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Will Arnold-Forster - Guitar Teacher in North London

Will Arnold-Forster Jazz Guitar Teacher (North London)

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  • Kentish Town (N7)
  • Last Logged In: 05 Apr 2018
  • Sex: Male
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  • Professional Qualification BMUS HONS jazz guitar, Guildhall School of Music
  • Professional Qualification Professional Studies/Teaching Skills qualification, Guildhall School of Music
  • Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS, formerly CRB) Check Valid DBS
  • References References are available upon request


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Personal Message
I am a freelance jazz and classical guitarist living in North London. As a recent award-winning graduate of The Guildhall School of Music and Drama, I have over 15 years playing experience and 8 years teaching experience both privately and in schools
Which subject(s) do you teach?
I teach Jazz Guitar, Classical Guitar, Electric Guitar, Folk Guitar.
I also tutor for GCSE Music, A-Level Music, University Music, Jazz Improvisation, Music Theory Exams, Musicianship.
Tell me about your qualifications.
I graduated from The Guildhall School of Music and Drama's 4 year BMUS HONS undergraduate jazz programme in 2015. During my time at the Guildhall, I completed both the Professional Studies and Teaching Skill's modules, as well running and participating in workshops for schools both at Primary and Secondary level. Whilst there I was awarded the Worshipful Company of Chartered Surveyors' jazz award as well as the Yamaha Jazz Scholar award. At school I did both A-level Music and Music Technology, achieving two A grades, as well completing my grade 8 classical guitar with distinction.
What kind of experience do you have?
I am a dedicated and patient teacher with over 8 years experience, predominantly teaching one to one lessons (of all ages and abilities), but also including leading workshops at both Primary and Secondary schools in London. I have a 100% pass rate of students entered students in for ABRSM graded performance and theory exams as well as having experience tutoring students towards GCSE and A level written and practical exams.

As well as teaching experience, I have an extensive performance C.V and have been fortunate enough to perform in many of the U.K's most prestigious venues over the years, including:

The Royal Albert Hall
Royal Festival Hall
Queen Elizabeth Hall
The Barbican Center
Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club

as well as performing internationally in Holland, Finland, France, Sweden, Saudi Arabia and Morocco.

please find a link to my Soundcloud page bellow:
How much do you charge?
Both instrumental and theory lessons cost £40 per hour
Where do you teach?
I teach from my home in Tuffnell Park, though am happy to travel within the North London area.
When are you available?
I teach both day time and evening, weekdays and weekends.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
I welcome students of all ages and abilities, and have experience of teaching both the very old and the very young. Our lessons together would be entirely tailored to the individual in question, whether beginner or advanced, casual or serious.
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
ABRSM graded performance exams
ABRSM graded theory exams
Tutoring for academic exams (GCSE/A LEVEL/Highers)
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Where and with whom did you train?
The Guildhall School of Music and Drama