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Staff Profile: Ian Alexander

Ian Alexander_Music Teacher-Head of Instrumental

Director of Music/ Head of Secondary Music

I have been at BIS for nearly 9 years now and it has been a very exciting journey as the musical opportunities have expanded and grown. I have had the pleasure of watching the musical standards of the students develop and hope to see this continue in the future.

BA (Hons) Music, University of Essex, UK

PGCE Secondary Music, Bretton Hall, University of Leeds , UK

Before coming to BIS, Ian taught for four years in a British International School in Thailand as Head of Music. Prior to this he worked as a Music Teacher and Head of Music in two secondary schools in Dorset, UK for ten years. He is a trumpet and cornet specialist and has many years of experience playing and conducting various orchestras and bands both in the UK and in Thailand, as well as playing a variety of other instruments. Ian’s interests include learning more about world music, watching football and cricket and reading.