Mike Heaps

Founder and Workshop Leader

A talented multi-instrumentalist and qualified Music Educator (CET/AET/DET), Mike set up Room for Music in 2011 with the goal of providing an alternative approach to music education. Bringing together a lifelong passion for music and many years experience of songwriting and performing in a variety of styles and genres, Mike oversees the RFM team and workshop delivery.


Martin Whiteman

Music Tech and Live Band Tutor

Martin is a versatile musician, producer and recording engineer with three decades of experience in the music industry both on stage and behind the scenes. As a performer Martin toured the world with a number of bands and DJs, and as an engineer has recorded for major record labels including Sony, Universal Music, Parlophone and Sub Pop, working with a huge variety of artists from Tom Jones to Xecutioners, Matt & Kim to Jamie Lidell, The Charlatans and many more besides.


Ross Clark

Live Band Tutor

An instrumentalist and vocalist, Ross has been involved in music since his first guitar lesson at age 7. With many years experience gigging across the UK, he continues to record and perform original material through a number of active projects. Ross brings a wide range of performance skills to our workshops as well as his songwriting, recording and producing abilities.


Martyn Storey

Live Band and Music Tech Tutor

Martyn brings a great mixture of expert musicianship and technical knowledge to the RFM team. As well as possessing a wide range of instrumental skills, Martyn is a qualified Audio Engineer, writes and performs his own original music as Audio Shadows and performs regularly on the local gig circuit with his band The Unruly.