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Tutors in SE postcode

Gold Daisy Chute Music London Bridge, SE1
Gold James Buckle London, SE1
Krisztina Kiss Hither Green, SE1
Sarah Lewis London Bridge, SE1
Gold May Robertson London, SE3
Gold Tom Gamble London, SE3
Gold Luke Harris South East London, SE4
Gold Lydia Shilling South East London, SE4
Gold Alvaro G. Cortes Charlton, SE7
Gold Damon Flanagan greenwich,charlton, SE7
Gold Ben Mallinder Winchester, SE10
Gold David Dyson Greenwich, SE10
Gold Edgar Cardoso Greenwich, London, SE10
Alan Stones Vauxhall, London, SE11
Gold Adam Holloway Lewisham, SE13
Gold Andrew Johnston - Pianist Greenwich, SE13
Silver Daniel Gooch Saxophonist Greenwich, SE13
Gold Rosie Lomas BMus(Hons) Lewisham, SE13
Christian Sancto London, SE14
Gold Manuel Santos New Cross, London, SE14
Ruth Nelson South East London, SE14
Gold Freya Jacklin LONDON, SE15
Gold Valentina Pravodelov Bermondsey, London, SE16
Gold John Cervantes Dulwich, London, SE21
Gold Gwyn Pritchard South East London, SE23
Gold S Craigen London, SE23
Gold Steven Joseph (BMus)(MPerf) London, SE23
Gold Samuel Bordoli London, SE26
Verity Jacklin London, SE26
Gold Joe Murgatroyd London, SE27

Tutors travelling to SE

Gold Christine Zerafa London, SW3
Gold nathanbritton Greater London, KT8
Silver Angelika Stangl Amersham, HP7
Alexander Koshelev Purfleet, Essex, RM19
Peter Mansfield London, NW1
Gold Sophie Crawford London, SW18
Gold Patrick Dodds Muswell Hill, N10
Gold Daniel Broncano North London, N15
Gold Juan Rezzuto West Kensington, W14
Gold Emma-Louise London, NW10
Gold Zanete Uskane Lambeth, London, SW16
Gold Will Sullivan Wanstead, E12
Gold Steven Dodsworth Croydon, CR0
Gold Andreas Papapetrou London Turnpike Ln, N15
Gold Tim Maryon London, NW1
Chiel Busscher Leytonstone, E11
Gold Stuart Murray London, NW6
Gold Kobayashi South West London, NW10
Aled Jones London, W11
Gold James Harold London, N7
Rania.C Whitechapel, E1
Dylan Kirby London, N16
Gold Duncan Strachan Maida Vale, London, W9
Sam Kinrade Carshalton, SM5
Silver Fabio Acri Central London, NW2
Gold Jennifer Mu London, NW3
Gold Duncan Rutherford North London, N1
Gold Dan Keating-Roberts Kings Cross, N1
Stefano Matteucci Wallington, Surrey, SM6
Gold Chris Keyte Kingston, KT2
Gold David Hardwick Putney, SW15
Gold Gloria Toplis South-East London, BR3
Gold Derek Dobbins Bexley, DA15
Gold Tim Doyle London, N15
Aimee Consiglia Sandsend, Fulham, SW6
Gold Marco Cirillo North West Lodnon, NW67
Gold Dimitrios Skyllas London, SW3
Calum Zuckert Earl's Court, SW5
Gold Grace Warren Newham, E15
Gold Piers Tattersall London, SW16
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Online Tutors

