The Camp is well staffed with experienced professionals skilled in relating to young people.
The current key staff are listed below.
Directors of Music
Don Gillthorpe (Director of Music & Performing Arts, Ripley St Thomas Church of England Academy, Lancaster)
Oliver Tarney (Head of Composition and Singing, Winchester College)
Simon Gordon and Ruth Evans (both of whom have many years’ experience of the Camp)
The Revd Carrie Thompson
David Jones, Cathy Martin, Richard Prescott
The Camp is well staffed with experienced professionals skilled in relating to young people. Most are practising musicians at a professional or amateur level. A dedicated pastoral team includes trained teachers and people with nursing or first-aid qualifications. Health & Safety policies are carefully monitored, and there are specified adults on duty at all times throughout the week.
Past Directors of Music include:
Catherine Beddison (Head of Prep School Music, Cranleigh School)
Jean Burrow (formerly Director of Music, City of London Girls’ School)
David Chapman (Director of Music, Casterton School)
Graham Ellis (formerly Director of Music, Birkenhead School)
Martyn Ford (Head of Performing Arts, Lambrook School)
Norman Harper (formerly Director of Music, St Dunstan’s College)
Robin Nelson (formerly Director of Music, Marlborough College)
Sarah Newman (formerly Director of Music, Eagle House School)
Andrew Sackett (formerly Director of Music, Tewkesbury Abbey Choir School)
Timothy Turvey (formerly Headmaster, The King’s School, Chester)
Richard Walker (formerly Director of Music, Harrow School)