Call/Text: 07792 265 478
Address: Avenue Road, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 2BU
One lesson free the first time you book a block of 10!
News from 2020
As of March 2020 all lessons will be online due to Covid 19. I will return to live teaching as soon as it seems safe to do so!
From August 2020 I will be taking maternity leave until spring 2021, and gradually building up teaching from there. Please contact me from January 2021 onwards if you are looking for a teacher for yourself or your children.
Congratulations to Simon Button’s Chineke Orchestra for making it through to the semi final of Britain’s got talent! I look forward to seeing the result when the program returns!
Congratulations to Jason Button on getting a place in the prestigious Purcell School of Music at the age of 9 to study both piano and clarinet! (Jason has decided not to take up the place yet but great to have been offered the place!)
News from 2018
I will be leaving to go on maternity leave as of the start of July (2018) so am currently not taking on any new pupils. I expect to return to work in November so please do contact me then if you’re interested! Thanks!
Congratulations to Jason Button (age 8) for winning the grade 4 piano class (all ages) in the Bournemouth Music Competitions Festival! He also won his classes in Cello and Clarinet!
News from 2017
A massive congratulations to all 23 pupils who played in my inaugural pupil concert on November 8th at St Peter’s School! It was a great night and everyone performed brilliantly, despite some battling with nerves! Hopefully next year’s concert will be even better!
Also congratulations to 7 year old Jason Button for his distinction for grade 4 piano, and to his brother Simon for his merit for grade 6 piano.
I played a very enjoyable Dittersdorf Oboe Concerto in G Major in St James’s Church in Shaftesbury on Saturday 22nd July with The Royal Court Players.
Congratulations to 10 year old Simon Button for becoming Bournemouth Competitions Festival Piano Sonata Champion of 2017!
Congratulations to Jason Button for an excellent distinction at grade 3 at the age of only 7!
A very successful inaugural ‘Dorset Double Reed Day’ was held at the start of February. Lots of local oboists and bassoonists had a great day playing in masterclasses and ensembles and trying new instruments, all run by the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra double reed members. Look out for Dorset Double Reed Day 2018!
News from 2016
Congratulations to Simon Button for being awarded a Scholarship for Castle Court School as a result of passing his grade 5 piano with merit by the age of 9! A fantastic achievement!
Congratulations also go to his brother Jason Button (6) for his Merit for grade 2 and Lauren Perry (18) for a Merit for grade 3.
Congratulations again to oboe pupil Helen Matthews for being awarded 50/50 for her final A Level Music Recital! Good luck for your ongoing studies as an oboist at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
Also big congratulations to Lara Muirhead (9) for her very good distinction for grade 4 piano, and to Freya Wigham (15) and Jade Burton (12) for their merits for grade 3 piano!
News from 2015
Massive congratulations to my oboe pupil Helen Matthews for the offer of a place at the prestigious Royal College of Music but accepting the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland on a full 4 year scholarship! A fantastic achievement!
Also congratulations to my piano pupils: Simon Button for his distinction at grade 3, and to Lara Muirhead and Jade Button for their merits at grade 3 and 2 respectively.
Congratulations to Freya Wigham for her merit for grade 2 piano.
Congratulations to my 16-year-old pupil Helen Matthews for passing her grade 8 oboe exam with a distinction! A bright future in music awaits!
Also congratulations to Simon Button and Lara Muirhead for their merits at grade 2 piano and Pau Balaguer for his merit for grade 3 oboe!