Who We Are

Meet our fantastic team of staff and music leaders who make Musinc happen!

Rebecca Johnson – Musinc Manager

Rebecca is the strategic lead for the programme, and oversees advocacy for musical inclusion, our partnerships and delivery of the musical inclusion strategy.

Samantha Spruce – Project Coordinator

Samantha develops our overall schools programme as well as our Town Hall engagement in relation to our adults and families activities.

Namita Vijayakumar – Musinc Marketing, Media and Digital Content Coordinator

Namita promotes our programme through designing new content, managing our website, social media platforms, press relations as well as digital content, such as the documentation of our work.

Tim Coyte – Workforce Development Coordinator

Tim works on our professional and workforce development programme. He coordinates the mentoring programme, organises CPD events for our music practitioners network, and supports the delivery of the inclusion strategy in relation to musically inclusive practice.

Sam Hargan – Resources Management and Event Technician

Sam maintains our instruments and equipment. He is also our sound technician for any of Musinc’s performances and events.

Music Leaders

We have approximately 20 self-employed music leaders delivering out on projects across the Tees Valley.

Trainee Music Leaders

We have music trainees who are taking part in the MIMI programme (Musical Inclusion Mentoring Initiative) and CMMI programme (Classical Music Mentoring Initiative). They are paired with an experienced music leader and mentor and will learn ‘on the job’ within a music group as well as through dedicated one-to-one sessions with our mentors.

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On Saturday 2nd July, 2-3pm we have an Opera In An Hour workshop themed on Rossini's 'The Barber Of Seville' at @mbro_townhall! 🗣️

Beginners welcome. Places are £6: https://www.middlesbroughtownhall.co.uk/event/opera-in-an-hour-the-barber-of-seville/

#opera #musicals #workshop #middlesbrough #teesside

Celebrate #Pride at @Sage_Gateshead this Saturday 25th June with Queer Folk.

Queer Folk has been travelling around the country gathering music and unearthing LGBTQIA+ history hidden in traditional music.


This Saturday 25th June, 12.30-7pm, celebrate #RefugeeWeek at @arcstockton!

A free community event celebrating the contribution that refugees make on Teesside, with food, live performances and a cultural market place.


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