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K
Kelly
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£30/h
1st lesson free!
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Response Time 24h
Lessons offered by Jimmy
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at his home
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Music reading
  • Guitar
  • Electric guitar
  • Acoustic Guitar
Levels
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Professional
  • 1st Year
  • 2nd Year
  • 3rd Year
  • 4th year
  • Graduate
  • Doctorate

Jimmy Owen Music Tuition- Guitar and Piano - All Ages All Levels

Methodology

Have you ever wanted to master the playing and solos of your great guitar heroes? Have wondered how the most complicated licks are played? or do you just want to get started? Perhaps play in a band with your friends? What ever stage you are at for what ever reason you wish to start, you have come to the right place!

I offer guitar tuition to all ages and levels and also teach Rockschool guitar grades . Due to my background in teaching, I can also assist with general GCSE, A level and BTEC Music studies; this is because I have also been a Music Teacher in Primary and Secondary Education and have an enhanced CRB .

If it's solely technique you are looking to progress with, I offer tailored lessons that CUTS DOWN ON TIME CONSUMING hours of practise sessions that can be discouraging. The lessons work with broken down analysis to the raw essentials of all your favourites from David Gilmour to Jimi Hendrix, Frank Zappa to Stevie Ray Vaughan, Eric Johnson to The Three Kings (Albert, BB and Freddie) whatever your choice is!

Background

Specialist in -
Improvisation
Composition and Lyrics writing
Theory and Harmony
Chord Vocabulary
Scale knowledge
Exam prep
Confidence with in Live performance (LPW)

I have worked as a classroom music teacher in Key stages 2-5 - Btec to BMus as well as one to one tutor. I am currently active within the music industry writing, playing, recording and hold a Head Of Music position.
My qualifications as following BA Hons in Professional Musicianship, Hdip, NAdip.
I have been on various teacher training courses through the school and am fully CRB and have had child protection training checked.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : £25/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : £125
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : £250
Lessons offered by Jimmy
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at his home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Music reading
  • Guitar
  • Electric guitar
  • Acoustic Guitar
Levels
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Professional
  • 1st Year
  • 2nd Year
  • 3rd Year
  • 4th year
  • Graduate
  • Doctorate

Jimmy 's CV

Mr. Jimmy Owen
CV
15 Buckleigh Way, Upper Norwood, London, SE19 2PZ
Mobile: (concealed information)3. Home: (concealed information)9
Email: (concealed information)
D.O.B 13.09.1987



Music Teacher, Music Lecturer and Peripatetic Guitar/Piano Tutor, Private Tutor, Professional Musician, Team Leader
CRB Checked


Personal Summary:

I am an experienced music teacher of all ages and levels, on average 60-100 students weekly at performance based Primary and Secondary Schools, Academies, Home tutoring, Classroom teaching KS3, 4 and 5, including mentoring students on to Universities and Music Courses at the countries top Institutes and Academies.
I specialise in Music from Key Stage 3-5,Btec, A Level and BMus- technique, composition, performance and theory boosting for Guitar and Piano. Exam primers (both classical and contemporary), Music theory, Grades (ABRSM and Rockschool/RGT 1-8) and Performance workshops with a high distinction track rate. The majority of my students have excelled and gone on to the world’s tops music colleges and schools. I am currently active within the music industry recording and performing frequently.

I have worked with, studied under and gained professional insight from some of the world’s premier musical professionals, these include– David Gilmour (of Pink Floyd ), Guthrie Govan (Asia, Dizzee Rascal), Justin Sandercoe, Martin Goulding, Ace (of Skunk Anansie), Bruce Dickinson (Little Angels), Jon Stewart (Sleeper) Mel Thomas -Thornton (All Saints, Simon Cowell).
At age twenty-one, I was featured in Total Guitar Magazine issue 189 for Guitar playing at a high level and interest into advancing my career. Completed course manuel writing and delivered guitar courses weekly on completion of my BA(hons) and continued to further my teaching career. I gathered management experience whilst working for Sainsbury’s PLC, I moved up quickly within company- A supervisor within 2 months of joining given responsibility of running the Checkout department, I gained excellent management experience. Within 5 months, I was trained as part of the management team in which I worked closely with my department manager.

