My Educational Philosophy
As a teacher I think it's very important
to recognise that every child is an individual and has
different learning styles, so therefore I cannot teach exactly the same
way from one child
to the next and expect the same results. I am therefore very flexible
and will mould my
teaching style to suit the student. In saying that I think that if you
want to keep improving in
your instrument a disciplined and constant approach is very important.
does wonders and I cannot express that enough. I also believe though
that music should
be fun and enjoyable, so I will always strive to make sure that it is
for my students.
I find teaching both piano and flute immensely rewarding. I think music
can help in so
many areas of life and is so helpful in a child or any person’s
development. I love sharing
my experience and knowledge with others and aiding them in achieving
whether that’s completing an exam, auditioning for a band or simply
being able to
confidently play a piece they love.
I was brought up doing exams which encompassed
styles such as Baroque, Classical,
Romantic, Impressionist and Modern music, however since being at uni
my eyes have
been opened to many more types such as art music, experimental music
that explores an
instrument's capabilities and many other types of contemporary music.
Some of my
favourite composers are Chopin, Tchaikovsky, Debussy and Ross Edwards
to name a few.
I love listening to bands such as Cat Empire, Florence and the Machine,
Kimbra and many other contemporary artists.
I can take a student through exams if that is their wish, or just teach
them a skill that they
can have for life, and help them play their favourite songs.
Basically I love all types of music and want to share that love with