Lynne Clark

Lynne Clark is a graduate of the Royal Northern College of Music, England. She first worked as a freelance violinist and instrumental teacher before becoming a full time teacher.

In 1997 Lynne gained her Master of Education degree through Nottingham University and was also awarded the Certificate of Kodály Music Education with distinction.

Whilst working for Derby & Derbyshire Music Partnership as Leader of Music Development for NE Derbyshire, she took the lead in introducing Kodály-based musicianship into all the whole-class Wider Opportunities programmes through professional development days and short courses.

Since 2017 Lynne has tutored musicianship and instrumental methodology for NYCoS Summer Schools and the British Kodály Academy’s Spring Courses and Summer Schools. In January 2021 she delivered online instrumental methodology workshops for The Cuskelly College of Music Virtually Summer School of Music (Australia) and is currently delivering online musicianship classes for the BKA and NYCOS.

As principal conductor of The Derbyshire Singers for twenty-five years, she has worked in close collaboration with contemporary composers including Paul Patterson, Elis Pehkonen and the late David Fanshawe.