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Tutors in OL postcode

Gold Melanie Jones Mossley, OL5

Tutors travelling to OL

Gold Matt Krening Manchester, M5
Gold Diane Hammond MMus Manchester, M14
Silver Fiona Bassett Manchester, M15
Gold Adam Szabo Manchester, M20
Gold Aisling Maguire Manchester, M20
Gold Jess Hall Manchester, M20
Gold Lucy Payne Manchester, M20

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Gold Sofia Sarmento Birmingham, B3
Gold Daniel Broncano North London, N15
Gold Liviu Popescu Dudley, DY1
Gold Aya Watanabe Honor oak park, SE23
Gold Peter Mallinson Chesham, HP5
Gold Rhiannon James Manchester, M14
Gold Radhika de Saram Hampstead, NW3
Gold Duncan Strachan Maida Vale, London, W9
Gold Gregory Emfietzis Richmond, SW14
Emilio Saev WINDSOR, SL4
Gold Gabor Somfai Greenwich, London, SE10
Gold Tom Gamble London, SE3
Ella Rundle London, SE15
Gold James Buckle London, SE1
Gold Rocío Bolanos LONDON, SW1
Natalie Watson London, NW10
Gold Victoria Walker Forest Hill, SE26
Gold Damon Flanagan greenwich,charlton, SE7
Miguel Rodriguez East Ham, E6
Sarah Moffatt Croydon, CR0
David Roode Ealing, W13
Silver Pedro Silva Wembley, HA0
Gold Ashok Klouda North London, N6
Silver Angelika Stangl Amersham, HP7
Patrick Johnson Willesden Green, NW2
Matt Mockford Cardiff, CF5
Katarina Đorđević Harrow, Middlesex, HA3
Silver Esther Hayden Hertfordshire, AL3
Jordan Bowron London, E17
Mikhail Shilyaev MusicAListers South London, SW2
Gold Michael Joel London, W4
Silver Mardyah Tucker Walthamstow, E17
Gold Christopher Poffley Felixstowe, IP11
Silver Jana Cadez Amali Flute Tutor Brighton, BN2
Jun Piano Lessons Kensington High St, W8
Silver Dunja Lavrova Poole/ Dorset, BH15
Tom Taffinder BMus DipABRSM Cardiff, CF10
Gold Lucy Payne Manchester, M20
Silver Ms Olga Jegunova London, W2
Gold Triona South East London, SE23
Gold Akiko Ishikawa Kilburn, London, NW2
Kylie Nesbit London, N6
H Mclatchie London, W3
Gold Stewart Wilson Glasgow, G31
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Melanie Jones Cello Teacher (Oldham)

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Everyone wants to learn to play and make music. Music is fulfilling and rewarding. We get a lot of positive things from making music; it is fun, challenging, expressive, therapeutic, spirited, relaxing, character building... to say the least.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
Fiore Music Centre (Mossley, Tameside):

This is a new centre I am setting up to begin in/around the Summer 2014. Classes will be on offer for parents and children aged 4 plus on Sundays, and will focus on Singing and Moving to Music. Please see my website for full details.

Instrumental/Private Lessons:

Cello (Beginner to Advanced)
Piano (Beginner to ABRSM Grade 4)
Musicianship (one to one lessons using the Kodaly/Dalcroze Methods)
Special Needs Music (from age 5 with parent/carer)
Violin (Beginner to ABRSM Grade 2)
Early Years Music (under age 5 with parent/carer)
Music Theory (Grades 1 - 5)
Tell me about your qualifications.
Bachelor of Music with Honours (Royal Northern College of Music, UK) 2004
Master of Music (San Francisco Conservatory, USA) 2007
Teaching Certificate in Music Together (Berkeley, USA) 2006
Colourstrings Teaching Certificate (Surrey, UK) 2012
What kind of experience do you have?
With all my pupils, I develop their understanding of the musical language (ear and aural training) which instantly supports their instrumental skills, musicality and performance presence. This way their progress becomes smoother and more fulfilling. After having training in the Alexander Technique, I also ensure that my pupils are maintaining good posture and using their bodies efficiently in order to be comfortable earlier on with their instruments. Some of my students have been special needs children (Autism, Attention Deficit Disorder and Dyslexia) and all have grown positively through Music.

