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Our Teachers

Sam graduated from Leeds College of Music with a specialist performance degree in saxophone (jazz improvisation) and currently teaches piano, saxophone, guitar and ukulele at KTB Music while still performing all over the North of England both as a soloist and in various function bands and big bands.

He currently leads the KTB Concert Band every Tuesday (during term-time).

Sam French

Music Teacher

Katy Bradley singing

Katy Bradley

Katy has been teaching since 1999 and specialises in teaching using innovative techniques and keeps up to date with research.


As well as recently releasing her debut single, Katy often performs as an after dinner speaker, or an ambient background music lounge singer and has performed all over the north west including Blackpool Opera House, The Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool and The Lowry in Salford.

Singing Teacher

Sam French playing the tenor saxophone, November 2013 Sam French conducting the KTB and LVM Choirs at the KTB Music Christmas Extravaganza, December 2015

John Norton

Guitar Teacher

John is currently a lecturer of Music and part-time session guitarist based in the North West of England. He regularly works as a session guitarist for a major record label and performs within high-end musical theatre pit bands. He is a PGCE Certified teacher with a background in high school education and studied at Bristol Institute of Modern Music where he achieved his Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Performance.

He is also the lead guitarist for popular Preston-based band The Accused, who regularly perform for high-end corporate functions and weddings. John’s areas of expertise range from Jazz and Country to Fusion and Rock. He is a music theory teacher and experienced with ABRSM, RGT and Rock School exam boards.

Tim Uffindell

Outreach Curriculum Teacher

Tim has always had a keen interest in the human voice and how it works. He grew up in a musical family and has been singing from a very early age. Tim graduated from Winchester University with a First Class BAHons in Vocal and Choral Studies which has given him a scientific understanding of how the voice works as well as a wide range of performance techniques. Tim understands that the voice is very personal, and therefore his lessons and teaching style are tailored to the needs of each student. Tim specialises in teaching Musical Theatre and Pop, but can also teach a range of other genres.

John Norton posing with a guitar Tim Uffindell Head Shot