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Double Bass/ Piano Teacher in Ruislip - Lewis Reid

Lewis Reid Classical Double Bass Teacher (Uxbridge)

Lewis Reid

  • Ickenham (UB10) View on map
  • Last Logged In: 08 Sep 2017
  • Sex: Male
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Personal Message
Aside from my freelance career as a Double Bassist, I very much enjoy teaching. The most important thing about teaching for me, is to make learning music as enjoyable as possible and relevant to my students' needs.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
I teach classical Double Bass, Piano and music theory.
Tell me about your qualifications.
I am a graduate of Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance on the BMus performance course, and am currently working towards an MA at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
What kind of experience do you have?
For double bass, I have a decent orchestral background. Having had extra work with the BBCSO. And playing with BBCSSO, BBCCO, Philharmonia, WNO and RPO in Trinity Laban's side by side series.

For piano, I have accompanied colleagues of mine at college in assessments throughout my 4 years of studying there. I do enjoy solo playing and have given regular recitals on both instruments in my home town in Aberdeen.

I have also done numerous workshops in school with a few colleagues of mine introducing young children to music.
How much do you charge?
I charge £35 per hour, £20 per half hour.
Where do you teach?
I am happy to teach around the Hillingdon area whether that be at home or at students' homes, and can travel to Harrow easily. Any further and I will have to include transport on my fee.
When are you available?
I am available most day times during the week. Evenings I am less flexible with as I often perform. I am not limited by school holidays either.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
I am happy to teach all ages. Levels vary between subject however.
Double bass - up to post graduate standard
Piano - up to grade 8 standard
Music theory - up to grade 5 standard
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
ABRSM & Trinity Guildhall board exams, auditions (ie. youth orchestras) and any examination the student wants to put him/herself through
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
I have not needed a CRB disclosure certificate so far, however I can get one if necessary.
Where and with whom did you train?
Chris West and Leon Bosch - Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
Tim Gibbs - Guildhall School of Music and Drama