I am an ABRSM member, teaching piano, guitar, bass, sax, songwriting and arranging to private pupils in the Worthing area. I am also a registered teacher with Sussex Academy of Music as a multi-instrumental music teacher in West Sussex schools. I have a flexible approach to teaching these instruments and methods, tailoring my approach to the individual's abilities, desires and requirements but always with an eye on development and achieving milestones.
Having worked as an Associate Lecturer in Music Theory and Performance at Chichester University on the B.A. Performing Arts course and having been a professional musician since 1994, I have a wide experience of music making and teaching. I have run workshops in improvisation and participated in many improvised concerts and have played various instruments in a number of established bands and rock groups, releasing records worldwide and touring throughout Europe and the USA as well as having played in orchestras, bands, dance bands and choirs which involved working closely with composers and songwriters, some of great international repute. I continue to perform my own songs and compositions, my most recent album being released in 2013. I am a member of PRS and have had original music published by Chrysalis Publishing.
I have also ten years experience of supporting people with learning disabilities as well as mental health problems, including classroom experience. I have been trained in autism awareness and my experience in this field makes me an ideal candidate in tutoring pupils with special requirements.
I started learning the piano aged 5 and the sax from age 11. I remember very clearly the energy and positivity of some of my tutors, how they nurtured my progress over the years and pushed me to improve the various aspects of my musical knowledge and performance. My mission is to be such a teacher, to inspire, mentor and develop skills and a working love of music in my students.
Chris Anderson piano, guitar, bass, saxophone, oboe, recorder, voice, songwriting tuition in Worthing