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Ms Gillian Ford

Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Studies
- Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Studies
(Piano Accompaniment), GSMD
- ABRSM Examiner.
Instruments: Piano
Aural training
Sight reading
Vocal Coaching (advanced singers only)
Genre/Style(s): Classical style
Children and adults all welcome from complete beginner to very advanced (Diplomas & post-Diploma) welcome
Excellent success rate with ABRSM Grade Exams (mostly merits/distinctions) and ABRSM Diplomas.
Easy understanding of piano technique & individual requirements
Available to travel & teach in students' home on own instrument - no extra charge
Help with preparation for aural training and sight-reading in exams

Highly experienced accompanist for singers/instrumentalists for exams, concerts & auditions
Ability Levels: Beginners to Advanced
Memberships: (verified) Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM)


I graduated from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama in 1988 and have 30 years' teaching experience with both children and adults. I have 4 current DBS certificates, one of which is subscribed to the Update Service. I have worked in all the major music conservatoires, as a repetiteur at most of the major opera houses, and am a fluent sightreader. Also busy as a concert accompanist or as an exam/competition/audition accompanist.

Qualified as an ABRSM Examiner as of Jan 2015.

N.B. Please contact me by EMAIL only rather than phone for initial enquiries, and I will reply promptly. You can either use the form on or email me directly at [email protected] Many thanks.

Contact Gillian

Address: Sutton
Phone: Show Number
Fee (60 minutes): £50.00

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