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Mr Matthew Forster
Mr Matthew Forster

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BMus in Jazz, Commercial and Popular Music - First class honours

Post-Graduate Diploma in Performance - Saxophone
Instruments: Saxophone
-Soprano Sax
-Alto Sax
-Tenor Sax
-Baritone Sax
-Bb Clarinet
-Bass Clarinet
Genre/Style(s): Jazz (Trad, Bebop, Contemporary etc.)
Ability Levels: Beginners to Advanced


Experience in pit orchestras, big bands, jazz ensembles, work with DJs.

Saxophonist for Jazz North's Northern Line Band: Ponyland

ABRSM certified Music Medals Teacher/Assessor.

DBS checked.

Ten years experience in tuition- including two years as mentor to Birmingham Junior Conservatoire, three years with Services For Education - Music Service, and one year with Music Partnership North -Northumberland, and Durham University.

Developed an holistic approach influenced by traditional and holistic approaches: Dalcroze; Kodaly; Simultaneous Learning; aural, kinaesthetic, and visual traditions. All aspects of musicianship covered including improvisation in the jazz idiom.

Every pupil is unique with their own strengths and weaknesses. A wide variety of teaching experience affords tuition tailored to each individual and a need for a thorough knowledge of music that can be explained via several approaches. In the end, music is to be played all lessons are kept as an enjoyable experience at every level of your musical journey.

Contact Matthew

Address: Whickham,
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
Phone: Show Number
Mobile: Show Number
Fee (30 minutes): £20.00
Fee (60 minutes): £30.00

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