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John Dipper - Violin, Folk Fiddle Teacher Salisbury

John Dipper Folk Fiddle Teacher (Salisbury)

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  • Salisbury (SP1) View on map
  • Last Logged In: 26 Apr 2018
  • Sex: Male
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  • Can Travel To: Bath and North East Somerset, East Dorset, Fareham, New Forest, Vale of White Horse
Contact Me
  • Professional Qualification Grade VIII Violin
  • Professional Qualification BSc Audio and Music Technology
  • Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS, formerly CRB) Check I have DBS
  • Professional Membership Musicians Union
  • References References are available upon request


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Personal Message
I've been teaching for over 17 years, and my knowledge, experience and enthusiasm combine to make me a much sought-after tutor. I regularly teach at the University of Newcastle, Goldsmiths and the University of Limerick on the BA and MA courses.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
Classical Violin
Folk fiddle/Violin
Classical Guitar
English Concertina
Music Theory
Ensemble Musicianship
Music Technology
Tell me about your qualifications.
1st Class Honours in Music and Audio Music Technology BSc
Grade VIII Violin
Grade VII Guitar
Grade VI Drumkit
Grade V Theory
What kind of experience do you have?
I have been teaching and performing professionally for over 17 years. As well as teaching private students, I also teach at Goldsmiths University, Limerick University and Newcaslte University. I have taught at major music camps and festivals in the UK, in America, Canada and Australia.
How much do you charge?
£40 per hour
£25 per half hour
Where do you teach?
Salisbury, Wiltshire and Hampshire, and also London when working there.
When are you available?
Please contact me to arrange a mutually convenient time.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
7 years plus
From beginner to experienced
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
ABRSM Grades
Performance exams
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
I have a valid CRB check.
Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
Skype / Facetime
Do you belong to any professional organisations?
I am a member of the Musician's Union. I perform with several ensembles including Methera - Dipper Malkin - and Alma -
Tell me about some of your current students.
My current students vary in age and ability from adult beginners learning folk music, to teenagers working towards grade exams. I tailor my teaching style and approach to the needs of each individual student and their aims and goals.
Do you have a personal message for students?
Playing the violin is an amazing skill, and one that is challenging, but should always be something you enjoy - I aim to help my students realise their ability to relax and enjoy playing the instrument.