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Lessons offered by Christina
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at her home
  • at your home
Taught subjects
  • Violin
  • Fiddle
Levels
  • All Levels

Christina - Catford - Violin

Methodology

I am an enthusiastic young person, with a great deal of experience in Bassoon and Violin playing and in traditional fiddling. I have experience in teaching both privately and in the classroom.

- Which subject(s) do you teach?

Bassoon
Violin
Scottish and Irish Traditional Fiddle, all stages
Music Theory
Piano
Chamber music coaching, for young groups only, primarily wind ensembles

- Tell me about your qualifications.

MPerf, Distinction, Royal College of Music
MusB(Hons) First Class, University of Manchester
Bassoon, DipABRSM
Violin, ABRSM Grade 8
Piano, ABRSM Grade 8
Fiddle, winner of many competitions

- How much do you charge?

£30p/h for lessons/coaching or £16p/half an hour. I recommend 1/2hour only for young children and beginners.
£16p/half an hour for theory lessons
I would meet any potential students for free first.

- Where do you teach?

I am based in SE London but am willing to travel. I can teach either at my flat or at the house of a student.

- When are you available?

I can do evenings and weekends, weeknights are most suitable.

- Which ages and levels do you teach?

All ages
Bassoon - beginner to grade 8
Classical Violin - beginner to grade 5
Classical Piano - beginner to grade 3
Traditional Fiddle - all levels

- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?

ABRSM grade exams where appropriate, on discussion with students and parents.

- Do you have a personal message for students?

I am a fun person to learn with and try to make things as engaging as possible, especially for younger students and beginners.

Experience

- What kind of experience do you have?

Bassoon Teacher, Queens Gate School Kensington, 2014-Present
Bassoon Teacher, Reeds School Surrey, 2012-Present
School workshop leader and assistant, 2013-Present
Private Violin teacher between 2004-2007
Traditional fiddle teacher and group leader for the Small Hall Band youth group and workshop leader at the Border Gaitherin traditional music festival
Chamber music coaching assistant, The Music Acadamy, Sheffield, between Jan and July 2010

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

Yes.

- Where and with whom did you train?

The Royal College of Music with Andrea de Flammineis (Principal Bassoon, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House)
The University of Manchester with Graham Salvage (Principal Bassoon, Halle Orchestra)
Claire Docherty, St Mary's Music School, Edinburgh (Violin)
John Cameron, St Mary's Music School, Edinburgh (Piano)
Various including Paddy Ryan, Catriona McDonald, Chris Stout and Iain Fraser (Traditional Fiddle)

- Do you belong to any professional organisations?

The Incorporated Society of Musicians

Rates

Rate for a 1-hour lesson. : £30/h
Lessons offered by Christina
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at her home
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Violin
  • Fiddle
Levels
  • All Levels

Christina's CV

• Master of Performance (MPerf) Royal College of Music
• Enhanced CRB. Certificate provided on request
• Incorporated Society of Musicians

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