I teach children and adults, beginners to advanced and specialise in ABRSM exam preparation. I use a range of exciting and engaging teaching materials and put an emphasis on developing aural skills, performing, reading music and having fun!
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
Violin (all levels from beginners to grade 8+)
- Tell me about your qualifications.
Bachelor of Music (The University of Birmingham)
Post Graduate Diploma in Violin (The Royal Northern College of Music)
Post Graduate Diploma in Orchestral Performance (Birmingham Conservatoire)
- How much do you charge?
£32.50/ 1 hour
£20.00/ 30 minutes
- Where do you teach?
I mainly teach from my home in central Moseley, very conveniently located for parking and close to cafes. I am able to travel to pupils' homes but my prices may vary.
- When are you available?
Please contact me to discuss when might be convenient for you.
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
All ages and abilities
- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
- Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
I am happy to discuss a mutually convenient time for online tutoring.
- Do you have a personal message for students?
I am a patient and enthusiastic teacher with a wide array of musical experience and believe in the importance of providing clear and fun ways to practice, ensuring technical development, and improving all aspects of musicianship. I always aim to tailor lessons to suit each pupil and can teach a variety of musical styles. Please do get in touch if you have any queries and I look forward to hearing from you!
- What kind of experience do you have?
I am an experienced violin teacher and freelance violinist and perform with orchestras such as the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Halle and English National Ballet.
I have extensive experience in one to one violin teaching and am skilled in preparing students for Associated Board Exams, teaching beginners, organising concerts and teaching a variety of repertoire. I have taught violin in primary schools and also privately to advanced students.
I have worked as a violin teacher for Wigan Music Service and West Wickham Music Tuition and have also taught for London Music Masters, Pembroke Academy of Music, Ashmount Primary School and Musica'll Music School. I have also been a string quartet tutor at ConCorda, a leading Chamber Music course in Ireland for ages 14-21.
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
I have a CRB Certificate
- Where and with whom did you train?
I have studied at the Royal Northern College of Music with Thelma Handy and in Prague with Pavel Fischer. I recently completed a post graduate diploma in orchestral performance with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
I have also studied chamber music at the Netherlands String Quartet Academy and Basel Hochschule as 2nd violinist of the Evropska String Quartet.
• Bachelor of music (University of Birmingham)
• PG diploma in violin (Royal Northern College of Music) PG diploma in Orchestral Performance (Birmingham Conservatoire)
• CRB certificate
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