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Dr Derek Williams PhD, BMus, FTCL, LMusTCL, DipTeach

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(verified) BMus
(verified) FTCL
(verified) LMusTCL
(verified) Diploma in Teaching
(verified) Diploma in Teaching
PhD in Music Composition from The University of Edinburgh

BMus (Distinction) from The University of Auckland, New Zealand. Winner Hollinrake Memorial Scholarship and Senior Scholarship for best student in graduate year.

FTCL in Pianoforte & Composition from Trinity College of Music, London

LMusTCL in Composition from Trinity College of Music, London

DipTeach in School Education from the New South Wales Department of Education & Training, Australia

DipTchg in School Education from the New Zealand Department of Education

Teachers' Diploma from Auckland Secondary Teachers' College, New Zealand.
Child Protection Course:
Completed Educare child protection training course. (more)
Keeping Children Safe in Music is the latest in the EduCare's series of distance learning courses on child protection. The training programme uses short films to show a variety of good and bad practice examples, which will be available to watch online. It will help anyone teaching music to children gain a better understanding of their child protection responsibilities, and avoid situations that could lead to accusations of misconduct.

Instruments: Piano
Theory of Music
Score Programming (Sibelius)
Music Technology (Cubase)
Genre/Style(s): Performance and Composition, including ABRSM & Trinity:
Ability Levels: Intermediate to Advanced
Memberships: (verified) The European Piano Teachers' Association

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Tuition for adults in studio environment or online via Skype at

DBS Certified for all ages.

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Contact Derek

Address: Edinburgh

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Fee (60 minutes): £40.00
Fee (30 minutes): £25.00

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