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Lessons offered by Helena
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at her home
  • at your home
Taught subjects
  • Trumpet
  • French horn
Levels
  • All Levels

Helena - Southfields - Trumpet

Methodology

Hi! My name is Helena Jacklin and I'm a french horn player!

- Which subject(s) do you teach?

I can teach brass instruments, Violin, music theory, and tutor people taking their GCSE and A level music.

- Tell me about your qualifications.

I've been learning music for 15 years and I have a First Class Bachelor of Music (Hons) degree from the Royal College of Music, and a Distinction in Masters in Performance Postgraduate degree from the Royal College of Music.

Also:
2002 - Grade 5 Music Theory, Distinction
2005 - Grade 8 Horn, Distinction
2007 - Grade 8 Violin, Distinction
2000 - Grade 5 Theory, Distinction

- How much do you charge?

I charge £40 an hour for french horn and trumpet lessons, and £30 for half an hour. For Violin, I charge £35 an hour and £25 for half hour lessons. I am happy to give you a consultation lesson at a reduced rate.

- Where do you teach?

I can teach at your home, or you're welcome to come for a lesson at my house in Southfields, within 7 minutes walking distance from the station.

- When are you available?

My availability does vary from week to week however I am flexible and can normally teach any day of the week.

- Which ages and levels do you teach?

Any ages.
Horn - beginner to advanced
Trumpet/tenor horn - beginner to grade 8
Violin - beginner to grade 6
Theory/Harmony - Beginner to grade 8

- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?

I can help with preparation for ABRSM and Trinity/Guildhall examinations,school exams (GCSE/A level) and any instrument-related assessment you have coming up.

Background

- What kind of experience do you have?

I have a lot of performing experience, I have been teaching people of all ages since I was 15 years old and I have taken musical workshops in schools all around the country.

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

Yes.

- Where and with whom did you train?

I attended the Purcell School of Music in 2004 aged 11 to study Horn, Violin and Piano. I was given a rounded education in academic music and studied the horn with Sue Dent. I then attended the Royal College of Music where I studied with Simon Rayner (Principal horn Opera House, Covent Garden), John Ryan (Co-Principal Horn London Philharmonic Orchestra), Jeffrey Bryant (Retired Co-Principal horn Royal Philharmonic Orchestra), Nigel Black (Principal Horn of Philharmonia Orchestra) and Timothy Jones (Principal Horn of London Symphony Orchestra).

- Tell me about some of your current students.

I currently teach seven people, the youngest at 5 years old and the oldest at 36. I have started most as beginners and have taken people on of varying abilities.

Rates

Rate for a 1-hour lesson. : £40/h
Lessons offered by Helena
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at her home
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Trumpet
  • French horn
Levels
  • All Levels

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