Our Team

Our Team

Music in Unison is committed to delivering quality music education and musical experiences. Our team is comprised of highly skilled professionals that have a minimum of Post Graduate or Masters level in music performance or music education.

 

Tara Delve

Music in Unison was founded by Tara Delve with the sole aim to deliver high-quality, early years music education to parents and their children.

 

 

 

Tara’s passion and expertise in the field of music education has resulted in her proven track record, both within the UK and Internationally. As a member of 'Music Educators and Research of Young Children' (MERYC), NYMAZ Early Years Music Network and of the 'International Society for Music Education' (ISME), Tara is actively involved in music educational research and developments within the field, lecturing to undergraduate educators and providing training and support for newly qualified teachers. With her background as a Musician, Composer, Educator, Director of Music, Music Adviser and Mummy to Isla, Tara draws on a wide range of educational approaches, life experiences and philosophies in her teaching. 
Tara originally trained as a flautist obtaining her Grade 8 ABRSM certification and then diversified into playing the piano, voice, guitar and drums. She has obtained both Undergraduate and Postgraduate qualifications in Music Education (BA Hons, PGCE) and alongside this, has undergone extensive additional training including: Dalcroze Eurhythmics, Kodaly method and Community percussion facilitation. With over 15 years experience of teaching children music within individual, group and classroom environments, Tara is confident she can give your child the best musical training. 

Karina Beesley

Karina is a highly accomplished pianist, accompanist and educator. Her musical journey began at the age of 7 learning initially to play the organ and then diversifying to the piano. She gained her ABRSM Grade 8 as well as Licentiate Diploma with the London College of Music. Karina studied Music at University and gained a BA hons Degree as well as a Post Graduate Degree in Music Education (PGCE). Having extensive experience in the field of music education, as well as being Mummy to Georgina, Karina brings a wealth of knowledge, skills and expertise to our sessions.

Stephen Mannings

Stephen is the Director of Choral Outreach at Liverpool Cathedral. Upon starting his post in 2012, Stephen set up the Cathedral Schools Singing Programme which brings choral teaching into the classrooms of up to 12 primary schools per term and stages Big Sing performance at the Cathedral. He launched the Cathedral’s Junior Choir in 2013 which is now one of the largest Cathedral Junior Choirs in the country. Stephen is a highly accomplished pianist and accompanist gaining a Masters Degree (MA) in Musical Performance. He is an Associate Artist with the English National Ballet and our Musician in Residence at Teeny Maestros. With Stephen’s exceptional talent as an accompanist and musician, we are extremely honoured to have him as part of our team. 

Emma Weeks

Emma Weeks is a musician from Liverpool currently studying Music, Drama and English  A Levels at St Hilda's CE High School. Emma is a talented pianist and vocalist working towards her Grade 8 on both. 
Emma has been a member of the Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Choir performing at venues such as Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, St Georges Hall, Liverpool’s Epstein and Everyman theatres and Liverpool Anglican Cathedral. She likes to play Cello and Ukulele and has recently started to conduct the Lower School Choir. Emma currently teaches 14 pupils piano and voice which she very much enjoys.
Emma is our musical apprentice at the Liverpool Cathedral classes, her role involves playing the piano, accompanying in the sessions, singing and facilitating the musical activities. 
 
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