Information About Damon - Birmingham teacher
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I am a well experienced and passionate musician who has been making music for over twenty years. Throughout this time I have performed regularly in the Midlands as well as nationally and internationally. I have performed in ensemble’s on drum kit and percussion and worked as a community musician in the Midlands area, running projects at the Birmingham Conservatoire and with the homeless, schools, young people on the ISSP program as well as other disadvantaged groups.
Similarly, I have been working as a Music Tutor in further education for over ten years running classes on music history, drum kit, music and society, world music and community music.
-Tutor at South Birmingham College, previously running world, community, music history, contextual studies and drum kit classes.
-Teaching private Drum kit lessons up to Grade 8 standard
-Teaching African drumming workshops, both privately and through Arts funded projects, focusing on traditional West African rhythms involving djembe, dun dun and bell.
-Drum tutor for Crisis Skylight Birmingham helping local people in disadvantaged situations achieve Qualifications.
I believe music is a powerful unifying force, a universal language that should be open to everyone as a means for health, wellbeing, self expression and spreading useful and positive messages. I give drum kit tuition one to one mainly whilst African drumming workshops are usually approached in groups from 5-15 however I am open to any students specific requirements.
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Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (daytime)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)
- BCU (2009) - Cert Ed (Other) (✘ Not On File)
- BCU (1996) - 2:1 Hons Sociology (Bachelors) (✘ Not On File)
- Kingsway High School (1992) - 2 A levels (School) (✘ Not On File)
- Kingsway High School (1990) - 8 GCSE's Grade C and above incl Maths/English (School) (✘ Not On File)