I'm a very practical teacher, and believe in learning theory through practice, following both Kodaly's and Orff's methods. I believe in teaching how to correct one's own mistakes, rather than just correcting the student, so they can keep improving on their own. I also carry as a motto Decroly's conception of the centres of interest, and try and find what's more appealing to the students so we can work from there on.
Cello playing - 10+ years of conservatoire, currently studying at a university level, and also membership of
several orchestras and ensembles. Currently a member of:
I. University of Aberdeen Symphony Orchestra
II. University of Aberdeen Marischal Chamber Orchestra
III. “Maestro Valle” orchestra of the University of Las Palmas de
Gran Canaria (occasionally playing during the holidays)
IV. Sgabello trio
Depending on the level of the student and number of classes required, I am willing to negotiate a different price.
Spanish - native speaker
Italian - intermediate level
Extensive use of Microsoft Office through primary, middle and high
Nursing home “San Vicente de Paúl” / Volunteering
OCTOBER 2014 / JUNE 2015, LAS PALMAS DE GRAN CANARIA, SPAIN
Volunteering consisted of spending time with the residents at the home,
talking to them, getting to know their stories, making them company...
Pro bono teaching / Maths and Spanish
JANUARY / JUNE 2016, LAS PALMAS DE GRAN CANARIA, SPAIN
One-to-one Spanish and Maths lessons with a 7-year-old primary
student with ADHD.
Teaching / English
SEPTEMBER 2016 / JUNE 2017, OVIEDO, SPAIN
One-to-one English lessons with a 18-year-old high school student.
Teaching / English
FEBRUARY 2018 / PRESENT, ABERDEEN, SCOTLAND
One-to-one English lessons with an adult student.
University of Aberdeen/ BSc Neuroscience with Psychology
SEPTEMBER 2017 / MAY 2021, ABERDEEN, SCOTLAND
Colegio San Antonio Maria Claret Las Palmas / Spanish Bachillerato
(specialisation in Biological Sciences)
SEPTEMBER 2014 / MAY 2016, LAS PALMAS DE GRAN CANARIA, SPAIN
Obtained with a 10/10 overall mark, and qualified for “Matrícula
de Honor” (with honours)
Conservatorio Profesional de Música de Las Palmas de Gran
Canaria / Título Profesional de Música + Bachillerato
specialisation in performing arts, music and dance
SEPTEMBER 2011 / MAY 2016, LAS PALMAS DE GRAN CANARIA, SPAIN
University of Cambridge / C2 Certificate in English
Obtained an A qualification in my C1 / CAE (Certificate in
Advanced English), stated by the University as equivalent to C2.
Alliance Française Oviedo/ B1+ Certificate in French
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