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Brass Tuition

Sharon Stansfield F.V.C.M (Hons) - Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Derbyshire


Brass TuitionSharon is a Fellow of the Victoria College of Music with honours, F.V.C.M. (Hons) in conducting and holds a bronze medal in arranging. She also holds an A.V.C.M. in cornet playing, Grade VIII trumpet, Grade VI theory, Grade V tenor horn and Grade I piano.

Sharon teaches all brass instruments from soprano cornet to Eb Bass. The majority of her pupils play the cornet, trumpet or tenor horn (Sharon's specialist instruments). The age range is from 6 to 75. Sharon also teaches musical theory. Sharon first started teaching the learner classes at Long Eaton Silver Prize Band when she was 14! She was soon asked to take on private pupils, who she has taught ever since. She offers home tuition or tuition at her own music studio.

Sharon has been involved with many bands and whilst the Long Eaton Silver Prize Band and Long Eaton Training Band are Sharon's first appointments as a musical director, she has conducted many other brass bands including:

  • Brass teacherKirkby Colliery Welfare as band master and deputy conductor
  • Long Eaton Silver Prize
  • Long Eaton Silver Prize Training Band
  • Melbourne Town as guest conductor
  • Rolls-Royce ( Derby ) as guest conductor
  • Shirland as guest conductor
  • Riddings Band as guest conductor
  • Snibston and Desford B as guest conductor
  • Newstead Welfare Band at a NABBC seminar

Sharon has enjoyed unprecedented success with Long Eaton, taking the band from the bottom of the fourth section to two successive national finals and promotion to the third section, winning numerous prizes during this time. Sharon has also found time to form her own big/dance band The Anything Blows Dance Band where she is the band leader and lead trumpet.

Sharon has been a member of the National Association of Brass Band Conductors since 1999.

For more information about Sharon and how to contact her visit her website, details of which are given below:






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