Florence C.

Piano & Singing Tutor

 Leeds

 3 miles


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Qualifications

  • BMus Music Performance Degree, The University of Leeds
  • Music A-level, BHASVIC Sixth Form College
  • Grade 8 Piano, Distinction
  • ABRSM Teaching Diploma, Piano (pending)
  • ABRSM Grade 8 Voice, Distinction
  • ABRSM Diploma in Vocal Performance (pending)
  • ABRSM Grade 5 Theory

Styles Taught

Classical, Pop, Folk, Opera, Indie

Experience

I currently teach privately at my home in Leeds, as well as at the Yorkshire Music School in Saltaire, The Leeds Music Hub and the Learn to Rock institution in Ilkley. I have experience in teaching piano, singing and music theory to students of all ages and abilities, across a range of musical genres. As a practicing musician with years of performance experience, I believe I can help you, whether you're a parent looking for your child's first music lessons, or an adult who's always wanted to learn.

Teaching Style

Everyone has different learning styles, abilities, interests and goals; my lessons are therefore tailored to suite the individual, whether that be playing for pleasure or working towards exams or performances. Graded exams can serve as great indicators of your level of ability and be useful tools to show progression (all my students have a100% pass rate!) However, they are not for everyone and are by no means essential in establishing rounded musicianship.

So as to avoid building a linear skill set and actively encourage well rounded musicianship, I incorporate a range of learning methods and skills. My ultimate goal is to help you enjoy making music. As well as providing a solid foundation in technique, my lessons aim to facilitate your ability to express yourself through music in an encouraging and non-judgmental environment. You’ll ideally leave feeling inspired and enthusiastic about what has been honed in the lesson and what is still to be discovered!

Syllabi

I have experience in teaching all of the ABRSM, Trinity and Rockschool syllabi. Should you choose to take an exam, we can discuss the best option to go for depending on your musical interests.

For younger beginners, I work from an assortment of books, such as the John Thompson and Fanny Waterman beginner collections. For adults, I use either the John Thompson for adults book or Alfred's basic piano course depending on what pupil preference.

Specialties

Classical
Technique
Opera
Popular
Contemporary
Folk
Musical Theatre/Film music
Specialise in teaching both young children and adult beginners

Other Services, Areas of Knowledge & Musicianship

Solo Performance
Ensemble Performance
Music Theory
Aural Training
Musical Directing
Exam Prep
Audition prep

Teaching Location

Headingley in Leeds (LS6). I generally teach at my home where I have a dedicated teaching space, but am willing to travel if necessary (terms to be agreed).

Lesson Prices

Lesson length 30 min 45 min 1 hour
Price at tutor's location £12 £18 £22

Current Offers / Discounts

10 block bookings for 10% off

Get a 10% discount when you pay for a block booking of 10 lessons

Please indicate your interest to take up an offer when you make contact.

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