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Jacob offers a FREE first / introductory lesson!

Piano

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

Percussion (Drums)

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

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Personal Description:

I am a signed solo artist with the label Zildeep and a full-time musician. I play in the band 'After London' as well as a solo artist under the title 'Jungle Boy' who currently has over 50,000 monthly listeners on Spotify.

I been teaching piano and drums for 2 years privately and have recently tutored Music GCSE students at St Mark's Academy. Presently, I only teach privately as I really enjoy taking on a range of ages and having long-term goals that we can set together.

By being a professional musician as well as a tutor, I can offer students a versatile range of skills which they normally could not find. I can teach students the in’s and out’s of live performance, song writing and improvisation as well as more classic piano and drum tuition, including grades and music theory. I greatly enjoy developing a unique teaching plan for every student to cater for their individual needs.

It is hugely important to me that my students learn and know about top of the range equipment, which is why I teach piano on a grand piano and have two drum kits to teach on. I have an electric drum kit (Roland) and an acoustic drumkit (Mapex black panther, Black widow series) in my studio, which allows me to teach verbally, sensually and aurally.

Please don’t hesitate to ask me any questions!

Many thanks,
Jake

To find out more about my work, visit my website:
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Tutoring Experience:

I have been teaching both piano and drums for the previous 2 years, both privately and at a secondary school. I have taught students aged 5 - 78 and have an in-depth knowledge of how to cater for different students.

I am currently being taught by Gabor Dornyei, one of the leading drummers in the world, and would love to pass on any advice I can give to my students!

As well as this, I have completed and passed Music A level and grade 5 theory (Merit). I play both Piano and Drums above Grade 8 standard and I am DBS checked.

Tutoring Approach:

I try to help my students learn in whatever way they find most enjoyable and productive. By covering aural, sensual and visual learning through having 2 pianos and 2 drums to work with I can quickly determine how a student best learns and how I can help them progress as quickly as possible!

I am happy to work through grades with students, however, I do not force this upon them. I am happy to teach them with or without grades to their preference as well on focusing in on what they want to learn.

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

Qualifications:

  • Esher College (2016) - Music A level (College) (✘ Not On File)
  • Esher College (2015) - Grade 5 Theory (Professional) (✘ Not On File)

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