Lois
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    Piano, Cello and Grade 5 Theory Lessons for beginners

    Whether they are learning the piano or cello for the first time, my students will not only learn the correct techniques to get them going on their instrument, they will also learn general musicianship skills such as listening, sight-reading, aural skills, note-reading and how to perform well and in a confident manner.

    I teach using the ABRSM syllabus but can tailor lessons round my students needs and what they want to learn, for example, popular music. I specialize in teaching both beginner adults and children, adult learners are especially welcome.

    My overall goal is to make learning an instrument fun and engaging, and for my students to capture the passion of music as well the enjoyment of and benefits of music.

    Extra information

    Would be great if you had your own keyboard/piano/cello for online video lessons and lessons where I will travel to you.

    Location

    Online via webcam
    At student's location: Around Bath, United Kingdom

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    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
    Duration:
    30 minutes
    The class is taught in:English

    About Me

    My friends and family sometimes joke that I eat, sleep and breathe music but I definitely think that's true! I come from a very musical family and we all play multiple instruments and sing as well! I started learning the cello when I was 9 years old and taught myself the piano when I was 15 too! My Dad and Grandad introduced me to the music of Beethoven, Sibelius and Stravinsky (just to name a few!) and my love of classical music grew from there! I also wrote my own music and songs from an early age (I can still remember the first tune I wrote!) and that helped me develop into the composer I am today.

    I have fond memories of my own cello lessons starting from primary school, all the way up to university; it was during these lessons that the passions for playing music was instilled into me and that is what I want to share with my own students and inspire them to play music!

    I am always of the opinion that it is never too late to learn a musical instrument and anyone can be involved in making music, regardless of skill level!

    Education

    Bath Spa University, Newton St Lowe (2013 - 2016): BA (Hons) Music: 2:1 (Upper Division)

    Bath Spa University, Newton St Lowe (2016 - 2019): MA Composition: Distinction

    Experience / Qualifications

    ABRSM: Grade 8 Cello Examination: Distinction (131)

    ABRSM: Grade 5 Theory of Music: Pass

    Private Cello and Piano tutor for 10 years

    Pianist in multiple bands for 12 years

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