Music School Alumni

St Peter's School

Music School Alumni

James Woodrow

James WoodrowSince graduating from the RNCM, James has pursued a career as an orchestral player and teacher. He has performed often with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, is principal second violin of Skipton Camerata and also performs on baroque violin with period instrument ensembles.

Ivan Cheng

Ivan ChengIvan recently graduated from the University of Surrey with First Class (Hons) in Music and Sound Recording (Tonmeister). He is currently working as a Recording and Mastering Engineer at K&A Productions Ltd. Outside of work, he plays violin with the Kensington Symphony Orchestra.

Max McLeish

Max McLeishMax led the Swing Band at St Peter’s and studies music at the University of Cambridge. In 2018-19 he directed the Cambridge University Jazz Orchestra. He has twice made the semi-finals of the BBC Young Jazz Musician.

Katie Lewis

Katie LewisKatie studied at the University of Cambridge and followed this with postgraduate study at the RNCM and RAM. She works as a freelance musician, and plays baroque oboe with some of the country’s leading period instrument ensembles.

Steph Frankland

Steph FranklandSteph studies saxophone and clarinet at the RCM and has played with the National Youth Music Theatre. She joined St Peter’s for the Sixth Form and achieved a DipABRSM on saxophone with distinction and an ATCL on clarinet whilst at school.

Sam Lightwing

Sam LightwingSam was Head Chorister at St Peter’s, played the lead role in Grease and won the Senior Music Festival on saxophone. After a gap year, Sam secured a scholarship to study saxophone at the RNCM.