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Patrick Kenny Trombone Teacher (North London)

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  • Crouch End (N4) View on map
  • Last Logged In: 06 Mar 2018
  • Sex: Male
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  • Can Travel To: Camden, City of London, Enfield, Hackney, Islington, Westminster
Contact Me
  • Professional Qualification Batchelor of Music with Honours, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London 2012
  • Professional Qualification Advanced Diploma in Jazz University of St Andrews
  • Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS, formerly CRB) Check Up to date DBS (CRB) certificates recieved in June 2016
  • Professional Membership Musicians Union
  • References References are available upon request
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Personal Message
I'm a freelance trombonist and teacher offering lessons to people of any age - lessons will be fun whilst also pushing you to realise your potential!
Which subject(s) do you teach?
Jazz Trombone
Tell me about your qualifications.
Guildhall School of Music and Drama - BMUS HONS
ABRSM - Grade 8 Trombone (Distinction)
ABRSM - Grade 8 Recorder
University of St Andrews - Advanced Diploma in Jazz
What kind of experience do you have?
I have taught for the past 6 years at schools, in higher education and privately including Eaton Square School, Camden Music Service, Avanti House Primary School and Lambeth Music Service.
I currently teach at Goldsmiths University (Euphonium and Trombone) and International School of London.

As a player I have had a wide range of experience playing in different groups as a member and guest across a wide variety of Genres in many different countries.
Some of the artists/groups I have performed with include the Heritage Orchestra (Goldie, Sparks, Pete Tong), Peter Andre (Big Night Tour, Come Swing With Me), Boy George (This is what I do album), European Jazz Orchestra 2011 (as Britain's member), Don't Problem and London Groove Collective (with whom I write) and many others (for more info and bio please see my website!).
How much do you charge?
I charge £50 an hour as a standard rate and £25 per half hour for individual tuition. I normally travel to you but I can also teach at my house in which case I can offer a discounted rate!
Where do you teach?
I normally teach at a students house/place of residence but can also teach in my flat.
When are you available?
Being a freelance musician I have a flexible schedule so I can normally work it round to what fits best for you!
Which ages and levels do you teach?
I teach all ages at the following levels:
Trombone - Beginner - Advanced
Recorder - Beginner - Advanced
Trumpet - Beginner - Advanced
Horn - Beginner - Advanced
Tuba - Beginner - Advanced
Sibelius - Beginner - Advanced
Music Theory - Beginner - Advanced
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
Grades from all boards (ABRSM, Trinity/Guildhall)
Internal School Exams/entrance exams
College Auditions
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
I do have a fully up to date DBS for both International School of London and Camden Music service.
Do you belong to any professional organisations?
Musicians Union
International Trombone Association
British Trombone Society
Where and with whom did you train?
Guildhall School of Music and Drama 2008-2012 - Eric Crees - Simon Wills - Chris Houlding - Peter Gane - Scott Stroman - John Kenny
Paris Conservatoire 2010 - Gilles Milliere - Jean Raffard
Tell me about some of your current students.
My Goldsmiths pupil gained a 2/1 in his autumn postgraduate mid year assessment.
My current students have enjoyed success with their recent ABRSM exams, with all of them gaining passes as minimum, some with distinction and Merit.
Do you have a personal message for students?
We can make lessons as fun or full on as you like! Whatever your goals are, we will get you to the right standard to achieve them.