Information About Timothy - Swansea tutor
This is how 3 referees rated Timothy:
I am a professional composer and pianist with experience of working in a wide variety musical capacities across the arts. As well as having had many compositions performed in concert, I have also written music for film, documentaries, dance and art exhibitions. Alongside this I am an accompanist and répétiteur and have performed in many venues around the UK.
'He teaches in a conscientious, warm and competent manner, all the time encouraging and perfecting my playing, making me want to learn further.'
Nicole Corbitt - Piano Student
‘Tim worked directly with young music students (GCSE level) and lead them in workshops that enabled their own creativity to develop, he guided and enhanced their ability and built up their confidence.’
Jessica Cohen - Co-Artistic Director of Earthfall
I have a number of private piano students who vary from beginners to post grade 8 with a mixture of children and adults.
Music tutoring/workshop leading in numerous week long residencies with the award winning dance company Earthfall. Which involves helping university and secondary school students in the creation of their own piece of music to accompany live dance.
Lead multiple composition/music workshops in both primary and secondary schools in the Cardiff area. Opening the students minds to the different parameters of music and the variety of ways they can be manipulated, thus aiding and facilitating them in the creation of their own original compositions.
All ages and abilities welcome.*
I have experience teaching both children and adults, from beginners through to grade 8.
Your first taster lesson absolutely free.
Not sure whether the piano is your thing? Then I would be pleased to offer a taster lesson absolutely free.
Tailor made teaching.
I believe that at the heart of teaching are the students needs, and I will tailor my teaching to help you achieve your aims. As well as this students can expect to get a solid grounding in technique and a broader understanding of music.
I am able to offer tuition in piano (classical and jazz), composition and music theory, whether you want to take the graded examinations or not.
Graduate of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, and fully CRB checked, I have studied the piano under international concert pianist Fazliddin Husanov and composition under 5 times BAFTA Cymru award winning composer John Hardy.
I am also an accompanist and can be available for any examination or concert.
For more information about my teaching, accompanying, or anything else please don't hesitate to contact me.
I take child protection seriously and I am fully cleared with a valid enhanced CRB check and have completed the 'Child Protection Awareness in Music' which is run by the NSPCC.
I am a also member of the Musicians Union and the Performers Rights Society
*Students must be at least 6 years of age.
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)
- Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama (2012) - BMus (Hons) in Composition (Bachelors) (✘ Not On File)
- NSPCC (2012) - Child Protection Awareness in Music (Other) (✘ Not On File)
- ABRSM (2007) - Grade 8 Saxophone (School) (✘ Not On File)
- ABRSM (2005) - Grade 8 Piano (School) (✘ Not On File)