Wilson, Alex

December 12, 2013 § Leave a comment

Enthusiastic teacher of piano and music theory, with experience of teaching all ages and abilities. Alex is renowned for a naturally caring and patient nature and an ability to inspire confidence and motivation. Alex’s pupils have a 100% success rate in ABRSM exams, and he will teach in a student’s own home.

Alex is also a freelance pianist, accompanist and chamber musician. A graduate of the Royal College of Music, London, Alex has performed around the country, including at the Wigmore Hall, BBC Proms and on Radio 3. Alex is a Park Lane Group Young Artist 2012, regular performer with the London Sinfonietta and a founder member of the acclaimed chamber ensemble the ‘Dr K. Sextet’. Alex also curates the Cheltenham Music Festival Composer Academy and has accompanied for musicians across Britain and Europe.

Contact: Alex Wilson
Website: www.alexwilsonpianist.com
Address: 17 Heraldry Walk, Exeter, Devon, EX2 7QW
Email: alexanderjameswilson@hotmail.com
Phone: 01392367186 or 07985160854
Location: Exeter

Galton, Carol

June 17, 2012 § Leave a comment

Qualified piano and cello teacher, accompanist. Teaches beginners to
Grade 8, prepares pupils for theory exams. Teaches privately and in
schools, children and adults.

Contact: Carol Galton
Tel: 07533629904
Email: cgalton@gmail.com
Location: Exeter

Devon Youth Symphony and Concert Orchestras (DYSCO)

October 6, 2011 § Leave a comment

The two orchestras provide an opportunity for young musicians from all over Devon to experience orchestral music. Bursaries are available for Torbay students and all students eligible for Free School Meals have their fees paid. Both orchestras rehearse on a roughly monthly basis and can attend a 3 day residential as part of the season. Both orchestras will perform in regular concerts throughout the year along with involvement in local and national events.

The Concert Orchestra is aimed approximately at Grade 4 standard upwards but, if less advanced players are keen and willing to have a go, this shouldn’t be a barrier. There is no audition as players are invited to try it for themselves. The repertoire includes film themes, light classics and any music with appeal to young orchestral players.

The Symphony Orchestra is for Grade 6 standard players upwards plays more demanding music including suitable movements from symphonies, orchestral suites and interesting works from a range of musical periods. Auditions may be necessary for some oversubscribed instruments but the aim is to make these as relaxed as possible.

Website: www.devonyouthorchestras.org.uk
Contact: Paul Painter (conductor)
Telephone: 01395 445755
Email: DYSCO@hotmail.co.uk
Location: Exeter

Obligato String Quartet

April 2, 2011 § Leave a comment

Formed in 2008, the Obligato String Quartet have performed at many weddings, church and civil ceremonies, evening meals and parties, graduation celebrations, charity events, garden parties and the re-opening of the Northcott Theatre. We can tailor our music to your event and your desired atmosphere. Our repetoire contains all the traditional String Quartet repertoire, film and television themes, tangos, music from West End musicals and traditional jigs, reels and hornpipes.

Website: http://obligatostringquartet.weebly.com
Contact: via online contact form
Location: Exeter

Savage, Will

March 1, 2011 § Leave a comment

Young and enthusiastic piano teacher of pupils aged 5-80 years old, ranging from complete beginner to ABRSM Grade 8. Will has the DipABRSM diploma in Piano Teaching and is an experienced accompanist of big bands, choirs and soloists.

Website: http://willsavage.co.uk
Contact: Will Savage
Address: Glenthorne Road, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4XA
Telephone: 01392 258065 M: 07804 596235
Email: via online contact form
Location: Exeter

Kyrke-Smith, Peter

February 26, 2011 § Leave a comment

I’m a musical director, composer, writer and lyricist, workshop leader and singing teacher living and working in Exeter. I do most of my work with young people (5-18+) in schools and theatres, and have had a fantastic time over the past 15 years doing all sorts of musical projects. Highlights include composing and writing 8 musicals for young people, work with the Northcott Young Company, commissions from Devon Music Service and involvement in a big environmental project called ‘Earth Heart’ for the Diocese of Exeter and Exeter Cathedral.

Contact: Peter Kyrke-Smith
Telephone: 01392-469838 M: 07896-959073
Email: music@kyrke-smith.eclipse.co.uk
MySpace: http://www.myspace.com/kyrkesmithmusic
Location: Exeter

Belmont Chapel Bash ‘n’ Bang

February 23, 2011 § Leave a comment

Belmont Chapel run a Bash ‘n’ Bang music group for babies and toddlers aged from 0 – 5 years old. There are various Friday sessions available.

Website: http://www.belmontchapel.org.uk/node/3
Contact: Ele Hine
Address: Belmont Chapel, Western Way, Exeter, EX1 2DB
Telephone: 01392 258029
Email: office@belmont.eclipse.co.uk
Location: Exeter

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