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Yiannis Christofides Classical Violin Teacher (Enfield)

Yiannis Christofides Silver Member

  • East Barnet (EN4)
  • Last Logged In: 03 Apr 2018
  • Sex: Male
  • Can Travel To: Enfield, Haringey
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  • Professional Qualification Graduate of The London College of Music [Hons]
  • Professional Qualification Post-graduate Certificate in Education [Music]
  • Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS, formerly CRB) Check Updated DBS/CRB (May 2013)
  • References References are available upon request
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Personal Message
Friendly, motivating and challenging tuition based on years of experience as a fully qualified music teacher, concert violinist and violin tutor.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
Violin; GCSE Music; A-Level Music & Music Technology; BTEC Firsts & Nationals in Music and Music Technology; RSL Music Production Grades 1-8; Theory of Music
Tell me about your qualifications.
Postgraduate Certificate in Education - PGCE Music; Diploma in Audio Engineering (SAE London); Graduate of The London College of Music with Honours - GLCM(HONS); Fellowship of The London College of Music - FLCM; Licentiate of The London College of Music - Teaching Diploma - LLCM(TD); Associate of The London College of Music - ALCM.
What kind of experience do you have?
I am a qualified teacher of music with twenty three years of experience, with fourteen years in middle-management supervising and leading two busy Music departments. My duties included the planning, delivering and monitoring of the music curriculum throughout the 11-18 age range, the management of visiting Instrumental tutors, rehearsing and directing numerous extra-curricular ensembles and activities. I graduated from the London College of Music with Honours. During my time there I gained all the major awards and I received the highest major honour offered by the college – Fellowship of the London College of Music. In 2002 I qualified as a Sound/Audio Engineer from the S.A.E. in London and since then, I have successfully used my knowledge and skills to provide new opportunities for students in Music and Music technology. During my studies I have been fortunate to have been involved in numerous orchestral, chamber music and recital performances, gaining valuable insight and instruction from inspiring violin tutors with experience in all three disciplines. I have been teaching the violin since 1992 and, where possible, I continue to perform.
How much do you charge?
The basic fee is £40 per hour [travel expenditure is not included].
Where do you teach?
My tutoring base is North London. I am able to teach from home and/or at students' homes. For other areas in London, please contact for availability.
When are you available?
Available during school term time [evenings and weekends] and non-directed time [school holiday periods].
Which ages and levels do you teach?
Violin - Grades 1-8 ABRSM ,TCL (ages 7 onwards); Music Theory - Grades 1-8 ABRSM [ages 7 onwards); Music - ages 11 onwards including GCSE, A-Level, BTEC Levels 2 and 3; RSL Music Production Grades 1-8 (ages 11 onwards).
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
Violin & Music Theory - ABRSM, TCL grade examinations; GCSE Music - OCR, EDEXCEL, EDUQAS, AQA examining boards; A-Level Music Technology, BTEC Levels 2 & 3 in Music and Music Technology - PEARSON/EDEXCEL examining board; Level 3 Diploma in Music Production, UAL (University of the Arts London); RSL Music Production Graded exams 1-8.
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
I have been checked as part of my work as a teacher of music in mainstream secondary school and Further Education.
Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
Online tutoring is available in certain subjects [please ask for further details]
Do you belong to any professional organisations?
ISM (Incorporated Society of Musicians)
Where and with whom did you train?
Violin: *Madeleine Mitchell (RCM), Tina Gruenberg, Peter Turton Music: London College of Music Music Teaching: Roehampton Institute, London Music Technology: S.A.E. London.