I am an experienced and qualified (PGCE and QTS) music and music technology teacher based in North Yorkshire. As well as a PGCE in Secondary Music gained from the University of Sussex, I have а first-class degree (BA hons) and master’s degree (MA) in Sound Arts and Design. Alongside teaching and tutoring I am a freelance composer and sound engineer. I provide tuition in the following areas: 1. Academic Music and Music Technology – KS3, GCSE and A-Level/BTec – including the following exam boards; Edexcel, AQA, OCR, Educas and RSL Music Practitioners; 2. Composition and music theory; 3. General music production skills – including the use of most commercial DAW’s (Logic Pro X, Ableton, Pro Tools, etc.). Specialist subjects: 1. Recording – microphone theory; 2. Post-production – mixing and mastering; 3. DAW usage – MIDI and sequencing; 4. Sound design – sampling and synthesis; 5. Recording technology history and digital recording theory; 6. Developing evaluative and essay-writing skills in the music technology specialism. Experience: • 1st Class Degree in Sound Arts and Design – University of the Arts, London; • Master’s Degree in Fine Arts – University of Brighton; • PGCE and QTS in Secondary Music – University of Sussex; • 4 years’ experience teaching A-Level Music Technology (Edexcel).
How would you describe your teaching style?
My teaching methodology is based on sound pedagogy gained through teacher training (PGCE) and continuous professional development whilst employed as an A-Level music technology teacher. I teach practically and methodically, with theory embedded in the practice of music making and production. I am organised and maintain high expectation that come from industry experience. Not only do I teach music and music technology skills, I teach professionalism and independence. Having taught a number of exam specifications (edexcel, OCR, AQA, RSL Music Practitioner) I am well versed in preparing students for their exams, by teaching secure exam techniques to enable students of all ability succeed.
What qualifications do you have?
University of Sussex • Secondary PGCE (Music) University of Brighton • Master of Fine Art (MA) London College of Communication (University of the Arts, London) • BA (Hons) in Sound Arts and Design (1st Honour’s Degree) • ABC Sound Design and Music Technology (Distinction)
Tell us about your experience...
4 years experience teaching A-Level Music Technology (Edexcel).
What locations do you tutor in?
North Yorkshire - I am based in Ripon and willing to travel up to 15 miles - I provide tutoring online, so welcome students from all locations.
What is your personal message to students?
With 4 years' teaching and tutoring experience and 10 years of industry experience, I can help you achieve high results in your music and music technology exams.
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