Iain Petrie has been writing, arranging, producing and performing since he was a boy. He has released 2 albums, a number of EP’s, and toured extensively. In his current role as a producer has released music with Electric Penelope, Tasha Blackmore, Gary Miller, and many more. His website has many examples of his music.
Anna Emmins (aka Electric Penelope) Grew up in London where her family ran one of the most exclusive live clubs in town. She has been writing, recording and producing for 10 years, has starred in many theatrical productions, and released her debut album ‘A New Day’ to critical acclaim in 2012. She is currently working on a second album.
Tamsin Davidson has sung as a soloist in performances the length and breadth of the UK.She trained at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland where she won the prestigious Jean Highgate Award. An Experienced Vocal Coach, She teaches music privately, performs with the popular a cappella trio The Mamatones, and appears in numerous Local Stage and musical productions.
Fraser Young was on the course last year. So impressed were the staff that they have asked him to be returnin as a trainee producer. One of you will have him as your main producer during the course.
Gary Miller – Gary will be leading 2 masterclasses in music promotion, branding and Marketing. And he knows a thing or 2 about that! He has released over 10 Albums, including 8 with folk ‘The whisky Priests’, Toured all over Europe, run his own record label, made countless TV appearances as well as lecturing on the subject at york college
Darren Hollywell – Local guitar supremo and teacher, Darren will be helping Iain to organise a band to back your big shows at Berwick Academy and The Maltings Theatre
Robert Wilkinson – Artistic director of the acclaimed Tideline Runners Theatre Company, Robert has written, composed for, and acted in many respected productions. He will be leading an exciting ‘Music in Theatre’ workshop.
Robert White – Music Law Andrew Ayre – Accountancy Iya Sako – Djembe Drumming
Board of Trustees
Our board of trustees have a tremendous collective experience in activities related to music and young people.
Treasurer: Iain Beresford – Management Accountant at General Mills
John Bell – Project manager, Berwick Youth Project
Steve Wilkes – Deputy Headteacher at Berwick Academy
Hamish Bell – Music Teacher at Berwick Middle School
Robert White – Music Lawyer
Simon Landels – Former chairman of berwick rotary and child support officer at Berwick Youth Project
Nick Latham – Retired IT manager and music afficionado
Frank Meadley – Storeman, Local singer, songwriter and guitarist