Staff

Come and meet the staff team at South West Music School…

Dr Simon Pitt

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer

s.pitt@swms.org.uk

Simon has been involved in music making and music education for most of his life, starting as a chorister and cellist at the age of 7 before moving on to guitar, tuned percussion and musical theatre. After a long stint as a management consultant, Simon worked for many years in the music business as a jobbing musician, tour and artist manager and legal representative.

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Lucy Hather

General Manager

General Manager

l.hather@swms.org.uk

Lucy studied Arts Management at Bath Spa University and graduated in 2011 with a First. She has a working background in not-for-profit arts, festivals, events, marketing and youth music. Lucy joined South West Music School in July 2014, having worked in not-for-profit arts for three years as a Project Manager. Prior to this she was Co-Director of an established music and food festival.

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Tracy Hill

Projects Manager

Projects Manager

t.hill@swms.org.uk

Tracy moved to Somerset 15 years ago from Oxfordshire and has a varied career background from both the corporate and voluntary sector.

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Elfyn Jones

Artistic Consultant

Artistic Consultant

e.jones@swms.org.uk

Elfyn was born and brought up in North Wales and trained at University of Wales College of Cardiff and Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where he was also on attachment to London Sinfonietta Education. Since then he has worked across the UK and beyond for Opera Circus, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, ENO Baylis, Welsh National Opera and Opera North.

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