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Mrs. Theresa Casey

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£ 25.00-35.00 p/h

I am originally from London and from a line of brass players. I began playing the trumpet at the age of 8 and played in many bands until I moved to Leeds to pursue a Music degree at Leeds College of Music. I am a full time music teacher and live in Kirkstall with my husband and daughter.

How would you describe your teaching style?

Tutoring Approach: Don’t move on until you have mastered it. Practical, fun, motivational and engaging is the way forward for successful teaching and learning of any kind. I am understanding and am extremely passionate in providing tailored tuition that suit individual learning needs. Understanding student ability, knowledge and needs is of most importance before any lessons can commence.

What qualifications do you have?

BA (Hons) Music Degree PGCE SECONDARY MUSIC EDUCATION POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN TEACHING AND LEARNING

Tell us about your experience...

Tutoring Experience: I am the current Curriculum Leader for Music in a Secondary School in Leeds. Up to date with the music Curriculum in schools and therefore, specialise in many topics, music theory, conducting, composition and in particular the AQA GCSE specification. I am now in my tenth year of teaching and thoroughly enjoy it. Full DBS. I believe Music education access is vital for a well rounded education and an passionate in teaching and learning methods.

What locations do you tutor in?

North Leeds or students can travel to Kirkstall. Please feel free to contact me to discuss this.

What is your personal message to students?

I have been studying music for 28 years. Starting off as a trumpet player and then developing my skills to become a music teacher, which has enabled me to Lead my own department within a Leeds school. I am very passionate about teaching, the communication with students and finding engaging ways for students to learn. There is always a way! I can cover beginning steps of Music Theory up to more advanced or if it’s school work you need guidance with I am educated in all areas and can assist with various levels of your learning. Pleas dont hesitate to get in touch with any questions you may have.

CRB/Disclosure Certificate: CRB
Home-based tutor: Yes
Travelling tutor: North Leeds
Online tutor: No
Subjects: Music Grade 5 Theory
  Music Key Stage 3
  Music GCSE
  Music A-Level
  Music Music Theory
  Music Grade 5 Theory Grade 5