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Ms Carmen Ho BA (Hons), MA, PhD
Ms Carmen Ho  BA (Hons), MA, PhD

BA(Hons) Music
MA Music (Composition)
PhD Music Composition

Enhanced DBS checked
Instruments: Piano

Music Theory Tuition (Beginner to Grade 8)
Composition Tuition (Beginner to post-degree)
Genre/Style(s): Classical
Contemporary classical
Ability Levels: Beginners to Intermediate
Memberships: (verified) Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM)


Carmen studied piano with Irina Glushenkova, a former student of Professor Lev Vlasenko and Mikhail Pletnev at the Moscow Conservatoire.

She has over 7 years teaching experience in the UK and Hong Kong. She has worked with considerable number of students from beginners to advanced.

Lessons are tailored to suit those wanting to work towards grade exams or learning just for fun!

My students have an 100% pass rate in ABRSM exams.

I can offer visiting tuition at your house.

If you have any enquiries, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Hope to hear from you soon.

* Carmen is a composer of orchestral, instrumental and choral music. She studied for her BA at Hull University before graduating with an MA in Composition from Bristol University in 2013. She has recently completed her PhD studies at Bristol.
Carmenís music has been performed and workshopped across the UK and Europe by musicians such as Ensemble Variances, Bristol Ensemble, Musikfabrik, BBC Singers, Kokoro ensemble and Bristol University Symphony Orchestra. Psithurism for solo flute was premiered at the Goethe-Institut, Ukraine as part of the Kyiv Contemporary Music Festival in September 2016. Three watches of the night for solo bass clarinet, was commissioned by New Music in the South West and was premiered at Dartington Hall.
Dukkha was workshopped by Kokoro ensemble as part of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Composersí Day 2017, led by Mark-Anthony Turnage. Carmen participated in the Summer School at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland under the tutelage of Sir James Macmillan, Gordon McPherson, Rory Boyle and Oliver Searle.
Carmen has most recently been selected as a finalist in the 9th International Antonin Dvorák Composition Competition (2018). She is thrilled to have been awarded a Royal Philharmonic Society Composition Prize and has been commissioned to write a new piece for Music in the Round in 2019.

Contact Carmen

Address: Dorset
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Fee (30 minutes): £18.00
Fee (60 minutes): £30.00

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