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Music Theory

Hourly Fee
Intermediate £50.00
Advanced £50.00
Expert £50.00
Casual £50.00

Composition

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Intermediate £50.00
Advanced £50.00
Expert £50.00
Casual £50.00

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Personal Description:

I am a composer. In addition to my various teaching commitments, I regularly write pieces for concert performances, and have had works performed in various prestigious venues across the the country by several professional performers and groups. For details please visit **E-mail Address Removed**.

Tutoring Experience:

I have experience of teaching at a variety of levels. I am a Professor of Composition and Academic Studies at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, teaching harmony and counterpoint, analysis, theory and composition to undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Previously I was a Teaching Fellow at King's College London (teaching Techniques of Composition and Analysis). I have also taught composition and theory as a consultant in secondary schools, courses at the Guildhall Summer School, and piano to young beginners, giving me experience of working with a wide variety of age groups.

Tutoring Approach:

I am thoroughly dedicated to music education and the tuition of music theory in particular at all levels. I strongly believe that tutors should adapt their approach according to the individual needs and talents of each student; I always do my utmost to help students achieve the best results they possibly can. Music (especially composition) cannot be taught through any particular formula, and a good teacher needs to perceive the individual strengths and weaknesses of each tutee.

I am particularly familiar with the ABRSM Theory syllabus (up to Grade 8 level), having taught this as part of a course at the Guildhall Summer School and privately for several years now.

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

Qualifications:

  • Guildhall School of Music and Drama (2009) - MMus Composition (Distinction) (Masters) (✔ On File)
  • King's College London (2008) - BMus Music (First Class) (Bachelors) (✔ On File)

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