In association with
Mr Simon Ballard

MMus Viola - Trinity College of Music
BMus (Hons) Violin & Advanced Studies Viola - Birmingham Conservatoire
Instruments: Violin
Music Theory
Chamber Music Coaching
Genre/Style(s): Baroque,
Ability Levels: Intermediate to Advanced


I'm based in Bedford (6-7 min walk from the station) and work in London on a regular basis. Lessons available at my home or student's depending on convenience.

I'm happy to travel to student's homes around central London on most Mondays / Wednesdays during term time, (e.g. Highgate, Hampstead, Chalk Farm, Euston, King's Cross, Camden, Fulham, Hampstead, Highgate, Primrose Hill etc.)

I am flexible with my teaching times and am understanding about student's other commitments.

Public liability insurance provided through ESTA membership.

I'm a freelance violinist and viola player with a wide range of experience from classical to contemporary music who has several years of experience with the Junior Trinity String Time Program as well coaching and conducting amateur orchestras in London.

I've played chamber music and in orchestras up and down the country including: Royal Albert Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Symphony Hall, Cadogan Hall, St Martin in the Fields, Bridgewater Hall, Institute of Contemporary Arts as well as appearing on TV and being broadcast on radio.

I play with the Billroth String Quartet.

I studied with internationally acclaimed musician, Rivka Golani.

As a student, I was awarded a full scholarship for post graduate studies, as well as winning awards: The Nick Roth prize for string ensemble playing, and best set work prize in the Greenwich String Quartet Festival Intercollegiate String Competition.

Contact Simon

Address: Chaucer Road,
Greater London
Phone: Show Number
Fee (30 minutes): £25.00
Fee (60 minutes): £40.00

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