I am a competition-winning classical guitarist with 15 years teaching experience. I emphasise well-rounded musicianship in my teaching, approaching all the elements of music through pieces and songs personally chosen by my students.
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
I teach Classical Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar and Ukulele.
- Tell me about your qualifications.
Grade 8 Honours in Classical Guitar (2004)
Studied at the Junior Guildhall School of Music & Drama (1997-2005)
Studying at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance (2014-2018)
- How much do you charge?
£20 for 30 mins
£30 for 45 mins
£40 for 60 mins
Fees include travel of up to 20 mins.
- Where do you teach?
I teach from my home in Croydon (CR0) and in and around the London boroughs of Southwark, Lambeth, Wandsworth, Croydon & Sutton.
- When are you available?
I teach every evening from 4-9pm and Saturdays and Sundays between 9am-8pm.
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
I teach any age from 6+ and all levels from beginner to advanced, and those seeking entrance to Conservatoire training or a professional life playing Guitar.
- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
Trinity Guildhall Grades 1-8 in Classical Guitar
Trinity Guildhall Performance Diploma in Classical Guitar
ABRSM Grades 1-8 in Classical Guitar
ABRSM Performance Diploma in Classical Guitar
RGT Grades 1-8 in Acoustic Guitar
RGT Grades 1-8 in Electric Guitar
RGT Grades 1-4 in Ukulele
RGT Performance Diploma in Acoustic & Electric Guitar
- What kind of experience do you have?
I have taught guitar privately for 15 years and in schools for 10 years.
I won first prize in the Alison Stephens plucked strings competition held at Trinity Laban Conservatoire in 2014.
I perform extensively around the UK with performance highlights including the Royal Albert Hall: Elgar Room, Theatre Royal Ustinov, Shepherd's Bush Empire and Queen Elizabeth Hall: Front Room.
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
I have an up-to-date non-transferable DBS Certificate from Wilson's School in the London Borough of Sutton.
- Where and with whom did you train?
I studied at the Junior Guildhall School of Music & Drama with Gary Ryan (currently assistant head of strings at the Royal College of Music) followed by Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance with Graham Devine.
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