Our tutors are all experienced composers and arrangers with a range of specialisms currently actively working within a variety of genres . All of our tutor-mentors also have considerable experience in teaching across a broad range of levels from schools to universities. Our focus is on the student experience, adapting the courses to the needs of each student.


Dr Andrew Glover-Whitley

Chris Lawry

Robert Steadman

Andy is a composer, performer, writer and music editor. His music has been played worldwide by many national and international performers and ensembles including the BBC Symphony Orchestra and the English Northern Philharmonia. His writing is heavily influenced by world music, Celtic folk and contemporary music.

Chris is a composer and arranger specialising in concert, choir and educational music. He also works as a session musician, accompanist, and consultant working with theatre companies, media companies, schools, universities and examination providers. His tutoring specialisms include orchestration, music theory, musical theatre and cinematic music…

Robert Steadman is a prolific composer of music ranging from symphonies and operas to musicals and pieces for brass band. Robert has been commssioned to compose works for the percussionist Evelyn Glennie, saxophonist Sarah Field, London Brass Virtuosi and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra…