Difficulty Level

Instrumental and vocal music is assigned a rough difficulty level as follows: Beginner, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, Advanced These levels roughly correspond with ABRSM, Trinity Guildhall and LCM…

Continue Reading Difficulty Level

Top Tips for Nervous Performers

Do you suffer with bad performance nerves? Are they affecting your enjoyment of your music? If so, here are some top tips to help! 1. Accept them… It’s OK to…

Continue Reading Top Tips for Nervous Performers

Top Tips for Teaching Diplomas

If you’re a vocal or instrumental teacher and you’re thinking of taking one of the teaching diplomas offered by ABRSM, Trinity or LCM, here are my top tips to get the…

Continue Reading Top Tips for Teaching Diplomas

Why Learn An Instrument?

Over my 11 years teaching, over 125 pupils have passed through my doors and each and every one of them has a slightly different reason for wanting to learn an…

Continue Reading Why Learn An Instrument?

It’s Never Too Late…

Even 20 years ago, I knew few vocal and instrumental teachers with any pupils over the age of 18. Nowadays, all that’s changed, and over the past 10 years, I’ve…

Continue Reading It’s Never Too Late…

Welcome

Welcome. We hope you'll find this site refreshing and informative. Whether you're interested in music lessons at David's home-based studio in Lichfield; new pieces to play; mentoring for your teaching diploma; or an accompanist for…

Continue Reading Welcome