Debbie Kent

North Devon
LLCs Covered: 

Barnstaple, Bideford, Braunton, Chulmleigh, Crediton, Ilfracombe, South Molton, Torrington

Contact Details:
Areas of specialist expertise: 

Contemporary music provision
Latin American Music & Dance
Secondary support
Vocal provision


Debbie’s first class singing has been impressing audiences across the South West for many years. An experienced vocalist and multi-instrumentalist, she has spent her life dedicated to music. A highly skilled practitioner in both classical and contemporary genres, Debbie has an extensive knowledge of a diverse range of musical styles.

Debbie studied clarinet at the Guildhall School of Music in London whilst completing her Music & Media degree at The University of Sussex. She is a single reed specialist (primarily clarinet and soprano/alto sax), contemporary vocal specialist, guitarist and singer/songwriter with original CD releases to her name.

During her career as both professional performer and educator she has worked with many internationally acclaimed artists and organisations including; Asere, BBC Concert Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, P&O, Steve White (and Trio Valore), Windstar Cruises (Seattle)

An inspirational educator and someone keen to support young people's music making, her work for Babcock LDP Music Service includes:

  • facilitating large scale, collaborative projects with schools and learning communities
  • initiating and directing the flagship vocal group Devon Teachers Rock Choir
  • delivering teacher training on a variety of instruments; voice, fife, flute, clarinet and ukulele empowering school based staff about practical music making in the classroom. In spring 2007 Debbie became one of the vocal trainers for Trinity Guildhall's National KS2 Music CPD Programme
  • delivering wellbeing vocal workshops for National Health Educators

Debbie continually strives to provide support structures for young people’s music making.

For further information on Debbie Kent:

For further information about the Devon Teachers Rock Choir


Supported using public funding by Department for Education and Arts Council England