I am an experienced teacher and performer. I play a wide range of styles.
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
Trumpet and all other brass instruments in classical and jazz/popular styles.
- Tell me about your qualifications.
I studied music at City University and the Guildhall and have a BMus. I am a qualified teacher having gained a GTP at Goldsmith's University of London.
- How much do you charge?
I charge £30.00 per hour or £15.00 for half an hour if students visit me. I am willing to travel to teach a reasonable distance adding £5.00 for my time and petrol. I offer discounts for block bookings of lessons paid for up front. I offer a free consultation lesson.
- Where do you teach?
I teach at home or at students homes - see above.
- When are you available?
I currently have some availability during the day on a Monday. I am available on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Other times may be possible so please ask.
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
Currently my youngest student is 9 and my oldest is 65+. I happily teach all ages.
- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
I am happy to put students in for exams with ABRSM both Jazz and straight syllabuses.
- Do you have a personal message for students?
If you would like to play a brass instrument or if you already do and are in a bit of a rut please feel free to contact me and arrange a free consultation lesson. I look forward to hearing from you.
- What kind of experience do you have?
I have a wide range of experience in jazz bands, brass ensembles and brass bands. I also arrange music for trumpets and organ to be played in various churches. I have a lot of coaching and band rehearsal skills and I previously spent 5 years as a secondary school music teacher. I currently teach a number of private students and am a brass instrumental teacher at a number of schools in South East London and Kent.
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
My most recent CRB check is dated September 2012.
- Do you belong to any professional organisations?
I belong to the Musicians Union.
- Tell me about some of your current students.
I have a number of students form very young beginners and including a lot of mature, intermediate level players. References are available on request.
• BMus City University
• QTS (GTP)
• Current CRB check
• Musicians Union Member
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