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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

Dartford, Swale and Gravesham

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

Mark Mortimer

Ashford, Dover and Shepway

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Ellen Reynolds

Maidstone, Tunbridge Wells and Sevenoaks

Fun fact: My personal mantra is ‘No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.’

Piano and Keyboard

Mark Smith

Canterbury, Thanet and Tonbridge & Malling

Peter Bolton

Chief Executive

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

Lesley-Ann Thomson

Deputy Chief Executive

Fun fact: If I was a musical instrument I would be the double bass… because bass is best!

Angela Parr

PA to Chief Executive

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

Alison Haigh

Alison Haigh

Education Support Administrator & PA to Lesley-Ann Thomson

Fun fact: My dream car would be a classic 1960’s Mercedes 280.

Suzi Williamson

Head of Communications

Fun fact: The best book I have ever read was The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern.

Amy Parr

Communications Assistant

Fun fact: The last singer I saw live was Ian Brown at Brixton Academy.

Lindsey Hargreaves

Receptionist

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

Stacey Hughes

Receptionist

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

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!

Lesley-Ann Thomson

Head of Education

Fun fact: If I was a musical instrument I would be the double bass… because bass is best!

Carrie Baines

Education Manager (Schools)

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

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!

Alison Haigh

Alison Haigh

Education Support Administrator & PA to Lesley-Ann Thomson

Fun fact: My dream car would be a classic 1960’s Mercedes 280.

Samantha Rogerson

Head of Finance & Operations

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

Finance

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.’

Craig Ferguson

Warehouse and Administrative Assistant

Fun fact: The last band I saw live was Radiohead at TRNSMT Festival.

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

County Ensembles and Summer School Coordinator

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

Music Programmes Administrator

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

Mark Jennings

Ensembles Administrator

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