Anne Clark - Piano
Anne is one of our piano teachers. She graduated in 1974 from the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester with Shirley Blakey and Professor Walter Joysz and has been teaching ever since. In 2011 Anne became a freelance accompanist within the Vocal and Operatic Department at Birmingham Conservatoire. Regularly accompanying musicians from around the county for graded music exams and concerts. Anne is also Musical Director of the Shifnal and District Male Choir.
Now busier than ever, Anne teaches students of all ages and levels.
Jayne Davis (LLCM TD - ALCM - Hon LCM) - Piano / Keyboards / Theory
Jayne has been a teacher, and representative for the London College of Music and Registry of Guitar Tutors examination boards for over 29 years. Jayne’s professional career began performing at local events and private functions either as a soloist or with her drummer. Jayne teaches keyboard and piano at TMS and works as a peripatetic keyboard teacher at Thomas Telford School. As LCM representative, she regularly hosts concerts and charity events bringing talented students from recent examination sessions to perform in the Mayor’s Parlour, Wolverhampton.
Jayne has been Director of TMS since August 2011 and enjoys working with fellow teachers to promote and inspire students to enjoy and progress in their music.
Marion Holland - Woodwind / Strings / Piano / Theory
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.
Samuel Deakin (CertHE - DipLCM) - Vocal / Piano
Sam studied Music at The University of Huddersfield, specialising in Classical Singing and Performance gaining a CertHE Diploma in Music. As well as teaching at Telford Music School Sam also teaches singing at Thomas Telford School, Tettenhall College and Elmhurst School for Dance. As well as teaching, Sam directs various choirs and musical ensembles alongside performing on stage himself, recent roles include: Bert Healy (Annie), Oswald (Gypsy Love) Johann (Goodnight Vienna). Sam is the Musical Director for Bilston Youth Company, currently rehearsing for a production of Les Miserables.
Adam Threlfall - Guitar / Piano / Keyboards / Vocal / Drums
Adam has been playing guitar for 24 years and teaching for 13 years. He has been a professional musician since 2007, playing in west end musicals, recording studios and touring around. Shows include, Mamma Mia, Flashdance, Jersey Boys, Chess, Jesus Christ Superstar and Just So. Adam also likes to write and record his own songs.
Mark Bayliss (BA Hons- ALCM) - Vocal / Drama
Mark graduated as an Actor from the Arden School of Theatre in 2012 with a BA Hons in Musical Theatre. He has also received his ALCM from the London College of Music.
Theatre Credits: James Waltham (Wind Road Boys), Hansel (Hansel and Gretel). His favourite roles to date are Fred/Petruchio (Kiss Me Kate), Paul (Kiss Me Kate), Nathan (Godspell), Trevor Graydon (Thoroughly Modern Millie), Senator Wingwoah (The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas) and Mr Cladwell (Urinetown).
Musical Director/Director Credits: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, The Lion King, The Wizard of Oz, All Shook Up, After the Dance and Jesus Christ Superstar. Within the next year Mark has upcoming Musical Director credits including tick tick Boom, Hot Mikado, WW1 Concert, Musical Theatre Concert and Merrily We Roll Along.
Mark has 100% pass rate with his students who take LCM examinations and loves every minute teaching them. Within his lessons he explores the mechanics of the voice and encourages students to understand how to make correct placement in order to produce the best sound quality possible. Leading on from that he explores the character within the song/show, pulling apart the whole story of the song in order to get the best character performance as well as a good vocal performance to accompany.
Jenni Crawford Vocal / Drama / Piano
Naomi Gledhill - Piano / Keyboards / Saxophone / Clarinet
Chloe French - Piano / Keyboards / Theory
Anthony McClean - Piano