Meet the Team

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Behind our organisation are the dedicated individuals who make it happen. Get to know the talented and passionate members of our team, from our talented teachers who inspire and educate, to our efficient business operations team who keep things running smoothly, and our experienced senior/middle management team who lead with vision and expertise. Meet the people who are committed to our mission and share our values, and discover why we’re proud to have them on board!

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Take a look through our teams biographies

The Berkshire Music Trust

Leadership Team

  • Dawn Wren


  • Wendy Harvey

    Senior Leader – Curriculum and Early Years

  • Anna Lang

    Senior Leader – Learning and Teaching

  • Ella Foster

    Senior Leader - Partnerships, Progression and Development

  • Deanie Chiu

    Finance Controller

  • Jonathan Burnett

    Head of Strings and Career Pathways

  • Danielle Ballantine-Drake

    Head of Early Years and Voice

  • Deborah Stanley

    Head of Woodwind

  • Gareth Holwill

    Head of Guitar and Piano

  • Daniel Jones

    Music Centre Development Manager (East Berkshire)

  • Janey Bee

    Schools Development Manager (West Berkshire)

  • Laura Bridger

    Schools Development Manager (Reading, Windsor and Maidenhead)

  • Mel Hopkin

    Schools Development Manager (Bracknell and Wokingham)

  • Jamie Read

    Partnership and Inclusion Manager

  • Abi Herman

    Office Manager

  • Maxine Snape

    Resources Manager

  • Lee Smith

    Facilities Manager

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