Silver Daniel Joy Ware, Herts, SG12
Gold Rachel Taverner BMus(Hons)LRSM Manchester,, M4
Alexander Koshelev Purfleet, Essex, RM19
Nicholas Moroz London, W12
Silver Joann Kerrigan Worsley Manchester, M28
Gold Aaron Monteverde Epsom, KT19
Gold Peter Falconer Sunbury, TW16
Gold Melissa D'Arcy Stoke Newington, N16
Gold Aizhana Nurkenova London, NW6
Silver Gerardo Gozzi PhD RAM Willesden, London, NW10
Luke Fraser Stoke Newington, N16
Gold Mark Harrison Manchester, BL4
Gold Richard Colquhoun Bristol, BS6
Stefano Matteucci Wallington, Surrey, SM6
Gold Daniel de Gruchy-Lambert Glasgow South Side, G41
Natasha BA (Hons) Peterborough, PE4
Gold Sam Macadam Glasgow, G12
Alison Rowley Bristol, BS5
Mr. David P Wallace Croydon, CR2
Patrick Johnson Willesden Green, NW2
Gold Zanete Uskane Lambeth, London, SW16
Gold Eliot Darwin Sheffield, S6
Gold Alex Paxton London, NW2
Gold Neil Doherty Southampton, Hants, SO15
Gold Alistair Bankier London, W9
Ceri Williams Cambridge, CB1
Gold Steven Dodsworth Croydon, CR0
Gold David Henry Walthamstow, E17
Silver Angelika Stangl Amersham, HP7
Gold Juan Rezzuto West Kensington, W14
Stamatia Statherou Canterbury, Kent, CT2
Gold Gregory Emfietzis Richmond, SW14
Bekki Gocher Manchester, M3
Gold Nicholas Scott Edinburgh, EH12
Gold Julia Paskova London, SW7
Mr Aron Kingsford Penzance, TR18
Philippa Healey Hitchin, SG5
Gold nathanbritton Greater London, KT8
Gold Stewart Wilson Glasgow, G31
Gold Helen Littlewood Broadstairs, CT10
Gold Will Buchanan Tonbridge, TN12
Luis Mota Tufnell Park, N7
Emilio Saev WINDSOR, SL4
Dylan Kirby London, N16
Gold Andrew Kwan Harrow, Pinner, HA5
Gold James Harold London, N7
Silver Yvonne Clarke Balham, SW12
Gold C Jefferson Reading, Berkshire, RG7
Kylie Nesbit London, E15
Gold Duncan Strachan Maida Vale, London, W9
Gold Tim Maryon London, NW1
Sara Woo-Sam BMus(Hons) Cambridge, CB1
Jonathan Booty Manchester, M20
Gold Michael Perrett Manchester, M21
Musicplus Bedfordshire, LU1
Chris Schlechte-Bond West London, W3
Gold Carolyn C Dennis New Malden, KT3
Graham Jones Guildford, GU1
Kieran White York, YO10
Gold Marco Cirillo North West Lodnon, NW67
Silver David Weber Feltham, TW14
Gold Vassilis Chatzimakris London, NW6
Firat Altay London, N4
Gold Patrick Dodds Muswell Hill, N10
Sam Miles Willesden Green, NW2
Silver Dominic Sewell Raynes Park, SW20
Gold Emma-Louise London, NW10
Adam Davies Manchester, M15
Silver Alice Nicholson Newark/ Nottingham, NG23
Gold Tim Doyle London, N15
Silver Mike Bacon Canterbury, CT2
Gold Gloria Toplis South-East London, BR3
Gold Matt Krening Manchester, M5
Gold AL Hodgson Weybridge, KT13
Gold Martin Rowberry Sutton Coldfield, B75
Gold Michael Joel London, W4
Gold Thomas Kay Seven Sisters, N15
Gold Sam Woodford West Kensington, W14
Gold Daniel Friend Norwich, NR2
Gold Simone Spagnolo London, E2
Chiel Busscher Leytonstone, E11
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May Robertson Key Stage 2 English Tutor (South East London)

