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Tutors in SW postcode

Gold Rocío Bolanos LONDON, SW1
Anthony Friend London, SW2
Gold Tom Harrison London, SW8
Gold Erica Clarke Battersea, SW11
Gold Lois Au Putney, SW15
Gold Elaine Ruby CPalace/Streatham, SW16
Gold Greg Hearle London, SW16
Gold Alasdair Hill South West London, SW19
Gold Samuel Evans Crystal Palace, SW20

Tutors travelling to SW

Gold Piers Green London / Berkshire, SL3
Diane Aidenbaum Ealing Broadway, W13
Max Ellenberger North London, EC1Y
Gold Neil McGovern SE London, SE17
Gold Gareth Humphreys BMus MMus London, SE5
Gold AL Hodgson Weybridge, KT13
Gold Chris Hatton Hackney, E5
Gold nathanbritton Greater London, KT8
Gold Joe Murgatroyd London, SE27
Michael Pearce St John's Wood, NW8
Gold Mark Farrall Greenwich, London, SE10
Gold Gregory Sinclair greenwich, SE10
Gold Ben Mallinder Winchester, SE10
Rania.C Whitechapel, E1
Gold Nadim Teimoori South East London, SE23
Gold Sabina Heywood London, SE13
Gold Stuart Murray London, NW6
Gold Tim Ower South London, SE15
Gold George English London, SE1
Silver Angelika Stangl Amersham, HP7
Gold Guy Passey Islington, N1
Silver Harry Ventham Croydon, CR3
Jamie Fathers South East London, BR2
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Online Tutors

Gold Mark Harrison Manchester, BL4
Gold Tim Ower South London, SE15
Gold Ben Mallinder Winchester, SE10
Sam Miles Willesden Green, NW2
Gold Sabina Heywood London, SE13
Silver Joann Kerrigan Worsley Manchester, M28
Silver Daniel Gooch Saxophonist Greenwich, SE13
Sam Healey Altrincham, WA14
Silver Alice Nicholson Newark/ Nottingham, NG23
Gold AL Hodgson Weybridge, KT13
Ed Haine London, E4
Silver Rob Cox Nottingham, NG9
Gold nathanbritton Greater London, KT8
Dan Lipman London, N1
Andy Hooley Bracknell, RG12
Matt Mockford Cardiff, CF5
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Tom Harrison Saxophone Teacher (South West London)

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I am a keen and passionate performer and instrumental teacher. I take great pride in imparting knowledge and skills in a logical, concise and digestible fashion.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
I mostly teach saxophone and flute. I am happy to teach a range of genres and idioms - mostly Jazz or Classical, but also Rock, Pop and Blues. I also teach Piano, Oboe, Clarinet and Jazz Theory/Composition to all ages and ability levels.
Tell me about your qualifications.
I have a Masters degree in Jazz Performance (MMus) which I received from Trinity College of Music in Greenwich. Before that I read Jazz Studies at Leeds College of Music for my undergraduate degree, earning a 1st class honours degree. I majored in both performance and composition and alongside saxophone, studied flute and clarinet.. As a music professional, I have received numerous awards from organisations including EMI, Arts Council England, The Leverhulme Trust and Jazz Services; In 2011 I was shortlisted for both the Peter Whittingham Award for Innovation in Jazz, and a London Jazz Award.
What kind of experience do you have?
I currently hold two professional posts at educational institutions. I am Head of Woodwind at a prep school in Wimbledon, as well as a tutor of woodwind at a large public school. I have worked for the council and borough run music services, and have led a huge range of courses including Wider Opportunities programmes, orchestras and jazz clubs at school and in the community. I have led workshops in improvisation as part of national touring projects, and have successfully applied for Arts Council Funding to support my projects.

As a performer I started as a child. I initially started playing piano at the age of 5, followed soon after by the oboe at 7. At 8, I joined the Cathedral Choir in my city, and was later made Head Chorister. I was also principal oboe in the city's Youth Orchestra. At 18, I started my study of the saxophone, which quickly became my principal instrument before applying to study jazz at music college. I also play flute, clarinet and guitar. Since graduating I have given performances in a huge range of festivals, venues and concert halls across the country, including broadcasts for both national television and radio.

I have taught privately for a number of years, teaching both individuals and groups, including as part of the Wider Opportunities programme in Central Manchester. I have prepared students for entry to music college, ABRSM exams, GCSE assessments, various auditions and public performances.
How much do you charge?
I currently charge a rate of £40 per hour for all enquiries made through The Tutor Pages. I charge the same fee for all instrument/lesson types. This fee includes reasonable travel expenses, which can be discussed or clarified after further enquiries have been made.
Where do you teach?
I am based in South-West London, including Kensington, Putney, Richmond, Wimbledon and Westminster, but am willing to travel to most locations in Greater London. I am equally willing to teach from my own home, or travel to students houses to teach. Please do get in touch to discuss this further.
When are you available?
I am available throughout the year, including school holidays. I am flexible throughout the working week and weekends, and am happy to commit to regular lesson times, or flexible hours. Please don't hesitate to contact me to discuss specifics.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
I have experience of teaching all ages and ability levels. I have a great deal of professional experience teaching Primary School age children, but equally have led workshops aimed at tutoring undergraduate level music students and adult learners. I design fluid lesson plans, and tailor my lessons to suit the individual needs of each student. Enthusiastic students are always welcome, no matter what their age or ability.
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
I quite happy to prepare students for any type of qualification, be it ABRSM/Trinity Guildhall graded exams, GCSE or A-Level performances or auditions for music colleges.

I believe that students of music should never feel pressured into taking graded exams, as it is not the right solution for everybody. I fully endorse the exam system; for some students it provides an excellent yardstick to measure their progress, however for others it can be a hindrance. Music lessons should always build confidence, develop musicality, and ultimately result in the creation of beautiful music.
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Yes.
Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
I have experience teaching instruments on Skype, and can be contacted on here.
Where and with whom did you train?
I trained at Trinity College of Music for my Masters Degree (MMus) and at Leeds College of Music for my undergraduate qualifications. I have studied with a great number of today's leading performance artists and jazz musicians. These include;

Martin Speake
Mornington Lockett
Julian Siegel
Mark Lockheart
Dave O' Higgins
Do you have a personal message for students?
Music should always be fun, whether you are auditioning for a place at a music college, or just playing in your living room! Relax, perform and enjoy yourself!

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