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Intermediate to advanced Music, Conducting, French horn tuition

Dr David Hammond
PhD MBA MA BMus(Hons) GLCM(Hons) FRSM FTCL FLCM FHEA PGCE

With 30 years' experience as an all-round performer at major ceremonies and events around the world, David brings a wealth of expertise in providing first class musical entertainment. Conducting, playing instruments, creating programmes, resourcing musicians, and event management have all been a part of his professional life. As a successful leader of ensembles, bands, and orchestras he can support conductors and other managers to get the best out of their teams. David also draws on his musical experiences as a professional performer to enhance his business consultancy; people are performers in all walks of life.
David is an ideal choice for

• Masterclasses and workshops in conducting (chamber orchestra, string orchestra, wind band, brass band)
• Workshops in performance (French horn, brass Instruments)
• Guest conducting
• French horn
• Mentoring
• Arranging for ensembles
• Managing teams
• Strategy

Location

Online via webcam
At teacher's location: Get Psyched Up!, WELLESLEY ROAD CLACTON-ON-SEA ESSEX

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General info

Age:
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English

About Me

With 30 years' experience as an all-round performer at major ceremonies and events around the world, David brings a wealth of expertise in providing first class musical entertainment. Conducting, playing instruments, creating programmes, resourcing musicians, and event management have all been a part of his professional life. As a successful leader of ensembles, bands, and orchestras he can support conductors and other managers to get the best out of their teams. David also draws on his musical experiences as a professional performer to enhance his business consultancy; people are performers in all walks of life.
David is an ideal choice for

• Masterclasses and workshops in conducting (chamber orchestra, string orchestra, wind band, brass band)
• Workshops in performance (French horn, brass Instruments)
• Guest conducting
• French horn
• Mentoring
• Arranging for ensembles

Education

PhD (Open) – Music History
MBA (Open) – Business
MA (York) – Music Technology
BMus(Hons) 1st Class (RMSM/Kingston)
GLCM(Hons) (London College of Music)
FRSM; FTCL; FLCM – French Horn Performance
PGCE (Cantab) – Music & Creative Arts
FHEA (Advance HE)

Experience / Qualifications

Educated at the London College of Music and York and Cambridge Universities, and as a performer with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra, David has had a diverse career, taking him across the world as a French horn player and conductor. After four years in Southern Africa working for the Bophuthatswana Arts Council, his subsequent time in the British army saw him live in Germany and Gibraltar, serve in the Balkans, Falkland Islands, Canada, Cyprus, Kenya, and lead soldiers on Operations in Afghanistan.

With the Household Cavalry, David led the mounted band on the Queen’s Birthday Parade in 2014, and he continued to work in the state arena as Director of Music, The Countess of Wessex’s String Orchestra, responsible for the music at Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle, and Holyrood Palace for Investitures, State Banquets, and other royal events. As an army reservist David is now Director of Music of The Band of The Royal Yeomanry (Inns of Court & City Yeomanry). As a civilian he is a French horn player and conductor, and a director of the management consultancy Get Psyched Up!

David has five degrees and holds Fellowships from the principal British music conservatoires. Following on from an MBA with the Open University, David’s PhD research combined his interests in music, strategy, and history, and forms the basis of this book.

David has participated in sports throughout his career, notably football and rugby, and has also enjoyed ‘adventure’ travelling – such as canoeing on the Zambezi and completing the Trans-Siberian Railway. He now loves spending his spare time on the Essex coast with his wife, Kate, their teenage twin daughters, Jane and Elizabeth, and large labradoodle.

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