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Music Theory and Composition Tutoring (ABRSM, IBDP, A-Level, GCSE)

An individualized approach to learning, my lessons are for students who want support and inspiration for their compositions at IBDP, A-Level or GCSE level, as well as students of all ages completing their ABRSM or Trinity theory examinations.

With over 14 years experience teaching music in international schools in Switzerland, China and Bermuda, as well as teaching in London and Australia, I haveAn excellent understanding of what examiners are looking for from the candidates.

Having a Bachelors in Music Composition and Post-Grad in Music Education, feel confident that my love for theory and composition will not only offer you results success, but an inspired and energized approach to creating and understanding music theory.

Come September, I hope that I will be able to offer some lessons in person, but for now, teaching will be online. If you are a student looking for feedback on your compositions for your coursework, please do get in touch to discuss how best to structure to your needs.

Extra information

You will need access to a computer, and possibly manuscript paper, and music theory resources.

Location

Online via webcam
At teacher's location: Oxford, UK

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Skills:
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
The class is taught in:English

About Me

I’m a knowledgeable, caring and patient teacher with a passion for composition and music theory.
After teaching classroom music for over 14 years, I have extensive knowledge of a wide variety of curriculum and in particular the IBDP and GCSE. I am also a music examiner for IB MYP.

Education

Queensland Conservatory of Music - Bachelor of Music (Composition) - Australia
Queensland University of Technology - Bachelor of Education (Secondary & Primary Music) - Australia

Experience / Qualifications

International School of Lausanne - Switzerland
Suzhou International School (formally Suzhou Singapore International School) - China
Bermuda High School - Bermuda
Kingsford Community School - London
Sheldon College - Australia

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