Join me to develop your skills on this beautiful magical and versatile instrument. Learn how to play works from Bach to Stravinsky... We'll have fun learning a huge variety of techniques from the very first basics to vibrato, staccato, double-stops, trills, harmonics - each of which has its own unique demands. Undoubtably, learning an instrument can be challenging at times, but through regular, expert tuition at my home in Forest Row, I will nurture your love and enthusiasm every step of the way.
About your Mentor
About your Mentor
I began playing the violin when I was five years old studying first with Elizabeth Turnbull and later Nick Roth and have made my career as a professional violinist. I studied at the Royal Northern College of Music under Professors Lydia Mordkovitch and Yossi Zivoni from 1985 - 1990 gaining a PPRNCM (Professional Performance) with distinction. I have had the huge pleasure of working with many great musicians such as Leonard Bernstein, Luciano Pavarotti, Shirley Bassey, Nigel Kennedy, Nikky Benedetti, Guy Barker, Kurt Elling, Gregory Porter, Vanessa Haynes, Georgie Fame, Liane Carroll, Natalie Williams, Ian Shaw, Imelda May, Candace Springs, Tony Momrelle, Tim Minchin, Beverley Knight, Curtis Stigers, Jacob Collier, Polly Gibbons, ChristineTobin, Joe Stilgoe, Seal, Mica Paris, Alison Moyet, Boy George, Dexys Midnight Runners, Squeeze and Paloma Faith. I recently played with Chrissie Hynde (Pretenders) and Barry Manilow for BBC Proms in the Park. I have also recorded for films and th...
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