I teach in:
South West London
My local London area:
Instruments that I teach:
I began my musical career as a chorister at my local church and studied organ with Ernest Hopkinson (a pupil assistant to Sir Edward Bairstow at York Minster.) On becoming an Organ Scholar at Southampton University he studied with Jonathan Rees-Williams on the famous Father Willis instrument in Salisbury Cathedral and latterly at Lichfield Cathedral. I continued postgraduate studies with Professor Gordon Phillips,Sir George Thalben-Ball, Christopher Dearnley & Professor Arthur Hutchings and had associations with the music of both Edington Priory and Salisbury Cathedral. An experienced School Teacher at both Primary and Secondary levels, Malcolm has been a finalist in music teacher of the year award and has also undertaken University lecturing and has taught both in public and private Schools with four Oxbridge Scholars to his credit. In 2004 he was Limerick County Council Artist in Residence bringing music education to rural schools and was again awarded that honour in 2006. Also in that year he was awarded a Teachers Reading Fellowship to St. John’s College,University of Oxford. Malcolm is a member of the Incorporated Society of Musicians. Currently he is completing a Doctorate in Music Education at University College, Durham where he is a member of SCR. He has served as Chairman of the National Association of Music Schools Ireland and a Board member of the European Music Schools Union and continues to be a regional representative for London College of Music. For relaxation Malcolm plays Clarinet,improvises and enjoys cookery,gardening,walking and croquet.
MA,BA (Hons),FRSA,FColT,PG Cert ED St,Cert ED
Full Incorporated Society of Musicians Member
Reasons to study with me:
30 years experience all ages and stages teaching the living language of music. Passionate, committed and a companion on the learning journey always looking at trying new approaches ideas as all students are individuals and matter.
For those wishing to take examinations extra support is willingly provided as necessary at no extra cost.