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French Horn Teacher in Finsbury Park - Matthew W S Horn

Matthew W S Horn French Horn Teacher (North London)

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  • Finsbury Park (N4)
  • Last Logged In: 01 Mar 2018
  • Sex: Male
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  • Can Travel To: Camden, City of London, Hackney, Haringey, Kensington and Chelsea, Westminster
Contact Me
  • Professional Qualification BMus (Hons) GSMD
  • Professional Qualification MMus (Distinction) RCM
  • Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS, formerly CRB) Check DBS Certified
  • Professional Membership ISM
  • References References are available upon request


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Personal Message
I absolutely love teaching the horn. Please take a look at my profile, and get in touch if you would like to arrange a consultation lesson!
Which subject(s) do you teach?
I teach the french horn.
Tell me about your qualifications.
Master of Music (Distinction) - Royal College of Music (2016-17)
Bachelor of Music (Hons) - Guildhall School of Music and Drama (2012-16)
What kind of experience do you have?
Professional Orchestral Experience
• Philharmonia Orchestra
• Chameleon Arts Orchestra
• Orchestra of London
• North London Sinfonia
• Royal Opera House (High horn) – extra list

• Rick Wakeman UK Tour

Orchestra Training
• Verbier Festival Orchestra (2016)
• London Symphony Orchestra and Guildhall musicians side-by-side performance – Doubled First Horn (2016)
• RCM Symphony Orchestra - Principal (2017)
• Guildhall Symphony Orchestra (2012-2016)

Chamber Music
• Anthony Payne Horn Trio - BBC Proms Extra broadcast on BBC Radio 3 (2016)
How much do you charge?
£30/45 minutes
£25/30 minutes

I also have a number of instruments that I loan to students for £15 per month. Please contact me regarding availability of my instruments.
Where do you teach?
I teach at students' homes.
London Zones 1-2.
When are you available?
I recommend a lesson once per week or 12 lessons a term.
Regular slots are available, but may need to be rescheduled occasionally due to professional rehearsals and performances.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
All ages, beginners to advanced.
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
Happy to help students work towards ABRSM exams, but this is optional. Most of my students do ABRSM exams.
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Do you belong to any professional organisations?
I belong to the Incorporated Society of Musicians.
Where and with whom did you train?
I have studied most recently with Hugh Seenan, Simon Rayner, Jeff Bryant, Tim Jones and Nigel Black at the Royal College of Music.
At the Guildhall, I studied with David Pyatt, Jonathan Lipton, Richard Bissill, Roger Montgomery and Alec Frank-Gemmill.
Before studying at a Conservatoire, I studied with Simon de Souza at the Junior Royal Academy of Music, and Laura Tanner in Bristol.