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Mr Matthew Maguire MA BMus (Hons) dipABRSM
Mr Matthew Maguire MA BMus (Hons) dipABRSM

BMus(Hons) Lond. (R.A.M.)
Instruments: Violin
Chamber Coaching
Genre/Style(s): Classical
Ability Levels: Beginners to Advanced


I am a professional freelance violist.
I hold the position of Sub-Principal Viola of the City of London Sinfonia and am a founding member of the prize winning Artesian Quartet.

I'm a firm believer that teaching makes me a better performer and performing makes me a better teacher.
I thoroughly enjoy going on a journey of discovery with students and I always want to make it as rewarding an experience for them as it is for me.

As a freelancer I enjoy a very varied career.
I play with chamber orchestras including
Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Aurora Orchestra and
London Mozart Players;
symphony orchestras including
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and BBC Philharmonic;
in the pit with Opera Holland Park,
Royal Ballet Sinfonia and English National Ballet;
as well as in the studio on music records and tv/film soundtracks.

Alongside performing I have a vast experience in teaching and outreach work to all ages in a variety of settings from hospital schools to care homes.
In this capacity I have worked for City of London Sinfonia, Trinity Laban, Orchestras for All, Orchestras Live and the
Royal Academy of Music as well as privately.

Alongside my passion for classical music I'm a big fan of jazz, latin, soul and blues music (to name a few genres!).
I believe that everyone can relate to music no matter the genre or background as it is a worldwide language that unites us all.
I have always enjoyed playing several instruments as this has opened up many enjoyable performing opportunities in a wide range of environments and genres.

For in person lessons I will make sure appropriate social distancing and safety measures are in place.
I am also very happy to teach online via Zoom or Skype.

I'd be more than happy to discuss any queries or questions you may have so please feel free to get in touch if you would like to have a chat.

I hold an enhanced DBS.

Contact Matthew

Address: Carshalton
Greater London
Mobile: Show Number
Fee (30 minutes): £25.00
Fee (60 minutes): £40.00

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