Derek Holland BA (Hons), PGCE, ARCM

Tutoring for primary and secondary pupils, music tuition and freelance services

Subjects I teach

I am a fully qualified CRB-checked teacher with more than 30 years' experience in primary and junior schools. Since 2008 I have focused on working as a private tutor and freelance musician.

COVID-19: Please note many lessons are currently available online.

Primary: I cover all subjects at primary level, specialising in English, Maths, History and Science.

Secondary: I teach English, History and RE to GCSE and A-level standard.

Music tuition: I teach Trumpet/Cornet, French Horn, Tenor Horn, Euphonium, Tuba and Music Theory to Grade 8/Diploma standard, Piano to Grade 8/Diploma standard, and also conducting. View testimonials

Freelance availability

Piano accompanying: I accompany students for grade examinations from Initial to Grade 8 and Diploma level. I'm also an experienced recital accompanist.

MD for shows: I have directed on a number of productions. I am available for this and other freelance musical work. See the Freelance page for details, reviews, and more on recital work.

Areas covered

For tutoring:
Hayes, Uxbridge, Harrow, Ealing, Hounslow, Maidenhead and East Berks.

For MD and accompanist work, the above plus North London, West London, Herts and Surrey.

My standard fee is £30 per hour.


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LPs for sale

I am a keen collector of classical recordings. Sometimes I have surplus items for sale. Visit my Collector's Items pages for details of current offers.