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

Trumpet

Hourly Fee
Beginner £30.00
Intermediate £30.00
Advanced £30.00
Expert £30.00
Casual £30.00

Trombone

Hourly Fee
Beginner £20.00
Intermediate £20.00
Casual £20.00

French Horn

Hourly Fee
Beginner £20.00
Intermediate £20.00
Casual £20.00

Cornet

Hourly Fee
Beginner £30.00
Intermediate £30.00
Advanced £30.00
Expert £30.00
Casual £30.00

Tenor Horn

Hourly Fee
Beginner £30.00
Intermediate £30.00
Advanced £30.00
Expert £30.00
Casual £30.00

Baritone Horn

Hourly Fee
Beginner £30.00
Intermediate £30.00
Advanced £30.00
Expert £30.00
Casual £30.00

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Personal Description:

Hi there! I am an enthusiastic young teacher and professional trumpet player from Wimbledon and I am now in my fourth and final year at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire (RBC), and will graduate in September 2019.

I have great availability and have a large studio which is only an 8-minute walk from Motspur Park station, on the route of the K5 bus and there is always plenty of free parking along the road.

Tutoring Experience:

I am a brass teacher employed by the London Borough of Hillingdon, and have also been a volunteer brass mentor at Birmingham Music Service (2017). In July 2017, I mentored the brass section for Harpenden Musicale's "Young Artists Symphony Orchestra", and in 2014 I was a volunteer mentor for Merton Music Foundation Junior Brass Ensemble.

As part of my time at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, I have studied pedagogy modules which have taught me a wealth of strategies and approaches to teaching music - in particular, students just taking up their instrument.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe that music should be enjoyed and that everybody needs to learn at the right pace for them to make the best progress! For pupils just starting out, within the first few lessons my aim for every student is for them to understand the basics of the instrument, correct posture and positioning and how to play a simple tune.

In my first year at music college I had a huge "embouchure change" and essentially re-learned how to play the trumpet, and it is for this reason that I am confident that I would be able to guide players of any ability who have found problems in their technique they would like help with.

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

Qualifications:

  • Royal Birmingham Conservatoire (2018) - Music Performance (Hons) [graduating in 2019] (Bachelors) (✘ Not On File)
  • Trinity Guildhall (2014) - Classical Trumpet Grade 8 with Distinction (Other) (✘ Not On File)

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