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Hourly Rate
Secondary £25.00
GCSE £30.00
A-Level £35.00
University £40.00
Casual Learner £30.00

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Personal Description:

I was born in 1970 and have worked in music education since 1993 (in Manchester, the Isle of Skye and Dorset and Devon). I trained as a composer and I generally live and breathe music everyday! I am an examiner for Edexcel A2 composition as well as a **Removed By Admin** for Trinity College, London. I have a broad experience in Music examinations (Edexcel, OCR, AQA and International Baccalaureate). I teach music theory and coach students privately for theory exams and for GCSE and A level/IB examinations.

Tutoring Experience:

1993 to 1996 Visiting Tutor in Electroacoustics, Royal Northern College of Music

1993 to 1998 Tutor in Composition, Chetham’s School of Music, Manchester.

1999 Co-founder of Sound Company, an initiative bringing creative music workshops to people of all ages in the Skye and Lochalsh area (Scotland).

2005 to 2007 Music Animateur for An Tuireann Arts Centre, Portree, Isle of Skye, Scotland

2008 to 2009 Teacher of Music at The Woodroffe School, Lyme Regis (part-time)

2008 to 2010 Teacher of Music at Beaminster School, Beaminster (part-time)

2010 to 2013 Lecturer in Music at Exeter College, Exeter, Devon (part-time)

2009 - present Examiner with Edexcel

2014 - present**Removed By Admin** College, London.

Tutoring Approach:

Music is fun! I believe that all aspects of music from composing, listening and performing can be taught in ways that make them engaging and enjoyable. I strongly believe that a practical approach to music (through composing and performing) is the best way to help the developing musician, even 'dry' academic aspects to a music syllabus may be taught in imaginative and enjoyable ways. My specialisms are composition, listening skills, music theory (harmony, counterpoint, orchestration, notation) and music history. I am delighted to help anyone with a desire to learn, whether it is a GCSE, A level student or adult learner. Please feel free to enquire.


  • University of Worcester (2008) - PGCE Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Music and Drama), Devon Secondary Initial Teacher Training (University of Worcester). (PGCE) (✔ On File)
  • Manchester University (1997) - M. Mus Master of Music Degree, Manchester University. (Masters) (✔ On File)
  • Royal Northern College of Music (1993) - G Mus. (hons) RNCM (Bachelors) (✔ On File)
  • Royal Northern College of Music (1993) - Diploma in Professional Performance (Bachelors) (✔ On File)
Native Language: English (British)
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)

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