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Recorder Advantages

The 2012 BBC Young  Musician of the year competition, when Charlotte Barbour-Condini won the...
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The Value of Recorder Playing

Please, please don't consider recorder playing to be solely a preparation for learning a...
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The Recorder - Old or New?

Although the recorder can be a quick and cheap way to teach the basics of music, it doesn't just...
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How I Started!

When I was young I definitely did not want to teach! I loved playing, and the first professional...

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  • Rebecca Woodward Berkhamsted, HP4 Gold Member

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    I am a professional oboist, and have been a music teacher and tutor for the past ten years. I teach music so it is enjoyable and fun, alongside grades and challenging pieces, to nurture musicianship in each pupil.
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    There's a reason he called it 'The Magic Flute!' It is an instrument that can take you on a wonderful journey and a companion in life like no other!
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    Private one to one tuition on Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute and music theory in Manchester and the surrounding areas. Worsley, Eccles, Salford, Trafford, Urmston, Westhougton, Atherton, Bolton, Horwich, Adlington, Wigan, Whitefield, Prestwich, Bury.
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    I am an active performer and teacher with over 10 years worth of teaching experience. I teach all ages and abilities, towards exams or just for fun and am able to travel to the student's home at a small additional cost for added convenience.
  • Maria Papathanasiou Limehouse, E14 Gold Member

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    "If you want to build a ship, don't drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea". Antoine de Saint Exupery
  • Adrian Poon Hanwell, W7 Gold Member

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    I am a professionally trained clarinettist. I have had 12-year teaching experience mainly helping pupils for their exams and competitions. Please feel free to contact me to discuss your tuition requirements and needs.
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  • Why learn to play the recorder?

    Fay Monypenny Recorder Teacher (Birmingham) Picture The recorder is a very misunderstood musical instrument. What place could this antiquity have for today's learners? Having met young flautists struggling to make a sound, saxophonists whose instruments are far too large for them, and whole-class clarinet teachers who spend half of a one hour...
  • The Recorder: From Fame to Obscurity and Back Editor's Pick

    Recorder Teacher (North London) Picture Without a doubt, ninety percent of people reading this will have come into contact with the recorder at some point in their lives. For most, this time will have been during their primary school years, when the recorder was used as a means to give them some practical experience of playing music....
  • How I Started!

    Sue Klein Recorder Teacher (South East London) Picture When I was young I definitely did not want to teach! I loved playing, and the first professional recorder player who inspired me was Frans Bruggen when I was about 7. But during my post-grad year training to be a teacher, I found that I really enjoyed teaching small groups and individuals. This...

 

  • Hotteterre - Principles of the Flute

    Imogen Clarke Recorder Teacher (York) Picture Jaques-Martin Hotteterre (-le Roman) 'Principles of the Flute Recorder and Oboe'. 1707. This is an invaluable source for wind players, who are interested in historically informed performance practice. It gives a detailed account of technique used in France in the early 1700s and in addition...
  • The Suzuki Method

    Karen Gibbard Recorder Teacher (Durham) Picture I find the Suzuki Method of music-teaching to be highly effective in enabling children to reach their potential not only in music but in life as a whole. As Dr. Suzuki said: "It is in our power to educate all the children of the world to become a little better as people, a little happier." How...
  • What made me want to teach...

    Recorder Teacher (Warrington) Picture I was 7 when I began playing the recorder.  I remember looking at the musical notes on the page and thinking how mysterious they were. Over 20 years later I am still playing the Recorder.  I play other instruments such as the Flute and Clarinet but something always draws me back to the...