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Alicia Berendse - Violin Teacher in Forest Hill

Alicia Berendse Classical Violin Teacher (South East London)

Alicia Berendse Gold Member

  • Forest Hill (SE23) View on map
  • Last Logged In: 15 Jul 2018
  • Sex: Female
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  • Can Travel To: Bromley, City of London, Lambeth, Southwark, Westminster
Contact Me
  • Professional Qualification MA (distinction) - Royal Academy of Music
  • Professional Qualification Teaching Diploma Conservatorium van Amsterdam
  • Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS, formerly CRB) Check DBS checked
  • References References are available upon request


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Personal Message
'Musical training is a more potent instrument than any other, because rhythm and harmony find their way into the inward places of the soul.'
- Plato

Besides being a performer, I am also a dedicated, enthusiastic and experienced teacher.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
Chamber Music
Tell me about your qualifications.
BMus (Hons) - Conservatorium van Amsterdam
Teaching Certificate (Distinction) - Conservatorium van Amsterdam

MMus (distinction) - Royal Academy of Music
Cavatina Chamber Music Fellow - Royal Academy of Music
What kind of experience do you have?
I have been teaching all ages since 2010 and have done that with pleasure. Love and pleasure in music is central in the lessons. Besides that I am teaching violin technique in a healthy and natural way. During the lessons I will accompany the student on violin, which will encourage the love for music making with others.
How much do you charge?
Do not hesitate to contact me for a free consultation lesson!
Where do you teach?
I travel up to 45 minutes to a student's house.
When are you available?
Available most days of the week.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
All ages - beginners to advanced.
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
DBS checked.
Do you belong to any professional organisations?
Fellow at the Royal Academy of Music.
Where and with whom did you train?
I am a graduate of the Royal Academy of Music where I received the Amadeus Scholarship for outstanding achievement. I perform regularly in the UK and abroad. My playing has been featured by media outlets worldwide including The Guardian, BBC Radio 3, Radio 4 in the Netherlands, NHK World in Japan. I am a founding member of the Behn Quartet with whom I got selected as the CAVATINA chamber music fellows at the Royal Academy of Music 2016/2017& 2017/2018 and will perform in the UK, New-Zealand, China and the Netherlands in the 17/18 season. Besides being a passionate chamber musician, I regularly freelance with several London orchestra's.

Alicia plays a Thomas Carcassi violin from 1775, which is kindly on loan from the Royal Academy of Music.