FavouritesAdd to Wish List
FavouritesAdd to Wish List
from56.55USD/ h

Saxophone, clarinet and flute lessons; music theory and GCSE/A-Level tuition.

In addition to my busy playing career, I offer individual lessons on Saxophone, Clarinet and Flute, and in Music Theory in North Essex, East Hertfordshire, East London or online. I am also able to offer tutoring for GCSE and A-level Music and Music Technology courses for individuals or small groups.

My fundamental belief with regard to music education is that it should be a fun, enjoyable and rewarding experience. With this aim in mind, I strive to develop an approach tailored towards each student, taking account of their experience level, their personal musical goals and their own musical interests and tastes. I am equally at home teaching Jazz, Pop, Soul or the ever-expanding repertoire of classical saxophone music.

I have a wealth of experience in music education, teaching adults and young people in a wide variety of settings and contexts. In addition to having been an instrumental tutor since 1999: I have a Post Graduate Certificate in Education and have spent several years as a head of music in state secondary schools and at a 6th Form College; have taught and examined A-level courses in Music and Music Technology; have directed various ensembles within educational establishments and have devised and delivered workshops with a focus upon jazz and improvisation.

My students have a 100% pass rate in their ABRSM practical and theory exams, with many attaining Merit and Distinction passes (including at grade 8).

I have an advanced CRB check and am happy to provide testimonials upon request.

Location

At teacher's location: Dunmow CM6, UK
At student's location: Around Great Dunmow, United Kingdom
Online via webcam

|
Use ⊞+wheel to zoom!
+

General info

Skills:
Age:
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
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English

About Me

Born in East London, Glen began playing the saxophone at the age of 12, later adding further woodwind instruments to his arsenal, in addition to guitar, bass and various tuned and untuned percussion.
Glen's saxophone studies immediately led him in the direction of the jazz greats such as Charlie Parker, Sonny Rollins and John Coltrane, amongst others, but his studies under Lyn Dobson (Nick Drake; John Martyn; The Soft Machine etc) deepened his understanding of the instrument's role in rock, folk and various traditional musical styles from around the world, an education which continued at Middlesex University, studying with several luminaries of the British Jazz scene.
Playing professionally since his late teens, Glen has been fortunate enough to work in a wide variety of styles, with many high profile artists, including Rock & Roll with Chubby Checker; Funk with Nik West (Prince; Quincy Jones), Jazz Fusion with Rabih Abou Khalil and various pop acts, to name but a few. This varied playing career has afforded Glen the opportunity to travel extensively, playing at prestigious venues across the U.K and Europe, from Ska in Germany at the Freedom Sounds Festival; a headline slot at the Umbria Jazz Festival; the Lyric Theatre in London's West End, and countless stages large and small everywhere in-between.
Currently working on two successful touring theatre shows, alongside both on location and remote recording sessions, Glen is available for live and studio session work, horn section arrangements and teaching (face-to-face or online).

Education

BA Music; PGCE.

Experience / Qualifications

Over twenty years experience as a professional musician and educator.

Ask a question

Send a message explaining your needs and Glen will reply soon:
The more detail, the better.
Ex. "Hi, when are you available to meet for a lesson?"

Availability of a typical week

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
7              
8              
9              
10  Monday at 10:00  Tuesday at 10:00  Wednesday at 10:00  Thursday at 10:00      
11  Monday at 11:00  Tuesday at 11:00  Wednesday at 11:00  Thursday at 11:00      
12  Monday at 12:00  Tuesday at 12:00  Wednesday at 12:00  Thursday at 12:00      
13  Monday at 13:00  Tuesday at 13:00  Wednesday at 13:00        
14  Monday at 14:00  Tuesday at 14:00  Wednesday at 14:00  Thursday at 14:00      
15  Monday at 15:00  Tuesday at 15:00  Wednesday at 15:00        
16  Monday at 16:00  Tuesday at 16:00  Wednesday at 16:00        
17  Monday at 17:00  Tuesday at 17:00  Wednesday at 17:00  Thursday at 17:00      
18  Monday at 18:00  Tuesday at 18:00  Wednesday at 18:00  Thursday at 18:00      
19  Monday at 19:00  Tuesday at 19:00  Wednesday at 19:00  Thursday at 19:00      
20  Monday at 20:00  Tuesday at 20:00  Wednesday at 20:00  Thursday at 20:00      
21  Monday at 21:00  Tuesday at 21:00  Wednesday at 21:00  Thursday at 21:00      
22              
23              
from $56.55At teacher's location
from $56.55Online via webcam
from $63.45At student's home

Good-fit Instructor Guarantee


If you are not satisfied after your first lesson, Apprentus will find you another instructor or will refund your first lesson.

