Colin WallerFTCL(Comp)  LTCL(Hn)  LTCL(Cond)  Cert.Ed.


Colin currently has a few places for any new students wishing to start in 2020

"We would highly recommend Colin as a fabulous, intuitive and honest teacher who brings his passion and understanding of music to life for the child"  Read more, click here.

  • An alumni of Trinity College of Music London (now Trinity Laban) he gained “Qualified Teacher Status” at Trent Park College. It was here that he learned the extra skills (courtesy of LSO trombonist Peter Gain) to become an all round brass teacher teaching all "valved" brass instruments to diploma level and the Trombone up to grade 5 (after which he believes a specialist is essential).

  • Teaching career includes work for:- Havering and Redbridge Music Services 1976/1978, London Borough of Newham – "Newham Academy of Music" 1976/84,  , appointed “Head of Light Music” 1981. Southend on Sea/ South Essex Music Centre (Essex Music Service) 1984/1994.

  • Clientele of private students since1994.

  • As a Conductor he directed “Newham Academy Youth Symphony Orchestra” 1981/1984, “Newham Youth Jazz Orchestra”1979/1984, the “South Essex Youth Symphony Orchestra” 1992/1996, and the renowned “Southend Youth Symphonic Wind Band” 1992/1999. Torbay Council Children’s Services (Music Development Coordinator) 2005/2011 where he was responsible for the inception of the successful “Torbay Schools Festival of Performing Arts” and a special schools concert where students were able to experience first hand the thrilling sound of a professional symphony orchestra.

  • He helped establish the Governments Wider Opportunities scheme in Torbay with mini trombones, pocket trumpets and "kinder" (small) horns.

  • Past students include the current(2020) MD for Emeli Sande, Sound Engineer for Beverly Knight, Sound technicians on "Strictly" "The Voice" & "Top Gear" amongst others, members of HM Royal Marine Band Service,  Freelance Cornet player (recently graduated from the Royal Welsh College of Music.

  • Colin teaches all members of the brass family of instruments as well as composition, song writing and the use of Apple Logic & Sibelius music software.