I am a Clarinet, Saxophone, Piano and Music Theory tutor with 25 years' experience. I teach all ages, levels and musical styles in the York area.
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
Clarinet, Saxophone, Piano and Keyboard in all styles from Classical to Jazz, Pop and Rock. I also teach Music Theory.
- Tell me about your qualifications.
I have a B.A.HONS from York University and ABRSM Grade 8 Distinctions in Clarinet/ Piano & Music Theory.
- How much do you charge?
For instrumental and theory tuition, my fee is £15 per half hour for an individual lesson. Shorter lessons are available on a pro rata basis.
- Where do you teach?
I teach at home off Hull Road in York and also at Bootham School, off Bootham in York, North Yorkshire. I am within easy reach from Leeds, Thirsk, Harrogate, Malton and Scarborough and am even closer to outlying areas of York such as Huntington, Earswick, Haxby, Poppleton, Stamford Bridge, Stockton-on-forest, Sheriff Hutton, Wheldrake, Selby and Strensall.
- When are you available?
I teach during the School term time but am also available for lessons during the holidays. I teach after school hours Monday to Friday and Saturday mornings. I can also teach adult students during the weekdays.
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
I teach from 6 years of age and there is no upper age limit. I do have retired students.
I teach from Beginner to Diploma in Clarinet and Saxophone - and from Beginner to Grade 8 in Piano, Keyboard. & Music Theory.
- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
I am happy to prepare students for exams if they so wish although this is not essential. I am familiar with the Classical and Jazz Syllabuses of both ABRSM and Trinity College.
- Do you have a personal message for students?
Above all i want my students to have great fun learning an instrument and to experience the joy music-making can bring.
- What kind of experience do you have?
I have taught for 25 years in a number of schools and colleges including Ampleforth College, Ashville College(Harrogate), Queen Ethelburga's College, Bootham School, The Mount School and York St. John University.
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
- Where and with whom did you train?
I achieved my Grade 8 Distinctions while at St. Paul's Girls' School, London.
I achieved a B.A.HONS in Music from York University.
- Do you belong to any professional organisations?
The Association of Teachers and Lecturers.
- Tell me about some of your current students.
Two of my students have achieved 1sts for their final recitals at University in the last few years. Another achieved a Merit for her ATCL Diploma. Many students have achieved Grade 8 Classical and Jazz Distinctions and one girl went on to read Music at Oxford University.
Please see 'My Media' for my teaching and playing references and testimonials.
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