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Tutors in SE postcode

Gold Catherine Knight Bermondsey, SE1
Gold George English London, SE1
Sarah Lewis London Bridge, SE1
Bethia Hourigan Blackheath, London, SE3
Gold Lewis Wright Blackheath, SE3
Gold Marcelle Zahra Blackheath, London, SE3
Gold Steve Pringle Blackheath, SE3
Gold Lydia Shilling South East London, SE4
Gold Ryoko Izutsu Brockley, SE4
Gold Gareth Humphreys BMus MMus London, SE5
Gold Jemma Freestone South London, SE5
Joshua Davenport Camberwell/Dulwich, SE5
Silver Chris McCartney Forest Hill, SE6
Gold Damon Flanagan greenwich,charlton, SE7
Silver Emma Hughes Charlton, SE7
Maulen Alimbayev Charlton, SE7
Gold Toby Hunt Greenwich, SE7
Gold Jamie Rock Surrey Quays, SE8
Gold Aleksandar Michel Maundrell Greenwich, SE10
Gold David Dyson Greenwich, SE10
Gold Edgar Cardoso Greenwich, London, SE10
Gold Filippo Di Bari London, SE10
Gold Hannah Robinson South East London, SE10
Gold Katherine Smith Greenwich,, SE10
Kiyoko Fukuo South East London, SE10
Gold Soraya Greenwich, SE10
Gold Tabitha Kelly Greenwich, SE10
Gold Andrew Johnston - Pianist Greenwich, SE13
Gold Edward Farmer Central London, SE13
Silver Erin Sawicka South East London, SE13
Gold Gaspar Hunt Lewisham, SE London, SE13
Gold James Beckwith London, SE13
Gold Marianne Hardisty South East London, SE13
Gold Sabina Heywood London, SE13
Gold Thomas Matthias South East London, SE13
Jonathan Rogerson New Cross, SE14
Katarina Melling SE London, SE14
Silver Kristin Sofroniou New Cross, London, SE14
Silver Niomi O'Rourke London, South East, SE14
Silver Yue Zhou (Joe) New Cross Gate, SE14
Emma Fleurot London, SE15
Gold Jonathan Galton Central London, SE15
Marion Wyllie London, SE15
Silver Mischa Foster Poole London, SE15
Silver Nicky Enderby Peckham/Nunhead, SE15
Claudia Norz Rotherhithe, Southwark, SE16
Gold Valentina Pravodelov Bermondsey, London, SE16
Gold Liam Hindson Upper Norwood, SE19
Gold Rob Eyles (Vocal Coach) South London, SE19
Sarah Bort Crystal Palace, SE19
Gold Sharon Subbarao London, SE20
Gold John Cervantes Dulwich, London, SE21
Silver Christina Cooper West Dulwich, SE22
Gold Sue Klein South East London, SE22
Gold Fraser Kelman Honor Oak Park, SE23
Gold Gwyn Pritchard South East London, SE23
Gold Helen Downham South East London, SE23
Silver Sachika Taniyama South East London, SE25
Gold Katherine Birtles Sydenham, SE26
Gold Samuel Bordoli London, SE26
Gold Sophie Mather Sydenham, SE26

