Our Teachers

School of Music Teachers at Ashford Arts Centre

Mr Socin is an accomplished musician who was a semi-finalist in X-Factor Italy and toured with his band across the nation. He gigs regularly with his band and runs training workshops for musicians interested in pursuing music as a career.

Miss Ham is a Grade 8 pianist, experienced singer and choir director.

Miss Merrick
By audition only.Limited spaces available for young people aged 12 to 18 for Recording Artists and Singing/Songwriter training. Progression through the Trinity College London Contemporary Music course. Singers will learn all aspects of creating and sustaining a career as a working musician.

Miss Merrick runs the Recording Artists In Training project in collaboration with Elwick Road Studios at Ashford College. Space is extremely limited and is available by audition and interview.  She studied Performance Voice at San Diego State University and holds a BA, Open. She is Founder of the arts centre, prolific songwriter, musician and film maker. Her music can be found on all major online retailers including iTunes, Spotify, Amazon Music as well as BBC Radio 6 and a number of regional radio stations globally. Her goal is to make quality music instruction, work experience in production and fantastic live performances available to talented young people interested in a career in the Creative and Performing Arts.