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Trombone, Piano, Cello, Improvisation and Music Theory Lessons

I give instrumental lessons in trombone, piano, cello and music theory lessons. I aim to provide a thorough grounding in fundamental technique, whilst allowing the student to explore the music that they are interested in. I can help pupils achieve grades but I do not focus extensively on moving through grades, in favour of exploring a broader range of music and styles.

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At teacher's location: Chatsworth Road, London NW2 4BL, UK
At student's location: Around Belsize Park, United Kingdom
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Age:

Children (7-12 years old)
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30 minutes
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The class is taught in:

English

About Me

I’m a trombonist, cellist, pianist and composer/arranger currently living in London. I began learning music when I was five, and began to study cello, piano and trombone over the following three years. I gained a diverse set of musical experiences growing up, from playing principle trombone with the National Children’s Orchestra to reaching the semi-final of the BBC Young Jazz Musician Award in 2016 and 2018. In 2020 I graduated from Cambridge with a first-class degree in Music and I am currently studying towards an MA in jazz trombone at the Royal Academy of Music. With experience in both classical and jazz spheres I have a great interest in a broad range of music and sharing it with others. I also regularly volunteer at CYE, a multi-activity youth centre on the south coast where I enjoy running crazy summer camps!

I believe that music is first and foremost something to be enjoyed, hence I aim to make lessons engaging, the instrument exciting and facilitate students to explore the music that they are interested in. Lessons involve a strong grounding in proper technique on the instrument, an exposure to a broad range of techniques and styles and an individually nuanced attention to repertoire. My broad experience in jazz and improvisation is an aspect that I like to bring into teaching, whether that is a desired main focus or simply something different and extra.

Education

Royal Academy of Music
Dates: 09/20-07/22 (expected)
Qualifications: Master of Arts (Jazz Trombone) (expected)

Pembroke College, University of Cambridge
Dates: 1/10/17 - 18/6/20
Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts - Graduated in 2020 with a First-Class Degree
Positions: Director of Cambridge University Jazz Orchestra (2018-19)

St Peter’s School, York
Dates: 1/9/11 - 30/6/16
Qualifications: A Levels: Mathematics (A*), Further Mathematics (A), Physics (A), Music (A*)
Positions: Deputy Head Boy (2016-17)

Experience / Qualifications

Music Teaching - Taught music theory and instrumental lessons privately since 2016.

Music Outreach - Gave assemblies to primary schools 2017-2019 with the Cambridge University Music Faculty.

Tutor with Yorchestra - Non-residential youth orchestras. Ages 6-18, brass. 2015 - present.

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