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Singing and Music Theory tutoring online and in person

I am a singing teacher with 20 years experience across multiple genres. I teach all ages and abilities from children just starting out, to seasoned pros looking for audition prep and pre-professional preparing for entrance auditions.

I have a positive, pro-active approach to teaching, focussing on styles of music students prefer to get them interested and then suggesting other songs that might aid a particular technique or stretch and ability. If students are interested in taking exams, I follow ABRSM, LSMD & Trinity examination boards. But they are not a focus.

I follow the ABRSM music theory syllabus for Music Theory, and try to implement it in a practical as well as theoretical fashion. Illustrating musical pieces that a student might be familiar with to highlight a point or suggesting pieces to listen to.

My online teaching room is the same as my in-person teaching room, with full professional set-up. Backing tracks, sheet music and teaching aids are sent ahead of lessons with direction on where material can be purchased/ obtained as well as relative keys and versions.

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At teacher's location: Shoreham-by-Sea, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43, UK
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Age:
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
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Beginner
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The class is taught in:English

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