Ben van Weede

Qualifications: BA Mus (Hons) CNAA Dartington College of Arts, PGCE (Secondary) Bath College of HE, MEd Plymouth MarJon University.

Past experience: Music director Oxford Playhouse, Watford Playhouse, Contact Theatre Co Manchester.
Director of Devon County Youth String Orchestra.
Upper strings teacher for Devon Music Services. Exeter and East Devon Music Centre and Exeter Saturday. Morning Music Centre.

Current experience: Music Development Leader for Devon Music Education Hub, Viola tutor at Okehampton Music Centre and private Upper strings tutor. Member “Spinach for Norman” ceilidh band.

Membership –┬áMusicians Union

Legal documents available upon request –

* Enhanced DBS Disclosure with Children’s Barred List (CBL) Check registered with the update service
* Child protection/safeguarding training certificate (completed within the last three years)
* Public Liability Insurance


  • Folk Fiddle
  • Music technology /production
  • Music theory
  • Song-writing/composition
  • Viola
  • Violin
  • Whistle

Teaching types

  • Ensembles/group music-making
  • Individual lessons
  • Large group lessons
  • Small group lessons
  • Whole Class Ensemble Tuition (WCET)
  • Workshops

Contact Ben van Weede

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