He teaches the piano at Queen’s College, Taunton, and teaches advanced pupils on piano and clarinet privately, including working with Royal Marines band players. He has been a civil servant, computer programmer, chess and tennis coach.
Kevin has a degree in music from the University of York and completed a one year post-graduate course at the Royal Northern College of Music where he studied advanced performance funded by a Countess of Munster Scholarship. He also has the ALCM diploma.
Kevin enjoys a career as a professional clarinettist, and has given highly-acclaimed recitals nationwide and abroad. The International Clarinet Association Journal has described his playing as possessing ‘beautiful tone and technical authority’. He recently served as a juror for the Wurlitzer German online international competition for young clarinet players.
Kevin Hurst C.2022