Tom Burford

Loreto High School, Manchester

Tom Burford

Loreto High School, Manchester

How long have you been working with Musical Futures?

I have recently begun working working with Musical Futures devising and delivering the new DJ Skills course .

What do you do?

I am a music technology teacher and workshop facilitator, musician, DJ and producer. I work in education as well as undertaking international recordings projects exploring the spaces between electronic music, jazz and traditional styles of music from around the world. I also host 2 monthly radio shows on NTS and Reform radio exploring music from all over the world

What is your background?

My background is in drumming and percussion, music production and DJing. I have worked predominantly within arts-based organisations, delivering workshops in electronic music production and DJing before starting to teach Music Technology at KS4.

Five Words that sum up Musical Futures

Innovative, engaging, inclusive, necessary and empowering

What music are you listening to at the moment?

New music every day!