John was trained at the Birmingham School of Music and Bretton Hall College of Education and has ABSM(Gen Mus)ABSM (OrgTeacher) ARCM (Org Perf) and Cert Ed qualifications.
He has had successful experience both as a Head of Music in large secondary schools and as a Musical Director.
He has trained many types of choir encompassing all ages and styles.
As a Musical Director he has conducted a wide range of musicals and operettas most recently Evita and HMS Pinafore. He is passionate that music and singing are an important encompassing experience for all. They refresh mind and body in a holistic way for the common good .