Director Of Music - Mark Vause  BA Hons PGCE LRSM 

Mr Vause has been teaching for over 27 years. He joined QMGS in 2012. He is an Advanced Skills music teacher (AST) and specialist leader in education (SLE). He also has a Diploma (LRSM) in conducting. His main instruments are cornet/trumpet and piano although spends more time now conducting and arranging music for youth bands. He has over 50 pieces published with Kirklees Music. He is currently Musical Director of the City Of Lichfield Concert Band, a position he's had for 12 years. 

Instrumental Teaching Staff QMGS

Trumpet/Baritone Mr Nick Dewhurst BMus (Hons)

Trombone Miss Helen Miller BA (Hons)

Clarinet Mrs Carol Terry BA (Hons)

Clarinet Mrs Sam Tranchant BSc (Hons) PGCE

Saxophone Mr Ben Smith BA (Hons)

Guitar Mr Paul Owen

Guitar Mr Rob James  ALCM Dip RSL

Drum Kit Mr Matt Firkins BMus (Hons) MMus

Strings Mr Fidler BA (Hons)  MMus

Piano/Keyboard Mr Darryll Prew BA (Hons) PGCE