I am a qualified and experienced violin & viola teacher based in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire.
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
I teach the violin and viola. I can also give coaching in "period" violin and viola.
- Tell me about your qualifications.
My qualifications are Bmus PGdip (RAM).
I am also an accredited Stringbabies Teacher.
- How much do you charge?
I offer a free trial lesson to all pupils. My teaching rates are: £10.00 for 20 minutes (I only offer this option to pre-school children), £15.00 for 30 minutes,
£22.50 for 45 minutes, £30.00 for 60 minutes.
- Where do you teach?
I teach from my home, which has a separate music room and ample secure off street parking, in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire. I am situated two miles from Junction 1 of the M42 and Junction 4 of the M5. I am also conveniently placed for pupils living in South Birmingham, Halesowen, Stourbridge, Redditch, Hagley, Kidderminster and Droitwich.
- When are you available?
I am available to teach on Monday, Thursday and Friday afternoons and evenings. Saturday and Sunday lessons are available to those pupils who can be flexible with their time of lesson.
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
I offer private tuition to young children from the age of three through to retired adults. My teaching encompasses beginners through to post-grade 8 and music conservatoire entry level.
- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
I can prepare pupils for ABRSM and TrinityGuildhall examinations and diplomas if the pupil so desires.
- Do you have a personal message for students?
A secure technique is necessary to produce the musical effect you desire. Music is foremost, technique is secondary.
- What kind of experience do you have?
I have over fifteen years experience of teaching the violin and viola in Local Education Authority Schools as well as in private practice. My teaching has encompassed individual, group and whole class instrumental teaching using different teaching styles and methods. I also have experience of directing and coaching student string quartets and student string ensembles.
I am also a freelance violinist and violist and have performed professionally with UK Symphony Orchestras, Chamber Orchestras and Theatre Shows. I have recorded live for BBC Radio 3 and BBC Radio 4, broadcast live on BBC1 and Canadian Television and recorded for film & television.
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Yes, I hold a valid and enhanced CRB certificate.
- Where and with whom did you train?
I studied at Trinity College of Music and the Royal Academy of Music.
- Do you belong to any professional organisations?
I am a member of the Musicians' Union.
• PGdip (RAM)
• Full Enhanced CRB Certificate
• Musicians' Union and Stringbabies Accredited Teacher
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