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Mr Kieren Iannidinardi PGCE, BA (hons)
Mr Kieren Iannidinardi PGCE, BA (hons)

Biography

Kieren began his career on Cornet playing with Brass Bands and winning competitions such as the Youth Entertainment Championships of GB.

From there he decided to follow his passion for Jazz/Soul and moved full time onto Trumpet. He took lead trumpet positions in multiple big bands such as the Little Jazz Funk Orchestra (LJFO) and Haslingden Big Band.

After several years with these bands Kieren decided to take his passion to a serious level and began studying a BA in Jazz & Popular Music at the University of Hull.

Here Kieren took up the position of 1st Trumpet in the University Big Band, Lead Trumpet in the Jazz Aesthetic and performed in multiple student performances with genre's ranging from soul to hip-hop.

In 2014, Kieren became the Musical Director of the University of Hull Big Band and proceeded to continue the high standards set before him whilst also improving the quality and discipline of the band. In recognition for his work, Kieren was re-elected MD for his final university year.

Kieren graduated from the University of Hull in July 2016 with a 2:1 degree with honours. He was awarded the Mike Somerton Award for Jazz Performance at the graduation ceremony.

Currently Kieren can be found performing with a multitude of bands across the North of England. Most notably Pearls Cab Ride of Hull, Young Jack of Manchester and Soul City Sounds of Rochdale.

Contact Kieren

Address: Humberside
HU6
Phone: 07561324264
Fee (60 minutes): £25.00
Fee (30 minutes): £15.00

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