Tutors travelling to SE

Silver Timothy Ellis Maida Vale, W9
Silver Milly Herner Teddington, KT8
Gold Katerina Mina Pimlico, London, SW1
Gold Chris Hatton Hackney, E5
Silver Rebecca Music London, NW6
Gold Phillippa Slack West Hampstead, NW6
Molly Parsons-Gurr London, SW7
Silver Helena Kay London, EC1
Jonny Goodwin London, E10
Gold Helen Wilson Beckenham, BR3
Mikhail Shilyaev MusicAListers South London, SW2
Natalie Watson London, NW10
Silver Aleksandra Myslek London, NW1
Rachel Coe City Of London, EC1Y
Gold Kathleen Ross East Croydon, CR0
Gold Tim Maryon London, NW1
Gold Kobayashi South West London, NW10
Gold Jane Salmon Central London, EC1V
Silver Lucía Veintimilla Kensington, W8
Gold Izo FitzRoy London, N15
Gold Gavin Cranmer-Moralee Sanderstead, CR2
Gold Amy Yuan LRAM Kensington, SW7
Charlie Flint Shoreditch, E2
Gold Duncan Rutherford North London, N1
Gold Steven Dodsworth Croydon, CR0
Gold Chris Keyte Kingston, KT2
Gold Aimée de Gruchy-Lambert London, SM2
Gold Nianda Reid Croydon, Bromley, BR3
Tim JH Anderson London, NW6
Gold Emma-Louise London, NW10
Becky Yen-Huan Wang North West London, NW6
Gold Irma Vastakaite London, NW1
Zanna Evans London, E3
Meklitpiano Bethnal Green, E2
Gold Simon Gilkes Paddington, W2
Gold Sarah Harper Bromley, BR3
Silver James Savage-Hanford South London, KT1
Gold Tom Harrison London, SW8
Siobhan Stone London, NW1
Gold Dimitrios Skyllas London, SW3
Gold Will Sullivan Wanstead, E12
Gold Malcolm Gullis Battersea, SW11
Gold Paul Terry Whitstable, ME13
Gold Yan Lee London, NW10
Silver Hara Kostogianni Croydon, CR0
Gold Peter Mallinson Chesham, HP5
Gold Ross Learmonth Willesden Green, NW2
Gold Andreas Papapetrou London Turnpike Ln, N15
Gold Claire Wickes Streatham, SW16
Gold James Henshaw Stratford, E15
Gold Adam Cigman-Mark London, N6
Aimee Consiglia Sandsend, Fulham, SW6
Gold Georgina Melling London, NW6
Silver Fabio Acri Central London, NW2
Gold Lucy Skinner Wandsworth, SW18
Gold Zanete Uskane Lambeth, London, SW16
Gold Ugne Tiskute London, N2
Zuzanna Olbrys London, SW19
Gold Tom Corin East London, E15
Gold nathanbritton Greater London, KT8
Emily Askew Wandsworth, SW18
Alexandre Garziglia Clapham South, SW12
Gold Duncan Strachan Maida Vale, London, W9
Gold Hannah Tyler Stratford, London, E15
Gold Sean Webster Streatham, SW16
Gold Jennifer Mu London, NW3
Gold Juan Rezzuto West Kensington, W14
Nikos Stavlas Walthamstow, E17
Gold Stuart Murray London, NW6
Silver Yoko Misumi orpington, BR6
Gold Fernando Martín-Peñasco Osorio Islington, London, N19
Gold Bravin Karunanithy London, W1K
Gold Grace Warren Newham, E15
Cicely Levy Bethnal Green, E2
Gold Lucy Andrews Wimbledon, SW19
Aled Jones London, W11
Gold Raymond Hearne London, E11
Arlene Lin North London, N1
Gold Mihai Ritivoiu London, E1
Gold Ed Whitehead London, N7
Silver Rachel Coleshill Sutton, SM2
Calum Zuckert Earl's Court, SW5
Gold Dominika Feher Leytonstone London, E11
Gold Chris Hyson. London, N6
Gold Dimitris Karydis East London, E14
Gold Edyta Lajdorf London, SW19
Stefano Matteucci Wallington, Surrey, SM6
Gold Derek Dobbins Bexley, DA15
Gold Gloria Toplis South-East London, BR3
Gold Natalie Cavey Stoke Newington, E5
Silver Hamish Mackay London, N1
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Online Tutors

Silver Yvonne Clarke Balham, SW12
Colin Smith Bristol, BS6
Alex Wingfield London, N16
Gold Steven Dodsworth Croydon, CR0
Natalie Watson London, NW10
Daniel Friend Norwich, NR2
Faith Taylor London, E5
Charlie Flint Shoreditch, E2
Gold Andrew Kwan Harrow, Pinner, HA5
Gold nathanbritton Greater London, KT8
AnnastasiaM London, NW2
Gold Mark Harrison Manchester, BL4
Gold Tom Harrison London, SW8
Gold Raymond Hearne London, E11
Gold Andrew Nesbitt Manchester, M32
Silver Hara Kostogianni Croydon, CR0
Luke Fraser Stoke Newington, N16
Marta Bochenek london, E7
Silver Paul McBretney Wymondham, Norfolk, NR18
Harriet Stubbs London, SW11
Gold Juan Rezzuto West Kensington, W14
Gold Christopher Poffley Felixstowe, IP11
Gold Sofia Sarmento Birmingham, B3
Silver Teodor Radu City of London, EC2
Silver Dave J Ford Perth, KY14
Gold Emma-Louise London, NW10
Gold Peter Irlam Formby, N Liverpool, L37
Silver Sofya Fotiyadi Orpington, BR6
Gold Michael Joel London, W4
Jonathan Booty Manchester, M20
Stefano Matteucci Wallington, Surrey, SM6
Gold Michelle C Gibson Wolverhampton, WV6
Silver Ms Olga Jegunova London, W2
Gold Simon Gilkes Paddington, W2
Stamatia Statherou Canterbury, Kent, CT2
Alicia BA (Hons) Music Peterborough, PE4
Assel Westminster, London, NW8
Gold Izo FitzRoy London, N15
Gold Andrew Connington Teddington, TW11
Silver Ian G Croydon, CR2
Bekki Gocher Manchester, M3
Gold Ed Whitehead London, N7
Gold Stephanie Tepper Hammersmith, SW13
Gold Marco Marconi Hitchin, SG4
Gold Alejandro Bonatto London, EC1Y
Mikhail Shilyaev MusicAListers South London, SW2
Musicplus Bedfordshire, LU1
Matt Mockford Cardiff, CF5
Gold Aizhana Nurkenova London, NW6
Gold Martin Rowberry Sutton Coldfield, B75
Gold Eleanor Hudson Macclesfield, SK11
Gold Aaron Monteverde Epsom/FrimleyGreen, GU16
Silver Dunja Lavrova Poole/ Dorset, BH15
Katarina Đorđević Harrow, Middlesex, HA3
Nina Zautashvili Ealing, W13
Gold Eliot Darwin Sheffield, S6
Liam H Stockbridge, Hants, SO20
Gold Emma Yates-Butler York, YO31
Silver Aron Rozsa London, NW10
Gold Duncan Strachan Maida Vale, London, W9
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Steve Pringle Jazz Piano Teacher (South East London)

