Martin Scaiff – Music Theory lessons Norwich

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As a student, teacher and musician Martin has worked in a broad range of artistic activity as a trombonist, keyboard player, singer, composer and creative.

Music Theory lessons

He is currently teacher of singing and GCSE music at Summerhill School, one of the world’s oldest democratic schools. His previous professional education work has included 9 years as a tutor and music teacher trainer in Further Education for Access to Music. As a project co-ordinator for Norwich community education charity Future Projects. As Apprentice Scheme Co-ordinator for Aldeburgh Young Musicians and as a freelance peripatetic teacher and workshop leader.


Training at Wells Cathedral specialist music school and then Colchester Institute, and completing his Certificate in Education teacher training at City College Norwich. He recently completed an MA in Applied Music Education at Roehampton University and is currently a student of the Doctoral School at University College London: Institute of Education. His work here explores professionalism in music education, democratic music education and music-making with cared for young people.

Developing and maintaining a strong grounding in music theory is not only an essential practical skill for musicians but it can also open new creative and educational doors and provide inspiration and motivation. Taking music theory lessons is more than just knowing scales, chords and key signatures, it is about developing an enthusiasm and interest for how musicians communicate, create and play.


Martin teaches music theory lessons to both the ABRSM and Rockschool music theory grade programmes. He also runs workshops and sessions in real world practical application of theory. He encourages everyone to develop their knowledge and welcomes enquiries from students of all ages and abilities.