Violin, Viola, Theory, GCSE and A'level Music coaching 20/08/2019 NOTE:, UNFORTUNATELY I HAVE NO VACANCIES UNTIL JANUARY 2020., , , I have a friendly, flexible approach to teaching and I work with my students to tailor lessons to their interests and aims., , Music making should be fun, and I am for my students to enjoy their lessons (even when things get a bit more challenging). My students and parents have told me that I explain things clearly and am patient, though firm when I need to be!, , , I prepare students for ABRSM and Trinity-Guildhall grade exams. I also have a number of students who learn for fun., , , Several of my students have progressed through grades and moved on to study at university and conservatoire. Some have gained scholarships for further study. , , , I tailor lessons to the interest of the student and I have students learning classical as well as others who prefer popular and folk music., , , I teach all levels from beginner to post-grade 8., , , My students are a range of ages. Currently my youngest is 6 and oldest is in their 50s., , , Research has shown that learning a musical instrument develops co-ordination, listening skills, attention to detail and concentration, and has a range of additional benefits. This is something I keep in mind when teaching., , , I have more than 25 years of teaching and professional playing experience (please see Biography section).
Theory of Music, GCSE or A Level Music, , Traditional Fiddle and Violin techniques., , Celtic/Folk, Improvisation, Electric 5 string and bass violin techniques. Classical & Baroque styles, American (country / oldtime / bluegrass etc). , , Graded music - ABRSM / Music Medals, if required. I'm an ABRSM registered teacher with over thirty years experience teaching, workshops, performing and session work. I can help students of all ages, abilities and with varying educational needs using teaching methods tailored to you. , , As a working professional musician, I can help you understand the basics as well as the more taxing issues related to written music and communicating with other musicians. , , I also coach actors and supporting artists how to mime the act of playing violin, convincingly!, , Having trouble with, Â• ABRSM Classical music theory , Â• LCM Popular Music theory,, Â• Edexcell or OCR GCSE, Â• BTEC/A Level Music at school/college? , , I teach within 15 miles of Banbury, , (If you are in the Bicester, Brackley or Oxford area, then Sian recommends John Maksinski), , To arrange a lesson or course of lessons, please call me: , , 07962 778984 , , I have an Enhanced CRB check through my teaching for Unison Rock Academy and Schools., , Please visit my website:, www.sianfiddle.co.uk