GLF Schools

GLF Schools

GLF Schools was founded in 2012 in order to enable the federation of Glyn School (an academy in 2011) and Danetree Junior School. Together, we began our journey to become a MAT of more than 1000 talented staff working with over 10,000 children in 40 schools across 5 regions in southern England.

Music Lessons

Private music lessons are available at Rosebery School and all lessons take place here at a mutually convenient time.

To book either solo or shared lessons, please click on the tabs below where you will find an appropriate list of instructors and their contact details.

It is important to note that these lessons are booked directly with the music instructor.

All our music instructors are DBS checked.

Brass Instruments

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(Picture taken by Justyna Skierawska)

Andrew Connington

Trombone, Trumpet, Euphonium and French Horn

Contact

andrew.connington@btinternet.com

Fees

£200 per term – 10 x 30-minute solo lessons

£123 per term – 10 x 30-minute shared lesson

Andrew is Principal Trombone with the English National Ballet Philharmonic and Trombonist with Riot Ensemble.  As well as teaching at Rosebery, he is the Trombone Teacher at Junior Trinity Conservatoire and at Kingston Grammar School.  Outside of teaching, Andrew can also be found guesting with other UK Symphony Orchestras, in West End Shows such as ‘The Lion King’ and in the recording studio.  He has been lucky enough to appear on the soundtracks of films such as ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ and ’The Hobbit – An Unexpected Journey’ in addition to computer games, TV adverts and Cd’s.

Percussion Instruments

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Tom Early

Drums

Contact

tomearly1@gmail.com / 07775 581182

Fees

£200 per term – 10 x 30 min one to one lessons

A graduate from The Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and with over 20 years of performing and teaching experience, Tom has a real passion for all things percussion!  Be it heading to Rotterdam to lead jazz workshops with a jazz trio, performing in the orchestra pit of your favourite musical, or running concerts and venues, including the renowned Ashtead Jazz Club, Tom has taught and performed all over the world!

As a teacher, Tom’s main aim is to simply pass on his love of music to as many people as possible!  A fun, knowledgeable and experienced teacher, let Tom know if you’d like to learn drum kit, orchestral percussion, or anything in between!

Piano

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Helen Anstis

Violin and Piano

Contact

07790 062937 / 01737 352678

Fees

£20 per 30-minute solo lessons

Originally from Yorkshire, Helen has lived in Banstead with her husband and three children for over 30 years. She teaches both privately and at local schools and has taught at Rosebery School for over 20 years.  

Helen is an orchestral and chamber violinist, accompanies a local choir as a pianist and is also an experienced accompanist for music exams.

Like all music teachers, Helen has a passion for what she does and enjoys introducing students to many genres of music, including classical, modern, folk and jazz to name but a few. Helen encourages students to participate in music making both at school and within the community.


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Stella Baylis

Piano and Flute

Qualifications

Bmus (Hons) LTCL Mmus

Contact

stella.baylis@gmail.com / 07754 207367

Fees

£200 per term – 10 x 30-minute solo lessons

Stella has been teaching the Flute and Piano for over 25 years, teaching privately and for Surrey Arts in primary and secondary schools around Epsom. She regularly prepares pupils for ABRSM and Trinity exams, GCSE and A level music recitals. She also takes pleasure in teaching pupils who simply want to enjoy making music.

Outside of teaching, Stella plays tennis, sings in several choirs and climbs mountains.


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Lois Geldard

Flute and Piano

Qualifications

ARCM teachers,  DipRCM performers (hons), PGRCM, MISM*
* Member of the Incorporated Society of Musicians.

Contact

lgflutes@hotmail.com

Fees

£200 per term – 10 x 30-minute solo lessons

Lois Geldard is a highly respected professional flautist, teacher and adjudicator. She has performed in international concert halls with top orchestras such as English Chamber Orchestra, Bolshoi Ballet,  Glyndebourne Opera and many others. She played in Les Misérables orchestra in London for 18 years.  

Lois is an alumni of Royal College of Music where she won a scholarship to study flute and piano. She has performed many well known flute concertos as soloist in London and coached on youth orchestra courses in the UK and internationally. As soloist and mentor, she has influenced budding young flautists, some of whom now have jobs in world famous orchestras. 

Lois teaches at Epsom College and Rosebery. Her students have achieved success in all exams and frequent distinctions at grade 8 and diplomas.


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Ben Tompsett

Saxophone, Clarinet and Jazz & Contemporary Piano

Qualifications

BA(Hons) Mus

Contact

bentompsett@me.com / 07974 750361

Fees

£200 per term – 10 x 30-minute solo lessons

Ben has worked as a freelance musician, teacher and composer for over 20 years. As a teacher, he has extensive experience in both Classical and Jazz styles taking his students up to Grade 8 & Diploma levels.