Lessons with me are:
- Encouraging
- Structured
- Fun
- Progressive
- Positively challenging


- I first began teaching when I was sixteen years old. I was assisting Miss. Anna Shuttleworth (cellist) on two cello courses – helping during technique classes and giving one to one lessons to ages 8 – 12.
- In 2005 I was awarded a Fellowship to teach at the Bowdoin International Music Festival in Maine, USA alongside being a festival participant.
- From 2005 to 2008 I taught for the San Francisco Conservatory's ‘CIS Program’ (Cello & Strings)
- Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra Summer Festival (Aptos, California) 2006
- California State University East Bay (Principal Cello and Cello/Bass section coach) 2007 - 2008
- Private lessons and semi-private lessons (San Francisco) 2005 - 2008
- Served as a Preliminary Phase Judge for the Pacific Musical Society (San Francisco) in 2008.
- I was a member of the San Francisco Academy Orchestra (2005 to 2008), an ensemble consisting of SF Symphony members and SF Conservatory Alumni.
- 2009 - 2011: Teacher of Strings and Musicianship (vocal & moving to music) for Tameside Music Service.
- 2008 - 2013: Cello, Piano and Theory teacher for the Sheffield Music Academy, a Saturday music school for ages 8 to 18.
- 2012 to Present: Cello Teacher at the University of Liverpool (Bachelor and Master's Degree students)
- 2005 to Present: Private Teacher in 'Cello, Piano, Violin, Early Years, Special Needs Music, Musicianship (Kodaly and Dalcroze Methods), Theory.

In addition to my teaching commitments I also perform as a soloist and chamber musician. I enjoy performing all repertoire from the Baroque to the Contemporary. Other projects I am working on are an album for Children (CD) and a children's book with a musical twist.
How much do you charge?
The cost of lessons ranges from £24.00 to £40.00 (per 60 minutes pro rata) depending on what the pupil is looking for.

* Prices are different for home visits during school hours/after school hours. Please contact me.
Where do you teach?
I am mobile during school hours to teach children who are educated at home. Areas I cover are: Mossley, Stalybridge & Ashton-Under-Lyne in Tameside, and parts of Oldham - Lancashire and Cheshire.

I also travel to Liverpool to teach - please contact me to see what we can arrange.

The Fiore Music Centre is in Mossley, Tameside (Sunday afternoons) - Lancashire

I teach one-to-one in Mossley and have my own teaching space. It is a clean and secure room in which for he pupil to learn. I have public liability insurance which is provided by the Musicians Union.
When are you available?
North West:
Monday to Thursday and Sundays - morning to evening.

London & Surbiton:
Fridays and Saturdays - afternoons and early evenings.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
Ages 5 and upwards. Please see above for the levels I teach.
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
- Bachelor of Music Program - Cello students (exams and performances)
- Master of Music Program - Cello students (exams and performances)

- Public Concerts (Solo and Ensemble performances)
- ABRSM Board (Instrumental and Theory)
- Trinity Guildhall Board (Instrumental and Theory)
- Auditions (for Orchestras, Festivals, Music Schools)

I am also happy to teach pupils who wish to learn for their own pleasure (without the pressure to take exams)
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Yes - I hold an Enhanced DBS certificate (Issued September 30th 2013).
Do you belong to any professional organisations?
I am a member of the Musicians Union -
Where and with whom did you train?
Chethams School of Music (Manchester) 1995 to 1999
Trinity Laban Conservatoire (London) 2000 to 2002
Royal Northern College of Music (Manchester) 2002 to 2004
San Francisco Conservatory of Music (USA) 2005 to 2007
Tell me about some of your current students.
My current students are aged between 5 and about 70. Some of them are working towards performances, exams and/or auditions and others are learning for pleasure.

Exams and Festivals:
So far my students have all achieved a minimum of a Merit for formal exams, Highly Commended & Distinctions in Festivals, First Classes & Class 2 Division 1 (University Degree students). One of my students (7 years old) was recently awarded joint first prize with a 16 year old in the Cheshire Arts & Crafts Festival in May 2014.

Twice per year I organise a concert at a local church for my students to perform in. Everybody is given the choice as to whether they want to perform or not and so far all my students have shown enthusiasm and performed (age 5 years plus).
Do you have a personal message for students?
Learning an instrument is not the easiest thing (I'll admit). Nonetheless it is something special that you shouldn't shy away from. Being educated in the musical language and being given the chance to learn an instrument changed my world from the beginning. So if you have taken a shine to an instrument you should pursue it regardless of where you are up to in life. For me, Music has given me endless fulfillment - it will do the same for you because we all have music inside us.

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