Anders is an Arts Management Consultant specialising in strategy, finance, operations, governance, change management & IT. He is a Trustee of Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) as well as a professional member of the British Computer Society.
Ben Ballard | Associate National Manager, Consultancy & Training
Ben has worked in the music education sector for 20 years in a variety of settings & contexts. He has performed & provided workshops/training to community groups & is passionate about the art of running workshops & the power of music to make a positive difference.
Carien has been the CEO since 2006. Prior to this, she worked extensively with independent artists & musicians, arts organisations, as well as voluntary & public sector organisations. Carien studies part-time at the OU.
Charlotte recently Joined Drake Music. Along with developing our London programmes, she also runs a series of walks in London called Most Curious Tours, works as a freelance musician, & teaches violin privately.
Danny Braverman | Associate National Manager, Artistic Development
Danny works as an artist & teacher in performing arts, he has been Director of the Orpheus Centre, Head of Education at Theatre Royal Stratford East & Senior Theatre Officer at The Arts Council. As well as working with Drake Music, Danny is currently a Visiting Lecturer at Goldsmith’s Uni.
Delia has been working with Drake Music since June 2010. Bringing a considerable range of arts sector experience, Delia is delivering across a number of areas which fall under the banner of Business Development.
Gemma Nash | Associate Artist / Musician & Trainer
Gemma is an Associate Artist / Musician and Trainer. Gemma has many years experience within the disability arts field both as an Arts Manager & Artist. Her work has included film, photography, DJing & digital music.
Ivan Riches | Producer, Connect & Collaborate London
Ivan is a visual / sound artist, community filmmaker & producer. He has experience in arts project development, production & delivery in both the public & private sectors. www.eyesociation.org. www.ivanriches.org.uk
Jenny joined Drake Music as the team's Administrator in November 2009. She has gained valuable experience of working in both the private & public sectors in various roles since leaving college in 1992.
Jonathan Westrup | National Manager, Learning & Participation
Jonathan joined Drake Music in 2005. He is the National Manager, Learning & Participation, delivers the DM Education programme and is an Assoicate Musician. Jonathan also performs with Carnivores of the Rockies.
Phoebe is our Trusts & Foundations Fundraiser, she is also an Associate Musician. She is also a freelance musician, who writes & performs with Penniless Cove, sings with the South Bank choir & teaches piano.
Alex Ivanovich - Associate Musician & Accessible Singing Trainer Alex Lupo - Associate Musician Andy Boothman - Associate Musician Anya Ustaszewski - Associate Musician Ben Glass - Associate Musician Ben Sellers - Associate Musician Chloe Clifford-Frith - Associate Musician Dave Darch - Associate Musician & Film-maker Fil Hill - Associate Musician Gary Day - Associate Musician & Sing Up DM Network Howard Jacques - Associate Musician James Anthony - Associate DJ Jay Fisher - Associate Musician & Mentor Jen Macro - Associate Musician & Mentor Jim Cartwright - Street/Junk Percussionist Jon Hering - Associate Musician Kris Gjerstad - Associate Musician Luke Turner - Associate Musician & Associate DJ Martin Couzins - Social Media Strategy Associate Meg Peppin - OD & Evaluation Associate Merlyn Sturt - Associate Musician & Sing Up DM Network Michael Dollan - Associate Musician & Sing Up DM Network Mike Heath - Associate Musician Neil Valentine - Associate Musician Rachel Carr - Photographer Rus Pearson - Composer/Associate Musician Sam Yates - Associate Musician & Sing Up DM Network Steve Brown - Photographer Steve Watts - Associate Musician Tom Slater - Associate Musician & Associate DJ Vicky Richardson - Associate Musician