I am a friendly, patient and passionate violin, piano teacher and music therapist. I have a passion for music and am dedicated to giving others the chance to be involved in music and reap the benefits of an interactive musical experience.
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
I teach violin and piano instrumental lessons.
- Tell me about your qualifications.
MA Music Therapy - Guildhall School of Music & Drama
BMus Honours Music Degree - Bangor, Wales University
Grade 8 Piano - ABRSM
Grade 8 Violin - ABRSM
- How much do you charge?
I charge £40 per hour pro rata. I can offer a half price trial lesson.
- Where do you teach?
Offer tuition at home in Amersham, easily accessible from Chesham, and other areas within Buckinghamshire.
- When are you available?
Available several days after school and evenings and Tuesday afternoons from 2pm onwards. More flexibility within school holidays.
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
All ages from 3 years upwards, including teenagers and adults. From beginners to advanced, studying exams or for a hobby.
- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
I can prepare students for ABRSM exams if this is wanted.
- Do you have a personal message for students?
As a relatively shy younger person, I believe that the use of music in my own work has helped me to personally develop as an adult and a performer, surprising family and myself with my matured confidence. I am a dedicated and passionate instrumental teacher, aiming to provide enjoyable and inspiring music lessons. My work within music therapy provides a deeper level of understanding and compassion, especially with younger children.
- What kind of experience do you have?
I have over ten years of experience teaching both the violin and piano from ages 3 up to adults. I also have extensive experience working with younger beginners and children with special needs in schools, community centres and home based teaching.
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Natasha is registered on the Disclosure and Barring Service national register and has completed a level 4 safeguarding course.
- Do you belong to any professional organisations?
Member of the British Association of Music Therapy.
Natasha has proven to be a reliable and dedicated teacher with a passion for accuracy and professionalism. She motivates and inspires the children and duly rewards them for their progress.
Natasha seems to have a natural ability and sensitivity with children and they certainly gained a great deal from her sessions and would look forward to her coming back each week.
Miss Larkin is most enthusiastic about music and her enthusiasm has inspired all the pupils she has taught within our school. She is a very conscientous and professional person, being most approachable and adaptable.
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