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Lessons offered by Alex
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at his home
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Music Theory
  • Composition
  • Jazz Improvisation
  • Songwriting
Levels
  • All Levels

Alex - West Hampstead - Music Theory

Methodology

I provide an intelligent holistic method that encourages expansive growth of all aspects of musicianship. Lessons are tailor made to each student. Creativity and Expression are at the forefront of everything! I love teaching!

- Which subject(s) do you teach?

- Brass: Trombone, Trumpet, Euphonium, tuba. All Styles

- Classical Composition, Jazz Composition, song writing, arranging.

- Theory lessons (for grades or for PASSION!!!)

- Can provide tuition with GCSEs/A levels

- Tell me about your qualifications.

I trained at the Royal Academy of Music first as a Jazz trombone player and then in Contemporary Composition graduating with 1st class Bmus(hons). I am currently the Ian Evans Lombe Scholar in Composition at the Royal College of Music.
I will soon hold a Liscency of the Royal Academy of Music teaching qualification.

- How much do you charge?

I charge between £30-£40 per hour depending on how a pupil fits in geographically with my other teaching and engagements.

- Where do you teach?

London!
I teach at home and/or at students' homes.

- When are you available?

Dairy permitting......
feel free to call or email.

- Which ages and levels do you teach?

I teach early years music in schools and have many primary school age pupils. I also have a sincere oeuvre of pupils in their teens and twenties after grade 8, university or a professional career.

Youngest pupil - 3 years old. I am especially good at relating to children.
Oldest pupil - . . . . .well i don't usually ask - but I teach a handful of adults too.

- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?

ABRSM Grades
Trinity Guildhall Grades
GSCE Exams
A level Exams
University and Conservtiore entry (discipline specific)
Entry into the profession.

- Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.

Skype and Face time.

- Do you have a personal message for students?

“Ah music! A magic beyond all we do here!”
Albus Dumbledore

Background

- What kind of experience do you have?

I have 8 years of teaching experience. I am currently working for Pelican Music Service, Chelsea Quavers, Sparks RCM and Education Group as a tutor and workshop leader. I also teach early years classroom music (ages 3-4 & 4-5) at St Stephan's school Hammersmith and Burlington Danes White City.
I have lots of professional experience as a musician including: concert/classical music, jazz music, rock music, song writing, arrangements, music for films, music for theatre productions, music for amateurs and electronic music. In commercial music I have worked expansively from the (2015) Broadway production of American in Paris to the feature film "Ginger and Rosa" (2012).

I like to work with students on any music that excites them or inspires them to explore.

- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?

I have an up to date professional DBS check with Academics ltd.

- Where and with whom did you train?

Royal Academy of Music(Bmus hons), Royal College of Music (Mcomp),
Trombone: Gordon Campbell, Mark Bassey, Dennis Wick, Simon Hogg, Nick Smart, Mornington Lockett, Zoltan Dekany, Jeremy Price
Composition: Mark Anthony Turnage, Jonathan Cole, Phillip Cashian, Christopher Austin, Peter Maxwell Davies, Gary Carpenter, Paul Paterson, Martin Suckling, Pete Churchill, Nikki Iles

Rates

Rate for online lessons : £30/h
Lessons offered by Alex
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at his home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Music Theory
  • Composition
  • Jazz Improvisation
  • Songwriting
Levels
  • All Levels

Alex's CV

• Bachelor of Music 1st class Bmus(hons)
• LRAM
• Professional DBS (Academics Ltd), CRB (CPAS)
• Academics Ltd.

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