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Fiona Bassett Brass Tutor French Horn Teacher (Bath)

Fiona Bassett Brass Tutor Gold Member

  • Wells (BA5) View on map
  • Last Logged In: 25 Mar 2018
  • Sex: Female
  • Can Travel To: Bristol, Cardiff
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  • Professional Qualification Master of Music, (Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama)
  • Professional Qualification Bachelor of Music, 1st-class - Royal Northern College of Music
  • Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS, formerly CRB) Check Up to date DBS, and Educare certificate 2017/18
  • Professional Membership Graduate Music Assistant, Wells Cathedral School, ISM Union, National Children's Orchestra of Great Britain
  • References References are available upon request
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Personal Message
A freelance professional french horn player with experience in teaching brass instruments. Working at Wells Cathedral School as a graduate music assistant, helping practice sessions, conducting brass ensembles, and providing 1:1 French horn lessons.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
I am able to teach brass instruments including trumpet/cornet, trombone, french horn, tuba, euphonium and tenor horn.
Tell me about your qualifications.
Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Master of Music, Orchestral Performance
Royal Northern College of Music, Bachelor of Music with honours: 1st- class
What kind of experience do you have?
As a freelance French horn player, I have worked with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Birmingham Opera Company and Welsh National Opera. I work full time at Wells Cathedral School and I am a member of the social staff team at the National Children's Orchestras of Great Britain.
I have experience in 1:1 teaching, leading ensembles and coaching brass groups. I have taken Educare Child Protection courses and provide pastoral care for orchestral courses. In my teaching, I am able to provide grade focused lessons or just playing music for fun!
How much do you charge?
I provide a free consultation lesson, followed by £25 per hour (£30 for French horn) and £15 for 30 minute lessons. I offer discounts for siblings and group lessons, please contact me for details.
Where do you teach?
Somerset area, Cardiff/Bristol (Saturday's and school holdays)
When are you available?
I am busy, yet flexible so please contact me and we can find a time to suit.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
Beginner to grade 8/diploma level.

Adults, young people and children.
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
I have an up to date DBS and I have also completed a child protection course (Educare).
Where and with whom did you train?
Angus West, Welsh National Opera
Tim Thorpe, BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Tim Jackson. Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Julian Plummer, Halle Orchestra
Do you have a personal message for students?
I aim to provide fun and interesting lessons for both young people and adults of all abilities with musical enjoyment being the main focus! Please do get in touch.