Online reputation

  • Instructor since July 2020

Availability of a typical week

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
7              
8              
9              
10  Monday at 10:00  Tuesday at 10:00  Wednesday at 10:00  Thursday at 10:00      
11  Monday at 11:00  Tuesday at 11:00  Wednesday at 11:00  Thursday at 11:00      
12  Monday at 12:00  Tuesday at 12:00  Wednesday at 12:00  Thursday at 12:00      
13  Monday at 13:00  Tuesday at 13:00  Wednesday at 13:00        
14  Monday at 14:00  Tuesday at 14:00  Wednesday at 14:00  Thursday at 14:00      
15  Monday at 15:00  Tuesday at 15:00  Wednesday at 15:00        
16  Monday at 16:00  Tuesday at 16:00  Wednesday at 16:00        
17  Monday at 17:00  Tuesday at 17:00  Wednesday at 17:00  Thursday at 17:00      
18  Monday at 18:00  Tuesday at 18:00  Wednesday at 18:00  Thursday at 18:00      
19  Monday at 19:00  Tuesday at 19:00  Wednesday at 19:00  Thursday at 19:00      
20  Monday at 20:00  Tuesday at 20:00  Wednesday at 20:00  Thursday at 20:00      
21  Monday at 21:00  Tuesday at 21:00  Wednesday at 21:00  Thursday at 21:00      
22              
23              
from $56.55At teacher's location
from $56.55Online via webcam
from $63.45At student's home

Good-fit Instructor Guarantee


If you are not satisfied after your first lesson, Apprentus will find you another instructor or will refund your first lesson.

Share


Mariona
Flute lessons for all the levels and ages. Solfège lessons also possible.
I'm a flutist who just ended the Master in Antwerp Conservatory obtaining high distinction result and I have experience on teaching flute from debutants (children or adults) until preparing audition for students who want to enter a conservatory. I also have experience on teaching solfège and for people interested on starting music (both flute and music theory). I can combine everything in one lesson. I enjoy playing the flute together with the students and for debutants, as I also play the guitar, I can accompany them.

Matteo
VOCAL TECHNIQUE FOR ALL TYPES OF MODERN SINGING, POP, ROCK AND JAZZ SINGING LESSONS, VOCAL COACH, VOICE WORK.
Do you want to know the register of your voice? Can you sing the higher notes without hurting your voice? Learn how to do pass marks? Getting to have a powerful but also agile voice? I am Italian, songwriter, pop and jazz singer and voice teacher with 20 years of experience in music. I offer singing lessons at all levels. My classes are addressed on the development of bodily and vocal awareness which helps to perceive and consider our body as a musical instrument. My teaching method is the result of the synthesis of my experience as a singer and the many and diverse study paths followed. The lesson is structured in two parts: the first half devoted to vocal technique, the second half to musical repertoire. The vocal technique that I propose is a basic technique for all types of modern singing: from postural education to the care of breathing, from the use of the abdominal muscles, to the emission of air to the cavities of resonance. From a repertoire perspective, the course will be modeled after the student's needs or interests, with an eye for the right attitude to hold while you sing and you are on a stage. I prefer pop and jazz, but I can work with any other modern genre. If the student wishes, I can give him notions of harmony and reading music. EDUCATION I studied song with Bruno De Franceschi (conductor and composer of contemporary classical music and musical theater). I studied vocal technique with the lyric singer David Sotgiu (pupil of Luciano Pavarotti), with the lyric singer Maria Grazia Pittavini (teacher at the Perugia Conservatory) and with Cinzia Spata (one of the most important Italian jazz vocal coaches). I studied jazz singing at the Perugia Conservatory with Marta Raviglia (one of the most important Italian jazz singing teachers) and privately with Cinzia Spata. I studied lyrical singing with Maria Grazia Pittavini. I studied pop and jazz piano with Manuel Magrini (one of the most talented young Italian jazz pianists), I studied jazz piano with Alessandro Bravo, jazz piano master at the Perugia Conservatory. I attended masterclasses relating to the world of singing and voice held by: Maria Pia De Vito (singer), Alejandro Saorin Martinez (voice craft method), Albert Hera (singer, vocal coach, circle song), Erika Biavati ( singer), Eleonora Bruni (singer), Catharina Kroeger (lyric singer), Amanda Tiffin (South African jazz singer), JD Walter (American jazz singer), Matteo Belli (actor and one of the most important Italian experts in voice search), Franco Fussi (one of the most important speech therapists in Italy), Roberta Mazzocchi (speech therapist). EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS I have 20 years of experience in music with around 200 concerts between festivals, theaters, clubs and premises, an album of songs, an EP, singles, collaborations with the world of theater, organization of musical events . I lead musical projects in the field of jazz and pop. The passion for singing and song has inevitably brought me closer to the world of education in which I work.

