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Instruments Taught

Piano

Hourly Fee
Beginner £30.00
Intermediate £30.00
Casual £30.00

Guitar

Hourly Fee
Beginner £30.00
Intermediate £30.00
Casual £30.00

Saxophone

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

Keyboard

Hourly Fee
Beginner £30.00
Intermediate £25.00
Casual £30.00

Music Theory

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

Recorder

Hourly Fee
Beginner £30.00
Intermediate £30.00
Casual £30.00

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Personal Description:

Hello, my name is João and I'm from Portugal. I began my musical studies learning the alto saxophone when I was 12 years old. Since then I've gained experience playing with various other instruments such as Piano, Guitar and Recorder and feel very comfortable teaching all of them.
I've been teaching for the last 8 years and I have experience with students from 7 to 70 years old.

My academic qualifications (BA in Music Education/M.Ed in Music Teaching) gave a deeper insight and knowledge about pedagogy and teaching strategies and a Musicology MA. My opinion is that you can't force someone to like playing music, they have to discover it themselves and my role is to provide a context and environment to make that possible.

Tutoring Experience:

• Jazz Ensemble
• Classical / Jazz Piano (Beginners)
• Music Theory and Aural Training
• Jazz/ Classical Saxophone
• Classical Guitar (Beginners)
• Soprano/Alto/Tenor Recorder

I have 8 years of experience and taught students ages 7 to 70.

Tutoring Approach:

I always try to tailor my lessons around the students, both their personality and musical taste, and I think that's very important factor whether I'm teaching young children, teenagers, or adults.

Besides the standard music practice that goes on in a class, I often listen to music with my students, improvise and talk about the mechanics and theory the music language.

You can expect a devoted teacher from me.

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

Qualifications:

  • Goldsmiths, University of London (2021) - Musicology (Masters) (✘ Not On File)
  • British Council (2019) - IELTS Academic (Other) (✔ On File)
  • School of Education - Porto Polytechnic (2019) - Music Teaching (Masters) (✔ On File)
  • School of Education - Porto Polytechnic (2017) - Music Education (Bachelors) (✔ On File)

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