Music has been the focus of my life since the age of 8. I am passionate about music, and sharing my knowledge and experience. I am eager to encourage and nurture other singers, musicians and students as I have been myself.
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
I teach Classical Singing, Music Theory, GCSE Music and A-level Music.
- Tell me about your qualifications.
First class BA in Music - University of Durham,
GradDip (vocal studies) - The Royal College of Music
MMus with distinction (Opera Studies) - The Guildhall School of Music and Drama
- How much do you charge?
£35/hr or £20/half hour
- Where do you teach?
I teach from home in Royston, Hertfordshire
- When are you available?
I have very flexible availability, including weekdays, evenings and weekends. I am also available in school holidays
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
I have taught students from the age of 7-77, with a wide range of abilities.
- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
- What kind of experience do you have?
I have taught singing privately for 8 years, with students ranging in ages from 7-77, and alongside my private teaching I currently teach at Royal Hospital School in Suffolk and Pembroke College, Cambridge. I have prepared students for ABRSM and Trinity exams, and have taught students that have gained distinction at diploma level and gained entrance to conservatoires. I have also taught mature students and working professional singers. I have also tutored Music Theory, A-Level and GCSE music privately for 5 years and have taught AS/A2 A-level in the classroom.I have also taken part in education workshops in schools throughout London and the South.
I combine a career as a tutor/teacher with a career as a professional operatic tenor. I have sung for opera companies including Glyndebourne, Scottish Opera, Opera North and Wexford Festival and at concert halls including The Royal Albert Hall, Cadogan Hall and Royal Festival Hall.
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Yes (Enhanced Certificate 10/02/2014)
- Where and with whom did you train?
I trained at the University of Durham (1st class BA in Music and a choral scholar at Durham Cathedral), The Royal College of Music (2 year postgraduate vocal studies) and The Guildhall School of Music and Drama (2 year opera course)
• BA (Music) - 1st Class, Durham University
• MMus (Opera Studies) - Distinction, GSMD; GradDip (Vocal Studies) - RCM
• I hold A DBS Enhanced Certificate, Issued 10/02/2014
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