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Aidan Geary

Head of Faculty - Wind, Brass, Percussion and Bands

Aidan Geary began playing percussion in his home town in Cornwall. Upon graduation from the London College of Music in 1997 as recipient of the Simpson Percussion Prize, Aidan began a career in music both as a performer and a teacher.

Aidan's wide playing career has ranged from the Black Dyke Mills Band to English Northern Ballet Theatre; The Brighouse & Rastrick Band to English Pro Musica as well as numerous shows in London and national tours. As a teacher, Aidan has always been in demand, and since 2005 has worked at the Loughborough Schools Foundation where he is currently Head of Wind, Brass, Percussion and Bands.

In 2003, Aidan began examining for London College of Music Examinations and has been lead compiler of drum kit and percussion syllabus for over 10 years. Additionally, he has an extensive range of tuition books and ensemble pieces, all published by Southern Percussion.

In 2020, Aidan was made a Fellow of the London College of Music in recognition of his Professional Achievement. He also holds an Associate Fellowship of the National College of Music and is a Fellow of the Guild of Musicians and Singers.