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Mr Richard Silvester
Mr Richard Silvester

My knowledge is based on experience with bands and solo playing many genres of music since 1976. I have attended many workshops across the country from professional musicians and also as a trainee music leader with Firebird Trust. I have been teaching and performing as a professional since 2008. I have passed grade 7 classical violin with ABRSM and grade 5 theory and I am registered with the Registry of guitar tutors. I am currently playing first violin with the Lincoln concert orchestra.
I have been CRB checked but this can be repeated as required. A new DBS application is in process. see for more detail, recordings and pictures.
Instruments: Folk Fiddle ,classical violin, mandolin, ukulele , folk and contemporary guitar, 5 string banjo
Irish , Scottish , English, Appallatian, East European, some jazz, improvisation and accompaniment techniques and performance techniques,how to decorate folk music to give it the feel.teach by ear and or by reading music.I have an extensive collection if music to explore and we can use material on the internet.see for more detail, recordings and pictures.
Genre/Style(s): Folk British and International styles .
Appropriate Theory
ABRSM classical violin grades
Acoustic guitar teaching. i am registered with the Registry of guitar tutors and have attended their workshop days.
Ability Levels: Beginners to Advanced


Gigging since 1976. , various folk and rock bands, acoustic and electric, lead and second violin accompaniment taught . Adults and children of any age.Recent performances include Summer solstice Tattershall Castle, various weddings, 600 Whiskies Leadenham, Lincoln Drill Hall Cafe, Poacher beer train from Sleaford.Numerous Ceilidhs with Ploughmans Bunch, Delta Dogs and gigs with Ruff and Ready (Irish Pub band)see for more detail, recordings and pictures.

Contact Richard

Address: Lincolnshire
Phone: 01526320473
Fee (45 minutes): £18.00
Fee (60 minutes): £23.00

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