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Instruments Taught

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


Hourly Fee
Beginner £20.00
Intermediate £20.00
Advanced £20.00
Casual £20.00


Hourly Fee
Beginner £20.00
Intermediate £20.00
Advanced £20.00

Music Theory

Hourly Fee
Beginner £20.00
Intermediate £20.00
Advanced £20.00
Expert £20.00
Casual £20.00


Hourly Fee
Beginner £20.00
Intermediate £20.00
Advanced £20.00
Expert £20.00
Casual £20.00

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Personal Description:

Having completed both a BMus and MA in Music at Bangor University I currently work as a supply teacher at schools in Bangor and the surrounding area alongside tuition. I studied composition with Peter Flinn, Bill Connor and Guto Puw and Celtic Music with Stephen Rees. I have experience in teaching and tutoring Piano, Keyboard, Music Theory and Composition and also have experience of Primary and KS3 National Curriculum, GCSE and A'Level courses and requirements, as well as good knowledge of requirements for undergraduate courses. I prefer to teach at the home of the student, on the particular instrument the student will be practicing on, however I would welcome adult learners at my own home. I am happy to travel outside Bangor as long as travel expenses are covered. Fees: £10: 30 mins, £15: 45 mins, £20: 1 hour.

Tutoring Experience:

Supply Teacher, Gwynedd Council, March 16 - Present

Supply Teacher, Conwy Council, March 17 - Present

Secondary and Primary Supply Teacher, New Directions Education, Jan 15 - Present

Regular Schools include: Ysgol Friars, Ysgol John Bright, Ysgol Uwchradd Caergybi and Ysgol Y Gogarth.

Year 1 PPA Teacher, Ysgol Mair, Rhyl, Jan 15 - July 15 (Maternity Cover)

Private Piano Tutor:
Jan 08 - Present

Performer in Diocese of Wrexham Diocesan Choir: Nov 12 - Present

Performer and occasional conductor/accompanist for Our Lady and St. James Church Choir, Bangor.

Teaching Experience for Primary PGCE at:
St. Mary's RC Primary School, Holyhead
Oct 13 - Dec 13
Ysgol Cystennin, Mochdre
April 14 - June 14

KS2 Classroom Assistant, Special Needs Assistant
Our Lady's Primary School, Bangor, Sept 09 - July 13

Bangor Chaplaincy Choir:
Musical Director, Sept 09 - June 15

Piano Tutor:
Ysgol Emrys Ap Iwan: Jan 08 - July 08

Secondary Teaching Experience:
Ysgol Emrys Ap Iwan: Trainee Music Teacher: Jan-May 08
Rhyl High School: Trainee Music Teacher: Oct-Dec 07
Holyhead High School: Student Mentor: Feb-May 07
Ysgol Friars, Bangor: Student Mentor: Feb-May 06

Other experiece:
Musical Theatre Summer Schools Faciliator/Assistant, Rose Theatre, Edge Hill University, August 05 & 06.
Activity Leader Sunday Splodge Volunteering, Dec 04 - Sept 05
Musical Director, SODA for production of "Hot Mikado", May 05 - May 06.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe music is a subject to be enjoyed and therefore any lessons I teach should be as enjoyable as possible for the students. I like my students to learn at their own preferred pace, some like to play just for fun or casually, others enjoy working to a goal, usually in the form of ABRSM exams and I try to teach to each individuals specific needs. The students will be playing/learning what they enjoy so the work becomes more of a hobby. Whist teaching instrumental lessons I also feel learning the musical theory to be important, as understanding how the music itself is put together, and therefore how best to interpret the music, can only help a performer.

Composition is my own speciality and I would be honored to be able to share my passion an knowledge with other budding composers.

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


  • Bangor University (2014) - PGCE Primary QTS (PGCE) (✘ Not On File)
  • University of Wales, Bangor (2010) - MA Music (Masters) (✘ Not On File)
  • University of Wales, Bangor (2007) - BMus Music (Bachelors) (✘ Not On File)

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