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Lessons offered by Phil
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at his home
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Flute
  • Saxophone
  • Clarinet
Levels
  • All Levels

Phil - Turnham Green - Saxophone

Methodology

Learning music should be an enjoyable and rewarding experience.

- Which subject(s) do you teach?

I teach all genre (jazz, classical and popular) and am comfortable working with all ages and abilities from beginner through to advanced.
My primary instrument is the saxophone but I regularly teach clarinet and flute up to post-graduate level alongside music theory, composition and improvisation.

- Tell me about your qualifications.

Mmus - Jazz Performance from Trinity College of Music (London) on the prestigious 'Arches' Scholarship'
BA (Hons) Jazz Degree from Leeds College of Music
Grade 8 Classical Saxophone with Distinction (ABRSM)

Awards:
2017 - B Jazz International Contest (Finalist)
2015 - Parliamentary Jazz Ensemble of the Year Award
2015 - London Music Award Rising Star for Jazz
2014 - Parliamentary Jazz Newcomer of the Year Award
2013 - Peter Whittingham Jazz Award
2010 - European Keep An Eye Competition (Finalist)
2010 - George Murphy Prize for Saxophone

- How much do you charge?

I charge £40 per hour and recommend a trial lesson to start. It's important that the student feels comfortable and that we have a good rapport!

- Where do you teach?

I teach from my home in W4 on weekdays/evenings. There is plenty of free parking available nearby.

- When are you available?

My teaching hours are quite flexible so it is best to ask and we can work something out together!

- Which ages and levels do you teach?

I am happy to teach all ages and abilities and tailor my lessons to suit the pupils needs.

- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?

I am happy to prepare students for ABRSM and Trinity/Guildhall examinations.
I also help students prepare for both auditions and competitions as well as offering extra tuition for academic qualifications.

- Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.

I can arrange appointments to tutor via skype. Contact for more details.

- Do you have a personal message for students?

Learning music is one of the most enjoyable and rewarding processes. No matter what age, ability or specific goals you have I am an experienced and enthusiastic teacher who can help you succeed whilst having fun throughout!

Experience

- What kind of experience do you have?

With over 10 years experience performing and teaching across all genres I believe that learning an instrument is one of the most enjoyable things out there! Whatever your age or experience I know that I can help you on your journey to becoming a better musician.

I am currently a lecturer at the University of Kent alongside my role as a musical director for the National Youth Jazz Orchestra's Academy programme. I also have several years experience in both primary and secondary education and a valid CRB certificate alongside up-to-date safeguarding training. I am comfortable teaching jazz, classical and popular music and happy to teach ABRSM/Trinity or prepare you for auditions/exams if you wish. I am equally happy working freely for fun and to grow without the added pressure.

My youngest student is 10 with my oldest at 65 and I pride myself on delivering fun, engaging and inspiring lessons based on thorough, well-researched methodology!

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

I have an up to date CRB and safeguarding training.

- Where and with whom did you train?

I have had the privalege to study at three of the UK's finest institutions with some of Europe's top Jazz and Classical musicians:

Trinity College of Music: Martin Speake, Julian Siegel, Jean Toussaint.
Leeds College of Music: Joel Purnell, Tori Freestone, Simon Kaylor.
Chethams School of Music: Iain Dixon, Jim Muirhead, Andrew Wilson.

- Do you belong to any professional organisations?

I am a member of the Musicians Union, therefore I encourage a professional approach and reasonable rates.

- Tell me about some of your current students.

Student One: A 15 year-old female saxophonist and clarinet who has recently achieved grade 8 distinction on both instruments with scores of 140/150 or above. She also successfully auditioned for the prolific Aldeburgh Young Musicians Programm which she has undertaken for the past two years.

Student Two: Now a young man of 19 years who is on the autistic spectrum he came to me for two years with a view to achieving a place at his first choice music conservatoire. He achieved this last year and heads into his second year with a first for year one.

Student Three: A man in his 60's with a passion for jazz music who started 6 months ago with a view to going on a jazz summer school in August. His background in jazz helped here and we successfully got him up to standard in time to enjoy a week in the sunshine playing in a band and jamming on stage in the evenings!

Rates

Rate for online lessons : £40/h
Lessons offered by Phil
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at his home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Flute
  • Saxophone
  • Clarinet
Levels
  • All Levels

Phil's CV

• Mmus (Merit) - Jazz Performance
• BA (Hons) Jazz - First Class Honours
• Up to date CRB & safeguarding training
• Musicians Union

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