Hello! I am a highly experienced Piano/Keyboard Player, Composer, Teacher specialising in jazz, pop, classical theory, TV & film music.
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
I am able to teach Piano (Classical, Jazz, Soul, Funk, Blues), Theory (Jazz and Classical), Composition (especially Pop and TV Music), and Music Technology (Logic, Cubase, Sibelius + more).
We can work towards grades or learn for fun.
- Tell me about your qualifications.
I have a 1st Class BA Hons in Music from the University of Durham, and have studied privately with tutors from the Guildhall and the Royal Academy. I have also completed a summer Jazz programme with the prestigious Manhattan School of Music.
- How much do you charge?
I am able to offer an initial 1/2 price consultation lesson - this allows me to find out what you are looking to get from the lessons and for you to ask any questions.
After the consultation my lessons are:
£35 per hour
£19 per 1/2 hour
- Where do you teach?
I teach at my home in Walthamstow E17 - a lovely Victorian property with a beautiful Welmar upright piano. Transport links are brilliant, and there's parking space for cars and bikes. Occasionally I might be able to travel but please get in touch to enquire.
- When are you available?
Flexible - Available both daytime and evenings depending when is convenient for you.
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
I currently teach both Kids and Adults. Some are complete beginners, some are talented classical musicians who are looking to start playing jazz. I also teach a lot of 'traditionally' taught musicians who are looking to get to grips with music technology to help them compose and record.
- Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
The more theoretical aspects of music tuition can be taught online via Skype.
- What kind of experience do you have?
I have over 6 years of teaching experience and am also an active Musician / Composer...
Playing the Keyboard, I have had the opportunity to perform with some of the best session musicians in the business - this has included the band members of Stevie Wonder, Prince, Amy Winehouse and more. I have taken to the stage all over the UK and also in Jazz Bars, Clubs, and Restaurants as far afield as Japan, Korea, Brazil and Australia.
As a Composer I have had my work used on the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, and at Theatres across London.
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
• Composer for BBC, ITV, and Channel 4 TV Programmes
• 1st Class BA Hons in Music (University of Durham)
• CRB Checked
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