Tag Archives: Skipton

Update & Covid Reminder

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It seems to be in the news everyday that cases of Corona Virus are on the rise again, and particularly in our area, Craven. Now that music lessons are running to a nearly-normal schedule, with many established and new students coming to my studio for face-to-face lessons, we need to do everything we can to help stop the spread of… Read more »

Update: Regular & One-Off Lesson Slots

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This week I made the return to face-to-face lessons for those students who want them, and I’ve been pleased that there’s been a good uptake. The Zoom facility remains in place permanently, and there are government rules that I have to follow when people visit my house for lessons. Also, the past 6 months have obviously effected big changes in… Read more »

w/c 16th March: FULLY BOOKED

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Despite all the chaos, cancellations and disruption around the world as a result of the Corona Virus, my service continues to be as busy as ever. This week is another one that is completely fully booked out with students but, as usual, if this changes I will post it to my Facebook page. Speaking of the dreaded Corona Virus, I… Read more »

Corona Virus

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As with all businesses, I need to consider the impact that the spread of Corona Virus might have on my ability to deliver my service to my customers. With this in mind, the plan is as follows: As things stand: Lessons continue as normal. Those students who wish to avoid face-to-face contact have a couple of options: Switch to lessons… Read more »

‘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 »