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My name is Paul, I'm a professional musician, vocalist and songwriter offering personalised lessons for students of all ages and levels. I've been working in music for over 15 years as a performer, songwriter, recording artist and qualified private tutor. If you're excited about developing your skills so you can play/sing your favourite kind of music, or if you're aspiring to become a pro musician in the future, I'm here to help you on your mission.

Learn all about:
Piano/Vocal Technique ~ Music Theory ~ Good Practice Habits ~ Playing with Confidence ~ Preparation For Grades ~ Live Performance ~ Songwriting

Genres: Rock/Classical/Blues/Folk/Jazz/Film Music/Pop

Available Face To Face/Online (High-Quality Audio/Video).

☆ 'Friendly and brilliant teacher with an infectious enthusiasm'
☆ 'My lesson with Paul is the highlight of my week!'

(Reviews on Encore Musicians UK)

Location

At teacher's location: Tollington Way, London, UK
At student's location: Around Islington, United Kingdom
Online via webcam

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General info

Skills:
Age:
Preschool children (4-6 years old)
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
45 minutes
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English, Spanish

About Me

Hello,

My name is Paul. I'm a musician, singer, songwriter, recording artist and private tutor with over 15 years of experience working in music. Here's a little bit about my story.

My musical journey began at the age of 7 when I started taking lessons at my hometown's classical music conservatoire. I studied Piano, Flute, Music Theory, and Vocal Training for 10 years, achieving Grade 8 qualifications. At the age of 15, I started teaching myself to play guitar and my musical direction turned towards playing popular music and becoming a professional musician and songwriter.

Moving to London after the university opened up the doors for me and gave me a lot of new opportunities to develop my music career. To this date, I have worked, performed, and recorded with many talented artists and founded my own rock band Dead Writers, which has gained interest from several magazines and radios, having recently been praised personally by Nick Cave and featured on his Bad Seed TV YouTube channel and official website. I have also written, arranged, and recorded music for short films and advertisements, and have performed at multiple live events, both as a solo artist and with Dead Writers.

My teaching experience spans 6 years, working mainly as a private tutor and also in primary and secondary schools around London. I teach Piano, Singing, Guitar, and Music Theory to both adults and children. I value the experience of teaching as a rewarding way to pass on my knowledge and I enjoy having students who want to take on the challenge of becoming better performers. I'm a flexible tutor and I prioritize the joy of playing music above all, so I like to keep a balance between providing material my students might not know while always respecting their own direction and music taste. My repertoire includes a wide variety of tunes in different genres (rock, classical, blues, folk, film music, pop, jazz) so there's always enough to choose from. I am familiar with the Grades syllabus and have enjoyed excellent results with all my students so far.

My approach to private lessons is to deliver professional, friendly, and dynamic lessons that inspire the learner to develop a passion for what they are doing whilst giving a sense of purpose. I like to call it 'building a relationship with your instrument'. I enjoy seeing my students make progress and have a wide range of resources to fulfill their expectations and help them succeed in their own terms, from useful technique tricks to all kinds of learning games for the youngest learners.

Education

Classical Music Conservatoire Antonio de Cabezon (Burgos, Spain) - Grade 8
English Philology and Literature (University of Salamanca, Spain)
English Philology and Literature (Leicester University, UK)

Experience / Qualifications

Singer/Songwriter/Instrumentalist as Paul Shine and in the current projects Dead Writers, WAHL, Alien Nation.

Private Tutor as Paul Shine Music (London, UK). Students references available.

Teaching Assistant/Music Teacher Assistant/Cover Teacher in several primary schools (London, UK).

Reviews (1)

Paul was very friendly and professional. He is a great musician and my son really enjoyed his first session with him and I'm sure he will enjoy the subsequent sessions we have already booked.

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  • Instructor since February 2021
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