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Linda O'Harrow - Adult Saxophone Classes/ Lessons in Portsmouth

Linda O'Harrow Saxophone Teacher (Portsmouth)

Linda O'Harrow

  • Central Havant (PO9) View on map
  • Last Logged In: 04 Jan 2018
  • Sex: Female
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Personal Message
Learning to Play Saxophone in Groups, is not only fun but very sociable and a great way to make new friends.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
Adult Saxophone Groups and one to one tuition
Tell me about your qualifications.
Studied atTrinity Guildhall College Exams.
What kind of experience do you have?
I have been teaching for over 14 years, and in the last 13 years have successfully been running Adult Saxophone Courses.
How much do you charge?
The Course fees are kept as low as possible, as I understand most people have families and sometimes it is hard to find extra money without having to feel guilty about spending it on yourself. The courses last a year and for ease payment is made 4 weekly.... £56 every 4 weeks by standing order... you may pay as you go but the cost of each lessons will be £15.00
You may also choose to do 1 to 1 lessons, and these are £15.00 per half hour, again payable 4 in advance.
Where do you teach?
I teach the Adult Saxophone Groups in Havant and Hayling island Portsmouth, as well as one to one tuition from age 9+ in Saxophone (as long as you can hold the sax!)
When are you available?
Groups are Held at my studio in Southmoor Workspace, Southmoor Lane, Havant PO9 1JW

MONDAYS
6.30 - 7.30pm Improvers (Grade 2-3) 3 SPACES AVAIL
7.30 - 8.30pm NEW Jan 2018 Beginners Group 2 Spaces avail

TUESDAY
4.30 - 6.30pm one to one tuition children and adults
6.30 - 7.30pm Beginners FULL
7.30 - 8.30pm Beginners FULL

WEDNESDAY
2pm - 3pm BEGINNERS Hayling Island Community Centre 3 SPACES AVAILABLE

4.00 - 5.30pm ONE TO ONE SESSIONS
6.00 - 7.00pm IMPROVERS GRADE 1+ FULL
7.00 - 8.00pm TBC

THURSDAY
Classes FULL


NO LESSONS ON BANK HOLIDAYS - Lessons do continue during school holidays,
Which ages and levels do you teach?
Adults Saxophone Groups, Beginners For Fun and Social.
All ages from 9 for one to ones in Havant. Portsmouth
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
Students are able to play for fun or work towards Trinity Guildhall Graded Exams.
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
I hold a Full Enhanced DBS. This is very important as during the day I also teach in a Primary School.
Tell me about some of your current students.
At least 70% of my students are retired and are following their lifetime dream to play the saxophone!
Do you have a personal message for students?
Its very lonely learning an instrument by yourself and having to find the time to practice. I have found that, since running the adult courses, that the students like the group socialising as much as the playing, and many of my students go round each others houses to practice. We often go out and watch other players perform... Learning takes place in a fun, social atmosphere and I endeavour to get all my students to play in a small performance.