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Instruments Taught

Piano

Hourly Fee
Beginner £25.00
Intermediate £25.00
Casual £25.00

Banjo (4 string)

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

Mandolin

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

Banjo (5 string)

Hourly Fee
Beginner £25.00
Intermediate £25.00
Casual £25.00

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Personal Description:

Tom is a professional musician and experienced music tutor based in Newcastle Upon Tyne. He regularly performs at festivals and music venues across the UK and Europe with his bands Pons Aelius and Assembly Lane. When not gigging, he regularly tutors on his main instruments; Mandolin, Tenor Banjo and Piano. Tom is well versed in a range of styles, from celtic and bluegrass music to classical and jazz. As well as this, he is a very dedicated composer, and recently completed a masters at Newcastle University, with a focus on composition for the mandolin.

Tutoring Experience:

Tom has been teaching for 7 years and has taught mandolin, tenor banjo, 5 string banjo and piano to people of all ages and abilities.

Tutoring Approach:

Tom has a relaxed approach to music tuition and likes to cater to the student's needs, aspirations and interests. Once it has been established what the student is hoping to achieve, he can then chose pieces, exercises and lesson plans to suit this. Tom understands that people have different preferences for how they like to learn, so is happy to use notated music in the form of standard notation and TAB, as well as being a strong advocate of learning by ear.

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

Qualifications:

  • Newcastle University (2017) - MMus Music Masters (Masters) (✘ Not On File)
  • Newcastle University (2015) - BMus Folk and Traditional Music (Bachelors) (✘ Not On File)

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