With 25 years of teaching experience, David has taught in a vast range of settings across all ages and abilities.

A qualified teacher and former Assistant Head of Gwent Music Support Service, David is an accomplished musician and trained percussionist and drummer.

Passionate about performing and the influence it can have on the development of individuals and groups, his boundless energy and infectious enthusiasm have inspired thousands of learners over the years and motivated countless educators.

David is MD of Upbeat Music and Arts, delivering an extensive portfolio of workshops across all ages and abilities. David and his team work extensively with schools and community groups helping children get the best possible opportunities to make music and experience the sheer joy that it brings to their lives.