MA Musicology 1999 - 2000
City University, London
BMus Hons 1996-1999
City University and Guildhall School of Music, London
ABRSM Advanced Certificate Distinction (A,A)
ABRSM Grade VIII
ABRSM Grade V
(approx. Grade 6/7 standard)
Over 35 years of performance experience as a soloist and across a variety of ensembles, including orchestral and choral groups.
Aural test training
Covering all genres for vocal tuition including:
Jazz and Popular music
Oboe: Baroque through to Modern Contemporary styles (all levels)
You will need to have your own instrument.
Piano: Classical and Popular Music (beginners to grade V)
Very happy to work with absolute beginners or those that need confidence building in order to really shine!
Beginners to Advanced
CURRENTLY (JULY 2021), MY BOOKS ARE QUITE FULL BETWEEN 3.30PM-8PM, BUT PLEASE CONTACT ME IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE PUT ON MY WAITING LIST OR WOULD LIKE A LESSON DURING THE DAY.
MY VOCAL TEACHING:
I teach singing based on the Estill method, which I am currently studying, taking courses with Anne-Marie Speed, and receiving my own vocal training from Gareth Ellis who also teaches this method.
Recent Estill training courses attended:
20th June 2021 - Estill for Singing Teachers
7th March 2021 - Estill and Contemporary Commercial Music
8th February 2021- Estill and Contemporary Legit in Musical Theatre
28th November 2020 - West End Music Theater Workshop - Helen Washington, Gareth Ellis, Kris Manuel
30th July - 19th August 2020 - With Gareth Ellis
Warm-Ups and Vocal Health
Breathing and Support
Twang, an introduction
Belting, an introduction
100% pass rate.
Safeguarding children Training completed with Higham's Park School, London between 2017-2020.
Experience of teaching privately since 1998, and group lessons/workshops on behalf of:
Walthamstow Music, London
North Warwickshire and Hinckley College, Nuneaton
Higham's Park School, London
Music Lab, Farm Factory Studios, Welwyn Garden City
Also happy to give general tuition at GCSE and A'Level.
Available for proof reading music related texts, such as dissertations and coursework from GCSE to Degree level.
GIFT TOKENS are available. Please contact me for details.
I teach at home in Hertford, and can offer teaching in your home, subject to my availability and piano facilities.
Please ask about home lesson rates, as these will vary depending on my travel time.
I invoice termly, in advance, with the opportunity to pay in installments.
Fee (30 minutes): £15.00
Fee (60 minutes): £30.00
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