Interested in improving your musical skills? My lessons combine the freshness of an enthusiastic 23 year old musician, with the wisdom acquired from the great masters I have had the honour to learn from.
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
I teach Cello, Chamber Music, Music Theory and Aural Skills at all levels and ages, from beginners to more advanced students. I can also give my lessons in English or Spanish, as you prefer!
If your passion is learning another language, I also offer spanish lessons.
- Tell me about your qualifications.
MA in Cello Performance with Distinction - Royal Academy of Music
LRAM teaching diploma - Royal Academy of Music (in progress)
BM in Cello Performance - Real Conservatorio Superior de MÃºsica de Madrid (Spain)
- How much do you charge?
For cello and chamber music I charge:
For two students in a row (e.g. in a family), I charge:
Other options available upon request.
- Where do you teach?
I teach at my flat in Cricklewood or at the student's house. If you want me to teach at your home I charge £10 for travel expenses and time (£15 if it takes me more than 45min to get to your home).
- When are you available?
I can usually work around your timetable.
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
All levels and ages are very welcome.
- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
I prepare my students for ABRSM exams grade 1-8, and audition entry exams for schools.
Preparation for other qualifications are available upon request.
- Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
I can give online tutorials through Skype or Face Time. Make sure your internet connection is fast enough for video streaming.
- Do you have a personal message for students?
DonÂ´t think any more, if you want to learn music just for fun or to develop your skills, let's get started now!!
- What kind of experience do you have?
I have given Cello Master Classes at the Conservatorio Profesional de MÃºsica de Cartagena (1-8 ABRSM grades) and at the Conservatorio Superior de MÃºsica de Murcia (undergraduate students)
I have been teaching privately in last few years, working both with children and adults, at different levels.
I have also participated in several workshops with children at different schools of London.
A bit about me:
I have taken part in the OJRM being principal cellist during 3 years and participating in all its concerts through Spain, Europe and US (Lincoln Center of New York, The Midwest Clinic of Chicago). I have been principal cello at the International Orchestra from the FIOJ (Murcia University 2009). I took part in a Mentoring Scheme with the Birmingham Ballet Orchestra in 2013. At the present I am a member of the JONDE and am on the reserves of the GMJO. I have recorded as a principal cello for productions and films, as Suspicious by Alex Birrel. I am full member of the Camerata de Murcia, a young string chamber orchestra that has garnered positive reviews on their performances.
Since September 2012 I am part of The Brio Duo, with the italian pianist Lucia Brighenti, with which I have participated in several concerts, masterclasses and competitions. In this respect, it is noteworthy the Third prize we won at the VI Concorso Musicale â€œCittÃ di Piove di Saccoâ€ in 2013.
(See further information on my CV)
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Yes, I do.
- Where and with whom did you train?
During my MA at RAM I studied with David Strange (principal instrument), Joseph Crouch (baroque cello) and Jeremy Brown (jazz).
I have also received tuition in this institution of Robert Cohen, Colin Carr, Sung-Won Yang, Kristina Blaumane, , Michael Dussek, Carole Presland, Ian Brown, Kathryn Scott, and The Trio Owon
In my undergraduate courses in Madrid I studied with Iagoba Fanlo.
I have also participated in several masterclasses both as a soloist and chamber musician with Natalia Gutman, Frieder Berthold, Jeans Peter Maintz, Wolfgang Boettcher.
- Do you belong to any professional organisations?
I am a member of the MusiciansÂ´Union and LinkedIn.
• MA in Cello Performance with Distinction, Royal Academy of Music
• BM in Cello Performance, Real Conservatorio Superior de MÃºsica de Madrid
• MusiciansÂ´ Union
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