Ollie Tunmer is the Director of Beat Goes On. He a former cast member of the hit show STOMP and a qualified music teacher. He delivers fun, high energy and accessible workshops & CPD sessions in schools and conferences around the world. Beat Goes On recently introduced workshops for GCSE students to enhance their composition and performance skills and a new ‘Developing Percussion in the Classroom’ CPD course – both courses have been extremely popular.
Beat Goes On are proud BBC Ten Pieces Champions, delivering body percussion workshops based on ‘Connect It’ and ‘Mambo!’ Latin percussion workshops.
Patrick is originally from Leeds and attended University in Cardiff. He has worked in various roles at RSL, taking a major role in development of RSLs Vocational portfolio. Now in the position of Head of Business Development (Vocational) Patrick has over 10 years experience in Vocational education and will be on hand to answer any general questions you may have about any of RSLs qualifications.
One of the most inspiring musicians in the British Indian music scene and pioneer of the worldwide Bhangra phenomenon. Kuljit has worked on film scores including the soundtrack for the award winning Bend it Like Beckham and appearances on The Guru, The Four Feathers, Charlie & The Chocolate Factory, A Little Princess and CH4’s recent drama Indian Summers.
Kuljit also worked on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hit musical Bombay Dreams as on-stage percussionist, and then went on to compose music for the West End musical The Far Pavilions. He performed in the hit west end musical Bend it like Beckham for which he was also co-orchestrator. More recently he composed the music for the stage adaptation of Forster’s ‘A Passage to India’ in which he also performed on stage.
He is the recipient of many awards including a platinum disc for outstanding record sales presented by the much-loved BBC Radio DJ, John Peel who was a big fan of his music. His cutting-edge projects and educational work earned him the prestigious award of MBE in the Queen’s birthday honours list 2009.
In his mission to make Indian drumming more accessible, Kuljit has created a series of tutorial videos and educational tools to help Demystify Indian Music.
Squire Stage Combat
Mark is a fight director working within theatre and film and also the founder of Squire Stage Combat. He has been working in schools for over eight years delivering stage combat training to students of all ages.