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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 has worked as a session guitarist for a major record label and performed 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.

Bryony Wellard

Bryony Wellard

Singing Teacher

Bryony studied singing under Katy at KTB Music until 2012 before going on to her music A level performance studies at Newman. She is currently studying vocal pedagogy with some of the top international experts and will develop her studies into a formal qualification 2018-19.


Bryony's specialism at KTB Music is extra-curricular education, and travels around the area teaching at both Primary and Secondary Academies and Schools.

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