Our tutors bring considerable skills and experience as well as their understanding of current business practice and techniques, making our courses highly valued to students.
A Well-Established Part of the College
The School of Musical Instrument Crafts was founded in 1972 under Principal Eric Ashton at Newark Technical College. It comprised originally of courses in ‘Violin Repairs and Construction’ led by Maurice Bouette, ‘Piano Maintenance, Repairs and Tuning’ led by David Taylor and a ‘Woodwind repairs and restoration’ led by Louis Rousseau. Honorary advisors included Yehudi Menuhin, Charles Beare and John Dankworth.