Derek Williams

Derek Williams

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  • Website
    http://www.skypemusictuition.com
  • Native Language
    English
  • Age Level
    Ages 18+
  • Categories
    Music
  • Guest Speaker Expertise
    Composition, Composition for Screen, Arranging, Orchestration, Setting up a home studio with Cubase, Sibelius score writing application.

Lessons available by appointment over Skype®, or in person for those living in Edinburgh.

Private tuition is offered in the following subjects:

• Piano & Theory of Music - Grades 5-8 up to FTCL and ABRSM diploma and university degree level

• Composition, Arranging and Orchestration - in Classical, Popular & Jazz from amateur enthusiast to university postgraduate level

• Music Technology - Setting up and using a recording studio with digital technology and current software

• Using Sibelius® - Advanced instruction on getting the best out of Sibelius scoring application to compose and arrange music

• Using Cubase® - Working with Audio, Video, MIDI and Score editors in live recording and studio settings.

Course Director - Dr Derek Williams

Qualifications:

• PhD - The University of Edinburgh (2012)

• BMus - The University of Auckland (1973)

• FTCL - Fellow of Trinity College of Music, London (1977)

• LMusTCL - Licentiate in Music, Trinity College of Music, London (1976)

• DipTeach - The New South Wales Department of Education & Training (1997)

• DipTchg - New Zealand Department of Education (1982)

Teaching experience:

• The University of Edinburgh (2007-present): Lecturer, Tutor, Examiner in Orchestration and Composition (Associated Staff)

• The New South Wales Board of Studies (1989-2006): Examiner & Advisor in Music, Software Design & Development, Information Processes & Technology, Computing Studies

• Sydney Community College (1995-2006): Lecturer in Music Technology

• The New South Wales Department of Education & Training (1986-2006): Teacher of Music, English, Software Design & Development, Information Processes & Technology, Computing Studies

• The New Zealand Ministry of Education (1979-1985): Teacher of Music, English, Computer Awareness

• New Zealand School of Music (1974-1978) - Principal, Teacher of Piano & Theory of Music

Professional experience:

• Composer, Arranger, Orchestrator, Conductor

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