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Fergus Black – music teacher

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COVID-19

Face-to-face lessons are cancelled for the time being.

Music Lessons

in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, UK, and online

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Organ
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Fergus Black plays the organ on a Sunday-by-Sunday basis at All Saints in Stamford.
He gives occasional recitals - recently at Burghley House, and in St John's Stamford.

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Piano
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Fergus Black teaches piano at a number of local schools, including Bourne Grammar School, as well as privately. In his blog, you will find a number of articles that demonstrate his approach. He performs regularly as a pianist, playing in concerts and for exams and diplomas.

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Aural Tests
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Fergus Black prepares students for aural tests at Grades 6,7 and 8, and for auditions. Sometimes, other instrumental teachers are reluctant to take their students through practice aural tests for the higher grades - perhaps because of a lack of lesson time, or because the tests need advanced keyboard skills to administer them.

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Singing
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He teaches singing privately, and he runs the adults’ and children’s choirs at All Saints Church.

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Music Theory
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Theory is really Musical Literacy – writing music, and understanding how it is put together. Students of ABRSM practical exams need Grade 5 Theory to progress further, but that isn't why they should do it!
There are pages on Theory on this site. Click here. Singers face especial difficulty with Theory - see here.
There are half-term courses on Music Theory.

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Fergus Black is a music teacher and performer who lives and works in Peterborough in the UK. He is based in Werrington, in the north of the city.

• one-to-one music tuition •
• twenty years experience •
• excellent exam results •
• past students have gone on to National Music Schools •
• references provided •

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