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Violin and viola, music theory, improvisation, and chamber music tuition

I am a violinist and viola player from Scotland with a PhD in the performance of contemporary music, a MMus in musicology, and a BMus from the Royal Northern College of Music. I offer lessons to enthusiastic and devoted students in preparation for auditions, concerts or competitions, and to students of all levels and ages who would like to study classical or contemporary music, or improvisation.

I have a unique teaching method comprising improvisation, learning-by-ear, and score reading at all levels, which is tailored to the needs of each student.

Feel free to email me for more information!

Emma

Location

At teacher's location: Great King Street, Edinburgh, UK
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General info

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
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes
90 minutes
120 minutes
The class is taught in:French, English

About Me

I am a musician and specialist in contemporary music. I believe strongly that music is for everyone - regardless of age or ability - and I would love for everybody to have the opportunity to study music.

Je suis musicienne et spécialiste de la musique contemporaine. Je crois que la musique est pour tout le monde - de tous âges et de tous niveaux - et j'aimerais que chacun ait l'occasion d'étudier la musique.

Education

- PhD in creative music practice "Determinacy, indeterminacy and collaboration in contemporary music-making" at the University of Edinburgh with Peter Nelson and Nikki Moran
- Musicology Master at University of Edinburgh
- BMus (Hons) (BA) at Royal Northern College of Music (Violin with Eyal Kless, viola with Michael Gurevich)

- Doctorat en pratique créative de la musique ”Determinacy, indeterminacy and collaboration in contemporary music-making” à University of Edinburgh avec Peter Nelson et Nikki Moran
- Musicologie Master à University of Edinburgh
- BMus (Hons) (Licence) à Royal Northern College of Music (Violon avec Eyal Kless, alto avec Michael Gurevich)

Experience / Qualifications

Teaching:
2009 - present Independent violin / viola teacher
2014 - 2015 Contemporary Improvisation Tutor at Edinburgh University
2010 - 2013 Practice Supervisor at City of Edinburgh Music School
2009 - 2010 Tutor at Special Virtuosi, for children and adults with disabilities .
2009 - 2010 Tutor at RNCM Sound Ideas, school composition teacher.

Performance:
Solo +/- Electronic
- Independent and improvising performer
Ensembles
- Deux Mèches: violin duo
- KUBOV: violinist and co-creator in electronic duo
- Violinist in duo with pianist Karin Schistek, interpreters of scored and improvised music.

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Enseignement:
2009 – présent Enseignante indépendante de violon/alto
2014 – 2015 Tutrice d’Improvisation contemporaine à l’université d’Edimbourg
2010 – 2013 Practice Supervisor à City of Edinburgh Music School
2009 – 2010 Tutrice à Special Virtuosi, pour enfants et adultes handicappées.
2009 – 2010 Tutrice à RNCM Sound Ideas, enseignante de composition en milieu scolaire.

Reviews (2)

I booked Emma to provide five half-hour lessons for my 9-year-old daughter as an introduction to improvising. She managed to quickly assess my daughter's initial abilities, and come up with some solid starting points that were all well-explained and which my daughter understood and enjoyed. Many thanks!
We were happy with Emma and our girl was happy too!
Violinist, violist, and Scottish composer, doctoral student in contemporary music, graduated from a master of musicology (University of Edinburgh) and a license of higher conservatory (Royal Northern College of Music), I offer courses to enthusiastic students and dedicated, in preparation for auditions, concerts or competitions, to students of all levels and ages who want to study classical music, contemporary or improvisation. I offer a unique pedagogy that includes improvisation, listening to the ear, and reading scores at all levels, which is suitable for each student. Feel free to send me a message via Apprentice for more information!

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