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Music classes - Violin, Cello, Piano, Guitar, Ukulele, Recorder, Music Production, Theory, Composition

Learn a musical instrument or other music skills such as music composing, music production and technology, or music theory with my fun and engaging classes, based on a wealth of teaching experience, a Masters in Composition (Bristol University) and degree in Popular and World Music (Leeds University). I teach Violin from beginner to advanced level, and also teach cello, piano and guitar from beginner to intermediate levels. I love music, and love sharing the joy and skills of music with all my students, young or older, it's never to late to learn and to enjoy learning!

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At student's location: Around Bristol, United Kingdom
At teacher's location: Charfield Road, Southmead, Bristol, UK
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suitcase iconSkills:
Classical, Jazz
Age:
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:
30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes
90 minutes
120 minutes
The class is taught in:English, French

About Me

From complete beginner onwards, I take you through a step by step process, at an age appropriate level, in learning musical instrumental skills, combined with music theory, reading written music as well as improvisational skills. My lessons have a solid grounding in technique, and using step by step books and teaching resources, I will help you or your child to get a grasp of their instrument whilst enjoying the learning process. I help children who find concentration difficult by encompassing various activities within my lessons, enabling them to have fun whilst gaining an understanding of what it is to make music. I make use of backing tracks for students to play along to, some of which I even make myself. I also teach music composition and technology, as an experienced composer and music producer myself.

Education

Masters in Composition of Music for Film & TV from University of Bristol (2018)
BA in Popular and World Music from University of Leeds (2006)

I have extensive training in composition, music technology and production as well as instrumental playing.

Experience / Qualifications

I have over 20 years teaching experience including both private tuition and teaching within schools. I have taken many students through years of tuition including passing ABRSM music exams.
Learn the VIOLIN or VIOLA or CELLO with me! I am a teacher with 15 years experience. I am a specialist in helping students of all ages to feel enthusiasm and motivation for learning their instrument. My lessons focus on the key elements, instrumental technique, reading music and performance skills and are tailored to the individual needs of the student. I believe that the learning process can be both fun and rewarding. I'm happy to take students through music exams, (or not if they prefer without) and my lessons include learning pieces, reading music, scales and technical skills, improvisation, creative music making and more. I have been playing the violin for over 30 years with nearly 20 years teaching experience, a Masters in Composition (Bristol University) and degree in Popular and World Music (Leeds University). I teach Violin and viola from beginner to advanced level, and also teach cello, beginner to high intermediate levels. I love music, and love sharing the joy and skills of music with all my students, young or older, it's never to late to learn and to enjoy learning! Feel free to get in touch and ask any questions you may have! I look forward to hearing from you. Ben

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