Deborah
Group lesson General Musical Education. Online possibilities too
During this course the children playfully learn the basics of music making, such as rhythm, pitch and musical notation. The following teaching methods are used: singing, tapping rhythm, listening to music and playing chimes, ocarina (a small wind instrument), recorder and keyboard. In this course children can learn basics of music, such as rhythm, notes, listening and playing using different kind of (small) instruments and keyboard / piano.

Noel
Accordion Lessons For All Levels And Musical Styles
ENG: Any level of knowledge, any age, and any musical style is welcome here! If You have a desire to play accordion, don´t hesitate to contact me! Learn from an award-winning professional accordion player with five years of teaching experience. See You soon! GER: Jeder Kenntnisstand, jedes Alter und jede Musikrichtung ist hier willkommen! Wenn Sie Lust haben, Akkordeon zu spielen, zögern Sie nicht, mich zu kontaktieren! Lernen Sie von einem preisgekrönten professionellen Akkordeonspieler mit fünf Jahren Unterrichtserfahrung. Seh dich später!

Matthieu
Piano jazz, improvisation, music basics, composition
This class is about learning the piano jazz and improvisation. I give piano lessons since several years and I have created my own teaching lessons. I teach the jazz harmony and the rhythm conception of improvisation. This class is also for anyone who wants to learn the basics of piano and music.

Ngoc
Piano lesson for beginners and advanced students - all age levels
I am a Vietnamese pianist and I would love to share nice music to you with a friendly environment. I have finished my Master in piano specialisation in Royal Conservatory of Liège, and now I'm following piano accompaniment in Royal Conservatory of Brussels. Giving concerts, making some recording, working in both classical and contemporary music, and with more than 10 years of experience in teaching, I would be happy to share all my knowledge and enjoy the music together!

Thao
Piano and Theory lessons, ABRSM exam preparation, & practice tutor
Thao is a successful performing pianist and teacher, who is working internationally across Europe. Thao grew up in Warsaw (Poland) where she started the piano and studied at the Chopin Academy. Thao also studied at the Manhattan School of Music (New York, USA), and the Royal College of Music (London, UK). As a performing pianist, Thao has performed recitals and concerts in Poland, the USA, UK, Sweden, and Vietnam. As a teacher, Thao has helped countless students achieve their very best potential. Many students have been awarded distinctions for ABRSM exams for the piano and Grade 5 theory. Students have also been offered music scholarships to leading independent schools in the London area. Thao has been teaching for over 10 years and has spent the last 5 years also teaching online using Skype and FaceTime. Thao is fluent in, and able to teach in Polish, Vietnamese, Russian, and English.

Dagang
You will enjoy my violin Lesson & chamber music coaching, and that’s the promise!
Holds “Master of Music in Performance & Pedagogy”. More than 40 years teaching experiences both in China and U.S. More than 20 years as a symphony conductor both in China and U.S. Will teach all levels & prepare for school or area music competitions, as well as collage entrance auditions. Emphasize on balances of all learning aspects – basic solfege ear training & sight reading, left hand & right hand techniques as well as musical expressions. Adapt to your individual need & promote the maximum advancement. Emphasize on the enjoyment of music making.

