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Thomas Aldren - Violin/ Singing Teacher in Richmond, SW London

Thomas Aldren Classical Violin Teacher (Twickenham)

Thomas Aldren Silver Member

  • Richmond (TW10) View on map
  • Last Logged In: 21 Sep 2017
  • Sex: Male
  • Can Travel To: City of London, Ealing, Kensington and Chelsea, Kingston upon Thames, Wandsworth
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  • Professional Qualification King's College London BMus
  • Professional Qualification MA from Royal Academy of Music and Hochschule für Musik and Theatre München


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Personal Message
I am a very experienced violinist, currently working with the English Chamber Orchestra and Cologne Chamber Orchestra, as well as extensive chamber music work. I have private teaching experience, and would happily welcome any new enthusiastic pupils.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
Violin; I also teach singing, having studied classically for several years; Electric/Jazz and Bass Guitar.
Tell me about your qualifications.
MA in Violin Performance with Distinction from the Royal Academy of Music 2015
First Class BMus from King's College London 2014
ABRSM Grade 8 in Violin and Singing (2006/2009 respectively)
What kind of experience do you have?
Extensive experience as a violinist - performances of major concertos including those by Tchaikovsky, Brahms, Sibelius, Stravinsky; Leader of orchestras including National Youth Orchestra Great Britain 2011, University of London Symphony Orchestra, London Mahler Orchestra; Busy chamber musician, with past performances alongside Lawrence Power, Anthony Marwood, Tamsin Waley-Cohen, Bjorg Lewis and Adrian Brendel; regular player with English Chamber Orchestra, Cologne Chamber Orchestra; Extensive experience as a director from the violin.

I was a member of award-winning a capella group All The King's Men.
How much do you charge?
£40/hr for violin lessons, 30/hr for singing or guitar lessons. Travel included.
Where do you teach?
I will travel to students' homes in London. Based in Richmond, but happy to travel from Twickenham and Kingston to Hammersmith and Kensington.
When are you available?
Weekdays during term time and holidays.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
All ages, from beginner to advanced.
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
ABRSM Grade Exams in Violin and Singing
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Where and with whom did you train?
Christoph Poppen at Hochschule fur Musik und Theater Munich
Mateja Marinkovic at Royal Academy of Music
Ben Wragg at Royal Academy of Music Junior Department