Lesson Availability, w/c 24th June 2019

I seem to have had a surge of enquiries for lessons recently, and so my schedule has been pretty packed out. But, there are a few spaces this week, should you wish to book a session in: Wednesday 26th June 13:00 (30 mins) Thursday 27th June 16:00 (30 mins) Friday 28th June 11:30 (2 x 30 mins, or 60 mins)… Read more »

Lesson Availability, w/c 17th June 2019

Here are the available slots for this coming week: Tuesday 18th June 11:30 (30 mins) 13:30 (60 mins / 2 x 30 mins) Wednesday 19th June 15:30 (60 mins / 2 x 30 mins) 20:00 (60 mins / 2 x 30 mins) Saturday 22nd June 13:00 (30 mins) These lesson slots are as of Monday morning, but I’ll post any… Read more »

Promotional Flyering

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I had a little time free in my schedule this morning so decide to let some of the villages local to Skipton know about the current promotion I’m running: Adults’ first 2 music lessons free when they quote NEVER2LATE. I dropped flyers in doors in Hetton, Cracoe, Linton and Burnsall – all places within a short drive from my music… Read more »

Carleton Ladies Choir & Friends: in concert!

I wanted to share the promotional poster for a forthcoming concert that might interest you. It’s on the evening of Saturday 29th June, at Carleton Village Hall: The concert is organised by one of the choirs that I conduct, Carleton Ladies Choir, and they will be performing a diverse range of music. We have some classical pieces by Mozart and… Read more »

Lesson Availability, w/c 10th June 2019

Most of this week I’m busy with lessons and rehearsals all day and evening, but there are one or two free slots. Here they are: Tues 11th June 10:30 (60 mins or 2 x 30 mins) 14:30 (60 mins or 2 x 30 mins) Wed 12th June 12:30 (30 mins) Thu 13th June 17:30 (30 mins) Sat 15th June 13:00… Read more »

Lesson Availability, w/c 3rd June 2019

Well, the kids are all back at school this week, and things go back to normal with my schedule. For me, that means a busy week of teaching ahead, but there are just one or two free slots: Wed 5th June 10:00 (30 mins) 17:30 (30 mins) Thu 6th June 10:00 (30 mins) Apart from the above, the rest of… Read more »

Staying in contact with students & parents

I believe that maintaining good communication links with my adult students, younger pupils and their families is an extremely important aspect of the service that I offer. Indeed, when people provide feedback on my service, an area that comes up time and again is how well I keep them informed about their lessons times, payment schedule, forthcoming events etc etc…. Read more »

Saltaire Music Tuition

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If you’re looking for a professional, qualified and experienced Teacher of Music in the Shipley / Saltaire area, then I can’t recommend Sarah Dunn highly enough. A former colleague of mine (actually, she was my Head of Music when I taught at Prince Henry’s Grammar School in Otley), Sarah has an excellent rapport with young people and lots of knowledge… Read more »

Lesson Availability, w/c 27th May 2019

It’s school half term holidays in the Skipton area, which means that my schedule is busy (partly because I’ve got to take a couple of days off to look after my own little person!). But, there are a couple of places in my schedule, should you want to book in for a last minute lesson: Tues 28th May 11:30 (30… Read more »

Learning an instrument at YOUR pace

It’s self-evident that rushing things is very rarely a good thing. In fact, it’s fair to say that most things come out best if you take your time over them: really invest in them and think carefully about what you’re doing. This is certainly true when it comes to making music. Many of the skills required to learn an instrument… Read more »