As well as Rosebery, Ben currently works in the music departments at Epsom College & Hinchley Wood School. He is an experienced performer having worked in a number of West End shows and has been a member of UK Funk band ‘The Blunter Brothers’ since 1999.


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Adam Turner

Piano, Theory and Composition

Qualifications

DipABRSM, BA(Hons) MA

Contact

adam.turner1@live.co.uk / 07918 120884

Fees

£200 per term – 10 x 30-minute solo lessons

Adam is a freelance pianist and accompanist. He works regularly as a répétiteur for Surrey Opera and Oxford Opera and as a pianist for ballet classes in London. 

Well-versed in a variety of musical genres, Adam encourages his students to take an interest in different styles including classical, jazz, pop, opera, and musical theatre. 

Adam also teaches music theory and composition, and is a keen composer himself. He is an alumnus of the Royal Academy of Music and the University of Oxford.

Singing

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Lauren Casey

Singing

Qualifications

BA Hons Degree in Professional Musicianship with Vocals

Studied at BIMM

Contact

misslaurencasey@outlook.com / www.laurencaseymusic.co.uk

07947 745745

Fees

£200 per term – 10 x 30-minute solo lessons

£150 per term – 10 x 20-minute solo lessons

£123 per term – 10 x 30-minute shared lessons 

Lauren is a young, friendly & experienced singing & violin teacher who has taught all ages in both State and Independent schools. Lauren teaches all styles from Pop to Musical Theatre and also offers Trinity Rock Pop Vocals & Rock School Vocal grades. She has had the opportunity to travel extensively internationally as a professional musician/singer/songwriter/pianist and looks forward to passing on her knowledge to Rosebery students.


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Jane Searle

Singing

Qualifications

B Mus (Hons) Degree in Music

PGCE Qualified Teacher

Contact

jane_searle@btinternet.com

Fees

£200 per term – 10 x 30-minute solo lessons

£123 per term – 10 x 30-minute shared lessons (two students in the same academic year).

Jane is a professional musician who has taught Singing at Rosebery School since 2001. She prepares and enters students (if they wish) for any of the following examinations, grades 1 to 8 and ARSM diploma.

Classical: ABRSM and Trinity.

Musical Theatre: LCM

Popular: Rockschool

String Instruments

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Helen Anstis

Violin and Piano

Contact

07790 062937 / 01737 352678

Fees

£20 per 30-minute solo lessons

Originally from Yorkshire, Helen has lived in Banstead with her husband and three children for over 30 years. She teaches both privately and at local schools and has taught at Rosebery School for over 20 years.

Helen is an orchestral and chamber violinist, accompanies a local choir as a pianist and is also an experienced accompanist for music exams.

Like all music teachers, Helen has a passion for what she does and enjoys introducing students to many genres of music, including classical, modern, folk and jazz to name but a few. Helen encourages students to participate in music making both at school and within the community.


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Robin Bibi

Electric and Acoustic Guitar

Contact

07980 552048 / robinbibi@icloud.com

Fees

£195 per term – 10 x 30-minute solo lessons

£125 per term – 10 x 20-minute solo lessons

£125 per term – 10 x 30-minutes shared lessons (if possible, to share with a suitable partner/ group)

Robin Bibi is a skilled and accomplished teacher of all styles of contemporary electric and acoustic guitar. Equally at home with Rock, Folk, Pop, Country , Americana and Jazz drawing on material from the 1950s through to the most contemporary music of the moment. He offers the RockSchool syllabus from grade 1 to grade 8 if required. Lessons are tailored to individual student’s pace of learning.  Robin encourages all his students to develop an appreciation of all things musical concerning every aspect of contemporary guitar.

Robin has worked at Rosebery for over 10 years and is also recognised as one of the UKs finest modern blues guitarists. He runs the “Robin Bibi Band” and has also worked with legendary artists such as Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, Ben E. King and David Gilmore.


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Sheida Davis

Cello and Music Theory (up to Grade 5)

Qualifications

BMus (Hons) Guildhall School of Music and Drama, MMus Eastman School of Music USA

Contact

07981 759 464 / sheidadavis14@gmail.com

www.sheidadavis.co.uk

Fees

Cello – £20 per 30-minute solo lessons

Music Theory – £15 per 30-minute individual lesson / £28 per 30-minute paired lesson

Sheida has performed abroad and in the Purcell Room, St. John’s Smith Square, St. James’s Piccadilly, the National Portrait Gallery and on BBC Radio 3’s “In Tune”.  

Inspired by her love of chamber music, the children she teaches and with the encouragement of her own teachers and fellow musicians, Sheida has been directing Strings Rock! music courses for young string players since 2008.


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Ryan Marsh 

Electric, Acoustic & Classical Guitar

Qualifications

B-TEC in Popular Music Performance, (during which time he was winner of the Student of the Year Award.)

