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VIOLIN, MUSIC WRITING, IMPROVISATION COACHING: Strengthen your skills. Find your own voice.

I am a composer and violinist with 13 years of professional experience in the music industry. I am passionate about helping people of various abilities find their own musical voice, and although the violin is the instrument I specialize in, I am equally keen to help people who want to improve their improvisational and music writing skills (such as Logic/ Sibelius and Songwriting). Together we can design a path of learning whereby you define your own personal goals and I help you to fulfill them.

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About Me

VIOLIN | MUSIC WRITING | IMPROVISATION COACHING: CHILDREN & ADULTS
Strengthen your skills; find your own voice

I am a composer and violinist with 13 years of professional experience in the music industry. I am passionate about helping people of various abilities find their own musical voice, and though violin is the instrument I specialise in, I am equally keen to help people who want to improve their improvisational and music writing skills, using software such as Logic Pro and Sibelius. Together we can design a path of learning whereby you define your own personal goals and I help you to fulfil them.

Education

MMus Creative Practice
Goldsmiths University
2018 - present

BMus Classical Violin Performance
University of Cape Town
2004 - 2007

St Cyprian's High School
1999 - 2003

Experience / Qualifications

I am a composer/producer and violinist living and working in London, after several years in Zurich and Cape Town. My professional life has included teaching violin and music theory to students (aged 5-17) and working as a musical director in both theatrical and musical settings, as well as performances of various nature across the globe. I have participated in music workshops, both here and abroad, including the Young Singers workshop at the Royal Opera House and the ‘Total Fantasy’ Workshop for children in Malmö. I am fluent in music/visual production software (Logic Pro, Sibelius, Premiere Pro and other DAWs) and I am currently completing a part-time Masters in Creative Practice at Goldsmiths University, having recently released a record on the NX label and two set for release with Kit records later this year.

Since studying violin performance at the University of Cape Town under Prof. Farida Bacharova, I have been working as a writer and performer of music across diverse genres, in collaboration with multiple disciplines. My composing credits include short films, commercials, dance pieces, scored works for ensembles, animations, extensive studio work and audiovisual composition.

I find inspiration in both humans and machines, the majority of my work blending synthetic electronic textures with live instruments and voices, and have recently moved further into audiovisual composition. My Cantata ‘Madness: Songs of Hope and Despair’ met with critical acclaim after its run at the Baxter Theatre in 2017. I am also a founding member of the Night Light Collective a flexible configuration of players of diverse instruments who focus their energy on the composition and promotion of new works, and innovative collaborations.

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