Sebastian
Improve your classical piano or music theory skills, or prepare yourself for music exams.
I'm a teacher with a master's degree in music, and I have played piano for at least 20 years now. As a musician I work in classical piano and composition. My classes are for anyone who wishes to improve his/her level on this instrument, or to learn it from scratch. I focus on strongly developing musical reading at the same time as piano technique, to achieve an improvement in level quickly and effectively. During the COVID-19 sanitary emergency, I only teach online classes,

Jose de
Music a journey through the world of harmony and improvisation.
In this class I offer you to develop your musical knowledge through jazz, flamenco, classical, Latin techniques. I will help you with improvement of listening technique, harmony and improvisation. Practice half theoretical half with instrument for better development and understanding. It does not matter if you have never picked up a musical instrument, this class is made to be applied on any instrument, from stringed instruments to wind instruments. You will learn at your own pace, the only important thing is to enjoy while you learn, you will be able to interpret the songs that you have always liked. Classes can be for children from 5 or 6 years old to adults over 80 or older. In music there are no borders neither of time nor of space !!

Wym
Skype piano / keyboard, composition, music theory lesson
Keyboard lesson, piano lesson, organ lesson, composition lesson from an experienced keyboard player and composer. That's all possible at Wym. He has been teaching children and adults for fifteen years. He is affiliated with Music Education Middennederland in Amersfoort and gives private lessons at home in the center of Utrecht. Due to circumstances now changed via Skype. If it pleases permanently.

Francesco
MUSIC as you wish! DOUBLE BASS, BASS, THEORY / HARMONY
Musician since the age of 14, I have been giving lessons for more than 7 years as a private teacher. I focus on your desires, whether it is to improve your vocabulary (jazz or other modern genres), or to learn the basics of double bass and electric bass. Personalized itinerary according to the student's needs and wishes. non-exhaustive list of what we can see: - basic techniques for beginners - learning songs of your choice -develop your knowledge of the neck (scale, arpeggios, triads) -develop your ear and improvisation -develop your sense of rhythm and music theory -musical theory, composition and arrangement

Ryo
Ukulele lessons! Time to pick it up and Let’s bang out♬
Ukulele tuition from complete beginners to advanced. (Electric & Acoustic Guitar tuition is also available)    "Any songs" ・Justin Bieber - As Long As You Love Me ・Taylor Swift - We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together ・Oasis - Don't Look Back In Anger   etc.    "Any Styles" ・Rock・Blues・ Jazz・Funk(Groove)・Classical Guitar  etc.             "Whatever Licks and Other Techniques" ・Strumming patterns ・Hammer-ons ・Pull-offs ・Sheet Music ・Voice Training for the guitarist etc. Lesson 1: ・Turning ・How to hold the guitar / Plectrum ・How to put your fingers in order ・Single note melodies  etc. Lesson 2: ・Open Chords ・Strumming patterns ・Guitar diagrams / Tab etc. Lesson 3: ・Record your guitar playing ・Capo / transposing ・Power Chords  etc. Lessons are always for students and will be tailored to you. it's not brain surgery. it's going to be a lot of fun and move up to next level. I can travel to your house or you come to my place. Also Skype lesson would be available. Any further questions, please feel free to ask. Thanks for reading and look forward to working with you. You can't afford to miss it!!

Yulia
Violin and music theory lessons for people of all ages and levels in Den Haag
Professional classical violinist with teaching experience is offering violin lessons. In my class I pay attention to your technique and correct posture, but we do not miss the fun of playing music you like! We will adjust the lessons depending on your needs and wishes. Also I will explain the required music theory.

Pierre-Louis
Jazz, pop, classical piano for all levels and age groups
Hello ! I teach jazz piano and improvisation, but also variety / pop, classical, rock, for all levels and all age groups. With 3 years of teaching experience for about fifteen students in Lyon (France) and in particular within the Issetys school, my pedagogy is based on the pleasure and development of the student in the style that It suits him best, also I do not hesitate to write personalized scores according to the tastes and the level of the student in order to adapt as well as possible to his progression curve. Hope to see you in class!