Gift Vouchers Available
Due to popular demand, I am now selling tuition gift vouchers. I teach at home in Perth, Scotland and can provide tuition in fiddle, classical violin, viola, cello, piano, composition, arranging, orchestration and music theory. For those living further afield, I am happy to teach via Skype or FaceTime.
For the aspiring techies, we also have a recording studio in-house, so if anyone is interested in learning about recording, production and generally making music on computers, then we can offer that too!
Fiddle and Viola Course
Sabhal Mor Ostaig, Isle of Skye
Dates: 09/04/18 – 13/04/18
Price: £260 (£180 for students)
Tutor: Patsy Reid
Eiligible for ILA funding: No
Having been given her first teaching break at the legendary Taransay Fiddle Camp back in 2002, she has been in demand as a guest tutor ever since.
Known for getting down to the technical nitty gritty, Patsy combines her experience as a busy fiddle/viola player with her classical training to provide in depth and practical tuition, aimed at those who really want to improve their sound, style and confidence.
Participants will explore the following –
- Connecting with the bow and articulation
- Stylistic fluency
- Groove & rhythm, accompaniment and supporting theory
All of the above will be delivered via a selection of great Scottish melodies, incorporating workshops, 1-1s and a variety of jam sessions.
The course will be suitable for intermediate to advanced fiddle and viola players. Repertoire will be taught by ear, with sheet music and relevant notes available at the end of the week or by request.
Patsy is a trained string and classroom teacher and her qualifications include a 1st Class Honours Degree in Applied Music, a Post Graduate Diploma in Violin Performance and a Post Graduate Certificate of Education with Specialist Strings, both from the Royal Northern College of Music.
My Fiddle Teaching
As a specialist fiddle teacher, I am proud to be affiliated with the following courses and institutions.
- Blazin’ in Beauty (2017)
- Sabhal Mor Ostaig (2017)
- Black Isle Fiddle Weekend (2017)
- University of the Highlands & Islands – BA Applied Music (2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013)
- European String Teaching Association (2017)
- Blackford Fiddlers (2017)
- RSNO Outreach (2016, 2015)
- Alasdair Fraser’s Fiddle and Cello Week, Sabhal Mor Ostaig (2014, 2013, 2012, 2009, 2008, 2007)
- The Gordon Duncan Experience (2014, 2013, 2012, 2011)
- Feis Rois, Feis Spe
- Ceolas (2016)
- Newcastle University – Folk and Traditional Music BMus (2015, 2014, 2013, 2012)
To request or enquire about private lessons in fiddle, classical violin, viola, cello, piano and music theory, do not hesitate to contact me. I teach from home in Perth, Scotland and all ages and abilities are welcome.
PCGE with Specialist String Teaching
PG DipRNCM in violin performance
BA Applied Music (1st class Honours)
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