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Mrs Karolina Chlumova
Mrs Karolina Chlumova

Biography

Curriculum Vitae


GUITAR TEACHER, TEACHER OF MUSIC THEORY AND PRACTICE
Peterborough, 06/2015 – Present, Part time: 5.½ hours per week.
I teach private students – as well as my full time job.
I am preparing my 3 students for the ABRSM exams (The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music).
I have been teaching the same student for 2 years and am currently preparing her for Grade 8 (the highest level in guitar playing).
I have been teaching 2 students for over 1 year.
2016 I prepared them for Grade 3 and they passed with Merit and Distinction. We are now preparing for Grade 4.

GUITAR TEACHER, TEACHER OF MUSIC THEORY AND PRACTICE
Music School Semily, Czech Republic, 02/2006 – 06/2008 Part Time
Teaching the Theory and practice of Guitar 1:1
I worked with my students to perform concerts. This involved:-
- Event organisation
- Musical Arrangement
- Making the choice/s of pieces to be played, to best showcase my students abilities, and for the enjoyment of both my students and the audience.

GUITAR TEACHER, TEACHER OF MUSIC THEORY AND PRACTICE
Music school Teplice, Czech Republic, 09/2009 – 06/2014 Full time
Preparing students to perform in Concerts, competitions and annual examinations
Competitions: Every 4 years = National competition of Guitar playing and my students achieved first place in the Semi final. They were unable to compete in National final as too young. They were aged 7. I also put together a Guitar trio which achieved first place in the Semi final.
Examinations: On average 75% of my students achieved the highest grade.
I have ability to be flexible, creative and adaptable, using different methods and techniques to promote the best outcome for my students who were different ages and abilities of varying.




EDUCATION
Conservatory of Teplice – College of Music
Higher than College - Lower than University,
09/2006 – 06/2013
Diploma:
· Music Theory – A (Merit)
· Teaching theory and Practice – A (Merit)
· Guitar playing – B (Distinction)
· English language – B (Distinction)
· Psychology – A (Merit)
A – Level:
· Music Theory – A (Merit)
· Guitar playing – B (Distinction)
· History of Music – B (Distinction)
Secondary Grammar School, Semily Czech Republic
09/2001 – 06/2005
A – Level:
· History of Music – A (Merit)
· English Language – B (Distinction)
· Czech Language – B (Distinction)
· Social Sciences – B (Distinction)

SPECIAL SKILLS – MUSICAL
Flute - 9 years of study of theory and practice
Final exam = A
Piano - 2 years of Study at Music School
3 years at Conservatory in Teplice, Czech Republic

National competition: Guitar Playing at age 18, I achieved 8th place, in the National final.
As part of an Ensemble - at age 17, Duo Guitar and Flute ensemble. We achieved 1st place in the Czech National Competition


National Czech Competition – as a part of Guitar Trio we achieved 1st place in the Semi final. (Trio’s did not compete at National level)

Choir – 3 years – aged 13-17. We performed in European wide presentations of Modern, Religious, Renaissance and Gospel music.

I attended intensive Classical Guitar Master Classes held by Zoran Dukic, Pavel Steidel, Hubert Keppel (World Renown Classical Guitarists) in Krivoklat, Czech Republic. In 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009.

From 04/2017 I became a qualified assessor for ABRSM Music Medals. Music Medals are teacher-led assessments for younger learners.
They build on what is already taught in group lessons, and enable students to gain recognition for their hard work.

Contact Karolina

Address: Peterborough
[email protected]
Cambridgeshire
PE4 6JQ
Phone: +447542621009
Mobile: +447542621009
Fee (60 minutes): £25.00
Fee (30 minutes): £15.00

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