Gigspanner.co.uk is a limited company founded in 2012. It is made up of three music oriented ventures.
Firstly there is Lexana Publishing. Lexana publishing supplies original and creative music resources for individuals, schools and educators.
Visit the online shop Lexana.uk to search for music and listen to demos.
Secondly we have music tuition by AL Hodgson. Lessons are available on Flute, Saxophone, Piano, Music Theory and Music Technology. Visit alhodgson.com for more details.
And lastly there is Educational INSET and training for educators and pupils.
This part of gigspanner.co.uk will be launching in 2020.
AL Hodgson is the driving force behind Gigspanner Music Services. He began his musical career at Lichfield Catherdral as a Chorister and then moved on to Shrewsbury School as the top music scholar. He then spent 5 years studying music at Reading University before working as a freelance musician for 10 years. During that time he played on TV, Radio, Cruise Ships, National Theatre Tours, Pantomimes, album recordings, musical direction and teaching in schools. 1998 saw a change of direction as AL became Assistant Director of Music at Danes Hill School, then Director Of Music at Barrow Hills School from 2003-2006 followed by his appointment to Director of Music at St George's Junior School, Weybridge from 2006-2012. In 2012 he went back to freelance work and now teaches, records, composes and arranges music from his studio in Weybridge. He has maintained links with St George's Junior School and teaches class music there for two days each week. AL plays flute, saxophone and piano and is hugely experienced with Sibelius and Cubase software.
AL is married to Louise, has 5 children and a mild addiction to golf.
References and DBS documentation are available upon request.