Heathercoombe, Inner Ting Tong, Budleigh Salterton, Devon, EX9 7AP
Location: Budleigh Salterton

Moore, Brian

September 17, 2010 § Leave a comment

Trumpeter, musical director and teacher offering tuition on trumpets in B-flat, C, D, Eb, piccolo F/G, A/B-flat, orchestral F, baroque trumpet and slide trumpet.

Contact: Brian Moore
Telephone: 01392 875283 M: 07913 554854
Location: Exeter

Gordon, Stephen

September 10, 2010 § Leave a comment

Stephen Gordon is one of the most active and diverse guitarists working in the UK today. His activities encompass guitar performance and teaching, conducting and coaching guitar ensembles, orchestral and choral conducting, music publishing and Arch Lute continuo work. In 1994 Stephen founded ESG Music to publish Stephen’s guitar ensemble arrangements of orchestral music. This has now developed into a substantial catalogue of music, used by guitar ensembles worldwide with arrangements ranging from Mozart for guitar trio to complete baroque concertos for 10 guitars.

Contact: Stephen Gordon
Telephone: 01392 254097
Address: 13 New North Road, Exeter EX4 4HF
Location: Exeter

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