Violin, Piano I am a classically trained pianist and violinist who enjoys a wide variety of musical genres., , As a violinist I have playing experience with a number of ensembles and as a pianist, I have been required to provide accompaniment for ABRSM examinations., , I am an enthusiastic teacher with extensive experience, having worked with private pupils at home and also pupils in schools and ensembles. I have had considerable success with pupils entered for ABRSM examinations. In addition I have taught music in a college setting., , I have experience teaching pupils of all ages and abilities. I believe it is important for my pupils to enjoy learning so I use a wide variety of music., , In my role as a peripatetic music teacher I spend a lot of time in schools, therefore, I hold a current DBS Certificate.
I can teach clarinet at all levels and saxophone & piano at beginners & intermediate levels., I can also support with music theory. I am passionate about all music from classical and musical theatre to pop., I have a lot of experience with ABRSM classical grades - other exam boards and styles are absolutely fine also., I have a lot of performance experience that I can share with learners and I regularly play within concert bands and perform for the general public., I can travel to students, students can come to me or I can also teach online. (A discount is available for students who come to me or for online teaching), I look forward to hearing from you!
Cornet, Trumpet, TenorHorn, French Horn, Baritone, Euphonium, TenorTrombone, Bass Trombone, Tuba I am a classically trained Trombonist who enjoys a wide variety of musical genres., , As a trombonist I have performed in a variety of different ensembles including Brass Bands; Symphony Orchestras and Big Bands. Before studying at the Royal Northern College of Music I was a member of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain and had the honor of playing for the Queen's Golden Jubilee celebrations with St Helens Youth Brass Band in 2002. I have performed with some of the UK's top orchestras including the Manchester Camerata and the Halle. , , As a soloist I have performed with local ensembles and recorded with the BBC singers for BBC radio 3., , As a teacher I have had experience working for several local authorities as well as tutoring for the Halle Youth Ensembles. I have also taught privately at home for several years and have had many students enter successfully for ABRSM exams.