Claire has been teaching privately and in schools and adult education for over 25 years. She studied a music degree in Leeds and has a second degree in arts Management. As an Arts Development Officer at Rutland County Council, she set up music projects in schools and colleges to meet curriculum targets, and also ran projects across the community, with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. She moved to Brighton to be closer to her grown up children and to play classical and Jazz Saxophone in various different ensembles. She has a particular interest and passion for Jazz and improvisation but can teach all styles of Music. Her instruments are Saxophone and Piano and she is able to teach at her home or at pupil’s homes.