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Miss Siobhán McCafferty
Miss Siobhán McCafferty

Master of Music in Violin Performance
from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

Bachelor of Music with Honours
from Queen's University Belfast

DBS-checked and SafeGuard trained.

Grade 8 Violin (ABRSM)
Grade 8 Piano (Trinity Guildhall)
A-level Music: A (90%)
GCSE Music: A*

Other Credentials/Experience:

Trinity College London Scholar.
All-Ireland Senior Slow-Air Finalist.
Three EUROPAfest Solo Performances 2015-2016 (classical and traditional Irish).
Fiddle Player with Irish Celtic Generations; 2016 tour of France; official DVD merchandise.
BBC Radio Ulster solo classical broadcast, 2014.
BBC Radio Ulster group traditional performance, 2017.
Irish fiddle tutor for Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann.
Instruments: Violin
Irish/Folk Fiddle
Genre/Style(s): Classical
Traditional Irish Music
Ability Levels: Beginners to Advanced


As an experienced tutor and freelance musician, I am dedicated to engagi. I teach and perform classical, pop and traditional Irish music and teach all of these genres. Lessons with me are focused around developing both musicality and technique, and these concepts are explored in detail. My aim is to help students progress as quickly as possible to help fulfil their potential, even if their ambition is to keep music as a pastime. Lessons in both classical violin or traditional Irish fiddle playing involve scrutiny of the left and right hand techniques. I assess each student as an individual, and take an approach which will best nurture their talent, depending on their specific needs.

I am based in Forest Hill, London. Lessons are normally done at students' houses, but occasionally can be facilitated at my address. Travel expenses apply. Enquiries can be made through the contact details provided - I recommend using my mobile number first. Please get in touch if you have any questions!

Contact Siobhán

Address: Forest Hill
Greater London
Phone: 07753283533
Mobile: 07753283533
Fee (60 minutes): £35.00

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