Teaching

David is passionate about teaching and believes in supporting each student with their individual goals. Lessons will cover technique, stylistic awareness, history, improvisation, ear training and theory, all depending on the needs of each student. David has experience of teaching a wide range of levels and gained a distinction in his teaching module during his last year at the Guildhall School. In addition to having coached ensembles and individuals in various schools, including Latymer Upper School and Portsmouth Grammar School, he has taught on the Guildhall Jazz Summer School and was assistant director of the Southampton Youth Jazz Orchestra. He has also taught privately for a number of years. David is familiar with the Trinity Guildhall and ABRSM syllabuses, and can teach drum kit, percussion, music theory and jazz harmony. References are available on request. Please see the Contact page to request any further information.