- Hourly rate $48
- Response Time 24h
- Number of students 2
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Starred First-Class Cambridge Graduate Offering Online Tuition in English, French and Music, as well as Piano and Voice
- at their home
- at your home
- By webcam
About the lesson
I am able to teach all repertoire to all levels, and enjoy working equally with beginners and experienced musicians. I believe that there should be no barriers of entry to music-making, and as such I ensure that all pupils of whatever background and ability are given the best chance to meet their full musical potential, either through a curriculum grounded in the Classical canon, or one made bespoke for their needs.
- All Levels
I am a bass-baritone and tutor based in Norwich, UK. I studied Music at Downing College, Cambridge, from where I graduated top of my year with a starred-first class honours degree, and briefly at the Sorbonne in Paris. I currently sing in Norwich Cathedral Choir and in Genesis Sixteen, run a private teaching practice and teach at Norfolk Centre for Young Musicians (NCYM) and Norwich School. I have recently been appointed Bass Stipendiary Clerk in the choir of Magdalen College, Oxford.
I am able to teach English, French and Music to A-Level, as well as piano and voice lessons, and lessons in critical thinking, essay-writing and Oxbridge application.
I am experienced singing as a soloist, in choirs and in consorts, and I have been lucky enough to perform all around the UK, Europe and North America. As a singer I continue to study with Patricia Rozario OBE in the UK and Ken Bozeman in the USA, and I have participated in masterclasses with Dame Emma Kirkby and Mary King. I am also a skilled pianist. I regularly accompany choirs and soloists, and I was the pianist of the Greater Manchester Jazz Orchestra for the 2014-15 season during my last year of school, whilst I studied jazz piano with Les Chisnall at Manchester University.
James is an outstanding tutor who is both supportive and highly proficient in his craft. His dedication and wide knowledge were both inspiring and deeply helpful, allowing me to progress quickly and methodically. While I was nervous at the beginning, his constant encouragement and support allowed me to flourish and feel like I was always supported, even when I got things wrong. My technique became refined and precise under his guidance and my ability to interpret the music we played improved greatly. I could not think of a better teacher.
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