Alice is a piano and keyboard tutor with a BA Hons in Music from the University of Chichester (2011) and over 15 years of playing experience, achieving distinctions in all ABRSM Jazz grades. She teaches a wide range of styles from Jazz and Blues to Rock, Pop, Funk, film scores and Classical music. She has been a member of numerous Rock and Jazz bands performing in gigs and weddings around the UK.She believes that it is important to stay motivated with genres and pieces students enjoy.
In a first lesson she asks if there are any songs her student has always wanted to play, giving them something to work towards. Being able to play a piece you love is the most rewarding part of learning an instrument.
Alice’s most common feedback is that she is very good at putting students at ease, making sure to have fun and use positive reinforcement so as to keep up morale and motivation. People learn in different ways and it is important to bear this in mind.
Alice began her teaching career in Surrey and has moved to the vibrant city of Brighton to immerse herself in the creative culture.