East London Music have worked with various colleges, universities and businesses that have contributed to our success.

ELM director Patrick Hinds provides guitar and music tuition to many schools and academies around London, working with the Triborough Music Hub and Bromley Youth Music Trust. He has played with Rick Wakeman and Sue Perkins in the Orion Orchestra, performed with the Albert Hall House band and with the Royal College of Music Orchestra. Through an extensive performance career Patrick has played at various venues and studios, including Metropolis, the Scala, Hilton Park Lane, Charlie Wrights and many more.

Patrick was on the organising committee of the British Society of Aesthetics Postgraduate conference 2018, and has given papers at various international conferences including the SEMPRE conference ‘ICMPC-ESCOM’ in Thessaloniki, the British Postgraduate Philosophy Association conference in Edinburgh, the Royal Music Association’s Annual Conference and the Society of Music Analysis’s annual Theory and Analysis Conference. Patrick has a Doctorate degree from Durham University and Masters and Bachelor’s degrees from Surrey; he won an Arts and Humanities Research grant for his PhD studies.