Nicholas Alan

Nicholas Alan

I am an experienced and qualified music tutor based in Leeds who offers individual one-to-one tuition in music theory, aural training, composition and songwriting. Additionally as a qualified university lecturer I teach study skills from A level to undergraduate and postgraduate levels. An experienced teacher (schools, colleges and university) I cover all styles from classical to jazz and popular musics and teach from beginner to advanced levels (adults and children).

Tutoring Experience

I have taught at Yorkshire College of Music and Leeds Grammar School covering ages from 8 to 18 and also taught music at degree and postgraduate level at Huddersfield and Leeds Universities. I am cuurently a part-time senior lecturer in music at Leeds College of Music and lectruer at Huddersfield university. As a professional composer myself I also direct community and professional ensembles such as the Leeds CoMa contemporary Music for All group. I have directed guitar ensembles, pop bands, orchestras and contemporary groups and have a wide knowledge of musical genres.

Tutoring Approach

I am adaptable to students' needs having taught a wide range of ages and levels and enjoy this diversity.I can help students develop composition and songwriting skills and help with Music GCSE, ABRSM Theory grades, A level or BTEC Music course work. at home with both classical and popular musics I can make pupils feel more confident with music notation, aural abilities and enjoy teaching adults who want to find out more about how music works.

LanguagesEnglish (British)
AvailabilityWeekends, Weekdays (all times)
References Available On File

Qualifications

University of Huddersfield2009DoctoratePhD. Muisc (Composition)
University of Huddersfield 2005MastersMA Music (Distinction)
University of York1980BachelorsBa (Hons) Music
University of Hudderfield2006ProfessionalHE teaching programme
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