Hi! My name is Chris and I have just graduated from the Royal College of Music as a clarinettist. I also conduct, compose, play the Piano and have an excellent knowledge of Music Theory.
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
I teach Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Piano and Music Theory. I am also very happy to do chamber music coaching.
- Tell me about your qualifications.
Royal College of Music-BMus (Hons) Clarinet
ABRSM-Grade 8 Clarinet with Distinction(with an ABRSM gold award for highest mark in the country in 2003)
ABRSM-Grade 8 Piano with Distinction
ABRSM-Grade 8 Music Theory with Merit
AQA-A Level Music Grade A
- How much do you charge?
I Charge £30 for an hour or £20 for a half hour lesson. If you live near Oval tube station, I will reduce these prices by £5. Consultation lessons are of course free!
- Where do you teach?
I only teach in students' homes as I live in an unsound-proofed block of flats!
- When are you available?
I am available evenings (usually from 6.00 although this depends on where I need to travel to!) and weekends.
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
I am happy to teach any age group!
Clarinet, I will teach any ability.
Piano, I will teach to grade 8.
Music Theory, I will teach to grade 8.
- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
ABRSM Graded exams and anything else they might wish to study for!
- What kind of experience do you have?
I have a wide ranging experience as a musician playing with orchestras including the RCM Symphony Orchestra, RCM Sinfonietta, National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain and University of London Symphony Orchestra. I perform regularly as a chamber musician am a member of the Kirrin quintet ensemble Loriod. I have also played concertos with many orchestras including in the Albert Hall.
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Not currently, but I am happy to get one!
- Where and with whom did you train?
I trained at the Royal College of music with Richard Hosford, Tim Lines and Michael Harris. Previously, I was at Chetham's School of Music studying with Jo Patton and John Bradbury.
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