Cormac Loane

After graduating from the University of London Goldsmiths College, Cormac Loane worked as a professional performing musician before starting his career in music education.

He taught for the Inner London Education Authority and is now Deputy Head of Birmingham Music Service.

He has researched instrumental music teaching in France and the Soviet Union and has a special interest in strategies for leadership and professional development that build trust and creativity.

Cormac is co-author of the leading series of music tutor books, "Team Woodwind", and he continues to perform regularly as a jazz saxophonist in the Midlands.