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Instruments Taught

Guitar

Hourly Fee
Beginner £29.00
Intermediate £29.00
Advanced £29.00
Expert £29.00
Casual £29.00

Music Theory

Hourly Fee
Beginner £25.00
Intermediate £25.00
Advanced £25.00
Expert £25.00
Casual £25.00

Lute

Hourly Fee
Beginner £20.00

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Personal Description:

Mrs is an active performer and a dedicated teacher. Her output as a perfomer is varied – incorporating activities as a classical guitarist, lutenist and also a singer (Kellie Consort, Scottish Chamber Orchestra Choral Scholar 2014/15). In 2014 she graduated from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland with 1st class honours and is now continuing her studies at master's level in singing/early plucked instruments at the Conservatoire and University of Glasgow.

Mrs has a busy teaching practice in Glasgow where she teaches students of all ages and abilities. In addition to private teaching she also teaches children with additional support needs in the project ’Play on’ created by the Paragon ensemble.

Mrs employs a large range of teaching materials and methods (including the Kodaly method), tailoring her approach to suit the different needs and goals of each individual. Lessons can cover anything from simple chordal accompaniment to advanced classical guitar repertoire and can also be directed at specific goals such as preparing for the ABRSM/Trinity examinations.

Mrs also welcomes small groups of students in which case the cost of the lesson could be shared by the participants (parents wanting to learn with their children or several children wanting to learn together). In these cases it is best to concentrate on chordal accompaniment and simple ensemble repertoire, leaving open the option of receiving some one-to-one lessons later on.

Lessons generally last for one hour with younger children benefitting most from lessons of 30-45 min in duration. However, these are only general guidelines and can be altered to suit each individual.

Mrs is happy to provide a 30 min free of charge consultation lesson. This gives the student a chance to decide whether to commit to regular lessons and is also helpful for identifying the goals and aims of the student to tailor an individual development plan. Once a student commits to regular lessons an advance payment for four lessons is required (a refund for a lesson can be issued if 48h notice is given by the student).

In place of the consultation lesson, Mrs can provide assistance with selecting and purchasing an instrument (requiring a subscription for at least one paid lesson).

Tutoring Experience:

I have experience in teaching students of all ages and abilities in group and one-to-one situations. I also teach students with additional support needs regularly in the Glasgow based Paragon ensemble project 'Play on'.

Tutoring Approach:

As a teacher I do not rely on a rigid curriculum but adapt my teaching method to the individual qualities of each student. I encourage my students to learn some classical repertoire and technique, however, if a student arrives with the desire of learning something completely different (for example chordal accompaniment) I am happy to help them to achieve their goals.

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

Qualifications:

  • Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (2014) - Bachelor of Music(Hons) (Bachelors) (✔ On File)

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