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Thank you for visiting my Tutor Pages homepage! As I'm now studying in Holland I have sadly said goodbye to my London students, and am not taking enquiries here at present, but I will keep my page open for when I return.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
I teach the violin, English language and literature, and academic music and music theory.
Tell me about your qualifications.
I have an MMus with distinction from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, and an MA (Cantab) in English from Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge (Class 2.1). I have three A grades at A-level (English, Music and French) and an A at AS-level (Fine Art). (I left school before the A* grade was introduced at this level!). I have eight A*s at GCSE, including one of the top five marks in the UK for English Literature.
What kind of experience do you have?
I am a successful tutor of violin, music theory and English for a variety of ages and stages. Alongside one-to-one tuition, I have worked with groups, chairing sixth-form seminars in English Literature and performance classes in schools, as well as online seminars for the literary website Peripeteia. Alongside my private teaching I have tutored for Bruton Lloyd. Having spent a year as a Graduate Music Assistant at Wells Cathedral School, a specialist music school, I have wide experience of working with young people, supervising practice, taking rehearsals, and assisting with high-calibre instrumental teaching, alongside teaching the violin one-to-one. At Wells I taught aural skills in preparation for ABRSM exam aural tests, and taught music theory both individually and in a class setting.

As a busy professional musician alongside my teaching, I perform with ensembles such as Joglaresa, Orchestra of St Paul's, International Baroque Players, and Charivari Agreable Simfonie, as well as my own Keats Quartet. You can find some videos of my work under 'My Files'.

All this personal experience informs my love of the subjects I teach, but is less important than what my pupils experience when engaging with a subject. You as an individual are at the centre of my tutoring.
How much do you charge?
I charge £30 per hour for my teaching, with £20 for half-hour lessons (which sometimes works best for young children's violin lessons). Depending on the distance I need to travel I may need to factor in travel expenses.
Where do you teach?
I travel to my students' homes. I am currently based in The Hague, so I am not taking regular pupils in London at present.
When are you available?
Tuition times are flexible; we can discuss together the best time for you. I am available term-time and school holidays.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
I teach the violin to all ages and stages, from total beginners to advanced players. My class in London ranged between ages 6 to 50. I teach English at all ages to undergraduate level (recently coaching students for 11+, GCSE, and A2 examinations) and music up to sixth-form level. Every pupil and situation is unique, and I tailor my approach entirely to the individual, so do get in touch to discuss the ways in which I can assist you in your own learning goals.
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
I prepare violin students for grade exams, when that is right for them; performing exams are useful in providing a goal to work towards but should not become the primary motivation for learning. I prepare students for ABRSM music theory examinations. In English, I assist students in preparation for qualifications up to university level, including 11+, GCSE and sixth-form level examinations such as A-level. In Music, I teach up to sixth-form level. In my academic tutoring, I am very conscious that a family will often decide to tutor with a specific exam in mind. I take this investment by the family extremely seriously, and will start by producing, in consultation with you, an individual plan of action based on the syllabus and the student's strengths and areas for development. My aim is to provide targeted exam-focused work whilst fully utilising the potential for private tutoring to explore a subject further than narrow school-based teaching often can. I want to develop the student's experience and understanding as an individual in a way that is valuable and meaningful for them beyond the immediate pressures of examinations.
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
I have an enhanced CRB certificate, dated September 2010.
Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
I do teach by telephone, Skype, and email, when distance makes face-to-face lessons difficult. We can discuss your individual needs together.
Where and with whom did you train?
At Trinity Laban, I studied the modern violin with the renowned violin professor Diana Cummings. I now study the baroque violin with Walter Reiter, principal with The English Concert. I previously studied with Mark Knight and Patricia Noall. All this means that I have been rigorously taught, and have inherited the teaching of some of the great violin pedagogues including Galamian and Flesch, which I am now passing on myself. I use this to ensure that my pupils learn to play with ease and freedom from day one, without the tension problems that, sadly, one often sees in violin students. My supervisors at Cambridge included Professor Helen Cooper, N.K. Sugimura, Dr Jason Scott-Warren and Jeremy Prynne.
Do you have a personal message for students?
Yes! You are a totally unique and special person, and my job is simply to bring that out and help you discover what's in you, whether it's through musical or literary studies. Your own imagination, ideas, emotions, and capacity for independent thought are vital. It's fun and exciting! Believe in yourself, work hard, and enjoy yourself. Good luck!

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