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|About||I offer Saxophone and Clarinet tuition at my home studio in Tamworth. I also offer online learning programmes using Zoom to enable distance learning or for people who have time or mobility restrictions. You can hire instruments from me.|
|Mission||To allow young people to experience and enjoy the power of music making.|
I am specialist tutor in Saxophone and Clarinet. I
give one-to-one Saxophone and Clarinet tuition in my home studio for beginner to intermediate players. I also offer group sessions in primary schools to improve access to music for young people.
My CV to date:
ABRSM Grade 8 Distinction in Saxophone and Clarinet
ABRSM Grade 5 Merit in Piano
ABRSM Grade 5 Theory of Music
University of Durham Bachelor of Arts First Class (History and Music, 2006)
University of Cambridge PGCE and QTS (Qualified Teacher Status, 2007)
University of Cambridge Faculty of Education Post Graduate Certificate of Professional Study (2010)
Former Secondary School History Teacher, Assistant Head of History, Acting Head of History and Cross Curricular Innovation Leader in an Outstanding School near Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire.
Published in Teahcing History Magazine 132 (2008) - Article focusing on how young people having a musical language can be used as a tool for higher order thinking, talking and constructing an evidence based account.
Online Saxophone and Clarinet teacher with Your Space Music Lessons
Member of the Musicians Union
Member of Clarinet and Saxophone Society of Great Britain
Enhanced DBS Fully Certified
Level 1 Safeguarding and Promoting the welfare of Children Training (2009)
Educare Safeguarding in Education (Music) Certificate (2017)
Former student member of Staffordshire Youth Orchestra (SYO) and Staffordshire Youth Jazz Orchestra (SYJO)
Former Principal Clarinet in Midlands Youth Orchestra
Former Saxophonist at Durham Univeristy Big Band Society.
Alto Saxophonist in semi professional groups Milestone Jazz Ensemble and Reed Fever.
Musical Director of Trevelyan College Jazz Orchestra at University of Durham
I offer Saxophone and Clarinet tuition to students of all ages, and in particular I have a specialist programme for children from the age of 5+ using Nuvo Clarinéo or jSAX. Instruments available to hire and no previous experience of music is necessary.
For further information including prices please see my website for further details.