David SmithDavid Smith

Head of Instrumental Studies

David studied clarinet, saxophone, piano and drums as a child and went on to study woodwind performance at University. Since graduating, he has performed clarinet and saxophone sessions for radio and television and has performed on a number of CD’s.

David undertook a Postgraduate Teaching Certificate in Secondary School Music and has taught pupils from beginners to diploma level, established ensembles and raised performance standards in his various teaching posts. David has coached Jazz ensembles with some of the leading Jazz musicians in the UK, has worked as Head of Woodwind for the Uppingham Summer School music courses and continues to work as Head of Woodwind for Junior National Schools Symphony Orchestra. David also writes and arranges music.