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‘The Feel Good Fair’ : A Performance Opportunity

I received an email yesterday from Laura Hepworth about a fair she is putting on. This event presents an ideal opportunity for music students and amateur musicians to play to a live audience. Her email read as follows: My name is Laura Hepworth, I am in the process of organising a charity event ‘The Feel Good Fair’ for 5th April… Read more »

£475 Raised in Fundraiser Concert

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One of the highlights of being a music teacher is having the opportunity to use my job to help people. And, of course this can come in many forms. On the 1st December, my pupils put on a concert to help raise funds for a little boy I know who needs some special equipment in order to communicate with his… Read more »

Lesson Availability, w/c 13th May 2019

Teaching piano, guitar, ukulele, bass guitar, singing and music theory from my home in Skipton, I take on beginners and more advanced students. You can sit lessons at regular intervals, or on a more ad hoc basis – whatever suits your schedule and learning style. This week I have a few free slots, should you wish to book yourself in:… Read more »

Music Festivals: Great Opportunities to Perform!

Britain has a long established tradition of competitive and non-competitive festivals of music, drama and dance. These offer amateur musicians a wonderful opportunity not only to perform in front of their peers, but also to be given professional feedback by a learned adjudicator. Most often performing arts festivals take place over a few days to a week, and a split… Read more »

Lesson Availability, w/c 1st April 2019

Lots of things have been going on over the past week or so, including a couple of students passing exams – one Rockschool Singing Grade 2, and another Trinity Piano Grade 2. They’re both really pleased with the outcome and plan to go on to study towards their respective Grade 3’s. I also accompanied a friend for her Grade 5… Read more »

Lesson Availability, w/c: 4th March 2019

Now that half term is over and everyone is back to school and work, my teaching schedule is really busy again. Unfortunately, this means that there are only a couple of free slots this week: Tuesday 5th March 10:30 (30 mins or 60 mins) Saturday 9th March 15:00 (30 mins) As usual, drop me a text as soon as possible… Read more »

Weekend of Concerts

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There are loads of advantages to the job that I choose to do for a living. Teaching music from home, my commute usually involves walking to the bottom of my staircase and into my music room. I have no boss or anyone else to answer to. I choose my own working hours and take time off whenever it suits me… Read more »

Lesson Availability: w/c 11 Feb 2019

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After a really successful charity concert this past Sunday, my regular teaching schedule continues this week. Here’s the list of available slots for lessons: Tues 12th Feb 13:00 (60 mins) 16:30 (30 mins) 17:00 (30 mins) Wed 13th Feb 19:30 (60 mins) Thu 14th Feb 16:00 (30 mins) Fri 15th Feb 16:00 (30 mins) There are lots of after school… Read more »

Free Music Lesson Slots: w/c 4th Feb 2019

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Last week was a crazy busy one, preparing for a performance up in Malham with the Carleton Ladies Choir, getting my other choir (WI North Yorkshire West Foundation Rock Choir) restarted with rehearsals, and working on pieces with students for my upcoming charity concert in Skipton and for their Skipton Festival entries! But, this week things should start to slow… Read more »

Lesson availability: w/c 21st January 2019

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Here’s my weekly post detailing lesson slots that are available over the coming seven days. If you would like to book one of these, send a text to 07746637472. I have a busy week coming up, so only a couple of free slots are available: Tues 22nd Jan, 10:00 (30 mins) Fri 25th Jan, 11:30 (30 mins)