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Mr Matthew Palmer - Trumpet Teacher in Bolton

Mr Matthew Palmer Trumpet Teacher (Bolton)

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  • Horwich (BL6) View on map
  • Last Logged In: 28 Aug 2017
  • Sex: Male
  • Web site:
  • Can Travel To: Blackburn with Darwen, Chorley & Adlington, West Lancashire, Wigan
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  • Professional Qualification BMus (hons)
  • Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS, formerly CRB) Check DBS Enhanced Certificate. Online Update Service
  • Professional Membership Incorporated Society of Musicians


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Personal Message
Experienced brass teacher and professional trumpet player based in Horwich, Bolton.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
I specialise in Trumpet and Cornet tuition but I also teach many of the other instruments in the brass family.
Tell me about your qualifications.
I have a Bachelor of Music degree from the Royal Northern College of Music.
What kind of experience do you have?
I have 10 years of experience as a busy freelance professional trumpet player and teacher.
I am a trumpet tutor for the National Children's Orchestra of Great Britain.
I am Head of Brass at Sedbergh School, and teach in a number of primary and secondary schools.
How much do you charge?
£25 per hour

£15 for half an hour.

40 Minute Consultation Lesson £20

If I travel to a pupils home I charge a little extra
Where do you teach?
I mainly teach from my home in Horwich, and travel to pupils homes.
When are you available?
I am very flexible so I can schedule your lessons to suit your timetable.
I teach throughout school holidays.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
I teach all ages and all abilities, from beginners to advanced players.
I teach both children and adult relearners/ beginners.
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
I teach both ABRSM and Trinity Syllabus.
I also prepare my students for music college and scholarship auditions.
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
I am on the DBS Enhanced Online Update Service.
Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
I teach via Skype if you cannot make it in person.
Do you belong to any professional organisations?
Incorporated Society of Musicians.
Where and with whom did you train?
I trained at the Royal Northern College of Music under the tuition of Rhys Owens (Principle Trumpet RLPO) and John Miller (Head of Wind, Brass Percussion)
Tell me about some of your current students.
I have a 100% pass rate with Students taking exams.
All my students taking grade 8 ABRSM have passed with Distinction.
I have also had pupils gain places at the prestigious Chethams School of Music.
Do you have a personal message for students?
I am an enthusiastic and encouraging teacher with a wealth of knowledge to pass on.
I aim to make my pupils enjoy learning music, be it just for fun or preparing for music exams.
If you would like a lesson or just some useful advice then please do not hesitate to contact me.
I look forward to hearing from you