Drum Kit, Drums, Percussion, Music Theory (ABRSM & Trinity/Guildhall), Music GCSE & A Level Tutor (OCR/Edxecel/AQA) Preparation for Theory Examinations: ABRSM, Trinity/Guildhall, - Key Signatures, - Time Signatures, - Intervals, - Scales & Modes, - Chords & Arpeggios , - Score Analysis, - Cadences, - Trasposition, - Dictation/Transcription , - Harmonising Closed Score (Bach Chorale/Figured Bass), , Preparation for Music GCSE/A Level, - OCR Areas of Study, - Edexcel Set Works Anthology, - AQA Listening & Appraising, Influences on Music and Music in Context, , Drums, Drumkit and Percussion , Preparation for Instrument Examinations:Trinity/Guildhall, Rock School, Trinity Rock and Pop, Areas covered with beginner/intermediate individuals:, Â•The understanding of Pulse and Meter/Tempo, Â•An understanding of Dynamics (Loud/Soft), Â•The understanding of Co-ordination between all limbs and voice (Basic Grooves/Beats, Sticking Exercises and Counting), Â•The understanding of basic Rhythmic Notation such as short rhythmic phrases including time signatures, bars etc. Sticking exercises, beats/grooves , Â•Stick Control developed using the basic rudiments (Single/Double/Para-diddle etc.), , Areas covered with intermediate individuals are:, Â•Musical Style and Genre, Â•Further challenging aspects of co-ordination and limb independence through Drum Set and/or Latin Percussion Method, Â•Further Stick Control explored through the use of snare drum pieces and/or more advanced rudiments (Including: Accents/Flams/Triplets/Rolls/Drags/Ruffs) , , Areas covered with intermediate/advanced individuals are:, Â•In depth study into Musical Style and Genre (Pop, Rock, Funk, Jazz and World Music), Â•Challenging co-ordination and limb independence skills , Â•An understanding of Rhythmic Notation and Chart Reading at professional level, Â•Developing a facility for "Technique, Groove, Creativity and Musicianship" - John Riley
Piano, Voice, 'Scat' singing (improvising), Saxophone, Trumpet, Double Bass / Upright Bass, Flute, Clarinet, Guitar, Electric Bass, Drums Jazz and Improvising, 'Scat' singing / 'vocalese', Jazz Appreciation and History, Rock/Pop, R&B/Soul, etc, Classical (western), Musicianship, Music Theory, Composing / Arranging, Lyric Writing, Song Writing, --, Audition Preparation (any genre), Grade Exam Preparation (jazz, rock and classical, any board and instrument), * Plus *, Help with Coursework, Revision, Writing (words), Composing and Performing for GCSE, BTEC, AS and A2 Music
Drum Kit, Percussion - Tuned and Other. Competent performer of all styles on the drum kit., Wide range of professional experience, from pop and rock, to big band jazz, small band jazz (traditional through to modern and free jazz) and everything in between, latin and funk to musical theatre., Can also teach classical tuned percussion to an intermediate level.