Information About Chris - Leeds teacher
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Chris is a highly experienced educator and professional musician. Chris trained at Leeds College of Music under the tutelage of world class drummers Sebastiaan de Krom and Steve White and was awarded a Masters degree in Music Performance with Merit in 2018.
Chris is an active and versatile musician specialising in jazz and regularly performing in rock, pop and alternative/folk ensembles across the UK . Chris also has experience as an orchestral percussionist having toured with orchestras across Europe. Chris also plays piano and composes and arranges music for his own jazz ensemble.
Chris has a breadth of experience in education having taught in schools, community settings, on youth programmes and tutoring privately over the past ten years. Chris is particularly experienced working with the primary age group and has a wealth of skills and resources to support students with additional learning needs.
Chris has tutored dozens of students in drum kit and successfully entered students for graded exams achieving a 100% pass rate with merit or distinction. Having trained in music leadership in London, Chris works for several leading arts education organisations and regularly attends continued professional development sessions to further develop his teaching skills and improve the student experience.
Each lesson is tailored to the individual. Be it for pursuing graded exams, developing professional skills or simply learning for fun, Chris is able to deliver high quality, engaging and enjoyable tuition to help meet your goal. Chris has a wealth of knowledge to learn from including:
- drumming technique
- playing in different styles jazz, pop, rock, hip-hop, latin, global rhythms and more
- learning to play your favourite songs
- playing to backing tracks or in a band
- music theory, notation and sight reading
and much, much more!
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References Available: Yes (✔ On File)
- Leeds College of Music (2018) - Music Performance - Drum Kit (Masters) (✔ On File)
- Community Music London (2015) - Level 3 Award in Education and Training (Professional) (✔ On File)
- University of Durham (2014) - Geography (Bachelors) (✔ On File)