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Lessons offered by Mike
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The lessons will be held
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Cello
Levels
  • All Levels

Experienced cellist and teacher offering cello lessons in Bristol, all ages and abilities welcome!

Methodology

I have been playing professionally as well as teaching privately and in schools since graduating in 2012. I have explored various methods of teaching such as Colourstrings and Dalcroze. Each student is unique and I enjoy finding what fits best for them!

Background

I am an enthusiastic and dedicated peripatetic cello teacher with experience in orchestral, ensemble and individual educational settings. I encourage my students to become musically independent by constantly broadening their imaginations and skill base, helping them to develop a unique musical voice.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : £25/h
Lessons offered by Mike
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Cello
Levels
  • All Levels

Mike's CV

Education
2009-2012 Canterbury Christ Church University BMus (Hons) First Class
Other Qualifications and Extra Curricular Roles
2015 Colourstrings Teacher Training Qualification Phase 1 Cello
2015 LRSM Cello
2014 DipABRSM Distinction Cello
2013 Kent Music MusicPlus CPD
2009-2012 CCCU Music Department Student Representative
2009-2012 Cavatina Trust Ambassador
2007 Full clean driving licence

Current and Previous Employment
2018-Present Dover Grammar School for Girls
2017-2018 King’s Rochester (Maternity Cover)
2016-Present Lambeth Music Service
2016- Present East Kent Summer Music Course
2015-Present Sir Roger Manwood’s School
2015-2017 King Solomon Academy Colourstrings Cello Teacher
2015-Present Inharmony Lambeth
2014-2015 River Primary School, Cello Teacher and Orchestra Director
2014-2015 St Faiths at Ash Prep School
2014 Midwinter Strings Workshop Leader
2013-2015 Dover College
2013-2015 Make Time for Music, MusicPlus Teacher
2012-2014 The Astor Music School, Founder and Director
2012-2013 Oxford Cello School, Workshop Leader
2012-2013 Kent Music
2012-2015 Your Music School
2010-Present ‘Cello Love’ Founder and Director

Orchestral/Theatre Experience
2018 Boulder, Half a String, Touring UK 2019
2017 The Frogs, House on the Hill Productions, Jermyn Street Theatre
2012-Present Becker Orchestra
2012-Present Kent Concert Orchestra
CV: Michael Bacon !2
2012-Present Lux Chamber Orchestra
2010-Present Orchestra 2012
2010-2012 Principle Cellist CCCU Symphony Orchestra/String Orchestra
2009-Present The Leon Quartet

Awards
2011 Canterbury Arts Council Scholarship
2010 Lord Lieutenant’s Fund Grant
2010 CCCU Music Department First Year Scholarship
2009 CCCU Music Department Entrance Scholarship

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