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Abigail offers a discount of 50% on their first / introductory lesson!

Piano

Hourly FeeOnline Lessons
Hourly Fee
Beginner £60.00£54.00
Intermediate £60.00£54.00
Advanced £60.00£54.00
Casual £60.00£54.00

Singing

Hourly FeeOnline Lessons
Hourly Fee
Beginner £60.00£54.00
Intermediate £60.00£54.00
Advanced £60.00£54.00
Expert £60.00£54.00
Casual £60.00£54.00

Composition

Hourly FeeOnline Lessons
Hourly Fee
Beginner £60.00£54.00
Intermediate £60.00£54.00
Advanced £60.00£54.00
Expert £60.00£54.00
Casual £60.00£54.00

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Personal Description:

I am currently studying for an MA in Vocal Coaching at Central School of Speech and Drama in London. I am a professional singer whose voice has been described as 'heavenly'. I have toured internationally at 10,000 seat venues such as Red Rocks in Colorado, recorded multiple albums and sung in all styles from opera to jazz, pop and music theatre.

Tutoring Experience:

Voice: I have been teaching singing for 15 years. I am experienced with all ages from 7 to professional level. I am confident that my method really works to build a solid and healthy technique so that the voice is resilient and strong. I have helped many students to smooth the 'break' and to overcome damaging habits of vocal production.
Piano: For the past 20 years I have taught all ages and levels from complete beginner to grade 7.
Composition: I am Head of Music at an outstanding 6th form college and have been teaching and examining composition for many years.

Tutoring Approach:

Voice: I analyse the student's voice and vocal needs and devise a programme of exercises to build the strength and tone of the vocal instrument. I use Italian bel canto techniques and teach a healthy 'belt' tone production for pop and music theatre styles. I work on repertoire that helps to build skills and vocal technique and model techniques using my own voice when helpful.
Piano: I devise creative ways to engage students and find repertoire that inspires them
Composition: I am a composition examiner for the A level exam board Eduqas. I teach the building blocks of composition - chords, scales, modes, rhythms, structure and textures. I build on the student's skills and stylistic preferences and incorporate analysis, listening and improvisation into lessons.

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Native Language: English (British)
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)

Qualifications:

  • Institute of education (2004) - PGCE (PGCE) (✔ On File)
  • Trinity College of Music (1996) - DipTCL Voice (Bachelors) (✔ On File)
  • Trinity College of Music (1996) - LTCL in Singing Teaching (Bachelors) (✔ On File)

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