EMMA WYNNE-JONES                     CV


Cell Phone:                001-831-737-6067


Date Examinations taken School, College, University Grade
July 2011 Level 1 Early Years Music Mastership Certification Gordon Institute of Music Learning Pass
September 07 – July 08 QTS (Qualified Teacher’s Status) University of Worcester GTP (Graduate Teaching Programme)
1998 – 2001 BA(Hons) in Twentieth Century Music Studies University of Sussex / Guildhall School of Music & Drama 1stClass Hons
2007-2012 PG Diploma in Play and Creative Arts Therapy University of Canterbury in conjunction with Association of Play and Child Psychotherapy (APAC) & PTUK
2006-2012 PG Diploma in Psychoanalytic Observation Studies  Tavistock & Portman Centre in conjunction with University of East London



Job Title & Description Date Employer
Head of Early Years Music Sept 2011-2013 St. Nicholas Preparatory School, Kensington
Vocal Leader / Music & Movement Animatrice Jan 2010 — Self, Farncombe Estate Adult Learning Centre, Sing Up, Oakridge May Revels, Prema Arts Centre, Various Schools.
Private Music Teacher – Voice, Cello, Piano, Music Literacy (one-2-one & groups; all ages) 2000 —    current Self
Head of Music Sept 2008 – Jan 2010 Tockington Manor School, Bristol
Class teacher on GTP* Sept 2007-Sept 2008 (f/t) Charlton Kings Junior School, Cheltenham & Kingsholm C. of E. Primary School, Gloucester.
*Graduate Teacher Programme – employment based route to acquiring QTS.
Specialist Class Music Teacher Jan – Feb, July, Dec 2011, July 2012              Feb 2006 – April 2007 (1 day pw)   Jan 2007 – March 2007 (1 day pw)           Sept 2004 – Feb 2007 (1 day pw) April 2004 – July 2006 (1 morning pw) Uplands Primary           Ingleside School, Cirencester            Rodmarton Primary, Cirencester (term of singing focus in school)  Lynworth Primary, Cheltenham Avening Primary, Tetbury


Workshop Leader: Music-Movement-Drama Workshops individually tailored for schools, E.g. Bluebeard, Ugly Duckling,   Traditional Music & Dance 2004 International Festival of Music (education outreach project in primary schools) St John’s C. of E. Primary, Cheltenham  Minchinhampton Primary School Cheltenham
Performance Skills Coach              Chamber Music Coach 2004 ( 3 weeks) 2004 ( 1 day) Cirencester Deer Park Secondary School        Hampton Boys School
Peripatetic Voice, piano, ‘cello teacher Sept 2004 – July 2006 (1 day pw) Kinghill Secondary School, Cirencester
General Musicianship, Group Singing teacher 2002 – 2003 ( 1 morning pw) Junior Youth Music Centre, Wandsworth, London
Director of Music – Rehearse 3 choirs weekly; conduct services every Sunday & on special occasions; played organ or directed an organist Summer 2001 – March 2002     April 2002 – August 2002 All Saints Church, East Sheen (approx 60 members all ages)   St Mary’s Waltham, Lambeth (approx 20 adult members)


Play and Creative Arts Therapist (infants, juniors, pre teens, adolescents, young adults) Sept 2008- 2013 Bristol City Academy.                       Park Infant School, Stonehouse.   Charlton Kings Junior School, Cheltenham.




Date Course Title / Content Institute / Place Qualification gained
various Ongoing workshops Kodály & Orff-Schulwerk music education Orff Society, British Kodaly Academy, University of Exeter Attendance certificates
2001 (1 week summer intensive)     (2 hrs per week for one semester) Intensive Pedagogical course, conducting skills. Advanced Musicianship Course British Kodaly Academy Attendance certificate
1999            (3 week summer school) Music & Movement Education course (including choral conducting) Kodály Pedagogical Institute of Music, Kescémet, Hungary Attendance certificate
1998             (2 months) Classical Indian Singing: Dhrupad Benares, India.      Ritwik Sanyal’s home n/a
1998 – 2001 Twentieth Century Music Studies: composition, performance, independent study (music education), interdisciplinary studies University of Sussex Guildhall School of Music & Drama BA(Hons) 1st Class
1997            (3 weeks) Music & Movement Education course Orff-Schulwerk Institute, Salzburg, Austria Attendance certificate
1990 – 1997 (1 day per week) Cello, piano, jazz piano, choir, chamber choir, symphony orchestra, chamber orchestra, string orchestra, baroque group, chamber ensembles, composition, music theory, jazz studies. Royal College of Music (Junior Department)  Grade 8 Cello (Distinction)             Grade 7 Piano (Distinction)


