Music Staff

Mr Felix Glenn

Director of Music

 

Felix  began playing the guitar at the age of 14 and has been a performing musician ever since. He has a passion for all things musical.

He started busking at the age of 15 and he toured the UK and Europe both as a busker and with various rock and pop bands in the 1980s.

Felix studied guitar making at the London College of Furniture in 1987 and later graduated with a BSc Hons in Musical Instrument Technology. He did his PGCE at Greenwich University and then began his career as a Primary Educator, specialising in Music and Technology in 1997.

In 2004 he founded the Children’s Music Charity, Felix's School of Rock, which continues to educate children in the craft of performing and writing on guitar, bass, drums, keyboards and vocals.

He still builds instruments, plays in bands and writes music.

 

 

Mrs Sara Myers

Piano & Flute Teacher

Sara Myers is a music tutor with over 20 years' experience in the music industry and graduated with a BA (Hons) from the prestigious Guildhall School of Music, studying with some of the country's most renowned professors and composers. As well as specialising in the flute, piano and recorder, Sara enjoyed composing music for TV and film.

As a professional musician, Sara has played in various orchestras, including the English Session Orchestra, where she was cast as the flautist in the Sony Pictures Film If Only. starring Jennifer Love Hewitt. Sara has also performed at the Barbican Centre in London, the Royal Festival Hall and Shepperton Studios. Another memorable event for Sara was conducting at the Olympic Torch ceremony as the torch passed through Croydon.

Sara enjoyed a career which spanned 10 years as a Music Leader, conductor and teacher with Croydon Music and Arts, gaining invaluable experience after working in over 20 primary and secondary schools in the borough.

Sara was also Head of Music at Atwood Primary Academy, where she conducted a band, a flute group, various choirs and taught class music lessons to the whole school.

Sara shares her expertise and experience and is looking forward to nurturing the next generation of talent through her private music teaching. Several of her former pupils have gone on to be music teachers themselves!

 

 

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Music at Atwood

Instrumental Lessons

Music Curriculum 2019-2020