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Paul Driscoll – Musical Director and Teacher
Paul has been a brass musician since the age of 11 and plays regularly with the BAE Systems Brass Band, Rochester. He began with the trombone but has spent many years playing both tenor horn and baritone. Paul has a BEd (Hons) degree in Art and early years education. His career has led him to be Music coordinator in many primary schools, Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator and he has twice been a Headteacher. He has recently retired from being a primary school teacher, but continues as a brass teacher supporting whole class Music Plus projects in schools and giving individual lessons. Paul leads the Beginner, Training and Academy Bands.
Shepway Brass Academy Committee

SBA is run by a committee of volunteers.

Current members of the committee are:

Katharine Rutherford - Chairperson

Chris Fox - Treasurer

Jaci Reeve - Secretary

Natalie Streeter - Safeguarding Officer

Teresa Garlinge - Fundraising

If you would like to join the committee or volunteer at rehearsals

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Christer Aberg - Founder and Life President

Originally from Sweden, Christer learned to play the cornet with the Salvation Army. He has been a Salvation Army bandmaster in Sweden and is also an experienced brass teacher and musical director. Since moving to England, Christer has taught widely within the Shepway area. Founding Shepway Brass Academy is the realisation of a long-held dream for him. Christer is now living back in Sweden but is still very much involved in what the SBA is doing.

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