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Martha Wright

Founder and Director

Martha founded Mindful Music while working as a primary school teacher in Medway. She had become aware of the emotional needs pupils were struggling with and the patterns of behaviour negatively affecting their wellbeing, and so started to pilot music projects to support children in their development of emotional literacy. This began the ongoing process of contextual observations supported by her mindfulness practice in the tradition of Nobel peace prize nominated Buddhist monk, Thích Nhất Hạnh.

Martha has a masters in Transformational Leadership through Teach First and Canterbury Christ Church, and a degree in Music from Durham University. She is grateful to be part of the global Plum Village sangha (mindfulness practice community) and spent three months coordinating retreats for The Barn Retreat Centre in Totnes. 


Ailbhe Treacy

Resident Producer

Ailbhe is an Irish producer and engagement specialist based in Manchester. Her work is focused on bringing about positive, tangible social change for young people through the arts. 


Currently, she is the Project Manager of an Escape Room made for and by autistic young people and the Outreach Facilitator of Your City is a World of its Own, running writing and photography workshops for a group of young boys from sanctuary seeking backgrounds.

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Marie-Eugénie Bolo

Music Therapist

Marie graduated in 2013 at the International Center of Music Therapy in Noisy-le-Grand. She has worked with children in a nursery school in Dublin, worked with children with autism spectrum disorders, behavioural disorders, aggression, hyperactivity, language disorders and other learning and behaviour difficulties.

She offers individual and group sessions aimed at helping the children to come into bloom. Marie supports in the planning, delivery and evaluation for Mindful Music programmes in schools and in the community.

Raph Clarkson

Composer and Mindful Music Contributor

Joe Holtaway

Singer songwriter and Mindful Music Contributor

more about Joe here

Thank you Steve Fisher for the photo. ​More about Amy here

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Rhiannon Eglin

Rhiannon composes wonderful songs and consults on meeting learner needs. Download our resource pack to hear Rhiannon's song, 'Sometimes'.

Charlie Shuttler

Musician and mindfulness practitioner. Read all about Charlie here

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Dom Baker


Founding CEO of Future Frontiers

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Mark Potter

External Relations Advisor

James Gardiner


Greg Sanderson


Co-Founder of Smart School Councils

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