Sean, 24, has a severe hearing impairment as a result of contracting meningitis aged 3 months. He has been playing trumpet and cornet for 17 years. A fully qualified mainstream Music Secondary (with QTS status) teacher, he teaches music on a freelance basis and strives to make music performance accessible for all. A former member of the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain, he has performed all over the UK at prestigious venues such as Westminster Abbey and at Buckingham Palace with the BBC. His vision is to see hearing impaired people perform music and enjoy it as much as he does.