3 Years Experience
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Friendly, relaxed pro musician teaching Drums & Percussion
*Teaching Skype lessons at a reduced rate!*
*Lots of availability Thursdays & Fridays during the day as of March 2020
*Teaching peripatetic drums and percussion in two schools in Knightsbridge and Hackney
I have a 2:1 Bmus in Performance & Production from LCCM. The skills I have learned from my degree are as follows:
-I am a competent reader, able to sight read music for musical theatre, jazz and latin arrangements
-I have an in depth knowledge of a wide range of styles: Jazz, Latin, Funk, Orchestral, Rock, German oompah music!
-I gig regularly, in all of the styles above, I am often called at short notice to dep gigs when the main drummer can't make it.
-My ears have improved greatly by going to jazz jams, attending lots of gigs, seeing how the pros do it!
-My university was more like an academy, meaning it was 95% practical, in my final year I was in every day 9am-9pm, rehearsing or doing individual practice, the improvement in my playing would not have been equalled had I done a more academic degree.
-My ability to work in a team and just communicate with other people has greatly improved. In my final year I was asked by a lot of my peers to play for their recitals, I was overwhelmed with work but managed to pull through, and as a result I have created a good reputation for myself and a long list of musical contacts, something very valuable.
Ages & abilities- I've taught approximately 50 pupils privately from age 6 - 60 and Beginner to Advanced levels. Peripatetically I teach in a secondary school in Knightsbridge and specialist music school in Hackney, group classes and 1 to 1 lessons. I am used to developing confidence and inspiration in my pupils.
Exam preparation- I have taught Grade 1 - Grade 5 Trinity and Rock School Exam syllabuses. My pupils have achieved passes to distinctions. I tailor my lessons to cover the key elements of the exam ( repertoire, sight reading etc) and create a schedule to make sur
Tutoring experience:3 years
- I am flexible
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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London Centre of Contemporary Music (2015)