I am an experienced musician and teacher with a passion for both performing and teaching; I provide fun and exciting lessons tailored to each pupil, whether you would like relaxed, fun lessons, or slightly more pressure to progress swiftly.
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
I teach music, both theory and instrumental; flute, clarinet and piano. I also teach science and maths up to and including GCSE (triple science).
- Tell me about your qualifications.
I have an Honours Degree in Music Performance, and a Masters degree in Music Performance for which i was awarded a Distinction, gaining the highest flute marks in my class for my final recital. I have A levels in Maths and Physics.
- How much do you charge?
£35 for an hour. I do some bundle deals, where the pupil pays up front for a certain number of lessons and receives one free.
- Where do you teach?
I teach in my home in Catford.
- When are you available?
I am available most evenings and weekends, my schedule is fairly flexible, so I strive to fit in around my pupils.
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
I enjoy teaching all ages and levels, from complete beginners to grade 8 and beyond.
- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
Abrsm graded exams, or Trinity Guildhall if preferred, usually whichever suits the student better.
- What kind of experience do you have?
I have 10 years teaching experience in a variety of environments; I am Head of Music in a local school, and I work as a music specialist in another. I have taught in group classes, one to one lessons and workshop environments, privately and as part of the music service team. I have also been teaching maths and science to KS2, KS3 and GCSE students for around six years.
I have taught students from age 5 to age 65, and complete beginners to advanced students.
During my time as a teacher i have enter many pupils for ABRSM and Trinity Guildhall exams, from grade 1 all the way up to grade 8.
As a performer, I have a full diary, regularly performing all over London, and sometimes further afield.
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
- Where and with whom did you train?
I trained initially at Birmingham Conservatoire with Judy Hall, and then at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance with Anna Noakes.
- Do you belong to any professional organisations?
I am prinicpal flautist of several chamber groups and orchestras in London and the rest of the UK, amongst these are Thumb, Next Room, LPSO, the Coriolis Duo and many others. I have been supported in my studies and career by the TCM Trust, the Musicans Benevolent Fund and the RVW Trust. I also belong to the Musicians' Union.
- Tell me about some of your current students.
I am currently teaching several students, with a very wide range of abilities and interests. The youngest are around 6 years old and the most experienced are retired. I am currently have students who are complete beginners, as well as student studying for grade 8, diplomas and their GCSEs. Some of my students are studying classical music and other Jazz, Folk and Songwriting.
• MMus (distinction)
• DBS Checked
• Musicians' Union
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