I studied the Suzuki method in North America, I have a music education degree and 2 performance degrees, and I have taught privately for 10 years. I welcome all ages, including adults and people with disabilities any any kind. Let's have fun!
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
Violin, viola, chamber coaching
- Tell me about your qualifications.
Bachelor of music in violin performance - Memorial University of Newfoundland
Bachelor of music education - Memorial University of Newfoundland
Masters of viola performance - City University of New York (Brooklyn College)
Suzuki unit 1, 2 & 3 training (Suzuki Association of America)
10 years experience teaching and freelance performing
- How much do you charge?
£40 an hour, free consulation meeting for under 18's (30-45 minutes)
- Where do you teach?
I teach from my home studio in New Cross, which is on the Overground. For those who live in Hackney, it takes about 30 minutes to get there. Close by neighborhoods are Greenwich, Nunhead, Peckham, Camberwell, Lewisham, Telegraph Hill, Depford
- When are you available?
Tuesdays 3:30-4:30 is currently available and Thursday night 7pm-8pm.
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
4 to 65+ all levels, suzuki, ABRSM, Trinity.
- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
university auditions, competitions, ABRSM & Trinity exams, whatever comes up!
- Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
I'm happy to teach over Skype
- Do you have a personal message for students?
I hope I can share my love of music with you as we strive for excellence!
- What kind of experience do you have?
I began teaching privately when I was 13, and had 9 students while in secondary school. During my music ed degree, I taught elementary band students, string students, and core secondary school music (years 9 & 10) for four months. While living in Northern Ontario, I maintained a studio of over 25 weekly private students at the Geoffrey James Lee School of Music, and I also conducted the Timmins Symphony Youth Orchestra for 3 years. (Ages 12-18). I was also a guest clinician in Quebec where I worked with the second violins at a workshop called the Rassemblement des Cordes.
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
yes I do!
- Where and with whom did you train?
Nancy Dahn of Duo Concertante
Stephanie Griffin of the Momenta Quartet
masterclasses and festivals with many others!
- Do you belong to any professional organisations?
Musician's Union, Suzuki Association of the Americas
- Tell me about some of your current students.
I have a few private students, mostly children, but a couple of adults as well. Adults can choose traditional or classical style music.
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