Roy Johnson - Saxophone / Clarinet
Roy is a professional saxophonist and as well as teaching our pupils, he also plays in a number of bands including 'Shrewsbury Big Band', 'Brian Jones Big Band', the 'Westcoastin' Jazz Ensemble' and several other Jazz groups. He studied Saxophone under Professor P. Dixon, at Kneller Hall Royal Military School of Music and then went on to study as a bandmaster.
As part of the Army Band, Roy played all over Europe and at prestigious events in England including the changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace and Princess Anne's wedding.
His career in music has taken him to some amazing places and in more recent years he has focused on teaching at numerous private schools in and around Shropshire.
Marion Holland - Flute / Oboe / Clarinet / Bassoon / Recorder / Violin / Viola / Piano / Music Theory / Saxophone
Marion was born in London and studied at Trinity College. Principally an oboist, she has over 35 years experience of music teaching and has spent the majority of her career tutoring a variety of instruments, performing with orchestras and chamber groups, and playing piano accompaniment for examinations. As a composer she has published several of her own pieces too, and enjoys writing music for teaching and for friendly ensembles. Being a multi-instrumentalist she teaches Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Saxophone, Recorders, Violin, Viola, Piano and Music Theory.
Marion likes to perform with regional orchestras and ensembles, loving serious Chamber Music most of all, and playing principally Oboe, Cor Anglais and Viola at local events.