I offer private tuition based around what students’ needs are a particular given time, with an overarching strategy in mind at all times and, at the end of the day, an aim to enable students to be free to play what their heart desires without being faced with all the negative setbacks that threaten all players who are both young and young-at-heart.
Having had many years of study with the world’s greatest string teachers and a formidable professional career to date, I currently hold teaching positions at multiple schools and music institutions as well as conducting posts and a full time performing career - what this enables me to do is to pass on not just the technical fundamentals that are intrinsic to such an intricate art form, but also the frame of mind, the confidence and the drive it takes to flourish - the proof is in the pudding: I have a 100% student retention record, they exceed their own expectations continually and gain immense satisfaction and fulfilment from being enabled to accomplish great things, both at the micro and macro levels.
Feel free to discuss any questions or queries you may have - I certainly look forward to hearing from you.
Neil Thompson (B.mus Honours)
Managing Artistic Director
THE NANO SYMPHONY
Queens Park, Bondi, Sydney, Surry Hills, Wolli Creek, North Sydney, Manly, Five Dock, Darlinghurst, Kings Cross, Mascot, Leichhardt, Bondi North, Bondi Beach, Alexandria, many more
Clarinet, Viola, Violin
Classical, Modern, Pop, Traditional, World
AMEB Exams, Adult Learning, Arranging, Auditions, Band Coaching, Band Performance, Ensemble work, Gifted Children, Improvisation, Performances, Repertoire, Scoring for film and television, Sight Reading, Special Needs Children, St Cecilia Exams, Suzuki Method, Technique, Theatre Music, Transposing, Trinity Exams
Lesson Format and School Activities
School Instrumental Teaching
Qualifications and Experience
Bachelor of Music (Performance) with Honours (Adelaide University), Professional Performance Program (Australian National Academy of Music), Sydney Symphony Fellow, Australian Chamber Orchestra Emerging Artist