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Composition Teachers and Composition Lessons

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Rick

Rick

Masters: Mmus Music Performance (Merit) 2010 (2010)
experience ranges Jazz Big bands, R'n'B pop groups, Jazz/fusion groups, Classical guitar, Pop cover bands and Funk groups. I have played at/for pizza express ('Baby Jazz' and Jazz club 'Pesantry'), Jazz Cafe, MHMT (and as a teacher), BBC 'One Show', Ealing Jazz festival and musicals - 'Chess' & 'Spring Awakening'. Through my years of teaching I have created a unique approach that combines coaching to discover the weaknesses and true aspirations of the pupil. I...
Stuart

Stuart

Spennymoor
Guitar, Bass Guitar, Music Theory, Composition
Bachelors: BMus (Hons) Jazz, Popular and Commercial Music (2011)
a full member of both the RGT (Registry of Guitar Tutors) and MU (Musicians Union) In terms of gigging, I have around 7 years experience playing in a wide variety of bands and venues. A short list of some of the projects I have been involved with: 'NUJO': Newcastle University Jazz Orchestra which played at functions and larger events. 'Dublin Raiders': popular club band which played all over the UK every week A Jazz Guitar...
instrument, I also play the cello. I have a Music degree and have experienced playing recitals. I am interested in composition and develop pieces using Logic for score writing. I have been privately teaching piano in the Guildford area for the past ten years. I have much experience of preparing pupils for Associated Board Exams. I also enjoy developing a pupil's repertoire and preparing music for school concerts. I have experience of teaching a wide...
Robert

Robert

Bachelors: 1st, Music and English Literature (2011)
well as providing arrangements and orchestrations for several well-known artists, including a recent Classical Number 1 album! I've been teaching piano (and, on occasion, guitar) to children and adults for around three years and have enjoyed seeing all my tutees progress over time! I graduated from Cardiff University with a BA First Class Honours in Music and English Literature, also winning the prize for highest first year results in the School Of Humanities. I started...
Phillip

Phillip

Kensington
Piano, Music Theory, Composition, Music Production, Music Technology
Masters: Master of Music (Distinction) (2004)
teach piano, composition, theory, aural, history and orchestration. My work crosses the divide from experimental concert music, electronics and installations to fashion, film and new technology, concept and artistic direction, regularly collaborating with fashion designers, filmmakers, architects, artists and dancers; such as the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Singers, Philharmonia Orchestra, London Sinfonietta, Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra, Arditti String Quartet, Nash Ensemble, Schubert Ensemble, and the likes of Beardyman, Luke Vibert, Mayumi Miyata, Viktor & Rolf, and...
Ramon

Ramon

Carluke
Guitar, Bass Guitar, Composition, Ukulele, Mandolin, Banjo (5 string)
College: HNC SOUND PRODUCTION (2007)
12 string, Classical & Electric for Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced. I also tutor bass at Beginners, Intermediate level. Mandolin and Ukulele at Beginner/Intermediate level. BOOKS Mel Bay, Acoustic, Electric, Classical RGT Alternative tuning Classical tune a day MUSIC WORKSHOPS Children's Beginner guitar classes Adult Beginner guitar classes Music jam track classes Songwriting Finger Picking Arual/Ear training Introduction to Spanish Guitar Introduction on 12 String Guitar Beginner Mandolin Beginner Bass Guitar Maintenance Guitar Beginners Slide guitar...
Stuart

Stuart

Doctorate: Art & Design (2008)
PA and studio production work, song writing and music creation. From all this experience and from having been a recording artist based in the USA, I have an all round knowledge of the music industry. I have taught guitar for nearly as long as I have been playing and I am familiar with a variety of styles: finger picking, bluegrass, indie, rock and bossa nova. Many beginner students have progressed quite quickly into the intermediate...
Nancy Dlores

Nancy Dlores

Piano, Music Theory, Composition
PGCE: Qualified teacher Status (2011)
my teaching. With over 15 years of musical teaching experience, and having studied at a leading university, I am able to deliver highly specialised music lessons. The skills that you learn will give you the ability to progress at a rapid rate to become a gifted musician. Working to an individualised teaching program, I combine effective teaching strategies (finely tuned over the years) alongside your interests. This will adequately prepare you to master challenging pieces,...
Rae

Rae

Canonbury
Piano, Trumpet, Music Theory, Composition
Masters: MMus in Leadership (composition, performance, collaborative work, education) (2013)
University of Melbourne Music Conservatorium in Australia and have a Master of Music in Music Leadership from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama in London. As a composer, I write for various theatre, film, dance, multi-media and music concert events, whilst as a pianist, I perform my original works and contemporary music from a vast range of different genres, from classical, jazz and world music, to pop, rock and folk music. Improvisation also forms...
Scott

Scott

PGCE: PostGraduate Diploma in Education (2016)
regular performer, and personal highlights include regular performances at well-renowned music venue The Talking Heads during my Undergraduate Degree in Southampton, and performing at the 2015 Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland. I also perform regularly at my church, helping to lead worship and often directing the band/arranging music for the service. I studied and gained a Music BA (Hons) from the University of Southampton, providing me with a wide knowledge-base, and equipping me with the...

Levels We Offer For Composition Lessons: Beginner composition, Intermediate composition, Advanced composition, Casual composition

Composition is an increasingly important element of both school examinations, and further college and university courses, therefore it's of no surprise that this is an increasingly popular area for private tuition. So, whether you're a budding Beethoven or are seeking to scrawl symphonies like Shostakovich, don't fret! First Tutors: Music can help you find a seasoned tutor to help!

Our tutors are able to help a multitude of ages and capabillities. Whether you are requiring a tutor to provide private tuition to help with composition skills for GCSE level, or are a university student who needs assistance in developing you abilities for a more demanding piece of work, we are able to help. First Tutors: Music profiles a number of experienced and proficient musicians, many of whom have backgrounds as teachers, lecturers or professional musicians, so you're sure to find a personal tutor with the capacity to help. Whatever your location, standard of practice or requirements, why not enter your details and begin searching for private composition tuition that is tailored to specifically suit you?!

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