I am a friendly, relaxed and experienced teacher. I will help you achieve as much as you want to, whether it's just to play for fun or to pass exams!
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
I teach the oboe, flute and recorder from beginner through to advanced. I also teach music theory for those wishing to improve their understanding of music.
- Tell me about your qualifications.
I have a Masters in Solo Performance from the Royal Northern College of Music and a degree in Music from the University of Manchester. I also have a Dipolma in Music Performance from the Associated Board of Royal Schools of Music.
I perform regularly with professional orgainisations across the North-West, including the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Skipton Camerata and Young Opera Venture.
I teach at both the Queen's School in Chester, The King's School in Macclesfield and Fallibroome Academy in Prestbury. References available on request.
- How much do you charge?
I charge £25 per hour and £15.50 for half an hour for individual lessons.
Group lesson fees are dependent on numbers.
- Where do you teach?
I travel to teach in students to homes. This is free of charge for those in Withington/Didsbury/Chorlton. For those outside this range (Stockport/Ashton-under-Lyne/Alderley Edge) I charge expenses to cover petrol.
- When are you available?
I am available to teach in the late afternoons and early evenings during the week and during the day at the weekend. However if these times do not suit, please do ask to arrange an alternative that works for you!
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
I teach all ages and all levels of players for oboe, flute, recorder and music theory.
- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
For those that wish to take exams, I teach the ABRSM syllabus.
- What kind of experience do you have?
I have been teaching in and around Manchester for six years and have a 100% pass rate for all my students who take exams.
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
I have an up-to-date DBS disclosure certificate that can be viewed on request.
- Where and with whom did you train?
I trained at the RNCM with Melinda Maxwell, Britain's leading contemporary oboist and now continue my studies with Jonathan Small, prinicpal of the Liverpool Philharmonic. Before this I learnt with Christine Swain, the principal oboist of the Northern Chamber Orchestra. I have had Masterclasses with some of the worlds best oboists including Ingo Goritski, Maurice Borgue, Hansjorg Schellenbereger, Gordon Hunt, Nicholas Daniel and Sarah Francis.
- Do you belong to any professional organisations?
I am a member of the Incoperated Scoiety of Musicians (ISM)
• MusB University of Manchester
• MMus The Royal Northern College of Music
• CRB Enhanced Disclosure Certificate
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