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Simon Horner

BA Music, University of Bristol.
Grade 8 ABRSM in Piano, Organ, Singing & Music Theory.

Over ten years teaching experience.

BA in Music from the University of Bristol:

Classically trained and proficient in all styles of music

Arranger of music such as Five Elise, as featured on Classic FM

Performer with over two decades of professional experience

Band leader with experience directing swing music, rock 'n' roll, neo-soul, wedding bands, jazz trios & choirs

Recording artist with four independently released albums written, produced and self-performed

Composer of music for piano, choir, swing band, chamber ensemble, classical guitar and more

Teacher with over a decade of experience teaching piano, music theory, guitar, vocals & music technology

Musician with a lifelong passion for all forms of musical expression

Simon is an incredible musician and wonderful human being. It is a rare thing to create music with someone who has such a combination of skill, experience, musical ear and positive energy. He is an incandescent natural talent and an absolute pleasure to play with!
- Ben Chapman

Simon is a classically trained musician with over 20 years of performing experience, making music with choirs, bands and as a soloist. He has been teaching since 2010, first at Get Sorted Academy of Music in Rotherham before going freelance and teaching from his home in Greenhill, Sheffield.

Over his teaching career he has put dozens of pupils through all levels of piano and music theory examinations, including ABRSM and Trinity Rock School, and has provided tuition and guidance for pupils taking Music and Music Tech BTEC and GCSE. He is also an experienced teacher of adult & senior musicians, both beginners and those needing some revision, and is happy to teach outside the exam system.

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