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    Piano, Music Theory, and Music Composition Tutoring

    I specialise in tutoring piano, music theory and music composition for mainly beginner to intermediate level students. My lessons are informative but also light-hearted and engaging, and I always aim to tailor the content to the student's personal interests, whether that be prepping for an ABRSM exam or simply playing/learning for fun.

    Alongside classical music, I also specialise in jazz and pop piano so am very flexible and open to tutoring students from all kinds of musical backgrounds. I hold a BA and Masters degree in Music (specialising in music composition) from Cambridge University so can offer guidance for GCSE or A-Level students looking to study music at university (e.g. help with personal statements or advice for interviews). I look foward to meeting you!

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    If you have any exams (ABRSM, GCSE, Guildhall etc.) you're working towards and would like us to cover, please bring the relevant books/resources with you.

    Location

    At teacher's location: Otford, Sevenoaks, UK
    At student's location: Around Otford, United Kingdom
    Online via webcam

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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:
    60 minutes
    The class is taught in:English

    About Me

    Hi! I'm Ben. I'm 24 years old and offer lessons in piano, music theory, music history, composition and orchestration to students of all ages and abilities. I'm passionate about music and love to create a fun, relaxed teaching environment that allows people to be themselves and express their ideas freely.

    My approach to teaching is open and flexible: I tailor my lessons to suit your personal interests and always work hard to make sure my content is relevant, valuable and inspiring. I'm classically trained but also knowledgable in jazz and pop idioms, so I welcome students from a wide variety of musical backgrounds.

    Having studied Music at both undegraduate and postgraduate level at Cambridge University, I can offer valuable support and incite for students looking to study Music or music-related subjects at university, including help with personal statements, mock interview preparation or general advice regarding the admissions process.

    Education

    University of Cambridge, MPhil Music (Distinction), 2019
    University of Cambridge, B.A. (Hons) Music, 2018
    A-Levels: 3A*s (Music, English, Religious Studies), B (German)
    A-S Level: A (Japanese)
    GCSEs: 7A*s (Music, English Literature, English Language, German, History, Science Double Award), 2As (Maths, Religious Studies)

    Experience / Qualifications

    Piano (ABRSM Grade 8)
    Drums (Guildhall Grade 8)
    Music Theory (ABRSM Grade 5)
    Music Composition (Awarded the 2019 Bliss Prize for outstanding composition at Cambridge University)
    Proficient in music production (Logic Pro X and Audacity)

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