Music Rooms Pontcanna 

Sophia House

28 Cathedral Road



CF11 9LJ

© (2019) Music Rooms Pontcanna


Frances Jenkins

MA BA (Hons.)

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Managing Director; Piano / Vocals Teacher; 

PhD Researcher.

With a 100% ABRSM practical exam pass-record, Frances has taught hundreds of people to play the piano. Frances regularly performs live concerts, recently playing a jazz piano set for the Lord Mayor of Cardiff at a black tie event. Frances teaches a combination of the Suzuki and Russian methods. Frances has played many live gigs throughout her 18 year music career.


A graduate of Swansea University and the University of Glamorgan, Frances has just been awarded the National Productivity and Investment Fund PhD scholarship in Composing for Online Musical Instrument Lessons and divides her time between Cardiff and Falmouth University. She is developing a manual of online music pedagogy, using pioneering telematic technology developed by the Online Orchestra team at Falmouth University. Frances is also a guest lecturer in the creative industries and has trained on an international level. 

Benjamin Jenkins

BSc (Hons.)

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Computer Music / Guitar Teacher;

Sound Engineer; Electrician.

With over a decade of professional music and sound production experience, Ben has taught a generation of musicians how to use music technology to make their own professional tracks using DAW software such as Ableton 10. Ben has worked in many studios in Wales and the UK and is fast-gaining a reputation for excellence in the field of dance music production.  He is also a seasoned live sound engineer, having worked at most Cardiff music venues and at major UK music festivals.

Ben has also been a guitarist for most of his life, performing with bands and as a solo artist in venues and festivals across the UK.

Ben is a graduate in Creative Industries Popular Music Technology from the University of South Wales and is also a qualified electrical engineer.