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Welcome to my tutor page! I am an experienced teacher and musician and am passionate about helping others to enjoy and develop their musical interests. I hope the answers below will give you an idea of what to expect from me and my teaching.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
- Piano (Classical / Jazz / Pop / Soul / Blues / Boogie-woogie / Funk / Rock)
- Keyboard / Synthesiser technique & sound design
- Jazz Organ
- Music Theory
- ABRSM Classical / Jazz Grades
- Music scholarship / college audition preparation
Tell me about your qualifications.
- BMus (Hons) Trinity College of Music
- Grade 8 Piano ABRSM

Whilst studying at Trinity I won the Gladys Puttick Prize for Extemporisation and the Jon Hassell Memorial Prize for Jazz.
What kind of experience do you have?
I have been teaching in different capacities for more than 12 years. I have experience teaching on a one-to-one and two-to-one basis (both as a peripatetic tutor in a number of schools as well as private tuition) and have been a tutor on various jazz courses including: Trinity Summer School (http://www.trinitysummerschool.co.uk/), Cambridge Jazz Co-Op (www.cambridgejazzcoop.org.uk) and Dordogne International Summer School (http://www.jazzschool-dordogne.co.uk), where I have worked as a piano tutor and ensemble project leader.

As an active performing musician I have played with many established artists. In 2010 I toured the UK arena circuit (performing in venues including the O2, London; Liverpool Echo Arena; Birmingham NEC) with the Drifters and the Three Degrees alongside Motown greats The Temptations and The Four Tops. In 2011 I worked with Eliza Doolittle, and also began playing with UK artist Michael Kiwanuka (http://michaelkiwanuka.com). This led to a very busy 18 months, involving lots of travelling and extensive touring throughout Europe and the US / Canada. We played at most major international festivals and appeared on numerous major TV and radio broadcasts including: Glastonbury 2013 – BBC UK, Mercury Music Awards Live 2012 – Channel 4 UK, Hard Rock Calling 2011 – SKY UK (UK); Skavlan, Taratata, Harold Schmidt (Europe);  The David Letterman Show, Craig Ferguson, Conan O’Brien (US). In November 2012 I recorded a live album in Amsterdam alongside Michael with the world-renowned Dutch “Metropole Orchestra“, conducted by Jules Buckley, shortly after having recorded a live studio EP for Spotify in Austin, Texas.

I have been fortunate enough to be able to play at many internationally-recognised venues including: The 02, Royal Festival Hall, Liverpool Echo Arena, Shepherd’s Bush Empire, Ronnie Scott’s, Glastonbury, North Sea Jazz Festival, Montreux Jazz Festival, Tokyo Opera House and The Troubadour (LA). Other artists I have worked with include: Joss Stone, the late Abram Wilson, Denys Baptiste, London Neophonic Orchestra, Clark Tracey, Jonathon Bratoeff, Alan Barnes, NYJO and Linda Lewis.

Aside from playing and teaching I have recently become involved with collaborative production company GoodGrace (http://www.goodgrace.co.uk); here we work with artists at various points along the creative process in order to help them realise their musical vision, and our role can include writing, pre/post-production work, recording or playing, with a strong emphasis on putting the artists’ values first.

