Experienced Piano/Jazz Piano/Music Theory Tutor (also Accompanist) available in the Cambridge Area. Can travel with extra expense of 4p per mile.
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
Classical Piano. Jazz Piano. Music Theory. Can also coach and accompany any instrument for exam/concert preparation.
- Tell me about your qualifications.
I have a BA (Hons) Music Degree from Pembroke College, Oxford. I have an ABRSM Diploma in Piano Performance. Last year I completed an EPTA PPTC (Practical Piano Teaching Course), and am thus a qualified piano teacher. I have a PGCE in Secondary Music because I am also a classroom teacher.
- How much do you charge?
Charge £30 per hour and £15 for 1/2 an hour. Can travel in the Cambridgeshire area, charge 4p extra per mile.
- Where do you teach?
I teach in my own home, at 6 Sherlock Road, Cambridge, but am willing to travel within a half-hour radius of Cambridge. I would charge 4p extra per mile.
- When are you available?
At the moment, Thursday Afternoon, Friday Morning and Afternoon, Saturday Afternoon. From April probably each day of the week, tbc.
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
I teach all ages and abilities. I have some students who are complete Beginners, and my most advanced student is at Diploma level.
- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
ABRSM Exams, Grades 1-8 and DipABRSM
- Do you have a personal message for students?
I am fully committed to helping you achieve your best regardless of your level.
But I will do so in a manner that is relaxed and friendly and gives you the best possible enjoyment of your musical experiences. Look forward to hearing from you.
- What kind of experience do you have?
I have broad experience in both music and teaching. Whilst at school I attended the Royal College of Music Junior Department, where I studied both Classical and Jazz Piano. I perform regularly when I have the opportunity, and also have extensive experience of accompanying. In my school teaching posts I have conducted and run Choirs and a Swing Ensemble. I have regularly been giving private piano tuition for the past three years and have experience of teaching a wide range of abilities. (Beginner - Diploma Level).
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Yes I do. As I am also a schoolteacher I have just updated it from September 2011.
- Where and with whom did you train?
Trained at Royal College of Music, did Undergraduate degree in Music at University of Oxford. Taught by Danny Driver (RAM), Neil Roxburgh (RCM), Raymond Fischer (RCM)
- Do you belong to any professional organisations?
General Teaching Council
- Tell me about some of your current students.
I teach students of all abilities, ranging from beginners who are working on Piano Time Book 1, to my most advanced who recently attained Grade 8 with 124 Merit and is moving on to Diploma material.
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