Hi, my name is Matt. I'm a freelance cellist, pianist, tutor, actor, comedian, and writer.
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
I teach the cello, piano and I can also help you with music theory.
- Tell me about your qualifications.
I studied Music at Bachelor's level at The University of York. Following this, I focused on Cello performance and studied at Postgraduate level at Trinity College of Music, London.
- How much do you charge?
My fees are:
1hr - £40
Half an hour - £20
- Where do you teach?
I'm happy to teach in your home or other suitable space.
- When are you available?
Being a freelance worker means that my hours are not always the same. The positive side of this is that it's very likely I'll be able to fit around your schedule! I try to be consistent though and where possible I'll teach you at the same time every week.
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
I'm comfortable teaching children and adults and I can tailor my approach based on students' skill level, attitude, and facility.
- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
Many people want to learn an instrument just for the sheer enjoyment of playing music. For others, working towards a qualification can be the incentive they need to keep practicing. Whatever your aim, I'm happy to help you get the most out of learning.
- What kind of experience do you have?
As well as Classical and Baroque, I've recorded and worked on stage and TV with artists such as John Cale, Lana Del Rey, Katie Melua, and The Daydream Club. I'm one half of musical comedy duo, Jacobs and James and for the last few years, I've been front man and
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
I have an up-to-date DBS.
- Where and with whom did you train?
I trained first at The University of York with Sue Lowe and Anna Shuttleworth and then at Trinity College of Music under Naomi Butterworth.
- Do you belong to any professional organisations?
I'm a fully paid up member of the Musicians' Union
• BMus University of York
• PgDip Trinity College of Music, London
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