All members of our staff are experienced and well qualified as musicians and music teachers. Perhaps just as importantly; The Sheffield Music Academy Staff are a friendly, fun and welcoming team, to whom the instruction of music is a passion of the upmost importance. Together they provide the benefit of a broad range of musical interests and skills for students at The Sheffield Music Academy.

Our Staff are led by a fantastic team of co-ordinators, who are:

John Grundy – academic
Martin Thiselton – composition and non-classical music
Becca Francis and Holly Dickson – juniors
Martin Cropper – strings
Hilary Osborn – voice
Catherine Baker – wind and brass
Frances Clement – piano

Our regular tutors are:

We also have a dedicated team of external tutors who teach our pupils mid-week:




In addition to that students at the Academy benefit from a number of high profile guest tutors. Recent visitors include:

Christopher Gayford

Richard Jenkinson

Jeremy Young

Rob Buckland

Robin Ireland