- Hourly rate £30
- Response Time 24h
- Number of students 1
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Music Technology Lessons from London-based Composer/Producer with 8 years of Professional Industry Experience
- at your home
- By webcam
About the lesson
My lessons can help with all areas of Music Technology, including:
- Production / Mixing techniques
- Digital Recording
- Digital Music Notation
- Samples and samples libraries
- Plugins / Effects
- Software tips and tricks
I specialise in Logic Pro and Sibelius software, but also have practical knowledge of other programs.
I'm happy to give introductory or advanced lessons in Music Technology and I like to teach practically, working alongside the student on projects (new or pre-existing).
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
- 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.
- Music Production
- Music Technology
- Computer-aided music
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)
- 5h: £140
- 10h: £270
- + ££5
The additional travel charge will only apply if the cost of the travel goes above £5