conductor arranger teacher adjudicator

Recording "Here,There and Everywhere" with former pupils Martin Armstrong and Lesley Poole


  Sandy's brass teaching activities have encompassed every stage of musical education from primary school to university standard including the RNCM in Manchester, Salford University, Huddersfield University and Leeds College of Music. 

He has taught on many brass band residential courses including the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain, the Brass Band Summer School and the National Youth Brass Band of Scotland. 

He continues to work as an external examiner at the RNCM as well as covering tenor horn lessons, when required, for his former student, and current RNCM tenor horn tutor Owen Farr.

Sandy obtained his PGCE in 1994 and continues to teach privately.