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Lessons offered by Fiona
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at her home
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Trumpet
  • Trombone
  • Cornet
  • Euphonium
  • Tuba
  • French horn
Levels
  • All Levels

Fiona - Cathays - Trumpet

Methodology

I recently completed my undergraduate study at the Royal Northern College of Music with a BMus 1st class honours degree. I shall further my studies with a two-year MMus course at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama (RWCMD),

- Which subject(s) do you teach?

Although I am primarily a French horn player, I am able to teach brass instruments to a high standard.
These instruments include -
French horn, Trumpet/Cornet, Tenor horn, Euphonium, Trombone and Tuba.

I am also able to provide Music theory and Chamber Music tuition.

- Tell me about your qualifications.

2011-2015 - Royal Northern College of Music, BMus 1st Class Honours
2011 - A level Music: Bishop Stopford School, Kettering
2009 - GCSE Music
2008 - Grade 8 French horn

- How much do you charge?

As a student, I can provide a good private tuition rate at £18 per hour (£20 - some exceptions) and £15 for 45 minutes and £13 for 30 minutes.

I am able to provide discounts for group lessons and siblings, please contact me for further information.

- Where do you teach?

Cardiff based in term times.


Northamptonshire-based in school holidays. Wellingborough, Kettering, Corby, Northampton.

- When are you available?

I am very flexible with lessons, yet variable due to RWCMD commitments. Please contact me and we can work out a time which suits.

- Which ages and levels do you teach?

Beginner students through to advanced level students. I can provide grade/exam-focused lessons, as well as casual lessons.

I aim to provide a positive, stimulating and fun environment for all students. My lessons will include playing alongside the pupil in order to help them to develop essential ensemble skills. I can teach beginner students to read music effectively and help to prepare more advanced students for any musical examination including, GCSE, A levels and auditions for music colleges.

- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?

I can provide ABRSM or trinity guildhall grades 1-8 on any brass instrument and theory.

- Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.

I would prefer, where possible to avoid online tutoring. I am more than willing to compromise however, depending on individual cases.

A freelance professional french horn player with experience in teaching brass instruments. Working at Wells Cathedral School as a graduate music assistant, helping practice sessions, conducting brass ensembles, and providing 1:1 French horn lessons.

- Which subject(s) do you teach?

I am able to teach brass instruments including trumpet/cornet, trombone, french horn, tuba, euphonium and tenor horn.

- Tell me about your qualifications.

Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Master of Music, Orchestral Performance
Royal Northern College of Music, Bachelor of Music with honours: 1st- class

- How much do you charge?

I provide a free consultation lesson, followed by £25 per hour (£30 for French horn) and £15 for 30 minute lessons. I offer discounts for siblings and group lessons, please contact me for details.

- Where do you teach?

Somerset area, Cardiff/Bristol (Saturday's and school holdays)

- When are you available?

I am busy, yet flexible so please contact me and we can find a time to suit.

- Which ages and levels do you teach?

Beginner to grade 8/diploma level.

Adults, young people and children.

- Do you have a personal message for students?

I aim to provide fun and interesting lessons for both young people and adults of all abilities with musical enjoyment being the main focus! Please do get in touch.

Background

- What kind of experience do you have?

I work for the National Children's Orchestra of Great Britain (NCOGB) - (Under-13s) Spring Course in April 2014; (Encore) Summer Course 2014/15, as a member of the social staff. In addition, I regularly assist the RNCM Young Horn sessions at the college.

My orchestral experience includes Young Musician's Symphony Orchestra (YMSO), Skipton Camerata and the RNCM Symphony and Chamber Orchestras.

I was a member of Northamptonshire Music and Performing Arts Service (NMPAS) 2004-2011.

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

Up to date, DBS (CRB) certificate

- Where and with whom did you train?

Under tuition from Julian Plummer (Hallé Orchestra), Lindsey Stoker (BBC Philharmonic, and freelance musician). Rebecca Goldberg (natural horn) and visiting international tutor, Froydis Ree Wekre at RNCM.

- What kind of experience do you have?

As a freelance French horn player, I have worked with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Birmingham Opera Company and Welsh National Opera. I work full time at Wells Cathedral School and I am a member of the social staff team at the National Children's Orchestras of Great Britain.
I have experience in 1:1 teaching, leading ensembles and coaching brass groups. I have taken Educare Child Protection courses and provide pastoral care for orchestral courses. In my teaching, I am able to provide grade focused lessons or just playing music for fun!

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

I have an up to date DBS and I have also completed a child protection course (Educare).

- Where and with whom did you train?

Angus West, Welsh National Opera
Tim Thorpe, BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Tim Jackson. Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Julian Plummer, Halle Orchestra

Rates

Rate for online lessons : £20/h
Lessons offered by Fiona
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at her home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Trumpet
  • Trombone
  • Cornet
  • Euphonium
  • Tuba
  • French horn
Levels
  • All Levels

Rates

Rate for online lessons : £20/h

Fiona's CV

• Royal Northern College of Music Graduate: French horn - BMus 1st Class Honours
• DBS checked
• Royal Northern College of Music

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