Johan is currently studying Music (BMus) at the University of Surrey and has achieved ABRSM Grade 8 with distinction in violin. He is a versatile musician with experience in both classical and contemporary fields – playing in orchestras, string quartets, vocal ensembles and big bands. Johan has performed in iconic venues such as St Mark’s Basilica in Venice and La Sagrada Familia Cathedral in Barcelona.
In addition to his musical achievements, Johan is a qualified dinghy instructor who spends his summer holidays teaching both adults and children to sail. He has recently spent time teaching music at Bredon Hill Academy and volunteering with Severn Arts – the Worcestershire youth music service. He aims to inspire and nurture young talent by providing a positive and friendly learning environment and is keen to pass on his accrued knowledge to students to ensure that they become rounded musicians.