Our Instrumental Teaching Assistants are members of Croydon Young Musicians and help out at our Saturday centre with our beginner musicians, as well as other CMA events! Read about them below.




Hi, I’m Claire, I play the Trumpet and the French Horn. I am in the Brass Ensemble, Jazz Band, Youth Orchestra and Youth Winds. At work, I love helping young musicians achieve their full potential.


I have been playing the clarinet since I was nine and now play in CYW and CYO. I love helping younger musicians learn and seeing their confidence grow, and I enjoy playing with them in the various groups we have at the Saturday centre. 



I play clarinet and saxophone and have been a student at CMA for about 10 years. I’m in CYO and CYW and love working with young musicians on Saturdays to develop their creativity and talent.


Hi I'm Hannah and I play the saxophone. I perform with Concert Band, Woodwind Choir and Jazz Band. CMA offers a great opportunity for young people to have fun and meet new people as well as make music together.


I play the piano and cello and am a member of the Croydon Youth Orchestra. I help out in different groups on Saturdays and I love seeing aspiring young musicians grow in confidence and skill. 




Hi, I'm Jonathan and I play the cello in the Croydon Youth Orchestra. I love helping out the cello star class as there's a huge emphasis on fun and getting to know each other!


Hi, I play the trumpet and saxophone. I play in Youth Orchestra and Wind Band, and I really enjoy being an ITA because we get to see other young people grow and develop as musicians



Hi, I am Oliver. I play the violin and piano. I play in Jazz band and in the Youth Orchestra and love being an ITA as I get to inspire so many individuals to take up music and enjoy it.



I play double bass in the Youth Orchestra and bass guitar in the Jazz Band. I also help out as an ITA in many other ensembles. I love watching everyone enjoying themselves and having fun!