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Violin for adults, learn how to play/improve your current skills and join a band!

Have you always wanted to learn to play the violin/fiddle? Get hold of an instrument and you too can learn the basics now. Borrow or buy online, and sign up for this class. Or do you already play, and went to continue with tuition? This can be arranged in groups or individually. There will also be an extra 5-10 minutes allowed per lesson to tune the violin, until you become proficient at this.

Please contact me with any queries.

Extra information

Just violin required for start. Music seems will be emailed to start, books to be acquired after first or second lesson.

Location

Online via webcam

General info

Skills:
Age:
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English

About Me

- an instrumental teacher for over 20 years, in schools and privately, I have also worked as a freelance violinist for that time, playing the music of different genres, from orchestral music, and chamber music to folk, jazz, blues, and world music.
- Since March 2020 I have moved to teach private lessons online, either on zoom, FaceTime, or WhatsApp.

Education

NCOS 1987-88, Goldsmiths College
Postgraduate studying violin at Trinity College of Music, London 1986-87
Sussex University, 1982-85
Coopers Coborn school, Upminster

Experience / Qualifications

Certificate of Education, Associated Board (ABRSM)
Diploma in Orchestral Studies (NCOS), Goldsmiths College, London
B.Sc (Chemical Physics) University of Sussex
4 A level, including Music

Since 1989 I have worked as a freelance violinist in orchestras playing in venues in London and the south-east; I have also played in smaller bands, and with guitarists playing in smaller venues. With some of these small groups etc I have undertaken tours of community venues around Ireland and the UK, and at several festivals.
I have taught at schools in Highbury and in Havering from 1988-2005, and from 2011-2019 taught in many schools in Newham as part of borough-wide tuition scheme. This was closed, and I began teaching for Tower Hamlets in January 2020.
Throughout this time I have taught a small number of private students, entering them for exams where they wished to do this. I enjoy watching students make a breakthrough in their understanding of the violin and how o play I, and next to be able to play a tune they know!

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  • Instructor since April 2020

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