I have over 25 years of experience as a performer and instrumental teacher. Current students range from 8 to 80 years old, and I cater for all standards from complete beginners to advanced students wishing to pursue a career in music.

Private lessons
Clarinet – Saxophone – Music Theory

I currently have a limited number of vacancies for individual lessons. These take place either at my home in Calne (Wiltshire) or I if you prefer I can visit you within West Berkshire, Swindon or North Wiltshire.

Distant learning via Skype/Facetime
Clarinet – Saxophone
For students who do not live locally it may be possible to receive tuition via Skype. You will need an instrument, PC (or tablet) with microphone and speakers/headphones.

Please contact me for details of individual 30, 45 or 60 minute lesson.

School Lessons
Instrumental Lessons

Clarinet – Saxophone – Flute – Recorder – Music Theory
Lessons within schools can either be for individuals or small groups. Cost: Individual/group lessons £30-£36 per hour (based on 10 lessons per term). Instrumental class music (KS2). I have a wide experience of Key Stage 2 Whole Class Instrumental Music Lessons. These provide a valuable opportunity for pupils to develop both listen and performing skills, in an enjoyable and relaxed setting. I can provide either short courses of 10 weeks or a full year of 30 weeks. Sessions provide a structured stepping stone towards learning other woodwind instruments and can be tailor-made for your school’s requirements.

* Instruments (recorders, clarinets etc) to be provided by the school/pupils

Child Safe Guarding &Safe practice

As a member of the ISM and an Associate Teacher in Wiltshire, I follow the guidance issued by the Incorporated Society of Musicians and Wiltshire Music Connect.

In addition to the above, for lessons conducted via Skype the following will also apply:

  • My Skype account being used is solely for one-to-one teaching and lessons will not be recording.

  • Students should be using parent’s equipment and online lessons should take place only when a trusted adult/parent is present at home and should be in a room with an open door, ideally NOT the child’s bedroom. Students should always be dressed in daytime clothes and should treat the lesson as a formal teaching situation.

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