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Darren Lloyd

Darren has played (and still does) with many of the top ensembles in the UK. He has played Lead/Jazz Trumpet with The Halle, Manchester Camerata, Northern Chamber Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Opera North, Syd Lawrence, London Swing Orchestra, East of England Orchestra, Pasadena Roof Orchestra, Glenn Miller UK.... As well as being an active Trumpet player. Darren also teaches for Derbyshire Music Partnership, individual lessons and whole class wider opportunities to primary school pupils. Darren is also the Trumpet teacher at Altricham Grammar School for boys. Holding a master of arts in jazz performance from the University of Salford and a PGCE from MMU, Darren possesses the key skills and experience to engage young learners in music making activities. For the last eight years of his teaching, pupil progress in lessons and the quality of teaching has always been judged to be outstanding! If you would like any more information about these fantastic opportunities for your pupils please contact Darren directly.

An opportunity for primary school children in their first year of learning (as a class) to take part in a workshop with professional musicians, learning to develop improvising skills.

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