Stephen Crooks / Course Director
Stephen is the creator and co-founder of the Fermanagh / Tyrone Summer School.
He studied at the Royal Irish Academy of Music and graduated with a Bachelors of Arts, First class honours in Music Performance. He has worked with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, RTÉ Concert Orchestra, The Ulster Orchestra & on two occasions been a part of the European Youth Brass Band.
As a Conductor, Stephen has been successful in several competitions over the years but recently won the Northern Ireland brass band championships with the Laganvale (Metal Technology) band from Belfast and they are now invited to represent Northern Ireland in the European Brass Band Championships 2018 in the Netherlands.
He has enjoyed performing with different ensembles on the tuba and percussion, and has visited several countries performing in some of the major concert halls throughout Europe and beyond including Austria, Germany, France and Abu Dhabi.