Cornet, Trumpet, Trombone, TenorHorn, French Horn, Baritone, Euphonium, Tuba, Brass Classical, Jazz, Pop, Brass Band, , An experienced brass tutor & musician with knowledge and ability in many different musical styles including jazz, classical and brass band. I teach the full range of brass instruments and can cater the tuition specifically to the aspiration and style of the individual., , I have a 100% success rate in preparing and entering pupils for practical examinations and can teach one-to-one or in groups. I place a high emphasis on musicianship and musicality and encourage my students to embrace the many different musical genres. As a musician I play professionally in jazz and function bands, musical theatre and I recently formed an 18-piece professional jazz orchestra which I lead and direct. I have played and competed at the highest level in Brass Bands and enjoyed tours in Europe and USA.
With extensive training in Classical singing at Queen's University, Belfast I am trained in operatic aswell as classical and musical theatre genres of the voice. I have participated in recitals as part of examinations and been involved in school and community choirs that have helped me gain further experience and knowledge of the Voice. , From the age of six years old I have been very enthusiastic to learn the piano and have loved being an accompanist for choirs aswell as playing in my church and for examinations. , Through my secondary school education I took up the flute and enjoyed learning how to control my breathing and playing challenging pieces for graded examinations and in the school orchestra and Junior concert band. Classical, Opera , Musical Theatre, Online Virtual lessons available from now
Piano, Guitar, Bass Classical (oriented toward taking ABRSM exams). Usually most popular with piano students, , Pop/Folk/Accompaniment. Guitar/Bass students often prefer to be taught with the goal of being skilled at pop/rock music etc., I teach this while also keeping focus on excellent technique and knowledge of the instrument and musical theory.
Piano, electronic keyboard, music theory I don't have one particular approach to teaching, because I believe the best teaching comes from an understanding of the pupil, who they are and what they want to achieve. YOU decide the approach, not me! Playing to your strengths, I will plan and teach step-by-step lessons to help you achieve your goals.