Instrumental and vocal tutors

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Paul Bartholomew

Saxophone tutor
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Paul Bartholomew M.Mus has worked with a huge variety of musicians in many different styles and describes his musical interests as “too wide for his own safety” (from Ellington, Beethoven and John Cage to Charlie Mingus, Gil Evans and Pepper Adams).

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Alina Bzhezhinska

Harp tutor

Alina Bzhezhinska has become one of the most innovative harpists in the UK, teaching at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and Goldsmiths University London and performing imaginative programmes featuring leading mu-sicians like Django Bates, Tony Kofi, Shabaka Hutchinson and The Glasgow String Quartet.

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Samuel Crowe

Piano tutor

Sam is the piano tutor for the Department of Music.

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David Corkhill

Percussion tutor

David has taken part in a wide range of performances, through a multifaceted career.

Arthur Dick

Guitar teacher

Arthur Dick is a professional guitarist, who has worked for over thirty years in West End theatre productions and session work, including session work for artists Cliff Richard, Chris Rea and Berni Flint, plus playing on many film and TV production soundtracks.

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Dr Devorina Gamalova

Violin and Viola Tutor
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Devorina Gamalova obtained her violin performance and teaching diplomas from the Music Academies in Sofia (Bulgaria) and Dresden (Germany), PG certificates from RCM and GSMD in London and in 2008 was awarded a PhD degree from the University of West London.

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Mikko Gordon

Producer and engineer
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Mikko is responsible for the running and development of the Goldsmiths Music Studios.

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Dominic John

Piano tutor

Dominic's artistry has won him several prizes in the UK and international piano competitions.

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Arnulf Lindner

Bass guitar tutor

Based in London since 2000, Arnulf has played electric bass, double bass and cello as a long term collaborator for Ed Harcourt, KT Tunstall and Heather Nova.

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Nick Ramm

Piano tutor

Nick Ramm plays piano and keyboards and has performed on both the UK and International music scenes since the early nineties. His credits include recording and touring with The Cinematic Orchestra, Tom Jones and Adele.

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Audrey Riley

Cello tutor

Audrey Riley is a cellist and composer active in contemporary and improvised music.

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Heather Roche

Clarinet tutor

Recently referred to as “The Queen of Multiphonics” and “a figurehead for contemporary music performance practice” on BBC Radio 3, Heather appears regularly as a soloist and chamber musician at European festivals.

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Ashley Stafford

Vocal tutor

Singer, Teacher and Osteopath, Ashley Stafford is passionate about the development of healthy, integrated singing habits.

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Dr Rebecca Turner

Cello Tutor

Rebecca is a cellist with research interests in popular and classical repertoire, exploring modern techniques and aesthetics in contemporary cello music.

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Sean Woodlock

Production tutor
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Head Engineer at Goldsmiths music studios and owner of Hackney Road Studios, accessible online at the following platforms:

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Laura Zakian

Vocal tutor

Although specialising in Jazz, Laura has studied with some of the top vocal teachers nationally and internationally, giving her an in-depth understanding of the techniques applicable to many vocal styles. She has experience of working with top laryngologists, speech therapists, osteopaths and physiotherapists all working in the field of vocal health.

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Viktoria Zora

Violin tutor

Viktoria Zora is a violinist with research interests in violin music and Russian music of the 20th century.