Starting up,

running your group

and arranging the music

(Rhinegold education: 2012)


Music Teacher awards for Excellence: Music Expo 2013

“a brilliant book...incredibly detailed and yet easy to read...if you are thinking of starting up an ensemble or have been in the business for 20 years you need to read this..”

(Kate Brown: Ensemble Magazine: MMA online)

“I've been a musician, publisher, composer and educator for 30 years and this is one of the finest books of its kind that I have come across. Patrick offers you the benefit of his considerable expertise at running music ensembles of all kinds, and packs his book with loads of practical, helpful advice. This is a 'must have' item for any school music teacher or amateur Musical Director.” (Mike Sheppard)

a 100% ‘must-have’ for all music teachers”

“This book really hit the spot for me”

“An excellent guide to building and managing a musical ensemble. Full of practical examples and a "must" for anybody contemplating or engaged in running a group of musicians at all levels... Great value and great advice!!”

“practical, helpful, informative and highly-interesting...I will be returning to it time and time again for advice and hints..”

(from a selection of 5 Star reviews on Amazon/