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Mr Neil Crossley
Mr Neil Crossley

Biography

Neil is a freelance saxophone and woodwind player who is active performing, teaching, directing and writing. He has performed with ensembles across the UK, including the Northern Chamber Orchestra, BBC Concert Orchestra, Apollo Saxophone Orchestra, National Musicians' Symphony Orchestra and various chamber groups. He also works extensively in London's West End. Recent shows include: 'A Chorus Line' (Palladium), 'Shrek the Musical' (Drury Lane), 'Passion' (Donmar Warehouse) and the 'Rat Pack' (Adelphi).

After studying saxophone and clarinet at The University of Manchester and Royal Northern College of Music, he graduated in 2001. During this time he won awards from The Countess of Munster Musical Trust, Hattori Foundation, Trevor Wye Prize for wind chamber music and was a semi-finalist in the BBC Radio 2 Young Musician competition.

Alongside his performing schedule, Neil is committed to music education. As well as teaching privately, he directs courses for the National Youth Wind Orchestra, Benslow Music and is the sax tutor at a school in Hertfordshire. He has taught or given classes at many institutions including: Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music, The University of Manchester, Westminster School, Haileybury and Ampleforth College. Former students he has worked with have gone on to study music at the major UK conservatoires and universities. Neil adjudicates for the Pro Corda Chamber Music Festival and writes for 'Music Teacher' magazine.

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Contact Neil

Address: Hitchin
Hertfordshire
SG4 0LS
Phone: 07966 545675
Fee (30 minutes): £17.50
Fee (60 minutes): £35.00

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