Meet the Kent Music Team

To contact any member of staff by email please use the initial of their first name, then their surname and then @kent-music.com. For example: Angela Parr is aparr@kent-music.com. For all general enquiries please email hello@kent-music.com

More about our Board of Trustees

Lucy Duff

Area Manager (Swale and Ashford)

Fun fact: I play violin and piano and am currently learning bass guitar and melodeon.

Mark Mortimer

Area Manager (Dover, Folkestone, Hythe and the Marsh)

Peter Bolton

Chief Executive

Fun fact: The last concert I went to was Aurora Orchestra playing at the Colyer Fergusson Hall in Canterbury.

Angela Parr

PA to Chief Executive

Fun fact: I’m happiest when I’m holidaying in Cornwall with my family.

Amy Parr

Communications Co-ordinator

Fun fact: The last group I saw live was The Prodigy at Brixton Academy.

Lindsey Hargreaves


Fun fact: I am a Morris dancer with Kent Korkers and Pork Scratchins Morris Team.

Stacey Hughes


Fun fact: The first single I bought was ‘Off the Wall’ by Michael Jackson .

Hannah Beaumont

Customer Services Manager

Fun fact: Musicians I admire include Phil Collins, Anastasia and David Grohl.

Sharron Randall

Customer Service Advisor

Fun fact: My dream holiday destination would be Dorset.

Merelie Rogers

Customer Service Advisor

Fun fact: The last concert I went to was a Johnny Cash tribute at The Leas Cliff Hall in Folkestone.

James Hutchinson

Customer Service Advisor

Fun fact: The first concert I attended was Coheed and Cambria in December 2008.  I saw them four evenings in one week – it was awesome!

Trevor James

Trevor James

Head of Education

Fun fact: I do not make Trevor James flutes and saxophones.

Carrie Baines

Education Manager (Schools)

Fun fact: My favourite travel spot is Villeneuve-de-la-Raho in Southern France.

Luke Crook

Education Manager (SEND)

Fun fact: Famous musicians I admire include Quincy Jones, Prince, D’Angelo and Snarky Puppy. They push boundaries, meld styles and change opinions.

Steph Godwin

Education Manager (Tuition)

Fun fact: The first single I bought was a Jive Bunny and the Mastermixers LP.

Emma Knight

Education Manager (Professional Development)

Fun fact: I’m happiest when I’m eating my Mum’s Macaroni Cheese… it’s so good!

Samantha Rogerson

Head of Finance & Operations

Fun fact: The first single I bought was ‘Remember You’re a Womble’ by The Wombles.


Gail Batty

Finance and Payroll Assistant/Health and Safety Co-ordinator/Bursary Administrator

Nick Finlinson

Musical Instrument Administrator

Felicity Vinall

Music Resources Team Leader

Fun fact: My personal mantra is ‘Smile in the face of adversity – laughter makes everything better.’

Beki Redworth

Driver and Warehouse Assistant

Fun fact: The last singer I saw live was Prince!

Karen Self

Head of Partnerships and Development

Fun fact: The last band I saw live was Stiff Little Fingers on their 40th Anniversary Tour.

Helen Hendry

Head of Music Programmes

Fun fact: The first vinyl I bought was ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas?’ by Band Aid.

Phill Hyde

Manager, Kent Music Summer School & County Wind Orchestras

Fun fact: My personal mantra is ‘Everything you do matters – Reputation is everything.’

Liz Samson

Manager, Kent County Youth Choirs

Fun fact: The first single I bought was ‘Love In The First Degree’ by Bananarama.

Valerie Cordina

Music Programmes Administration Manager

Fun fact: I once appeared on Blue Peter and I still have the badge!

Sue Marlow

Orchestra ONE Project Manager

Fun fact: The first single I bought was ‘Nights in White Satin’ by Moody Blues.

Cara McCormick

Area Co-ordinator (West Kent)

Fun fact: The first concert I went to was ‘Spicy Girls’ – a Spice Girls tribute act!

Mark Jennings

Music Programmes Administration Assistant and Music Librarian

Fun fact: The last artist I saw perform live was Rick Wakeman at the Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury.