Based in Mid Wales, Montgomeryshire Youth Music (MYM) supports instrumental and choral groups for a wide range of musical talent and interest. MYM provides a stable environment for regular rehearsals, and organises funding events, social activities and performances throughout the year.

The Tutors

Greg Jenkins

Leader of the MYMO – Montgomeryshire Youth Music Orchestra.

Greg studied for a degree in Music (BMus Hons) in Bangor University, graduating in 2012. After this Greg went on to complete a PGCE in Music from Bangor University. Since completing his PGCE, Greg has been teaching Music at Newtown High School. Greg has a host of performing experience. He is a busy accompanist to several choirs and individuals for various performances, he has played the cello in several orchestras, string orchestras and quartets playing for a variety of occasions.

Sian Edwards

Leader of the MYMCB – MYM Concert Band.

Sian works as a full time peripatetic woodwind teacher in the local area. She studied music at Lancaster University and graduated with BMus Hons. in 2009. She began teaching in September 2010 and now provides tuition in 8 local schools.

Over the years Sian has performed in the University Swing Group and Big Band, Open Score Community Band, Deep Reed Saxophone Quartet and back in her school days was Principal Flute in the North Powys Youth Orchestra.

Theo Lawrence

Leader of the MYM Guitar & Ukulele Orchestra, and the MYM Snare Drumline.

Theo Lawrence teaches instrumental Guitar, Drums, Ukulele and Bass music lessons in primary and secondary schools in the county of Powys as a peripatetic teacher, as well as lessons after school. Theo’s teaching website is www.tlmusiclessons.com.

Following an A* Music GCSE and instrumental music grades, Theo studied at Drumtech in central London at the age of 16, to gain a BTEC Diploma in Music Performance. After the 1 year intensive course, Theo was then accepted to the University of Central Lancashire to study for a Music degree, and graduated in 2007.

REHEARSAL SUPERVISOR
Sarah Farr
THE COMMITTEE
Chair – Sue Phillips
Vice Chair – Stuart Jones
Treasurer – Michelle Martin
Minutes Secretary – Sarah Farr
Members – Gail Packer, Angela Butler, Robin Midgley, Ruth Laing, Gez Charles, Amanda Tomkins.