Associate Consultant: Instrumental
Kay Charlton is a composer and educator alongside playing the trumpet with Bollywood Brass Band, who’s CD Carnatic Connection was placed #12 in Songlines Magazine’s top 50 world Music CDs of the last five years (2018). She teaches brass and WCET for Royal Greenwich Music Hub as well as teaching KS2 music at a Primary school in S E London.
Kay has composed examination pieces for Trinity College London and has brass/wind tutor books published by Spartan Press and Warwick Music. Her book of WCET repertoire & backing tracks, Are You Ready?, has also been converted into a series of online tutorials by MusicGurus, and she has delivered workshops based on this repertoire and her aural approach at the First Access Forum, Music Education Expo and as CPD sessions for Music Hubs. She composed the songs for Warwick Music’s pBuzz KS1 resource pack, which was awarded five stars in Teach Primary Magazine, and has also written resources for LSO Discovery and LPO Creative Classrooms.
Kay completed an MA in Music Education at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in 2018, and was awarded the Director’s Prize for Music Education.