Tutors  

Greenwich Early Years Music classes are taught by expert, experienced tutors. Each tutor has a real understanding of musical progress and of early childhood development. The team is led by Bethan Scolding MMus, a Director of Greenwich Music School.

 

Bethan Scolding

 
 Bethan Scolding MMus

Bethan Scolding MMus

Bethan is a professional pianist and co-founder of Greenwich Music School. She became interested in music in the early years through a desire to find out how the first steps into music are made. She aims to help children develop a life-long love of music, and provide them with the very best musical skills and understanding right from the start of their music education. She is an experienced music educator and has been delivering classes, instrumental tuition and and holiday courses for children aged 0-6 for over six years. She has an MMus in piano performance from Trinity Laban and performs as a soloist and chamber musician as well as teaching piano to advanced level.

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Fiona Long

 
 Fiona Long B.Ed

Fiona Long B.Ed

Fiona is passionate about music education and about bringing joy to others through music. She has over 20 years teaching experience with a wide range of ages in a variety of contexts. She is passionate about working musically with families with young children, encouraging them to explore and make music together, helping to develop their innate musicality. She believes that musical learning that starts in the early years has the potential to build good quality foundations for further musical development. As well has her teaching degree and music qualifications, Fiona holds a Certificate of Professional Practice in the Kodály Concept of Music Education, Early Childhood. Elements of this approach inspire her music education practice and convince her of the importance of singing and movement in developing musical skills.  

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Olivia Fraser

 
 Olivia Fraser

Olivia Fraser

Olivia is a classically trained oboist, working in London. She studied at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance where she was awarded the Evelyn Barbarolli Oboe Prize (2015) and the TCM Trust Silver Medal for Wind, Brass and Percussion (2017). A lover of all styles of music, Olivia performed regularly with chamber groups, orchestras and as a soloist throughout her degree. Olivia loves to use the skills that she has learned through her training and performing to educate and engage others with music. She is particularly passionate about early-years education and the impact this can have on a child’s future musical development. Early-years music classes are a fantastic way to bring out the natural musicality in even the youngest children and instil a love of music from a young age.

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Eleanor Rastall

 
 Eleanor Rastall MMus

Eleanor Rastall MMus

Eleanor is a professional singer, a teacher and choir leader in London and holds an MMus in Vocal Performance (Distinction) from Trinity Laban. Recent performance highlights include Belinda in Purcell's Dido and Aeneas, soprano soloist in Handel's Messiah and her debut performance at the Royal Shakespeare Company in A Merchant of Venice. In addition Eleanor has been working as Assistant Musical Director on projects for Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, and teaching for The Actors Guild and Music in Offices.

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