Holly is an experienced, enthusiastic and committed flute teacher. She has experience in teaching the flute to students of many different ages and abilities. Holly works in a number of London schools, deputises as a flute teacher in the Junior Department of Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, and teaches privately. She has been an assistant on Anna Noakes' flute summer school A Breath of Fresh Air, and has given flute classes at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. Holly's educational work has also involved presenting workshops in schools and music services on a number of flutes, whistles and ethnic flutes. Before moving to London, Holly worked in the Music Department at Wells Cathedral School as a Graduate Music Assistant.
Holly has a thorough approach to teaching all aspects of technique, and she tailors her methods to suit the individual. Holly's lessons help the student to develop creativity, musicality, improvisation, music theory and memorisation of music.
Holly often demonstrates a range of ethnic flutes in her teaching, which can inspire further interest in flute techniques and aspects of composition. She is experienced at presenting demonstrations of different flutes to classes, and can tailor her demonstration to suit different age groups. Holly's demonstrations are interactive with the class and include group activities.
Holly teaches from beginner to diploma level, and students wishing to take exams can follow either the ABRSM or Trinity syllabus. Holly accompanies her flute students on the piano during lessons, and can accompany students in exams and performances (Grades 1 - 5).
Holly's teaching qualifications include a Licentiate of Trinity College London (LTCL) in Instrumental Teaching (flute) with Distinction. She also has an MMus in Flute Performance from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, which included an extended study on instrumental teaching.