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Emily Askew - Piano, Recorder, Fiddle Teacher in SW London

Emily Askew Recorder Teacher (South West London)

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  • Wandsworth Town (SW18) View on map
  • Last Logged In: 10 Apr 2018
  • Sex: Female
  • Can Travel To: Lambeth, Westminster
Contact Me
  • Professional Qualification BMus 1st Class Hons GSMD
  • Professional Qualification Early years music trained with Boppin Bunnies and Lambeth Music Service
  • Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS, formerly CRB) Check Up to date DBS
  • Professional Membership Musicians Union
  • References References are available upon request


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Personal Message
I am a friendly, enthusiastic and engaging music teacher and professional musician. I have 10 years of teaching experience of all ages and abilities.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
Piano, Recorder, Violin, Folk Fiddle, Cello, Bagpipes, Tin Whistle,
Musicianship, Music Theory and Aural
GCSE/A Level Music
Early years music - an introduction to music for under 5s involving singing, musical games and option for recorder, piano or ukulele
Tell me about your qualifications.
BMus (1st Class Hons) from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama
Concert Recital Diploma
Grade 8 Distinction in Recorder and Piano
What kind of experience do you have?
I have 10 years teaching experience in schools and music centres, as well as in private tuition. I teach instrumental, curriculum and general musicianship lessons from age 4 to adult and cover all abilities. Many of my students have entered exams, with most gaining merits and distinctions. I am also a specialist early years music teacher and I have been trained by the organisation Boppin Bunnies. Over the years I have worked for a number of music services and schools, as well as for the Centre for Young Musicians and the English Folk Song and Dance Society. I currently work for Trinity College of Music and Hereward House School. I also teach on a number of courses including Dartington International Summer School, The Folkworks Summer School and Aldeburgh Young Musicians.
How much do you charge?
£40 per hour and £25 per half hour if individual lessons at my home. If you would prefer me to travel to you I charge travel on top of the hourly rate.
Where do you teach?
I teach at my home in London near Waterloo/Kennington.

I also travel to students' houses if they live near train/tube stations in the London area particularly Wandsworth, Clapham Junction, Clapham Common/North/South, Waterloo and Putney. I add an additional £5 to my fees to cover travel cost and time.
When are you available?
Which ages and levels do you teach?
2-5 years for foundational skills in Early Years Music, and 4 upwards for instrumental lessons - my oldest student at the moment is 74! All abilities
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
ABRSM/Trinity Guildhall Grade Exams
GCSE/A Level Music
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
I can give online lessons via skype.
Do you belong to any professional organisations?
I am a professional member of the Musicians Union
Where and with whom did you train?
Guildhall School of Music and Drama