Gavin is an experienced professional vocalist who regularly performs, records and writes music alongside his work in education. At 18, he co-wrote and performed a prize-winning song entry for the Daily Telegraph's Young Jazz Composer competition. He studied music at Liverpool University, majoring in voice and composition.
With a rich, strong and versatile voice, Gavin sings a wide range of music, and in his career to date has worked with numerous bands and producers. He performs regularly at Ronnie Scotts Jazz Club, has supported Pink, Limp Bizkit and Status Quo, and has appeared on BBC and ITV.
As an educator, he was a lecturer in pop music in several Further Education colleges, before joining the Dragon of the North team four years ago. Whether teaching classes or directing live practical workshop sessions, Gavin has always encouraged the idea that music can help nurture positive social and academic development in all.