Gigs!! with Emily Portman

Really looking forward to these gigs in April.  Stay tuned for news of our debut album, due for release later this year.

English Acoustic Collective Summer School

This year's English Acoustic Collective summer school will take place at Ruskin Mill in Gloucestershire from July 18th-22nd.  Founded by Chris Wood and led since 2009 by Rob Harbron, the course takes a holistic approach to instrumental music, exploring pulse…

Online concertina workshops

I really enjoyed doing these two workshops - one covering phrasing, articulation and bellows technique, and exploring chords and harmony.  They're available on my teaching page for viewing at your leisure!

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Nocturne

Over the last few months I've been working remotely with Timothy Johnston who's been composing a new piece of solo concertina music in consultation with me.  I've really enjoyed working on it - it's involved finding my way round a…

Gigs..!

I have one more gig for 2021 - reuniting with Chris Wood and John Dipper to play alongside Eclectic Voices for a Yuletide concert in London on December 18th.

Leveret are touring in March 2022 - really looking forward to …

Online Concertina workshops

I'm doing two online workshops in the new year focusing on different areas of English concertina technique - one on bellows, phrasing, tone and articulation, and one looking at approaches to chords and harmony.  They'll take place over zoom, and…

Leveret Young Adults Weekend - Jan 14-16 2022

Leveret will be leading a weekend of workshops for young adults at Halsway Manor, Somerset.  The workshops will focus on general musicianship and ensemble-playing skills as well as exploring some of the ways in which Leveret work together.  Bursaries are…

Sale!!

 

All CDs and my tunebook are currently reduced...please visit the Shop page 

Gigs!!!

I'm totally delighted to be back on the road, with 31 gigs with various people over the next two months.  It's so great to be playing for live audiences again.  Venues and artists really need audience support just now so…

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Teaching

The next few months are fairly booked up with touring and recording so I'm not going to be offering regular weekly or fortnightly lessons for a while.  Instead I'm booking a couple of teaching days per month in my diary…

Workshop video

Thanks to everyone who came to my first online English concertina workshop recently, where I discussed my approach to creating solo arrangements of tunes.  Don't worry if you missed it - I've made the video available for indefinite access on…