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Gareth is a qualified secondary school teacher who taught full-time for 5 years in Ysgol Gyfun Rhydywaun (A Welsh language comprehensive school near Merthyr Tudful).

Gareth left full time teaching in 2003 in order to take a Post Graduate course in Jazz and worked part time in Ysgol Gyfun Plasmawr during this time to fund his studies. At present Gareth is in his eighth year working as a part-time music teacher in Ysgol Gyfun Glantaf in Cardiff.

As well as working as a classroom teacher, Gareth is also heavily involved with running music workshops for pupils of all ages. He attended a short course for Workshop Leaders at the Guildhall School of Music in London and was employed by both Guildhall and the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama as a workshop leader for the national Note 4 Note school workshop project. Gareth also worked for many years as part of the outreach team from RWCMD who ran regular music workshops in local South Wales schools.

Gareth has worked as a tutor on several jazz / big band courses aimed at pupils of all ages and abilities. He is also employed as Musical Director of Monmouth Big Band.

Gareth works as the jazz trombone teacher at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and also teaches trombone privately.

Teaching History

Maths Teacher (Full time) - Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Rhydywaun Sept 1998 - July 2003

Maths Teacher (Part time) - Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Plasmawr Sept 2003 - July 2005

Music Teacher (Part time) - Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Glantaf Sept 2005 - Present

Outreach Workshop Leader RWCMD - Sept 2005 - June 2011

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