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About Josephine C.
Josephine is a teacher based in the South West of England. Before moving to sunny Somerset, she studied vocal performance at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. She is experienced in teaching young pupils but welcomes all ages. Josephine teaches singing, piano, music theory and recorder lessons and is keen to make sure her students receive the same quality of tuition which enabled her to become a professional musician.
Josephine is based in Taunton, Somerset. She is available during the week and weekends. Due to the current situation, Josephine offers online lessons.
Josephine teaches singing to all ages and stages. These will include work on technique, breathing exercises, languages and repertoire. Josephine can guide pupils through graded exams (ABRSM and Trinity) as well as auditions for undergraduate degrees. Teaching singing is about listening, feeling and communicating. As a teacher, Josephine will advise pupils on ways to build a stronger technique, which listening to what it sounds like and asking questions about what it feels like. Josephine is very adapting to each of her pupils depending on what the students need. This way, technique will be built in a holistic approach.
Josephine teaches piano for beginners of all ages. Lessons will include basic technique and she always includes music theory into each of her lessons. This way the pupil can get a true understanding of music and become an intelligent musician.
Josephine teaches music theory for beginners of all ages. This will be anything up until grade 5 theory. The lessons will change depending on the student and can range from music reading to writing their own Bach inspired chorales following the rules for grade 5 theory!
Josephine teaches descant and treble recorder for beginners and intermediates of all ages. This can be anything up until grade 5. The lessons will include learning the fingering, note and rhythmic learning. Learning the recorder is looked at learning a 'first' instrument but it isn't. The recorder is a beautiful instrument with different voices with great music.
Josephine mainly teaches Classical music but does also teach musical theatre.
Josephine wants the first lesson to be fun and accessible for everyone, no matter what age you are!It is important that we work together to get the result you want, and Josephine will always make sure you feel that your needs are met!