What do our tutors get up to when they aren't teaching us?
Well, now is the time to find out....
Tutor Louise is one of our multi-instrumental tutors, teaching voice, guitar, bass, violin and MORE!
During the 2020 COVID-19 locckdown, Louise decided she wasn't going to let being stuck at home get in her way...
So she set up the Virtual Big Band.
(You may even be able to stop BDMA tutors Meg and Fraser in the string section!)
Catch BDMA tutor Twm during a sound check on tour with his band Music For Maisha. If the soundcheck sounds this good we can't even imagine how electric the show must have been...
Singing, piano and cello tutor Meg once joined the circus! Spot her here in the trailer at the Roundhouse - did you spot her on the flying piano??
Drum tutor Joel definitely knows what he's doing - watch this...
Harp and piano tutor Glenda keeps a constant flow of amazing videos going on her social media, often covers of some major pop hits and honestly, we often prefer them on the harp!
Hear her here nailing the Camila Cabello hit 'Havana'...
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HAVANA 🍹 Happy Saturday! So so happy to have the sun shining in the UK this weekend! One of my students requested this for my next concert: Trip Down Memory Lane. She said it brings back memories of her once in a lifetime holiday to the US a few years ago! Almost full up on requests for the concert which is 7th June at 4m BST. If you do want to make a request, please do book in soon to maximise the chances of me being able to play your request. . To join: > Send your chosen amount to PayPal.me/GlendaAllaway (suggested £2-15) > Add your request in the PayPal notes section include email address is different to the one you use for PayPal > Look out for your ticket to land on your inbox the day before. . . . . @camila_cabello #havana #youngthug #havanacover #harp #piano #violin #cello #musicansofinstagram #harp #harpcover
Singing tutor Llinos is also a phenomenal songwriter - spot her here with BDMA's Twm on guitar singing her original song Close To You...
Cello and piano tutor Fraser is known not only for performing with a whole load of superstars including Eminem and Dodie but ALSO for being a very accomplished contemporary classical cellist - see him in action here in this crazy cello and clarinet duet!
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#Repost @retfrem ・・・ We're still in isolation! here's the first movement of Suite Off Pist by Henryson, the most brilliantly joyful piece with so much groove you literally cannot stop yourself bopping along. Fraser and Abi thought they liked a challenge, this was certainly that 🥴 we hope you LOVE it. Let us know if you did, and you might even get the second movement. As always, fancy sending us an isolation project just drop us a message at firstname.lastname@example.org | stay safe 🌸 #music #contemporarymusic #contemporary #cello #clarinet #livemusic #recording #remoterecording #remotesessiom #svantehenryson #newmusic #sweden #swedishmusic #offpist #retfrem #musicvideo #video
You all know Jess as the woodwind, singing, piano teaching wizard she is BUT see her creating some real musical magic with her wind quartet, Chameleon...
Ben LEIGH - GROSSART
Ben is another multi talented member of our team. Watch with a whole host of students from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in this amazing jazz fusion arrangement of Nirvana's "In Bloom", which Ben arranged, produced AND played bass for!
Did you spot BDMA's Joel on the drum kit there?
Watch BDMA's brass tutor superstar Tim having a jam session with our very own Louise...
Catch BDMA drum tutor Adam with his band The Funki Ducks (top marks for band names) covering Never Too Much...
Another from super singer Llinos, this time with her band Archie performing with the incomparable Jacob Collier!
We have quite a few talented songwriters in our ranks and BDMA tutor Freddie is definitely one of them!
Here he is at his EP launch singing "Always On My Mind"...
Speaking of songwriters here is BDMA's own Meg performing her original song at the final of a songwriting contest in London.
Did you spot BDMA cello tutor Fraser up there in the band?
Here is BDMA tutor Rob sharing some pretty phenomenal playing on his social media, playing Mike Brecker's solo on "Talking To Myself" - madness.
More coming soon...