My approach to teaching:

I have a flexible and dynamic approach to teaching and will tailor each lesson to the student's individual needs and aims, with the emphasis being on enjoyment, creativity and measures of progress. I have multiple keyboard instruments available for teaching (see below), which provide great flexibility for teaching different styles and allow the student and I to play together if appropriate.

For piano / keyboard teaching some example topics that we could cover in lessons include:

- Instrumental technique / body awareness
- Tone Production
- Improvisation
- Music theory (including harmony / scale awareness)
- Sight reading
- Rhythm exercises
- Listening to / transcribing from recordings
- Aural skills
- Transition from classical to other styles
- Playing with other musicians

I can also teach keyboard and synthesiser programming / sound design, and my home studio features the following resources:

- Kemble Quantum upright piano
- Fender Rhodes Mk 1 73 + various pedals / amps
- Wurlitzer 200A
- Hammond A100 organ + Leslie 145 / 122
- Nord C1 organ + leslie 2101
- Nord Stage EX
- Roland RD-300SX
- Yamaha Motif ES
- Macbook Pro / Apple Logic 9 / Mainstage 3 / Various plugins and soft synths
How much do you charge?
At my home studio:

- 30 mins: £20
- 1 hour: £35
- 90mins: £50
- 2 hours: £60 (useful for combining practical teaching on the instrument with theory work / listening / transcribing)

Lessons elsewhere e.g. at your home or a separate music studio may be subject to additional expenses to cover transport costs and time spent travelling to and from.

I can also teach shared lessons (note a minimum 1 hr lesson to ensure enough time is spent focusing on each student):

- 1 hour: £45
- 1½ (90 mins): £60
- 2 hours: £70

(shared lessons at a student's house will also be subject to additional travel expenses)

*** NEW FOR 2014 ***

I am now offering lessons over Skype - these are not intended to replace ‘face-to-face’ lessons; the idea with these is that they can be used as short check-ups in between regular tuition, especially useful if your lessons are infrequent (once every few weeks for example). They can be used for refocusing, addressing any immediate concerns or questions, and adjusting / planning goals until the next lesson. Prices for these will be:

15 mins: £10
30 mins: £15

If you would like a longer Skype lesson then get in touch for more details, although I would only recommend these used as ‘one-off’ substitutes for face-to-face lessons.
Where do you teach?
I can teach from my own home studio in Blackheath, London and will travel to all surrounding areas and throughout London (including Lewisham, Bromley, Sidcup, New Cross, Greenwich, New Eltham, Lee, Hither Green) to teach in students' homes.
When are you available?
I am flexible and may be available during the day or evening on any given day.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
I am happy to teach all ages and abilities.
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
I can prepare you for examinations (jazz / classical / theory - ABRSM or Trinity Guildhall) and auditions for music scholarships or entry to schools / music colleges.
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
I am available for Skype tuition (see above for prices and detailed information). My internet connection is very fast and reliable, and by using a condenser mic you will be able to hear my voice (and any playing I might do) clearly and in detail.
Do you belong to any professional organisations?
Musician's Union (MU)
Where and with whom did you train?
I trained at Trinity College of Music in London. I studied jazz piano with Simon Purcell, Liam Noble and Andrea Vicari; classical piano with Douglas Finch and arranging with Paul Bartholomew.
Tell me about some of your current students.
I currently teach a wide range of pupils: the ages range between 8 and 60 and the abilites from absolute beginner to advanced music-college standard.

I have worked with an adult who had been playing stride / boogie woogie piano throughout his adult life (he was 52 at the time!) and whilst he was very fluent, he was completely self-taught so had some very deeply-seated bad habits which were hindering his progress. In his case it was his technique that needed looking at - we worked together to improve his awareness of his body and release unnecessary tension, and he began to notice improvement very quickly. I also gave him a more thorough grounding in harmony and basic jazz piano theory so that he was more aware of the harmonic information in the pieces he was playing. By doing this he was able to change the harmony and improvise more convincingly.

I have also worked with lots of disillusioned teenagers who have only ever studied classical piano and taken grades, and so believe that is all the piano can be used for! In these cases I aim to find something that they have a genuine interest in: we will listen to (and watch videos of) lots of different musicians and styles together and work out parts and arrangements that can be played on solo piano. I will also show them other keyboard styles (using Rhodes / Clavinet / Organ / Synths) and hopefully give them some motivation to practise and enjoy playing.
Do you have a personal message for students?
Enjoy what you are doing! My main concerns for students when teaching are that they are enjoying themselves and feel like they are making progress. I also want to work with students to use their creativity and ability to its full potential.

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