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I currently teach the clarinet, saxophone, piano and theory of music from my home in Aylesbury, and within Buckinghamshire schools. As a Dip. ABRSM qualified teacher, my private lessons are taught on a one-to-one basis in lengths of 30, 45 minutes or an hour, depending on the needs and skills of each individual. I teach my pupils the theory of music as well as the practical and my wind pupils are accompanied where possible by the piano. I also offer my pupils the necessary aural training.

My private teaching began in 1999, pupils’ ages have ranged from 3 to 70, and by 2001 I was teaching in my local LEAs, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire, in both primary and secondary schools. With the schools acting as a venue, pupils can have their lessons on a rotating timetable with instruments provided either by their parents or the music authority. I am fully accredited by the Derbyshire Music Partnership through whom I attended INSET training days and I was observed by OFSTED inspectors at one of the junior schools where I taught. I submit planning, targets and reports to the Head teachers and parents for every pupil that I teach. This teaching is both on a one-to-one basis and in small groups, and I also play with pupils in their school assemblies. I have worked with pupils within wind bands and on duet work.

Following my relocation to Buckinghamshire in 2007, I worked within several schools on a supply basis for the Aylesbury Music Centre under Hugh Molloy. I taught clarinet, saxophone, recorder and beginner flute.

I offer my pupils a learning platform through my website in the form of a Pupil login area – here I post weekly updates to pupils and parents about the progress being made in lessons and the work which needs to be done in their practice to further their ability.

The joy of music making...

Telephone: 07966 912878   |   Email: becky@becky-gibson.co.uk   |   Twitter: @beckygibson82