- Hourly rate $80
- Response Time 24h
James - East Finchley - Music Theory
- East Finchley
- at his place
- at your home
About the lesson
Piano lessons are for adults only. Theory and composition are for any age.
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
I teach piano (all styles), and can also accompany singers & instrumentalists. I also teach composition (ensemble, vocal, instrumental, orchestral, and song writing - this can include working with Sibelius), arranging, improvisation, musical theory, and keyboard harmony.
- Tell me about your qualifications.
I studied at Trinity College of Music, London and took the teaching diploma (GTCL). My piano qualifications are ATCL and LTCL. I also studied composition with Arnold Cooke.
- How much do you charge?
I charge £40 per hour, or £25 per half-hour.
- Where do you teach?
I teach at home using a Steinway grand.
- When are you available?
I teach in the daytime.
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
I teach mainly adults, but some older children. I teach all levels.
- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
I can tutor students for grade exams if they wish.
- Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
Scans of the work to be reviewed will be necessary.
Either messaging, email, or Skype are possible.
- Music Theory
- All Levels
- What kind of experience do you have?
I have taught class music in schools for 11 years (ages 9-18 year olds), 'O' level (GCSE), 'A' level, and 'S' level (which no longer exists). I have written incidental music for plays, many songs, instrumental music, choral music, songs for musicals, a musical with author Leon Garfield, various orchestral pieces, a Requiem (performed at St. John's Smith Square in March 2011), etc.
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
I have a CRB disclosure certificate.
- 5h: $400
- 10h: $800