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David Matthews Clarinet Teacher (Portsmouth)

David Matthews

  • Portchester (PO16) View on map
  • Last Logged In: 03 Jul 2017
  • Sex: Male
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Personal Message
Learning a musical instrument should be fun! I try to tailor all of my teaching to the student's aspirations and needs.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
Clarinet, Saxophone, Violin, Piano and Music Theory.
Tell me about your qualifications.
Certificate of Teaching from the Associated Board of the Royal schools of Music BTEC Professional Certificate in Teaching Professional Conducting and Music Theory (Level 6 National Qualifications Framework/LRSM) Professional Musical Performance (Level 5 National Qualifications Framework/DipABRSM)
What kind of experience do you have?
I am a highly skilled and experienced musician from within the Royal Marines Band Service, where I have demonstrated the ability to work at a professional standard during a successful military career spanning over 30 years. I have undertaken musical roles aboard Her Majesty's Royal Yacht Britannia including Principal Saxophonist, Solo Clarinettist and Violinist. I am currently the Band Officer at HMS Sultan where I teach and conduct students from beginner to diploma level.
How much do you charge?
I charge £28.00 per hour lesson and £16.00 per 30 min Lesson.
Where do you teach?
I teach from home in a dedicated music room in Portchester, Hampshire.
When are you available?
I am available at various times during the week. I have some evening lessons free at present and certain days that are not already taken with school contracts.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
I teach any age from complete beginner, all the way up to Diploma standard.
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
ABRSM examinations, also the new Rock School syllabus is very popular with many of the younger students.
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
I have an enhanced CRB Certificate as I regulary teach within schools.
Where and with whom did you train?
I studied at the Royal Marines School of Music.