Kizzy Brooks, PercussionHaving graduated from the Royal College of Music with First Class Honours and the Tagore Gold Medal in 2016, Kizzy embarked on a career as a freelance Percussionist and Timpanist. Kizzy is the Co-Founder of PercWorks, the UK’s leading Online Education Platform for percussionists, with 1750+ participants and an audience of 20000 in the first year.
Kizzy regularly performs with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, English National Ballet Philharmonic, RTE National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland and Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. She is also a passionate educator and tutor for the National Youth Orchestra and National Children’s Orchestra as well as holding teaching positions at Benenden and Eveline Day Schools, Directing of Percussion Ensembles for Surrey Arts, Deputy Percussion Teacher at the Royal College of Music Junior Department and has recently led classes at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and The Purcell School.
Kizzy has also recently released her second album with band ‘The Burning Glass’, which has been featured on BBC Radio 6 Music and BBC Introducing.
Photo credit: Marco Kesseler