Date Course Title / Content Institute / Place Qualification gained
2005            (3 months f/t) Le Jeu, Neutral Mask, Greek Tragedy, Melodrama Ecole de Philippe Gaulier, Paris, France.     Certificates
2004            (1 week f/t) Bouffoon Workshop Philippe Gaulier Workshop, Berlin, Germany.          //
2003             (3 months – every afternoon) Foundation in Mime & Physical Theatre The Desmond Jones School of Mime & Physical Theatre, London. Foundation in Mime & Physical Theatre
2003 (1 wk) Forum Theatre Intensive Theatre of the Oppressed Certificate



Date Course Title / Content Institute / Place Qualification gained
2005 – 07 Attend regular contemporary dance classes & workshops in the Southwest          Axis Syllabus & Contact Improvisation Swindon Dance, Gloucestershire Dance, Prema Arts Centre, I hosted workshops with international artists in Stroud, Glos. n/a
2005            (3 months) Dance Training Association Choreos, Paris, France n/a
2004 – 7 (summer school intensives) Axis Syllabus  & Contact Improvisation Workshopswith Frey Faust & other certified AS teachers. Italy, Austria, Germany, France Certificates of attendance
2004 (1 term) Choreography Course with Angus Balbernie Bristol University 10 credits


1999 – Sir Thomas Beecham Scholarship from the University of Sussex for most outstanding Music student. Funded ‘cello lessons at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama for duration of degree.

2009 – Walter Hines Page Scholarship from English Speaking Union and ATL (Association of Teachers and Lecturers), funding three week research and development tour in US to enhance music teaching praxis – Applications of Gordon’s Music Learning Theory.

2013 – Awarded Postgraduate Fellowship of the Royal Geographical Society with the Institute of British Geographers in response to sabbatical/self-funded research project proposal.


2015 Emma has been asked to contribute to the publication of Music Play II, GIA publications, an Early Childhood Music Curriculum including a large variety of music and suggested activities that support tenets of A Music Learning Theory for Newborn and Young Children (Gordon, 2003).


A few highlights….

2010/11     Choral Conducting, Cello & Voice: wedding, funeral, parties

2011          Rachmaninov Vespers – Gloucester Choral Society, Gloucester Cathedral

2010         Trio Twizzlestone – Oakridge May Revels (cello, singer, caller)

2009         Thornbury Eisteddffod – Conducting Tockington Manor Choir (winning ‘Best Choir’)…various concerts conducting TM Choir.

2009         English Acoustic Collective Summer School Concert: Ruskin Mill – ‘cello & voice

2008         Shift – Bath Dance Forum: ICIA Arts Theatre (dancer)

2003         Committing a Mime: Desmond Jones School of Mime &  Physical Theatre (actor)

2002         French Songs – Troubadour café, Chelsea, London

2001         Big Love Orchestra – Brighton Kommedia (cello & voice)

2001         Cello recital – Brighton International Festival: St Michael & All Angels Church

2001         Premiered Michael Finnissey’s Piano Trio: Un chant d’amour par              Jean Genet – Brighton International Music Festival

2000 —     House Concerts – The Grove, Malvern; Hawkwood, Stroud: Voice & Cello

2000         Medica Kosova Appeal Variety Show: University of Sussex (Director, co-ordinator and performer)

2000 —      Directed several concerts and school productions.

1998 – 2001    University of Sussex Concerts – solo, orchestral, chamber, twentieth century ensemble, choral

1999          All female variety show – Sussex University (director, coordinator, performer in aid of Womens’ Literacy Programme in India)

1997          Chinese Whispers – Richmond Upon Thames College Theatre – in aid of Chernobyl Children’s Lifeline  ( co-director, actor, music choreography)


Winter Blessing – A choral CD I produced and directed within a year of my post as Director of Music at Tockington Manor School. I arranged several of the songs for the choir.


Storytelling, dancing (especially partner), horsemanship, low-stress stockmanship, braiding, regenerative agriculture, mindfulness, healing arts, travel.