Friendly, dedicated and experienced musician able to guide students towards their own musical goals and exam preparation
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
Orchestral Percussion - timpani, tuned percussion, snare drum
Piano (to about Grade 5 standard)
Music Theory (also to around Grade 5 standard
- Tell me about your qualifications.
Have studied music to advanced levels of percussion performance.
- How much do you charge?
Percussion Rates: £25 an hour, £20 for 45 minutes, £15 for half an hour
Piano Rates: £20 an hour, £15 for 45 minutes, £15 for half an hour
Music Theory Rates: £15 for 45 minutes
However, rates are increased by £5 if I have to travel to a student's home to cover my expenses and time.
- Where do you teach?
I prefer to teach at my home in Bishopton, Renfrewshire. (Seven minutes walk from train station.) My instruments (including piano) are there.
However, I am prepared to teach at the student's home. I can cover the west Renfrewshire area (e.g.)Bishopton, Erskine, Inchinan, Langbank, Paisley; Inverclyde - Gourock, Greenock, Wemyss Bay and Glasgow City Centre. Due to other commitments I can also teach in the centre of Edinburgh (Wednesday late afternoon-early evening).
Please note that if I have to travel my rates increase by £5 to cover expenses and my time.
- When are you available?
Tuesday and Friday late afternoons and evenings and Saturday mornings generally suit me best for lessons. However, other days and times can be negotiated. I am happy to teach all year round.
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
I am happy to teach people of all ages and all standards.
(For piano and music theory I only teach up to about Grade 5 standard)
- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
Trinity Guildhall Qualifications.
SQA Music exams (all levels)
- What kind of experience do you have?
I have a wealth of performing experience ranging from orchestral, contemporary, studio recordings, shows, and as a solo recitalist.
I have taught students of all ages and abilities and tutored various musical groups and projects including a Sound Start Project which involved tutoring some children suffering from autism.
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
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