ALEX PAXTON

Composer. Improvising-trombonist.



Music for Concerts
Music for Operas (also music-theatre & vocal)
Music for Jazz
Music for Films
Music for Theatres
Music for Children

Orchestrations & Arrangements
Music Leader

(of Noggin and the Whale)

“I absolutely loved this, without reservation.”
- Judith Weir Master of the Queens Music

“Alex displays a virtuosic range of skills aimed at enthusing performers and composers of every age and their ability to explore their creative and musical potential.” 
Royal Academy of Music

“ The works for young performers exhibit Alex’s experience, range and enthusiasm - they should be embraced and adopted by music groups and sound hubs nationwide
Royal Academy of Music

“ Alex’s ability to relate to a wide range of students, some with additional needs and behavioural problems is outstanding and to be praised highly.”
Royal Academy of Music

A phenominal teacher Pelican Music

Alex has worked extensively as a Workshop Leader, Animatuer, Classroom-music teacher and Composition Tutor.



His composition pupils include those in higher education, GCSE/A level students and singersong-writers. They have been awarded prestigious prizes and commissions available for young composers including the BBC Young Composers Competition, Tri borough youth Orchestra and Sound and Music Summer School. Alex’s pupils have matriculated into some of the worlds leading music conservatoires and universities.


“LA” -Singing original Solfeggio songs with young choir.
          Actual Photo of Mr Alex singin with reception.
Alex has lead creative-music workshops, singing assemblies, choirs, orchestras whole class music teaching, EYFS and musical-directed large musical productions and operas (original and canonical), in numerous schools and musical institutions throughout the UK including;

Song Monkeys
London Philharmonic Orchestra Learning and Participation Sound-Works
Lontana Ensemble Outreach
Pelican Music Service, Juinor orhcestra, Juinior Choir, Young Choir, EYFS.
London Russian School Music
Rachmaninov Academy of Music
Young Dessenters N16
Stoke Newington Choir
Soggy Arts Productions
Education Group
Music for All
Royal College Music Sparks
London Music Centre
St Stephan’s CE
St Stephan’s CE Nursery
St Peter’s CoE School
Strand on the Green Infant School
Good Shepherd School
Brackenbury School
St George’s Primary School
John Betts Primary School
Ark Beantworth School
Ark Conway School
Burlington Danes School
Stockton Primary School
Young Music Makers La Sainte Union Catholic School
Junior Royal Academy of Music
St. Peters C of E Hammersmith Church
Chelsea Quavers Music school
Stafford House Study Holidays
Falcon Camps (CPAS)



Alex writes extensively for children and young people...



Alex leads Ensembles & Choirs, EYFS and Curriculum Music at Pelican Music Service. He has written schemes of learning for classroom music lessons used in nursery, reception, KS1 and KS2.




Alex also teachers Solfeggi, Composition and Musicianship at Rachmaninoff Academy of Music, London Russian Music School.


TEACHING AIMS:
To inspire passion, belly-fire and life-long momentum.

To instil a physical and audible understanding of the building blocks of musical language. For use now and in the future.

To incite an immediate and personable relationship between students and art music.
“Wallflower” Playground song game at a Saturday composition workshop. 

Alex is head of music at St. Peters School Hammersmith and has delivered curriculum music lessons/workshops in numerous schools across London and the UK. He is currently writing some explorative learning and participation projects that will be adopted by some of UK’s most exciting contemporary music groups.

Together in strophe and song we are chorus
We call and respond, though we may not be flawless,
We promise our glorious voices
                                                        will flow through our hearts
And our heads to wherever we might like
To follow our passion, creatively lawless
The crest of a wave crashes forth under all of us
I am the egg man
They are the egg man
I am the walrus!


copyright©alexpaxton


Composer, librettest and head workshop-leader for Noggin and the Whale, working with the talents of 500 children.


portrait of an artist




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