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Mr. Chris Tutor


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Mr. Chris

Member Since: 25/09/2014
Last Login: 07/10/2017
Location: Kempston, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Post Code: MK42
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Rates: £32.00 per hour

About Chris

Experienced and qualified music teacher. All ages and levels of ability from beginners to advanced are welcome. I have taught music since 1975 and have 100% success rate in examinations with over 95% of my students gaining passes with merit or distinction. Lessons start at £18 for a thirty minute beginner level lesson. Intermediate level lessons are £34 per hour and Advanced level are £40 per hour depending on the frequency of lessons. Bursaries are also available to reduce the cost of lessons for students who face financial hardship.

Availability: Monday to Saturday 10:00 am - 8:30 pm

Willing to travel: Home Only

Tutoring Experience:

40 years experience.

  • Incorporated Society of Musicians (2012)- Professional Membership Status FISM Fellowship from the Incorporated Society of Musicians.

  • Institute of Education, University of London (1993)- Music Education MA Post Graduate from the Institute of Education, University of London. (Grade: Distinction)

  • Open University (1991)- Secondary Music Education PGCE QTS from the Open University.

  • Department for Education (1990)- Teacher Training and Probationary Year Completed QTS QTS from the Department for Education. (Grade: Pass) Verified

  • Dartington College of Arts (1987)- Music BA Single Honours from the Dartington College of Arts. (Grade: 2:1)

  • London College of Music (1976)- Music Performance ALCM Performers Diploma from the London College of Music. (Grade: Pass)

My Testimonials
Name of the person who provided this testimonial: Oscar
Chris is a brilliant teacher and hasn't had any pupils fail an exam in 40 years! He even fixed my clarinet.
Name of the person who provided this testimonial: Don
A prolific and gifted player with an academic background to match. It has been a great joy to play along side him and attend his master-classes over the last 35 years I've known him. He is a master musician and committed music educator of the highest possible calibre.I recommend him most highly.
Name of the person who provided this testimonial: Pradeep
I am fortunate enough to currently be take lessons with Chris which I enjoy greatly. Before I started, I couldn't even read music, now I can read and play to a reasonable standard with confidence.This is entirely down to Chris's patient and methodical approach to teaching and his understanding of peoples different learning styles. Keep up the good work Chris. Thanks for everything.
Name of the person who provided this testimonial: Gary
I was fortunate to spend 2 years at music college with Chris and was always in awe of his ability. As much as I practiced I could never get close to his technique. I am so happy Chris has achieved so much in music. He has a true gift. Well done Chris. Gary Winder (Executive Vice President Dansr.Inc / Vandoren)
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