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Amherst School

Amherst School


Instrumental Tuition

At Amherst we support over 120 instrumental lessons each week and offer tuition on a range of instruments: clarinet, oboe, brass (including trumpet), piano, flute, recorder, fife, violin, cello, guitar, drums and singing. We are fortunate to have recruited some world-class music teachers and performers, most recently Andrew Harper (clarinet), Sarah Harper (piano and oboe), Ian Fasham (brass) and Eleanor Janes (singing). These teachers are among the top instrumentalists in the country, having played in film soundtracks, on BBC television and with orchestras such as the London Symphony Orchestra and Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra. We are incredibly proud of the quality of our peripatetic music teachers and hope our pupils will make the most of this opportunity to learn an instrument to a high level.

The private tutors currently teaching at Amherst are:

Brass Ian Fasham 07885620441
Cello Catherine Brooker
Clarinet / Saxophone Andrew Harper 07912304256
Drums Billy Cunningham 07751881706 
Flute / Recorder Philippa Henderson 07525836419
flute / Recorder / Piano Mark Underwood 07985563063
Guitar Tom Murray
Piano/Oboe Sarah Harper 07501332102
Piano Connie Brooks 01622691212
Piano Simon Proctor 01622691212
Singing Eleanor Janes
Violin Jo Kiely 07502333844
Violin/Viola/Flute Penny da Silva