As a professional violinist, Ben has worked with Britain's top orchestras including the Philharmonia, London Symphony Orchestra, London Philharmonic and the Royal Philharmonic. He has featured on recordings by pop artists including Katie Melua, Travis, Divine Comedy and Boyzone. He has appeared on television playing live on TGI Friday, Children in Need and various Proms concerts and has performed on numerous occasions at Buckingham Palace.
Since becoming a father, Ben's repertoire has expanded to include all the popular children's songs as well as several made up ones of his own. He has also discovered new uses for his bow, most notably in the retrieval of small toys and half eaten food items from hitherto unreachable places
Rebecca is a violin and piano teacher specialising in young beginners. Alongside her teaching, she maintained a busy freelance career as a violinist prior to having children. She joined the examining panel of the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music in 2010, having previously been a moderator for the OCR's A-level music syllabus.
Rebecca's pre-school teaching experience has led her to develop numerous original resources for this age group and she feels incredibly lucky to be able to call playing games and making music her work!
Ben and Rebecca's three gorgeous boys have been not only the inspiration, but also the testing panel behind the whole sounds tastic® bring a bear adventure.