Although I began my career as a classical musician, I particularly enjoy teaching jazz and improvisation. I try to keep my teaching modern and mindful of up to date pedagogy.
I find that an individual 30 mins lesson once a week is the right length when learning a woodwind instrument.
Caroline originates from UK, is now living in south Goa and is a freelance performer and teacher of the Saxophone, Clarinet and Flute.
She completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Performance at Trinity College of Music, London,BA (Hons) degree in Music Performance at Colchester Institute. She also has Teachers’ Diplomas from Guildhall School of Music & Drama in both Clarinet and Saxophone.
For almost 10 years, Caroline was a professional multi-instrumentalist playing around the world on board 5-Star cruise ships. She has also taught flute, clarinet, oboe and saxophone to pupils with ages ranging from 9 to adult, and run several children’s woodwind ensembles.
BA (Hons), LGSM, Kindermusik Educator
A qualified and highly experienced music professional with special interests in jazz education and the formation and development of local music ensembles.
2014 – to date Instrumental Tutor
Teaching Saxophone, Flute, Clarinet and Piano
2012 – 2015 Kindermusik Educator
Licensed educator for Kindermusik International following an intensive 6 month training course and licensing process. I taught the Kindermusik method, an holistic early years programme, to small groups of children aged 0-7 years in schools, nurseries and private settings both in India and UK.
2001 – 2009 House Musician, P&O Cruises (UK)
Accompanying musical theatre productions and international cabaret artistes playing Soprano Sax, Alto Sax, Clarinet, Flute and Piccolo, including Elaine Delmar, Jimmy James, Geoff Hooper, Zoe Tyler, Claire Sweeney and Mark Rattray. Also playing music for parties and ballroom dancing.
2000 House Musician, Holland America Line
1990 – 1994 Instrumental Tutor - various
2012 Licensed Kindermusik Educator
1993 Postgraduate Certificate in performance studies
1991 BA (Hons) in Music (majoring in performance)
1990 LGSM Teachers Diploma - clarinet
1986-8 2 A levels, 1 AO level, 8 O levels
Grade 8 Saxophone with distinction
Grade 8 Clarinet with distinction
Grade 5 Piano
Grade 5 Music Theory
2012 Kindermusik Online University, Kindermusik International
1992-3 Trinity College of Music, London, UK
1988-91 Colchester Institute, Essex, UK
1981-88 Dartford Grammar School for Girls, Kent, UK
Perfect! Very Talented and accomplished and also very professional. She is also collaborative and an artist par excellence
Thanks Moushumi. I look forward to working with you again
She has a very professional way of dealing with the music problem, and helps in sorting it out each student's issue step by step, even though at times I've not practiced due to some genuine reason, she understands and encourages the students to regain confidence and love for the instrument and music. Thank you Tr. Caroline. GBU. From Deepak Dourado. Oldgoa.
Caroline is an excellent and dedicated music teacher and in fact I am her Student. She has her own unique style of teaching and she has lot of patience with her students while teaching music. I am proud that she is my music teacher.
EXCELLENT TEACHER, WITH A THOUROGH KNOWLEDGE OF THE SUBJECT..
TECHNICALLY VERY SOUND WITH THE INSTRUMENTS, TEACHING ABILITIES IS CLASS APART..LEARNING WITH CAROLINE, YOU CAN DEFINITELY LEARN A LOT..
It is my great pleasure to recommend Caroline Fernandes to you as a music teacher for your children. I am tremendously grateful to her for everything she has taught my daughter Cassiel Pinto and the joy their music has brought to our family.
Caroline interacts with her Students in a One-to-One Interaction. Ensures every student has understood what she teaches. Has a Very good Temperament & Teaching Skills. She is also a Multi Instrument (Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute & Piano) Teacher.
I am happy to discuss my daughters’ experiences with you further if you so desire. Please feel free to contact me any time at +91 9545859625 or via email: email@example.com
I have heard you on several occasions and has been brilliant. I can highly recommend you to play and teach as I am sure you have qualifications too.
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