I am a dedicated and highly skilled cello teacher with over 30 years experience who enjoys teaching people of all ages and abilities, from beginners through to diploma level.
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
I teach the cello.
- Tell me about your qualifications.
Royal Academy of Music Professional Certificate and Guildhall School of Music Diploma
- How much do you charge?
I charge £36 for an hour
£18 for half an hour
I offer a free consultation lesson to see if the student is happy.
travelling to peoples houses is a possibility.
- Where do you teach?
I like to teach at home, schools, youth orchestras and music courses. In and around west london including Ealing and Hanwell .
- When are you available?
I am flexible. Whenever possible!
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
4/5 through to 80
- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
I prepare my pupils for ABRSM, Trinity Guildhall exam boards and diploma exams.
I also prepare my pupils for music college entrance auditions, youth orchestra auditions and preparations for concerts - both solo and chamber music.
- What kind of experience do you have?
I teach privately at home and in schools. I have worked at the Camden saturday morning music centre, and have taught on the 'Pro Corda Chamber Music Courses' for children. I am the cello coach for the Chiltern Youth Chamber Orchestra, also the cello coach for 'Bass Clef Courses' for adult cellists and basses. I have adjudicated for many youth music festivals.
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
- Where and with whom did you train?
I studied with David Strange, William Pleeth and Jacqueline Du Pre.
I studied chamber music with the Beaux Arts Trio, Peter Pears and Rostropovitch, Early Music with Trevor Pinnock and Antony Pleeth
- Tell me about some of your current students.
I have 25 pupils at 3 schools. I also take the string group at one of the schools.
I have 20 private pupils who regularly take exams - they have regularly attained distinctions at diploma and grade 8 levels as well as all other grades.
My pupils have obtained scholarships to the Royal College of Music, the Purcell School and Harrow and Eton schools.
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