My name is Alex Wide. I am a french horn player studying at Guildhall School of music and Drama. I am passionate about performing as well as teaching.
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
I teach French Horn, Trumpet and Tenor Horn.
- Tell me about your qualifications.
I am studying for a BMus (Hons) degree at Guildhall School Of Music and Drama (3rd year).
I have Grade 8 Distinction in French Horn and Tenor Horn.
I have grade 5 music theory.
- How much do you charge?
I charge £28 an hour for French horn and tenor horn.
I charge £25 an hour for trumpet.
I also will charge (if preferred) £15 for half our sessions.
- Where do you teach?
I have a place in the Barbican area in which I can teach.
I am also willing to teach within reason anywhere in London. If the destination is out of zone 1, then travel expences may be required.
- When are you available?
I have a very flexable timetable so I should be able to accomodate most times in the day/evening.
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
I teach all ages.
I can teach french horn and tenor horn to a professional standard.
I can teach trumpet to a grade 5 standard.
- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
I usually teach using the ABRSM grading syllabus as a foundation, making tangents to important works and studies but I am able to use any other syllabus’s or not to do graded exams at all if desired.
- Do you have a personal message for students?
I am a friendly, enthusiastic person and my main purpose of teaching is to help you enjoy music as much I do!
- What kind of experience do you have?
I have had numerous pupils that I have had to leave behind since moving to London and I am now looking to find some keen new pupils to pass on my knowledge too.
I have played with many orchestras and performed a wide range of orchestral repertoire. I have also played in may chamber ensembles.
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
I currently do not teach in schools so I do not have a CRB certificate.
- Where and with whom did you train?
I am currently in my third year studying at the Guildhall School of Music under:
Richard Bissill (principal horn of the Royal Opera House).
David Pyatt (principal Horn of the London Symphony Orchestra).
Jeff Bryant (free-lance horn player/ ex principal of the London Symphony Orchestra and ex principal horn of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra).
Hugh Seenan (free-lance horn player/ ex principal of the London Symphony Orchestra).
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