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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13 hours ago

Join family workshops, sing and play-alongs and a classical concert on Friday 19th August in our FREE Family Festival at Middlesbrough Town Hall! 👪🎶Create recycled instruments, learn songwriting and take part in under 5’s music making and Big Family sessions in drumming or sing & play along.At lunchtime, bring your own picnic and you’ll be treated to a concert of classical favourites by the wonderful Borealis Orchestra.Young people will also be able to complete their Arts Award Discover, a certificate awarded by Trinity College London.All activities are FREE to attend, book here: www.middlesbroughtownhall.co.uk/whats-on/#middlesbrough #teesside #teesvalley #familyevent ... See MoreSee Less
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5 days ago

Free opportunity to join our Gig School next week in Middlesbrough! 🎸~ Please sign up by Saturday 6th August to take part ~Gig School runs 8th - 10th August for young musicians, working with experienced tutor Neil Walker to form bands, create songs and stage your very own performance here at Middlesbrough Town Hall.On Monday 8th August & Tuesday 9th August activities will run 10am - 3pm at Outwood Academy Riverside On Wednesday 10th August activities and rehearsal will run 10am - 5pm at Middlesbrough Town Hall, followed by a performance at 5pm, which family and friends are invited to attend (no ticket required).SIGN UP NOW: sh1.sendinblue.com/ade15inv5xpfe.html?t=1659695592In partnership with Club Creative.#middlesbrough #bands #gigs #teesside ... See MoreSee Less
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1 week ago

Call for young musicians to perform on Middlesbrough Town Hall stage!Are you under 21 and love to perform? We're looking for solo musicians, bands and DJs to take part in our young people-produced music festival on Sunday 30th October, 3-9pm.To take part, email Lamb566@hotmail.com or Adamhart975@gmail.com.Find out more: musinc.org.uk/2022/08/01/call-for-young-musicians-to-perform-on-middlesbrough-town-hall-stage/#Middlesbrough #teesside #concert #festival ... See MoreSee Less
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