Professional Music Tuition at UEA Professional Music Tuition at UEA

Here you can find details of a wide range of instrumental and vocal tutors that have taught students at UEA. Please click on each tutor to read more about their achievements and teaching history, as well as ways to get in touch to discuss lessons and pricing.

If you are concerned about the price of professional music tuition, you can also get in touch with the UEA Music Society, who may be able to offer peer student tuition. You can contact the Music Society by email at

UEA offers a number of Music Awards every year to UEA students that show exceptional musicianship and commitment to music, currently valued at £750. Read more and apply for a Music Award here.

Woodwind Tutors Woodwind Tutors

Geraldine Evans- Flute, Clarinet and Saxophone

Geraldine has 20 years of teaching experience at very high standards, and has tutored students for ABRSM Grade 8 and Diploma level. Geraldine is Director of the Norfolk County Training Windband, Norfolk Students Big Band and Thetford Adult Jazz Band. With an impressive collection of qualifications, Geraldine performs flute, saxophone and clarinet for local pit orchestras, and is principal flute for Wymondham Symphony Orchestra. She also plays in Norwich Pops Orchestra, Norfolk Symphony Orchestra and plays for a number of choral societies across East Anglia.

To contact Geraldine, please email

Piano Tutors Piano Tutors

Nigel Clayton- Piano

After graduating from the Royal College of Music, Nigel toured with major soloists and ensembles in a truly global career, from America to Sri Lanka and the Middle East. Nigel’s repertoire is just as diverse, ranging from Rachmaninov to Grieg to Schumann. He spent 21 years as Official Accompanist to the Tibor Varga International Violin competition in Switzerland, as well as a flourishing solo career. Nigel became principal teacher of piano at the North East of Scotland Music School, Aberdeen and professor on the keyboard faculty at the Royal College of Music, London.

To contact Nigel, please email

Alex Demetriou- Piano

With a BA in Music and an MMUS in performance from UEA, Alex has taught students of all ages, including music students here at UEA, covering levels up to DipABRSM. He has also held a piano teaching post at Norwich School for almost 15 years. Although predominantly a classical pianist, Alex has experience with other more contemporary styles of music too. Alex performs both solo and concerti, along with chamber recitals with violinists and cellists.

To contact Alex, please email

Chris Green-Armytage- Piano

Chris graduated from the Royal Northern College of Music and achieved his MMus from the Julliard School. He has performed solo performances at Carnegie Hall and the Barbican, as well as recordings for Radio 3 and Hyperion. Chris has taught on degree and post graduate courses at UEA, and has examined for ABRSM.

To contact Chris, please email

David Neil Jones- Piano and Piano Accompaniment

David played orchestral piano for UEA Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Sharon Choa, as well as providing accompaniment to the ‘Music at One’ series during the time of the Music School. With diplomas from the Royal College of Music in performance, tuition and advanced studies, David specialises in piano and accompaniment tuition.

To contact David, please phone (preferred) 07970 279209, email, or visit

String Tutors String Tutors

Anton Lukoszevieze- Cello

Anton has an impressive career, performing concerti with the symphony orchestras of BBC Scotland, City of Birmingham and Netherlands Radio. He has devised and given broadcasts for BBC Radio 3, Danish Radio, Deutschland Rundfunk and many more. Anton has collaborated with many contemporaries, including Thomas Adés, Linda Hirst and Richard Ayres. Anton has provided music tuition at UEA, Durham, Brunel, and Cambridge universities. He has also taught under Trinity College of Music, The Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and the BBC Proms. Globally, Anton has lectured in the USA, Norway, and Germany.

To contact Anton, please email, or visit

Hartmut Richter- Violin

German-born violinist Harti Richter is a soloist and chamber musician. He is active in several ensembles and has recorded CD’s with Naxos and Toccata Classics.

Harti studied at the Hanover Academy of Music, Germany and completed his studies with a soloist diploma at the Nuremberg Academy of Music. He won several first prizes in German national competitions and has received scholarships for international masterclasses. Harti teaches at the North London Conservatoire as well as in his private studios in London and Norwich and gives workshops and masterclasses in the UK and abroad regularly. Apart from his performance career he enjoys composing and arranging both classical/modern and electronic music.

More info at To contact Harti, please email 

Vocal Coaches Vocal Coaches

Hannah Francis- Vocals

'I believe that good singing is the very essence of musical freedom.'

Hannah was a principal soprano at the English National Opera, and has performed in many concerts here and abroad. She received a scholarship to the Royal College of Music to study Harp and Voice at the age of 15 and soon after won the Royal Overseas League Prize for the most promising young musician in Great Britain. She has worked with many distinguished conductors and has won various prestigious prizes throughout her career. She is also the founder of the Tower of London Music festival.

Dubbed the voice whisperer, Hannah excels at building confidence and trust in her pupils whilst developing sound technique and vocal freedom.

Hannah gives many masterclasses in singing performance and interpretation, as well as maintaining her active professional singing career.

To contact Hannah about lessons, please email or visit for more info.

Gareth Williams- Vocals

As a recipient of numerous awards and scholarships, Gareth has had extensive singing experience which has led to a flourishing vocal career throughout the UK and Europe. His own studies and experience influence his coaching, with many students continuing their studies at major conservatoires, and frequently return for further coaching. The past ten years have seen Gareth help many university students achieve success in music performance modules at the UEA and with ABRSM and Trinity/Guildhall exams, including performance diplomas. Gareth teaches singing in the centre of Norwich and also frequently coaches on campus.

To contact Gareth, please email, or visit: