As well as teaching in schools, I offer private lessons in singing, trumpet and music theory to students of all ages and abilities, tailoring my approach to suit the needs of each pupil; this could include graded exams such as ABRSM, preparing for a performance or audition, or simply singing for fun!

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To enquire about lessons, please visit my contact page.


Online lessons via Zoom

As you are probably aware, due to the continuing spread of COVID-19, it has been advised to limit travel, and self-isolate where possible. Following advice from the Musician’s Union being issued to limit in-person teaching where possible, I will be teaching lessons via video. I have done some testing of various apps, and determined that 'Zoom' is the best way to facilitate these lessons, due to its simple screen-sharing capabilities, and overall video/sound quality. ​

How do I get set up?

It is possible to do these calls via tablet/smartphone propped on a music stand using the Zoom app, but for the best quality possible, a laptop/desktop computer with microphone/webcam is better.


  • I need to be able to see the student’s face and hands from abdomen for breathing and so recommend placing the laptop on top of a piano/music stand/high counter.

  • Make sure you are situated with good ambient lighting and if possible, close to your internet router for best possible signal.

  • Ideally the call should be set up in an area with low background noise, especially if using a phone/tablet

  • Sound-test and check your setup before we start our lesson to make sure everything is working.

  • Any questions, please ask


In response to recent cutbacks in arts and education, myself and three colleagues founded an education-focused annual music festival, Leicester MusicFest. Our motto, 'Perform. Educate. Inspire.' perfectly sums up the work we do.

Perform: we create performance opportunities for young musicians, amateurs and emerging artists in the form of competitions, professional concerts and community projects where young people get to work alongside professionals.

Educate: we curate a series of accessible workshops, masterclasses and lectures to cover a wide variety of musical interests.

Inspire: it is important to us that the professionals we engage for competitions, masterclasses and workshops are current, practising, high-flying musicians. In order to help inspire young people, our professional concerts include young emerging artists and the adjudicators of the competitions demonstrating their expertise.

Find out more here: www.leicestermusicfest.com