Amy Kelly and Becky Dell are both professional musicians who graduated from Trinity College of Music, London, in 2004 and 2002 respectively with degrees in Percussion.
Since graduating, Amy has worked in theatres, bands and groups ranging from seasons at The Globe Theatre on the Southbank, Noise Ensemble, DrumChasers and The English National Ballet to playing with Patrick Wolf, Robyn, Alison Moyet and Lemar. She has toured internationally with rock band Marcella and the Forget Me Nots and currently plays in a band called Lese Majeste.
Amy’s favourite bit of The Rig is the cutlery wind chime!
Becky’s favourite bit about The Rig is the musical bath!
As well as Becky & Amy, you might also meet Harry on your travels. Harry is an awesome jazz drummer and trained at Leeds College of Music and Trinity Laban. He likes sticking drumsticks in his hair and making lots of noise. His favourite bit of The Rig is the Rhythm Rig. Harry is also one of our Workshop Facilitators so you might see him at a school near you!
Indigo loves playing the Broomstomp. She is also an artist extraordinaire and has drawn a few little gems for The Rig. She’s a great guitarist and singer and loves passing on her musical knowledge to the next generation of little musicians.
Then we have the lovely Edu, Amy’s husband, which we’re sure has nothing to do with why he’s volunteered at festivals with us in the past! Edu is from Argentina and knows a mean South American groove or two!
This is the wonderful Poppy – ever full of energy and positivity, she brings a brilliant creativity to our Rig days. A fabulous photographer and snow boarder, she is also a fantastic singer/songwriter..phew…we’re so lucky to have such talent!
Jo the drummer – another one! One to watch out for, he is a graduate from the Brit school and is headed for great things. An asset to our team, friendly and a young trend setter. First to name our oven tray headphones the ‘Magic Grill’!
Meg is one of our team from the Valleys in Wales. She is a graduate from Trinity College of music and is an amazing cellist and singer/songwriter. We love her friendly eclectic approach to music!
Becky is one of our newest workshop leaders. An amazing singer, percussionist and teacher extraordinare! She also dares to bare the mud at our summer festivals, so you may meet her in a field somewhere.
Meet Louise! She’s another Broomstomp fan. Louise is a talented jazz singer and is currently studying jazz voice at Trinity Laban. Ask her for a tune when you see her next!
Last of all is Drew! Drew helps us out with our festival tours by being a big strong boy and helping set everything up. He has also come up with many a good suggestion on the practical side of things. Everyone needs a Drew!