Team

Chris Fower

Chris Fower, Director of Creativity & Innovation

As an undergraduate Chris studied Jazz at Leeds College of Music and then became a member of the Advanced Studies, post-graduate performers course at the Royal Academy of Music and Principal Bass Trombone with the European Community Youth Orchestra under Claudio Abbado. He then spent 25 years as a busy freelance performer based in both […]

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Chris Shea

Chris Shea, Asia-Pacific Sales Director

Ni Hao, Hi, I’m Chris. I come from an engineering, sales and marketing background and my experience has given me a great insight into the many facets of business and product development. Latterly my work has centred around new product development in the niche field of plastic music instrument design. Although not an instrument player […]

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Daniel Ashton, Digital Product Developer

Daniel has worked with Warwick Music since 2012 and saw the first pBones go on sale. He is responsible for overseeing all our websites and a lot of the online output we create. Daniel studied Fine Art at the Manchester Metropolitan University and from there he holds a degree in Interactive Arts. After completing his […]

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Darren Lea

Darren Lea, Brass Band Ambassador

Darren began brass and percussion lessons at school at the age of 7, and is from a brass banding family. He has been privileged to be able to play with a number of brass groups and bands throughout the UK and europe, as well as playing with friends at the Brass Band of Central Florida […]

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Jonty Hines

Jonty Hines, Key Account Manager

Jonty is Key Account Manager at Warwick Music Group. As a student, Jonty studied tuba and piano at the music centre his children now attend and in the early noughties he travelled the UK, playing the piano and singing as part of a touring covers band performing classic hits from as far back as the […]

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Julie Fews, Warwick Music Publishing

Since graduating from University with a BA (Hons) in Music and Business Management and a PGCE in Primary Education, Julie has gathered over 20 years’ experience in primary education having worked as a classroom teacher, governor and deputy head of schools in the midlands. Julie is also an accomplished brass musician, holding principal positions with […]

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Kate Greenall

Kate Greenall, Social Media Manager

Hi, I’m Kate! I am responsible for all things social media so I love seeing the fun and wacky things our creative followers get up to with their pBones, pTrumpets and pBuzz. I also have a love for music and after starting to play the clarinet aged six went on to study at the Royal […]

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katie ruigrok

Katie Ruigrok, Bookkeeping and Administration

Katie graduated from Aston University in 2007 with a 1st Class Combined Honours degree in Politics & Sociology. The degree involved a year’s placement working in the high growth business start-up team at the local Chamber of Commerce where she developed my knowledge in managing and delivering publicly funded contracts on behalf of the Regional […]

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Lucy Leddington Wright

Lucy Leddington-Wright, General Manager

After graduating from Cardiff University with a Batchelors in Music and a Masters in Musicology, Lucy began her career working for Warwick Music in 2004 before relocating to London to work with the Southbank Sinfonia as Education and Concerts Assistant and then Orchestra Manager. In 2008 she joined the Royal Opera House where she worked […]

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Phil Doyle

Phil Doyle, Financial Controller

Hi. I’m Phil, my role at Warwick Music is Financial Controller so I am responsible for anything numbers related. I have worked in various finance roles for over 25 years in a number of different industries which has given me a great deal of experience. I started working at Warwick Music in 2014. I enjoy […]

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Rich Breske

Rich Breske, Director of US Marketing

Rich grew up on Chicago’s south side and attended Marist High School, where he was an active member and drum major of the school’s marching band. He attended Elmhurst College, receiving a degree in marketing and music-business. His early career included time at the Chicago Symphony and Ravinia Festival organizations, as well as classes at […]

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Sophie Blackmore, Marketing Manager

Sophie graduated from Durham University with a Batchelor of Arts Degree in Theology, and started her career working at Aylesbury College as a PA. Relocating to the Midlands in 2002 she worked in events and communications for a Management Training Scheme at the University of Birmingham, before moving into the events industry as an Events […]

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Steven Greenall, Chief Executive

Steven has over twenty-five years’ experience working in the creative industries. From 2000 – 2007 he served as Executive Director of the International Trombone Association based in the United States. Joining the Advantage Creative Fund in 2007 as Managing Director of their small investment portfolio, he also worked as an investment director and entrepreneur-in-residence at […]

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