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Mrs Marie-Claire Warren

BA Hons (2:1)
BA hons Music
CT Abrsm
DBS certificate held
Instruments: Clarinet
Genre/Style(s): Classical
Ability Levels: Beginners to Advanced


In my lessons I offer pupils my undivided attention as well as time and space for them to focus purely on themselves and their music making. In addition, I also put time aside throughout the week to think about each and every one of my pupils in order to plan their next lesson. I draw upon the knowledge I have gained through my teaching qualification and my extensive experience the get the best out of each pupil I see.

My mission
My mission is to provide High Quality Lessons covering all aspects of music including:
- music theory
- aural training
- scales and technical skills
- good posture
- tone, including breathing
- articulation
- sight reading
- music theory
- improvisation
- composition
With the aim of promote all round musicianship skills

Please contact me to book your first lesson before 30/11/2019 and your initial lesson will be free of charge, just quote to take advantage of this offer.

Quality Standards
- All lessons are well prepared
- Tuition books and repertoire are selected to suit the student
- Teachers are well qualified having gained a CT ABRSM qualification or equivalent
- Is experienced in teaching pupils with special needs
- Maintains professional business standards by communicating effectively with pupils and parents and having an MU contract in place.
- Works to build and maintain each student's motivation to learn
- Provides performance opportunities: both formal and informal


As part of my commitment to high quality standards in my teaching practice I offer the following quality guarantee:
- Every lesson is carefully planned
- Resources are chosen to suit the student
- Frequent performance opportunities are created
- Every lesson will include:
- Aural Training and/or Sight Reading
- An in-depth discussion of practice
- A little bit of music theory
If at any point you feel that I am not meeting all of these standards, please tell me. In order to make amends and ss a thank you for feedback, I will provide a lesson free of charge at a mutually convenient time during the next school holiday.

Grades Taught
Please note that exams are optional and not the main focus of my teaching approach.

Clarinet: ABRSM Grade 4
Electronic Keyboard: Trinity Guidhall Grade 8
Flute & Saxophone: ABRSM Grade 8
Music Theory: ABRSM Grade 5
Recorder: Grade 2 (and usually leads onto another woodwind instrument)

Prices & Payment
As a member of the Musician's Union I charge in line with their rates at £15 for a half hour 1-2-1 lesson. Please note that I always allow at least 5 minutes between lessons for setting up and packing away, this ensures that you are getting 30 minutes of tuition time, if you are shopping around, please ask other potential teachers if they do the same. For advanced students I offer longer lessons. For the first few weeks until you are settled I operate a pay-as-you go cash/cheque policy. Once you have decided you want to continue lessons on a permanent basis I will ask you to sign up to a standard Musician's Union teaching contract and set up a monthly Standing Order which spreads the cost of term time lessons equally throughout the years. I will give you a sample copy of the contract to take home and read during your first lesson.
Find out more at:

Contact Marie-Claire

Address: Basegreen
Yorkshire (South)
S12 3ED
Mobile: 07366 861 304
Fee (30 minutes): £15.00

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