As a highly experienced professional violinist, I love teaching! I strive to provide a friendly, supportive and stimulating environment for my students to aid their optimum learning experience
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
English as a Foreign Language
- Tell me about your qualifications.
I have a Bachelor's of Music Degree from Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where I studied with Catherine Lord - pupil of the legendary Ivan Galamian.
- How much do you charge?
My fees are £20.00 for half an hour and £35.00 for an hour. There's an additional £5.00for travel to a pupil's home.
- Where do you teach?
I mainly teach at home - West Greenwich (please see map for details), but can travel to a student's home if needed. I can travel to Blackheath, Maze Hill, Deptford, Lewisham,Westcomb Park and Central London.
- When are you available?
I teach from Monday to Saturday, any time of day, depending on availability.
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
All ages and levels welcome!
- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
Assosiated Board of Royal Schools of Music - ABRSM
Trinity Music Board
GCSE & A level performance
- What kind of experience do you have?
I started teaching at the age of 18, and have taught a huge range of pupils, from the very young to the 40+ year beginners. I often prepare pupils for Assosiated Board Exams and Trinity Music Exams(Grades 1-8), A level practical exams, as well as teaching those who just want to learn to play for their own pleasure.
As a professional violinist, I have had the pleasure to play for names such as the award - winning artist Emeli Sande, Vivenne Westwood, Graham Norton, Bastile and HRH Prince of Wales, to name but a few. I also run my own quartet The Lady Godivas ((concealed information)
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
- Where and with whom did you train?
I was born and braught up in Bulgaria until the age of 11, when I was scouted by the late professor Yfrah Neeman, and given a full scholarship at the prestigeous specialist music school Wells Cathedral. While at Wells, and later at the Guildhall School of Music (BMus) I studied with Catherine Lord, who was one of the few and highly elite students of Ivan Galamian (whose students also included Itzack Perlman).
- Do you belong to any professional organisations?
Member of the Musician's Union.
• Guildhall School of Music and Drama (BA Hons)
• Fully CRB checked
• Musician's Union Member
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