Diploma from the Guitar Institute

BA Honours Commercial Music

Contact

ryanmarshguitartuition@gmail.com / 07774 002592

www.ryanmarshguitartuition.co.uk

Fees

£195 per term – 10 x 30-minute solo lessons

£123.50 per term – 10 x 30-minute shared lessons

Ryan is a RGT (Registry of Guitar Tutors) registered tutor and musician with 20 years of teaching experience. Lessons are conducted in a friendly calm atmosphere with the option to study grades for all types of guitar.


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Christopher Beckett

Violin and Viola

Qualifications

MMus - Royal Northern College of Music

BA(Hons) Music - University of Southampton

Contact

cesbeckett@hotmail.com

Fees

£200 per term – 10 x 30-minute solo lessons

Christopher is a freelance viola player, violinist and teacher. He regularly plays viola with several of the UK's top orchestras, and has worked in musical theatre, as well as in recording sessions for film and television. Christopher enjoys teaching all age groups, from primary and secondary school students, to coaching youth orchestras and adult learners. He is also experienced in teaching music theory and can accompany his students at the piano.

Woodwind Instruments

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Stella Baylis

Piano and Flute

Qualifications

Bmus (Hons) LTCL Mmus

Contact

stella.baylis@gmail.com / 07754 207367

Fees

£200 per term – 10 x 30-minute solo lessons

Stella has been teaching the Flute and Piano for over 25 years, teaching privately and for Surrey Arts in primary and secondary schools around Epsom. She regularly prepares pupils for ABRSM and Trinity exams, GCSE and A level music recitals. She also takes pleasure in teaching pupils who simply want to enjoy making music.

Outside of teaching, Stella plays tennis, sings in several choirs and climbs mountains.


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Sophie Dodd

Saxophone, Clarinet and Oboe

Qualifications

BA Applied Music (Hons)
CME (Certificate for Music Educators)

Contact

sophielouisedodd@yahoo.co.uk

Fees

£200 per term – 10 x 30-minute one-to-one lessons

Sophie is a young, dynamic woodwind teacher, whose primary instrument is all the saxophones, and teaches these and the clarinet up to grade 8; flute up to grade 5; and beginner oboe, all for both ABRSM and Trinity. Sophie’s lessons are tailored to each pupil, depending on their musical style/interest: preparing students to take classical or jazz grades; playing for fun; and focusing on GCSE/A level performance exams. She works for both Surrey Arts and Kingston Music Service, and has experience teaching children from ages 7 in both primary and secondary schools.

Sophie plays in and directs her own big band and is assistant director for Kingston Youth Jazz Band. She also plays in and deps for jazz and wind ensembles across the region.


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Ruth Chappell

Flute

Contact

r.chappell7@btinternet.com / 01372 376871

Fees

£200 per term – 10 x 30-minute solo lessons

Ruth is an experienced teacher who works at four schools. Trained at the Guildhall School of Music she studied with Geoffrey Gilbert for 4 years. Ruth plays in several orchestras and wind groups. She is a kind, understanding and sympathetic teacher with a good sense of humour who makes learning enjoyable and fun. Beginners and all standards accepted.


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Lois Geldard

Flute and Piano

Qualifications

ARCM teachers,  DipRCM performers (hons), PGRCM, MISM*
* Member of the Incorporated Society of Musicians.

Contact

lgflutes@hotmail.com

Fees

£200 per term – 10 x 30-minute solo lessons

Lois Geldard is a highly respected professional flautist, teacher and adjudicator. She has performed in international concert halls with top orchestras such as English Chamber Orchestra, Bolshoi Ballet,  Glyndebourne Opera and many others. She played in Les Misérables orchestra in London for 18 years.  

Lois is an alumni of Royal College of Music where she won a scholarship to study flute and piano. She has performed many well known flute concertos as soloist in London and coached on youth orchestra courses in the UK and internationally. As soloist and mentor, she has influenced budding young flautists, some of whom now have jobs in world famous orchestras. 

Lois teaches at Epsom College and Rosebery. Her students have achieved success in all exams and frequent distinctions at grade 8 and diplomas.


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Ben Tompsett

Saxophone, Clarinet and Jazz & Contemporary Piano

Qualifications

BA(Hons) Mus

Contact

bentompsett@me.com / 07974 750361

Fees

£200 per term – 10 x 30-minute solo lessons

Ben has worked as a freelance musician, teacher and composer for over 20 years. As a teacher, he has extensive experience in both Classical and Jazz styles taking his students up to Grade 8 & Diploma levels.

As well as Rosebery, Ben currently works in the music departments at Epsom College & Hinchley Wood School. He is an experienced performer having worked in a number of West End shows and has been a member of UK Funk band ‘The Blunter Brothers’ since 1999.

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