Aga Serugo-Lugo

As a clarinettist, saxophonist and singer, Aga has had the opportunity to explore many different styles including: classical, Jazz, soul, soul and Funk. Aga also has a keen interest in theatre, especially music theatre, writing and producing his own musical ‘Celebrity’. Professionally, his style of choice has been jazz, which Aga has played across London with an eclectic mix of groups; this accompanies his private tuition and workshop leading. Improvisation and composition play a major part in his music making and workshops. Aga has done much work with Sing-up, the national singing strategy, allowing him to work with a variety of age groups and diverse levels of ability.

Will Roberts

Will is primarily a drummer and percussionist though also plays piano and clarinet. After immersing himself in a Music degree from York University he set out to discover and learn music from other shores; spending time studying / performing music in Cuba, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Spain and Morocco. He also has experience playing within gamelan ensembles on Radio 3 and with a Brazilian samba bloco at Notting Hill Carnival. Based in South London, Will performs regularly in jazz, soul and rock groups in the city, as well as teaching all three instruments and giving workshops throughout the South East.

Ed Alton

Classically trained in piano, trumpet, and guitar, Ed studied music at the University of York as an undergraduate, and completed an MA in ethnomusicology straight after. Whilst remaining passionate about the music of Africa and India, much of Ed’s professional life has been as a session and show guitarist, playing in such West End shows as Mamma Mia! and Mary Poppins, and performing with such artists as Mick Hucknall, Katie Melua and Haley Westernra. Over the recent years, Ed has become considerably involved in the education side of music, having lead numerous workshops with the other members of the In Tune team, and is also one of the guitar teachers at St Paul’s School in Hammersmith.

Ashley Valentine

Ashley started learning to play the piano when he was 6 years old. He joined Wakefield Cathedral choir soon after and aged 12, became one of the youngest church organists in the country.
Throughout his school life, Ashley performed at many local music festivals and won several prizes for his piano performing. Whilst at university, he set up a successful jazz band, Mother Hubbards Traditional Jazz Band, which has performed throughout the UK including the Queen Elizabeth Hall. In his final year at university, he performed Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 2 with the university orchestra.
Ashley is currently the Director of music at St Giles Church in Camberwell. He also teaches piano, organ and runs workshops around London.