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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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Recorder Advantages

The 2012 BBC Young  Musician of the year competition, when Charlotte Barbour-Condini won the...
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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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The Suzuki Method

I find the Suzuki Method of music-teaching to be highly effective in enabling children to reach...

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  • Claire Pashley Music Tuition Beauchief, S8 Gold Member

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    Claire is Chief Examiner of a recognized London Music college. She is a composer and performer and has written her own published Tutor books in Keyboard and Piano playing and also in singing.
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    I am a composer and multi-instrumentalist with a wide experience performing in several ensembles in a variety of styles. My students progress quickly whilst having great fun.
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    I am a flautist currently attending a Master's Degree in Orchestral Artistry at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, enthusiastic to teach students of any age and ability.
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    I am a flute specialist qualified music teacher and deliver lessons from my music room at my home in Chichester, West Sussex. I am very passionate and very enthusiastic about music - in particular the flute! Feel free to book in a free trial lesson.
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    I am a London-based bassoonist, graduated in June 2016 from Royal College of Music. I would like to share my passion and experience by teaching.
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    I am a professional freelance musician teaching oboe, recorder and early years music to students of all ages.
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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...