Information About Rebecca - Woking teacher - (3 reviews)
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I am about to complete my Professional Diploma at the Royal Academy of Music whilst working as a performing cellist, cello and piano teacher, Open Academy Fellow, and also undertaking my LRAM teaching qualification. I achieved a 1st class Masters Degree from the Royal Academy of Music, and a 1st class BA in Music from Oxford University.
I have an LRSM in the cello and a DipABRSM in the piano so have studied both these instruments to a high level. I enjoy teaching cello and piano to all ages as I feel that teaching is one of the fundamental parts of being a musician.
I have five years of teaching experience of both cello, piano, and music theory to a high level and my teaching practice is constantly expanding. I am experienced at teaching beginners through to advanced pupils. My biggest success was getting an almost complete beginner through her grade 2 within 1 year - testimony to her hard work and dedication. As an Open Academy Fellow I have experience working in leading workshops in both primary andd secondary schools.
My approach to music teaching if flexible and entirely dependent on the pupil: everyone learns in different ways and at different rates. I work with a positive attitude and always encourage the pupil to have as much say in how the lessons are run as I do. I am friendly and supportive, as well as a good listener. I hope to not just teach within the lesson setting, but also set the pupil up with good practice methods as well as goals to help with motivation.
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- Royal Academy of Music (2019) - Cello Performance (Masters) (✘ Not On File)
- Oxford University (2017) - Music (Bachelors) (✘ Not On File)
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However, she seems to be always rather busy, and communication is rather poor. There is a long lag between texts when arranging appointments, around 2-3 days. While this may be acceptable among friends, she can probably work on this aspect of her professionalism a lot more.
Overall, at this stage of her career, she comes across strongly as a performer rather than a tutor. This suits us adequately for now, but it may not be what every family is looking for long term.