LEADING CHANGE IN EDUCATION
TO PROVIDE ALL CHILDREN WITH AN OUTSTANDING, INSPIRATIONAL EDUCATION IN A WARM, WELCOMING ENVIRONMENT THAT INSPIRES THEM TO LEAD CHANGE AND ENABLES THEM TO BECOME CURIOUS LIFE-LONG LEARNERS.
Luke Crouch is a school leader, active performing musician, teacher, computing education consultant and founder of two businesses.
Luke plays and teaches the piano, keyboard, flute, saxophone, vocals and theory, and is available for tuition, performances, functions or as an accompanist.
Alongside playing music, Luke is currently a school leader and teacher.
To study an instrument with Luke please visit the contact page. Luke is also working on research projects on teaching music and how students learn.
To book Luke to perform at an event or on a regular basis at a venue please use the contact page to make initial contact.
"Working towards ending education inequalityand bringing music education into the current age."Luke P Crouch
Luke began teaching himself to play the piano at the age of 6. Since then, Luke has followed music throughout his professional and personal life.
At the age of 12 Luke began piano lessons and quickly developed his ability to play by ear and read music into results by studying with the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music.
Luke began playing the flute at the age of 16 and has studied with Nicola Russell LRSM and Sir James Galway. Luke completed his graded music study on the flute and piano by the age of 17.
Luke moved to London to study the piano at the London College of Music then have moved back to Bristol and Bath completing his further study of music and teaching. Luke has worked with pianist Maria Garcia to develop his performance technique and further his study of the piano.
Luke has worked in London working as a primary school teacher in a deprived school and developing the computing curriculum. He is also managing his businesses. Luke is currently working with Teach First working towards a time where no child's education is limited by their socio-economic background and has completed the Leadership Programme and completing a PGDE in Education Leadership at the Institute of Education.
Luke is a classically trained pianist, flautist, saxophonist and plays a variety of different styles.
Since 2008, Luke has been teaching the piano, keyboard, flute, saxophone, vocals and theory and has a 100% pass rate with over 300 students that have studied with him and been entered for their exams with the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music and Trinity.
Luke Crouch is the founder of The Music Circle (LPC Music) (www.themusiccircle.org), founded in 2008. The Music Circle gives everybody access to music tuition at any age or ability. Luke ensures customers are receiving outstanding instrumental/vocal tuition from his subject specialists that work for the business. Luke has a strong passion for music and teaching so he is also available as a teacher, but primarily he has a team of teachers that provide the service to his customers. Luke manages his dedicated subject specialists to ensure they are at the top of their field, providing outstanding tuition.
Luke is the founder of The Music Circle (www.themusiccircle.org), founded in 2017. The Music Circle is an online community for music teachers. Our circle has no beginning and no end; consisting of passionate music teachers. We all want the best for our pupils, this can only be achieved by joining together within the circle and taking on a life long learning journey full of discovery. Our circle provides a warm, friendly online community for music teachers, just like you. We love being inside the circle and being part of something bigger. Inside the circle we receive ongoing professional training and development, resources to support our teaching practice, business support, but most importantly - we are all in it together. We all have the most important thing in common - a love and passion for music. We get to keep moving forward together, whilst sharing thoughts, ideas and building friendships.
Luke has many interests but is mainly focussed on educational leadership, instrumental practice, musicianship, teaching and performance.
Luke is currently an assistant headteacher at a primary school and is currently working with Teach First working towards a time where no child's education is limited by their socio-economic background and has completed the Leadership Programme and a PGDE in Education Leadership at the Institute of Education.
March 2020 - Retrieval Practice
February 2020 - Curious Computing Curriculum
September 2019 - Education Leadership NPQ qualification
July 2019 - Completed the Teach First Leadership Development Programme
July 2019 - Completed a PGDE in Education Leadership
January 2019 - June 2019 - Extending Impact and Influencing Others in Education
September 2018 - January 2019 - Collaborative Learning and Development in Education
July 2018 - Gained QTS with Outstanding status
April 2018 - The Primary Circle
January 2018 - Research: Leading Learning in Communities
September 2018 - Research: Philosophies of Teaching and Learning Mathematics
September 2017 - Leadership In Education Programme: Teach First
July 2017 - August 2017 - Teach First: Teacher Training Development (working towards ending education inequality)
December 2016 - June 2017 - The Music Circle Designing and Creating an App for Instrumental Teacher and Students
December 2016 - February 2017 - Community Music Project: Our Voice (Cancer Patient Choir)
October 2016 - May 2017 - Music Psychology Experiment: How Do We Learn The Piano Best?
September 2016 - May 2017 - Can Technology Replace Instrumental Teachers?
May 2016 - Bartok, Schubert and Tchaikovsky Recital and Concert Reviews
April 2016 - May 2016 - Modernism Music
April 2016 - May 2016 - Peripatetic Music Teacher Observations
April 2016 - May 2016 - Bell Ringing Analysis and Transcription Project
January 2016 - March 2016 - Experimental Music
October 2015 - March 2016 - Music Analysis
October 2015 - December 2015 - Study of Musicology: Film Music
October 2015 - April 2016 - Bell Ringing in its Cultural Context Research Project
September 2015 - Music Education Resources Research
August 2015 - Music Education Research
July 2015 - Business Management Training
February 2015 - June 2015 - Study of Beethoven and Chopin Piano Works
November 2014 - January 2015 - Study of Popular Music
March 2013 - PD - Teacher of Piano, Flute, Saxophone and Music
October 2013 - February 2013 - Flute Choir Director
September 2013 - Classroom Management Training
October 2013 - Behaviour Management Training
November 2013 - Special Educational Needs Training and Autism Training Course
April 2013 - August 2013 - Advanced Study of the Flute
October 2012 - March 2013 - Advanced Study of the Piano
September 2011 - July 2012 - Orchestra Director and Conductor
December 2011 - Conducted at the Colton Hall
September 2009 - July 2011 - Music Technology Course
September 2009 - July 2011 - Music Course
September 2009 - July 2011 - Photography Course
September 2009 - July 2011 - Business and ICT Course
2008 - PD - LPC Music