Jonathan - Prof music reading - London

Jonathan

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  • Hourly rate £30
  • Response Time 24h
  • Number of students 1
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Lessons in Music Theory, Reading Music and Composition from Professional London-based Composer

About the lesson

I offer lessons in all areas of music theory and musicology, including:

- Introduction to reading music and basic notation
- Advanced notation and contemporary techniques
- Harmony, Melody, Counterpoint and Form
- Classical Composition / Songwriting / Film Composition
- Orchestration, Instrumentation and Arranging
- Score reading
- Sibelius software tuition (all levels)
- General Musicality / Transcription / Ear Training

A session can include any combination of these topics.

I also offer tuition for Music Theory exams and help with existing compositions / songs.

I am very passionate about music and have been playing, writing and studying all styles and forms of music for most of my life. I am equally passionate about sharing my professional and practical knowledge with others.

- Which subject(s) do you teach?

I teach the following areas:
- Composition / Songwriting
- Digital Music / Music Technology (specialising in using Logic Pro and Sibelius)
- Music Production
- Digital Recording / Mixing
- Musical Theory
- Orchestration / Instrumentation / Arranging
- Transcription
- Musical Analysis
- Musical Notation
- General Musicality / Ear Training

I also offer consulting services to help with existing compositions / songs, mixes or production issues.

- Tell me about your qualifications.

1st Class BA Hons with distinction from The University Of York in 2009 (referred to as a 'Starred First'), specialising in Orchestral Composition, Electro-acoustic Composition, Choral Composition and Analysis.

ABRSM Grade 8 Trumpet
ABRSM Grade 5 Piano
ABRSM Grade 5 Musical Theory.

- How much do you charge?

Sessions are £40 per hour and can include any combination of the areas mentioned above, including consultation for existing music. Additional charges for travel may apply, depending on location.

- Where do you teach?

I usually teach at student's homes, or somewhere convenient to them. I can also offer online, remote tuition, if preferred.

I am happy to travel to anywhere within Zones 1-4. Travel costs may apply.

- When are you available?

I have a flexible timetable and I can arrange sessions for weekdays and weekends, daytimes and evenings, availability permitting. I am happy to arrange times on a lesson-to-lesson basis, or commit to a regular time slot.

- Which ages and levels do you teach?

All ages and all levels of experience.

- Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.

I am happy to offer online tutoring via Skype or Facetime. I also use TeamViewer for screen sharing during lessons.

I am very passionate about music and have been playing, writing and studying all styles and forms of music for most of my life. I am equally passionate about sharing my professional and practical knowledge with others.

- Which subject(s) do you teach?

I teach the following areas:
- Composition / Songwriting
- Digital Music / Music Technology (specialising in using Logic Pro and Sibelius)
- Music Production
- Digital Recording / Mixing
- Musical Theory
- Orchestration / Instrumentation / Arranging
- Transcription
- Musical Analysis
- Musical Notation
- General Musicality / Ear Training

I also offer consulting services to help with existing compositions / songs, mixes or production issues.

- Tell me about your qualifications.

1st Class BA Hons with distinction from The University Of York in 2009 (referred to as a 'Starred First'), specialising in Orchestral Composition, Electro-acoustic Composition, Choral Composition and Analysis.

ABRSM Grade 8 Trumpet
ABRSM Grade 5 Piano
ABRSM Grade 5 Musical Theory.

- How much do you charge?

Sessions are £40 per hour and can include any combination of the areas mentioned above, including consultation for existing music. Additional charges for travel may apply, depending on location.

- Where do you teach?

I usually teach at student's homes, or somewhere convenient to them. I can also offer online, remote tuition, if preferred.

I am happy to travel to anywhere within Zones 1-4. Travel costs may apply.

- When are you available?

I have a flexible timetable and I can arrange sessions for weekdays and weekends, daytimes and evenings, availability permitting. I am happy to arrange times on a lesson-to-lesson basis, or commit to a regular time slot.

- Which ages and levels do you teach?

All ages and all levels of experience.

- Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.

I am happy to offer online tutoring via Skype or Facetime. I also use TeamViewer for screen sharing during lessons.

subjects

  • Music reading
  • Music Theory
  • Musical keyboard
  • +5

    Musical education

    Music

    Composition

    Songwriting

    Musicology

languages

  • English

levels

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • +1

    Professional

About Jonathan

In my work within the industry I have had to tutor many people whilst working on projects, helping to develop their practical music technology skills. I have offered private tuition for many years and also returned to my alma mater to lecture on 'Composing Music For Media'.

- What kind of experience do you have?

Significant and extensive experience composing and producing music for Film, TV and Theatre, including but not limited to: writing music for the BBC, ITV, Southwark Playhouse, Park Theatre and York Theatre Royal, working on major productions such as 'Merlin', 'Atlantis', 'The A-Word', 'The Suspicions Of Mr Whicher', 'Quirke'.
A full list of productions I have worked on can be found on my website or my IMDb page.

I have collaborated extensively with BAFTA winning composer Rob Lane as a co-writer, orchestrator and arranger on numerous projects.

Simultaneously I have offered private tuition in the areas of composition, songwriting and production and have returned to York University to lecture on 'Composing for Screen'.

- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?

I have an up-to-date DBS certificate (cleared)

- What kind of experience do you have?

Significant and extensive experience composing and producing music for Film, TV and Theatre, including but not limited to: writing music for the BBC, ITV, Southwark Playhouse, Park Theatre and York Theatre Royal, working on major productions such as 'Merlin', 'Atlantis', 'The A-Word', 'The Suspicions Of Mr Whicher', 'Quirke'.
A full list of productions I have worked on can be found on my website or my IMDb page.

I have collaborated extensively with BAFTA winning composer Rob Lane as a co-writer, orchestrator and arranger on numerous projects.

Simultaneously I have offered private tuition in the areas of composition, songwriting and production and have returned to York University to lecture on 'Composing for Screen'.

- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?

I have an up-to-date DBS certificate (cleared)

Rates

packages

  • 5h: £140
  • 10h: £270

Travel

  • + ££5

webcam

  • £25/h

Details

The additional travel charge will only apply if the cost of the travel goes above £5

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