He's a legend. Brill musician . So sad he's gone
JR is probably the biggest legend I have ever had the fortune of meeting. Such a guy. Sad his is now gone :'(
He's a good guy, but dosn't teach you anything until GCSE level. Whe you get there, he picks up the pace quite a bit, and he's an amazing musician. Though he once sabotaged a preformance in our class.
works hard for those who take music seriously...genius and wish i had half his talent.. really dead on and down to earth!! legend of bgs!!!
Simply, school would not be worth coming to without his his classes.
Ok maybe we dont do much in class but to all the mucisians he is inspirational and an absolute legend! He also does so much for our band that he doesnt have time for people who dont care about music.
LOVE HIM!!! Went to conor house and was in the orcristra and he wished there was 1000 of me :D love him and miss him loads wouldn ever change him!! xxx
genius! get away wit quite abit to in his classes, rake around all year and yet sumhow he gets you an A, brilliant. how can that teaching method be wrong.
This man, although not the most consistent teacher in the world, makes up for this tenfold by his sheer musicality. Fantastic especially anything to do with the keyboard and improvisation.
hes lazy we never do anthything in his class , though he is funny
sooooooooooo lazy shudnt b head of music leaves evrifin 2 miss cannon nd miss evans
His teaching skills are not great, but when it comes to concerts, he is fantastic.
best tearch in the hole bleedin school he is the best because he dosent do any work hahaha and we do home work in his class the guy is the best teacher you could have he is a real legand
he is such a legend, in concert band he is brilliant, and for everyone who doens#t like him, they obviously hate music!
Somehow he manages to get 2 years worth of work done in the space of a few days each year!!! For EVERYTHING. That includes concerts, GCSEs, AS levels and A2 levels. For the rest of the year he motivates people by fixing up his web site on his laptop, or he buys songs off iTunes. And it's actually the trombones who should receive the praise concerning the concert band. I mean, who starts the Stripper?!! THE TROMBONES!! Need I say more?!!
absolute legend! gr8 teacher if u r musical which rrli is his job! not lazy at all!all he dos is work away at his laptop! amazin conducter nd brings life 2 da music dept. nd concert band!!!! if i had 1/4 of his talent i would well happy! AMAZIN MUSICIAN!!! yeehaa!!!! lol
I wish i had half his talent, who cares if he doesn't teach disinterested juniors. His genius is wasted in this school
He's cool he just lets us lounge about all the time and is a good teacher
brill guy! takes music very seriously and is great for a chat as well. very easy to get along with and an exceptional musician/conductor.
I agree with the last comment. Despite some of the negative comments here, JR is regarded with great affection in BGS. He's a great guy, and I would rather have him than some personality deficient moron.
Awful teacher, but then of course that's not his field. One of the most charming, intelligent, witty and talented people I have ever met. And a good friend.
you don't do anything in his classes just sit around and talk
IH (ex HoD) would be ashamed at standards now. Ian may have been a bit sarcastic and bad tempered at times, but he brought the best out of everyone and everyone liked him. He made such an effort with his pupils o cover work. (unlike his successor). His choral efforts were second to none and rehearsal never stopped. (Gryphon is now legendary). It is such a pity that this work has been undone, by sheer laziness. However, efforts are currently being made to resurect the choir.Letshope its not another in vain!
absolute legent. will help anyone anytime... as long as you're 6th year!!! lol
Keyboards anyone? Ahh how I miss junior school music exams.. "perform your own composition.." "DJ DJ!"
Very intelligent at music! very talented! really dead on and cares for his pupils!
like his predecessor, avoids anyone who believes that their future lies outside the realm of music - holds far too much influence for what his subject is
Only cares if your good at music, doesn't take an interest if your not. Sits around and talks on the phone most of the period, fair enough.
he talks to you as if he was your good friend, very talented guy(in music) most dead on teacher in the school