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 ueamusicsociety@gmail.com.

UEA offers a number of Music Awards every year to UEA students that show exceptional musicianship and commitment to music, currently valued at £500. Read more and apply for a scholarship 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 churchfarm0603@aol.com.


Shaun Lock- Clarinet and Saxophone

Since graduating from the Royal Northern College of Music, Shaun has built up a wealth of teaching and performance experience. Shaun has been principal Clarinet in the National Concert Orchestra’s ‘Vienna Proms’ and principal Bass for the British Philharmonic Orchestra. He has taught with Cheadle Hulme Music Academy and Phoenix Wind Band Residential Courses.

To contact Shaun, please email shaunlock@me.com.


John Stephens- Bassoon

John has a wealth of musical experience with his qualifications and performance career, playing bassoon, piano, organ and leading singing for many ensembles and choirs. John was a part time lecturer at the UEA, specialising in aural training amongst many other disciplines. John also offered one‑to‑one tuition to young pianists, and taught students in preparation for diploma and performance exams. He is Director of Music at Great Yarmouth Minster and ‘The Orchestrate! Project’, as well as providing accompaniment and private lessons at Gresham’s School.

To contact John, please email office@jsmusicservices.com, or visit www.jmstephens.co.uk.


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 nigel@nigelclayton.com


Alex Demetriou- Piano

With an MMUS in performance from UEA, Alex has taught students of all ages, including music students here at UEA, covering all levels up to DipABRSM. He has also been a piano teacher at Norwich School for over 10 years. Although predominantly a classical pianist, Alex has experience with many other styles of music, including jazz, blues and rock. Alex performs both solo and concerti, along with chamber recitals with violinists and cellists.

To contact Alex, please email alexdemetriou@yahoo.co.uk.


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 chrisgreenarmytage@gmail.com.


David Neil Jones- Piano and Piano Accompaniment

David has played orchestral piano for UEA Symphony Orchestra during 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 email davidneiljones@outlook.com, or visit www.davidneiljones.uk


John Stephens- Piano and Organ

John was a part time lecturer at the UEA, specialising in aural training amongst many other disciplines. John also offered one‑to‑one tuition to young pianists, and taught students in preparation for diploma and performance exams. He is Director of Music at Great Yarmouth Minster and ‘The Orchestrate! Project’, as well as providing accompaniment and private lessons at Gresham’s School.

To contact John, please email office@jsmusicservices.com, or visit: www.jmstephens.co.uk.


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 taught with UEA, Durham, Brunel and Cambridge Universities. He has also taught under Trinity College of Music, The Guildhall of Music and Drama and the BBC Proms. Globally, Anton has lectured in the USA, Norway and Germany.

To contact Anton, please email antonannex@gmail.com, or visit www.antonlukoszevieze.co.uk.


Dario Salvari- Bass Guitar

Dario obtained a Masters in Conducting at the UEA, and has previously conducted our own UEASO. Dario also taught the wind, brass and double bass sections of the UEASO orchestra. He has had a successful career since his studies at UEA.

To contact Dario, please email fonkeedaryoo@googlemail.com.


Vocal Coaches Vocal Coaches

Hannah Francis- Vocals

Hannah was a principle soprano at the ENO, and has performed in many concerts here and abroad. She gives many masterclasses in singing performance and interpretation, as well as maintaining her active professional singing career.

To contact Hannah, please email hannah@hannahfrancis.com.


John Stephens- Vocals

As well as teaching piano and bassoon, John also has extensive experience in vocal coaching. Alongside leading singing for choral societies, theatre companies and church choirs, he also teaches all levels of singer including Grade 8, with some past students securing scholarships from the UK's top Performing Arts colleges and universities. John has a strong focus on vocal technique and voice care.

To contact John please email office@jsmusicservices.com or visit www.jmstephens.co.uk.


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 garethwilliams11@gmail.com, or visit: www.vocalcoach.org