Shaun studied for a BA (Hons) degree in music at Colchester Institute, under the direction of Michael Clack. He then went on to teach for a year at Wells Cathedral School as a practice supervisor, and was conductor of a number of small ensembles. Shaun went on to study for a MA in Music Performance, under the direction of Nicholas Hitchin (ENO) at Colchester Institute School of Music.
Shaun has worked as a peripatetic brass teacher for a number of years with the Swindon Music Co-operative, Wiltshire Music Service, Bath & North East Somerset Music Service, and Northamptonshire Music Service. Shaun has been heavily involved with music in Buckinghamshire and Northamptonshire and is currently the Musical Director for Brackley Wind Ensemble.
Shaun is currently working as Head of Music at a Secondary School and teaches Theory, GCSE and A Level privately. Shaun is the author and creator of an online resource for brass musicians of all standards called What Brass Players Want (www.whatbrassplayerswant.com).