I am a working musician, well qualified, friendly with a good sense of humour experienced in teaching at degree level in a variety of styles including Classical, Jazz and related improvisational styles. My approach is always to assess the student's needs and current knowledge and to go from there. I have well worked out progression paths in all I do. I aim to produce a complete musician with the knowledge to secure progression beyond their time with me.
I have taught all ages and abilities over a period of 4 decades and finished my career as the specialist guitar and theory tutor on a degree course at Hull College. I have taught well over 1000 students some of whom have entered the professional ranks both playing and teaching.
I prefer to work in half-hour slots for younger students but my expertise justifies the full rate for all levels.
Timothy Keech CV
Date of birth 22 08 1947
University of Hull Sept 2010 – Sept 2011 M Mus.
University of Hull Sept 1970 – June 1971 PGCE.
University of Leeds Sept 1965 – June 1968 Bsc. (Hons) Civil Engineering.
Hull Grammar School: A levels: Physics, Pure Maths, Applied Maths. 1965.
O levels: Eng.Lang, Eng.Lit, Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Geography, French and Latin 1963.
Retired – June 27 2014
Previous experience in Education:
Hull College 1997 – 2014 Fractional Lecturer in Popular Music. Music theory, Music performance skills and special study guitar tutor.
Hymers College, Hull: 2001- 2005 Specialist Guitar tutor
Wyke 6th Form College, Hull 2000 - 2002 Specialist Guitar tutor.
Keech School of Music, Hull 1990 – 2005 Proprietor and head tutor. (Self employed)
Occasional Supply teaching at many different schools 1982 – 2005
South Holderness High School 1980 - 1982 Teacher of Physics.
Private Music Tutor 1977 – 1990.
Sir Leo Schultz High School, Hull 1971 – 1977 Teacher of Physics and Music.
Previous experience in industry.
Ove Arup and Partners 1968 – 1970 Structural Engineer.
From 1992 to the present I have worked regularly as a professional musician.
In July 2009 and 2010 I was a tutor on the East Riding College sponsored Jazz Summer School held in conjunction with the Hull Jazz Festival.
In 2009 - 2010 I was also a valued member of staff teaching for East Riding College on their Jazz Performing Musician course.
Full driving license, PAT testing qualification. Some IT skills
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