Amy Cunningham

Amy Cunningham is the founder of The Strings Club and has 15 years’ experience working with children as well as a professional violinist. Prior to establishing The Strings Club, Amy trained as a violinist at The University of Birmingham (BMus. Hons) and University of London (MMus) and performed amongst many known ensembles and orchestras. Amy also worked for numerous recognised music services as well as a classroom music teacher. Amy has a 2 year old daughter, Anja.

Charlotte Nettle

As a Film and TV graduate from the University of Nottingham, Charlotte has always been interested in the arts – although her musical ability is limited to the recorder in primary school! With several years experience in customer service, administration work, and events management she is more than happy to lend a helping hand with any enquiries you may have. Charlotte spends her spare time volunteering at her local animal sanctuary, running her own blog, and practising yoga.

Tembi McKenzie

Having graduated from the Birmingham School of Acting, Tembi currently works as a freelance actress as well as working as a Party Trainer for The Strings Club. Tembi has a real passion for The Strings Club and their Ukulele Gurus parties and loves nothing more than leading a party herself. Having over 50 Ukulele Guru parties under her talented belt, Tembi looks forward to her role as Party Trainer, especially in ensuring the quality of every Ukulele Gurus party is absolutely amazing!

Dan Colagiovanni

Dan arrived at The Strings Club in Jan 2017 with experience of marketing in the private and public sectors and a huge passion for music. He ventured to London to pursue a career as a musician in 2001, combined performing in bands with working for indie labels for the best part of a decade then moved to an arts and literature charity to market their reading projects. Dan previously managed a music programme which toured UK secondary schools with songwriting workshops, and he continues to run a popular micro festival in the Western Lake District. Dan plays guitar and ukulele and loves nothing more than hearing his young daughter Esme Rose play piano and sing.

Peter Bowkett

After graduating with a degree in English and Film Studies from Keele University, Peter has since primarily worked in the world of both corporate and arts events. In November 2017 he joined The Strings Club as an Events and Marketing intern, wishing to understand more about the running of an arts organisation. He loved it so much that, as of April 2018, he has now joined the team as Office and Recruitment Manager.

In his spare time Peter volunteers at the Museum and Art Gallery and enjoys reading, film and playing tennis