About Candidate



Software Engineering Bootcamp 2023

• Applied test-driven development, functional and object-oriented styles, SOLID principles, and accessible front-end design. • Emphasis on agile practices incl. pair-programming, spiking, leading standups, Kanban, code reviews, MVP deadlines. • Handled git pull requests, merge conflicts and branch protection, practiced forking and feature branching workflows. • Main technologies: Javascript, React, Relational Databases, REST APIs, TDD with jest,

MSt Musicology 2022
University of Oxford

• MSt in Musicology with distinction and the Wadham College Examination Prize • Hilary term essay recommended for publication and involved YouTube data analysis - my route into coding!

Bmus(hons) Music 2017-2021
Guildhall School of Music and Drama

• Chairman’s Prize for outstanding academic performance and the highest overall mark in cohort • First-class degree with Concert Recital Diploma for recital distinction. Dissertation nominated for Rose Lawrence Award.

A Levels 2017
Beckfoot School

A Levels (2017): A* Maths, A* Physics. A* Music AS Levels (2016): A Further Maths 12 A* GCSE

Work & Experience

Freelance Web Developer 2023
Self Employed

Two projects to date: • Website for Waltham Forest Music Service integrated with Storyblok headless CMS. Public sector so accessible to WCAG 2.2 AA. • E-commerce shop for artist. Built with Typescript, Next.js. Component and e2e testing with Cypress, custom CMS. Both nearing publication! Temporary links available on Portfolio site.

Musician 2022
Waltham Forest Music Service, Hackney Music Service, Pelican Music, Tutorful.com, Private

• Led and designed the music curriculum at a primary school for all year groups, delivered assemblies and productions. • 100% instrumental exam pass rate, inclusive practitioner working with special educational needs and vulnerable adults. • Performance credits include Marin Alsop, Edward Gardner, Katie Melua, Gregory Porter, Olly Murs, Clare Teal, Alex Bone.



Chairman's Prize 2022
Given by Guildhall School of Music and Drama for outstanding academic achievement, contributions to department, and highest overall score in cohort.
Wadham College Examination Prize 2023
Given to students of Wadham College (Oxford) for academic achievement.