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Mrs Luan Shaw
Mrs Luan Shaw

Instruments: Clarinet
Genre/Style(s): Consultation lessons are available for students preparing for conservatoire auditions, competitions and diploma examinations (teaching or performance).
Ability Levels: Beginners to Advanced
Memberships: (verified) Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM)


Luan is passionate about supporting learners of all ages and abilities to enjoy their music making. During her 30-year teaching career, Luan has taught across numerous ages and abilities ranging from nursery schools through to adult education and everything in between. In addition to teaching clarinet for music services and independent schools, roles in other institutions have included Head of Music, Head of Instrumental Studies, Head of Woodwind and Brass and Head of Pedagogy.

Currently, Luan is Interim Vice Principal (Learning and Teaching) and Director of Postgraduate Studies at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire where she has taught since 2011. She was awarded Senior Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy in 2019 and her doctoral research focuses on instrumental teacher education in conservatoires.

As a clarinetist, Luan has performed with the CBSO, Manchester Camerata, Opera North, BCMG and Longborough Festival Opera. She has held the Co-principal Clarinet seat with Orchestra of the Swan since 2007. Other performance activity has included solo and chamber music recitals, concerto performances, and recordings for BBC television and radio, and ABRSMís 2018-21 clarinet syllabus. Luan is an adjudicator member of the British and International Federation of Festivals, and a diploma examiner for the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music.

Contact Luan

Address: 29 Royal Road
Sutton Coldfield
Midlands (West)
B72 1SP
Mobile: 07958 716668
Fee (30 minutes): £20.00
Fee (60 minutes): £40.00

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