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Trumpet/ Trombone/ Horn/ Brass Teacher in Cambridge - Michael A Dawson

Michael A Dawson Tuba Teacher (Cambridge)

Michael A Dawson Gold Member

  • Fulbourn (CB21)
  • Last Logged In: 26 Jan 2018
  • Sex: Male
  • Can Travel To: Cambridge
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Personal Message
I first started learning to play brass instruments at the age of eight and at the hands of Mrs Margaret Douglas. Since then I have gone on to enjoy a very successful career in music, playing with many of the countries leading professional orchestras.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
I teach all brass instruments, and also conduct different school ensembles in the area.
Tell me about your qualifications.
I studied at the RNCM and recieved a 1st Bmus (Hons). After this I dedicated my life to performing and teaching. I am fully DBS checked (details available upon request) and have many different types of child safeguarding and health and safety certificates.
What kind of experience do you have?
I have performed around the world in many of the countries leading orchestras, as well in a more experimental pop / jazz band. As an educator, I have toured the country delivering musical and scientific workshops with a company called Education Group. I currently hold two teaching posts, one at the Leys School in Cambridge, where I also conduct the brass ensemble and at Haslingfield Primary School.
How much do you charge?
There are four different durations of lessons. For absolute beginners: 20 minutes - £11. Intermediate (Grade 2 - 5): 30 minutes - £16. Experienced: (Grade 5-8) 45 minutes - £23
Professional (Grade 8 and above) 60 minutes - £32
Where do you teach?
I am able to teach at the Leys in Cambridge, outside of school hours and also in Fulbourn in a rented rehearsal space.
When are you available?
My after school teaching takes place on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
I teach students of all ages and any ability. From absolute beginner and producing their first note, to teaching other brass teachers and aspiring professional musicians.
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
Trinity Grades and Diplomas
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?