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  • (4 reviews)
M
Mike
« Lydia has only been teaching Josh piano for a couple of months but he... More »
M
Mike
« Lydia has only been teaching Josh piano for a couple of months but he has come on really well and always enjoys going to his lessons. They have a great dynamic together and Lydia moves at a pace that josh can deal with while pushing him to stretch and challenge himself. Josh says, 'Lydia is very kind and helpful »
£25/h
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Lessons offered by Lydia
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • At the tutor's house
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Flute
  • Saxophone
  • Clarinet
  • Recorder
Levels
  • All Levels

Lydia - Cathays - Saxophone

Methodology

I offer an inclusive, personalised, and motivating approach to teaching - encouraging aspiring musicians of all ages to reach their full potential.

- Which subject(s) do you teach?

I teach the Clarinet, Saxophone, Flute, Piano, Keyboard, Music Theory & Singing.

- Tell me about your qualifications.

Qualifications:
BMus (Hons) Music - Clarinet Performance (RWCMD)
DipABRSM (Clarinet) - Performance Diploma
Grade 8 Saxophone (Distinction) - Classical (ABRSM) & Jazz (Trinity Lonon)
Grade 7 Piano (ABRSM)
Grade 6 Flute (ABRSM)
Grade 6 Music Theory (ABRSM)
Grade 5 Singing (ABRSM)
A-Level Music - A (Edexcel)
A-Level English Literature - A* (WJEC)
A-Level Religious Studies - A* (WJEC)
11 GCSE's (A*-B), including A in Maths.
Educare Child Protection & First Aid Awareness Certificates

- How much do you charge?

£25 per hour
£5 additional travel cahrge
20% reduced rate consultation lesson

- Where do you teach?

I mainly teach from my flat in Cathays, Cardiff. I am willing to travel for groups or longer lessons if nearby.

- When are you available?

All days (8am-8pm).

- Which ages and levels do you teach?

Beginner - Advanced, 3 years - Adult

- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?

ABRSM, Trinity, GCSE, A-Level, Music College / University Entrance Exams.

- Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.

I can teach online via Skype.

- Do you have a personal message for students?

I am a private music tutor and clarinettist in Cardiff, graduating with a BMus (Hons) - specialising in Clarinet Performance - from the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama. I studied tripling and orchestral performance under the guidance of: John Cooper, Timothy Lines, James Mainwaring, and Meyrick Alexander.

I offer an inclusive, personalised, and motivating approach to teaching - encouraging aspiring musicians of all ages to reach their full potential.

At the heart of my teaching is fun and motivation, tailored to the needs of each individual student. A typical lesson includes work on tone, technique, stamina, expression, theory and aural skills.

My tuition is suitable for all types of musicians, from casual to expert, beginner to advanced - if you want to learn a new instrument, rediscover an old passion, work towards graded exams, or just play for fun!

Background

- What kind of experience do you have?

I am a professional clarinettist, music tutor, workshop leader, and graduate from the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama with a BMus (Hons) – specialising in clarinet performance & woodwind tripling.

    Early on in my music college education, I discovered an aptitude for teaching (largely through community outreach projects at RWCMD), and soon became passionate about enhancing transferable skills - whilst also bridging the gap between primary & secondary school music tuition.


    I hold: an up-to-date DBS (available on the Update Service), CPD Certified 'Level 4 in Higher Learning Teaching Assistant' (with Higher Distinction), EduCare 'NSPCC Child Protection Awareness' & 'NHS First Aid Essentials Level 2'. I am also registered with the Education Workforce Council as a 'School Learning Support Worker'.

   Currently, I am working as a Teaching Assistant for Year 3 & 4, at St. Patrick's R.C. Primary School (Grangetown). I have also taught at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Junior Department, Forte School of Music, and SuperStars Inc.

    Particularly enjoying giving back to my community, I have volunteered at: Touch Trust (session assistant / performance specialist), Kings Monkton School (assistant Year 3 teacher), Making Music Changing Lives (assistant clarinet teacher), Bryn Deri Primary School (orchestra conductor / musical director), and Music in Hospitals & Care (fundraising assistant, coordinator & ambassador).

    As a Welsh musician, I am proud of my heritage - and have consistently supported Welsh Music, via a five-year affiliation with the National Youth Wind Orchestra and National Youth Orchestra of Wales (holding the seat of 'Principal Clarinettist' for two consecutive years).

   I have performed in orchestral, solo, chamber, and choral settings at the following prestigious venues: Royal Albert Hall (London), St. David's Hall (Cardiff), The Sage (Gateshead), Berlin Konzerthaus (Germany), Warsaw Cathedral (Poland), Sagrada Familia (Spain), and Disneyland Paris (France).

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

Yes - Certificate Number C(concealed information) (available to view on the DBS Update Service)

- Where and with whom did you train?

Gwent Music & RWCMD
Peter Fielding (Clarinet)
Tim Lines, John Cooper & Lenny Sayers (Clariet)
James Mainwaring (Flute, Sax & Clarinet)

- Do you belong to any professional organisations?

Education Workforce Council, DBS Update Service & ABRSM Teacher Voices.

- Tell me about some of your current students.

I have a range of students, beginner to advanced, child to adult, casual to regular. I tailor my music to suit each individual client and am highly flexible / adaptable to their individual needs.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : £25/h
Lessons offered by Lydia
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
At the tutor's house
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Flute
  • Saxophone
  • Clarinet
  • Recorder
Levels
  • All Levels

Lydia's CV

• BMus (Hons)
• DipABRSM
• DBS Enhanced Certificate - Child Workforce Support Staff
• EWC & ABRSM Teacher Voices

4 reviews on Lydia
  • 5/5

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4 recommendations

M
Mike

Lydia has only been teaching Josh piano for a couple of months but he has come on really well and always enjoys going to his lessons. They have a great dynamic together and Lydia moves at a pace that josh can deal with while pushing him to stretch and challenge himself. Josh says, 'Lydia is very kind and helpful

N
Nick

Lydia has taught my two children piano for over the last year. She is always punctual and enthusiastic in lessons and she is flexible to change lesson time to suit both parties. She is a friendly and vibrant teacher, who creates a good balance between enjoyable lessons and a focus for exams or tests. She was flexible to teach my daughter (8) half a lesson vocal work rather than a full lesson piano ( at our request). I can recommend her for tuition fully.

R
Rob

Lydia has given my daughter a great start in learning to play piano over the past 6 months. She is very encouraging, punctual and meticulous in her preparation for each lesson. Lots of fun ideas thrown in too.

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