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Instruments Taught


Hourly Fee
Beginner £10.00
Intermediate £10.00
Advanced £10.00
Casual £10.00


Hourly Fee
Beginner £10.00
Intermediate £10.00

Music Theory

Hourly Fee
Beginner £10.00
Intermediate £10.00
Advanced £10.00
Casual £10.00

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Personal Description:

I was born and brought up in South Shields. Studied the piano and music theory with the late Dora Bell.

Worked as pianist to Hardy Scholol Of Dancing in South Shields.

Was organist to the Missions to Seamen South Shields.

I worked, as a Peripatetic Pianist from the age of 17, for two years, with South tyneside education Authority (1974 -76).

I moved to Pickering North Yorkshire in 1976.

Am accompanist for various choirs.

Go into the local Junior School twice weekly.

Tutoring Experience:

I have been teaching the piano and music theory since 1985, on a one-to-one basis.
Taught a group of adults music theory in the 1990s.
Some students have entered for piano exams.

Tutoring Approach:

Giving whoever desires to learn, the opportunity (whether young or old). The emphasis being on learning for the purpose of "enjoying" making music on one's own and with others.

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


  • Leeds Polytechnic (now University) (1989) - CGFE T Cert (College) (✘ Not On File)

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