Loraine Cawood BA (Hons) PGCE
Loraine is Joint Musical Director of the Barnsley Youth Jazz Orchestra with Danny. Loraine has a BA honours degree in Band Studies from Sheffield University she then went on to obtain her PGCE in Secondary Education from Huddersfield University. She has taught in various secondary schools and been a Head of Music for a number of years. Loraine runs a variety of Bands in the organisation and oversees the day to day running of the Barnsley Youth Jazz Association.
Danny Hammerton BA (Hons)
Danny is Joint Musical Director of the Barnsley Youth Jazz Orchestra with Loraine. He has a BA honours degree in Jazz Studies from Leeds College of Music. Danny is a professional musician and has toured the world performing in major concert halls, festivals and various TV shows with various artists including Jack Jones, CW Stoneking, The Pasadena Roof Orchestra and Matt Monroe Jnr to name a few. Last years highlights include being flown to Singapore for one gig!! Performing on The Jools Holland Show as well as a great tour of Spain and Portugal with The Glenn Miller Orchestra in which he’s a featured soloist as well as a member of the vocal group.