I have gained broad knowledge of Team building and getting the best I can out of individuals, regardless of the situation or the challenge that presents itself. I always want to progress, better my skills and effectiveness as well as nurture others.









WORK EXPERIENCE.

Virgo Fidelis School – Head of Music -Present.
• Lesson Planning and Peripatetic tutor running
• Department finances and organisation.
• Musical arrangements and script writing.
• MD of Live performance. – Shows and Performanes
• Peripatetic tutor running
• Taught KS2 .
• Written and Delivered National curriculum music
• Child Protection Training and ECM training
• One to One instrumental training on Piano and Guitar for beginners to advanced players.
• ABRSM grades for Guitar and Piano
• Writing Reports


BIMM London – MD, Guitar
• Marking essays and projects Btec
• Live performance auditions and Live performances units assessments



St Joephes Collage – Teacher of Music 2014-2016

• Lesson Planning and NQT Training.
• MD of Live performance.
• Btec Level 3 Course running.
• Taught KS4 & 5 BTEC Music –Vocational
• Written and Delivered BTEC Edexcel Units
• Child Protection Training and ECM training
• Staff Briefings
• One to One instrumental training on Piano and Guitar for beginners to advanced players.
• Rockschool/ABRSM grades for Guitar and Piano
• Form time
• Writing Reports



Musico South – Music Educator Guitar/Piano 2013-2014

Skills Utilised-
• Teaching both subjects ages 7 to 45
• Personal Tuition across London
• Exam Preparation – Rockschool/ ABRSM
• Live performance preparation




Sittingbourne Community College – Music Teacher 2012 -2013 Skills Utilised -

• Taught KS3 National Curriculum Music
• Lesson Planning
• Taught KS4 & 5 BTEC Music –Vocational
• Written and Delivered BTEC Edexcel Units
• Child Protection Training and ECM training
• Staff Briefings
• One to One instrumental training on Piano and Guitar for beginners to advanced players.
• Rockschool/ABRSM grades for Guitar and Piano
• Form time
• Writing Reports

Sainsbury’s PLC – Supervisor/Checkout Captain 2011 -2012 Skills Utilised –
• Cashing Up
• Roistering
• Running Checkout Department
• Till Training
• Pricing and commercial


Sittingbourne Community College -Guitar/Piano Tutor 2009 -2012
Skills Utilised -


• Tuition with groups and individuals age 11 to18 on the following instruments:
• Bass tuition
• Piano tuition – Classical/grades and contemporary
• Guitar tuition – Contemporary - Jazz/Rock/Blues/Country/Neo Classical
• Led BTEC band ensemble performances and LPW
• Led after school club activity’s including guitar club.
• Arranging school concert presentations - Performance and Preparation


Virgo Fidelis Prep School – Guitar Tutor – 2010 –Present
Skills Utilised =

• Tuition with groups age 7 - 11 learning basic chord structures and songs
• Arranging performances for after school music tea concerts


Brighton Guitar Academy - Head Of Advanced Guitar – 2008 – 2009
Skills Utilised-
• Course notes written for Advanced guitar and
• Modern Guitar Studies post Van Halen
• Teaching both subjects ages 7 to 45
• Personal Tuition and group tuition.








ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

BA(hons)
Brighton Institute of Modern Music (University of Sussex)
2006-2008

HNdip
Brighton Institute of Modern music
2005-2006

Diploma in Guitar studies
Guitar Institute of Technology
2004-2005

Music Scholarship (Piano)
St Bedes School, Sussex, Upper Dicker 2001-2004

7 (A to C) Grades –
St Bedes School, Sussex, Upper Dicker
2001-2004





EDUCATION

Brighton Institute of Modern Music 2005-2008

Guitar Institute of Technology 2004-2005
St Bedes School, Upper Dicker, Sussex 2001-2004

Bishop Challenor, Shortlands 1999-2001





INTERESTS
Cuisine
Culture
Hiking
Water Skiing
Songwriting

References (avail. on request)
Lindsay Pollard Head of School- Virgo Fidelis
Garrie Harvey -Head of Music SCC
Alan Barham- Head of School

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Kelly

Highly skilled at his profession and has a passion for sharing knowledge to help others. Very dedicated and very good people and social skills.

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