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Cello Tutor in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex/Kent/ London

Mike Bacon Cello Teacher (Southend on Sea)

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  • Leigh (SS9) View on map
  • Last Logged In: 27 Apr 2018
  • Sex: Male
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  • Can Travel To: Basildon, Brentwood, Canterbury, Castle Point, Chelmsford, City of London, Rayleigh & Rochford
Contact Me
  • Professional Qualification BMus (Hons) First-Class
  • Professional Qualification LRSM Cello
  • Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS, formerly CRB) Check DBS Update Service
  • Professional Membership MU, ISM, ESTA, LCS
  • References References are available upon request


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Personal Message
I am an enthusiastic and committed teacher. I encourage my students to become musically independent, constantly broadening their imaginations and skill base and help them develop a unique musical voice.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
Cello and Classical Theory/Composition
Tell me about your qualifications.
BMus (Hons) First-Class
LRSM Cello
Colourstrings Phase 1 Teacher Training Qualification
MusicPlus CPD
What kind of experience do you have?
I am an experienced freelance cellist, performing regularly as a soloist, in small ensembles and orchestras. I hold the post of Cello Teacher at Junior Guildhall, King's Rochester, Centre of Young Musicians, King Solomon Academy and Lambeth Music Service.
How much do you charge?
Cello - £24 for 30 mins, £30 per hour
Classical Theory/Composition - £24 for 30 mins, £30 per hour

There may be a slight variation on price if I am required to travel to the pupils home. Travel costs would be taken into account.
Where do you teach?
I teach at my home and students homes. I cover a wide area of Essex and London
When are you available?
I generally teach over the weekday evenings. Weekends are flexible and I teach throughout the school holidays.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
I have experience of teaching workshops and individual lessons with students ranging from 6 to 70 years old. I teach beginners to advanced (grade 8+).
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
ABRSM and Trinity examinations.
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
I am listed on the DBS update service and have up to date child protection training. I also have full public liability insurance.
Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
I am happy to teach via skype and I'm always willing to answer any questions in-between lessons.
Do you belong to any professional organisations?
MU, ISM, ESTA, London Cello Society.
Where and with whom did you train?
William Bruce, Sue Lowe, Matthew Sharp