Tim Richards
Teaching CV

CURRENT ONGOING TEACHING IS SHOWN IN BLUE


Qualifications
20080 Trinity College of Music London SE10
8 MMus COMPOSITION
Pass with Merit

2006

Goldsmiths College London SE14

  GRADUATE DIPLOMA in MUSIC TEACHING to ADULTS
Pass with Commendation

1983 Guildhall College of Music London
  GRADE 8 PIANO (Honours)

1974 Durham University
  BSc GENERAL SCIENCE (2nd class)

Pedagogy
Sep 2010 - present Leeds College of Music
EXTERNAL EXAMINER
For postgraduate jazz programme

Oct 2014
Oct 2012
Oct 2010
July 2008
Nottingham International Jazz Piano Competition
Member of judging panel


2000 - 2009 EPTA Piano Pedagogy Course London
A
nnual course for piano teachers. Participating tutor - Jazz and Popular Music.

August 2007 Frensham Heights Summer School, Farnham, Surrey
PIANO WEEK WITH JULIAN JACOBSON

Tutor on 'Jazz Day'

June 2006 European Piano Teachers' Association (EPTA), Dorset
PIANO TEACHER'S & PERFORMER'S WORKSHOP
'
Teaching blues and jazz improvisation'

March 2006 Leeds International Jazz Conference
JAZZ PIANO WORKSHOP
'Horizontal & Vertical Improvisation'

January 2005 Akshanat Concert Hall, Istanbul, Turkey
JAZZ PIANO WORKSHOP

July 2004 EPTA - Annual Conference Bath
LECTURE

'Jazz improvisation'

Sep 2001 Scottish Association for Music Education - Annual Conference Dundee
LECTURE

'Jazz and blues group keyboard teaching'

1999 - present Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music
JAZZ SYLLABUS EXAMINER
All instruments (grades 1-5). Also contributor to jazz piano syllabus.


Private piano teaching
1975 - present JAZZ PIANO and IMPROVISATION
Extensive experience of one-to-one jazz piano teaching at all levels

Degree level teaching - all instruments

October 2012- present University of Surrey Guildford
BMus PERFORMANCE COURSE
Jazz Piano tutor and lecturer in Jazz Harmony & Arranging
November 2002 Trinity College of Music Greenwich SE10
BMus COURSE
Improvisation class for classical pianistsd
a
y classes).
1994 - 98 Ebury Bridge Centre (WAES) London SW1
JAZZ FOUNDATION COURSE
Piano & improvisation tutor
tutor
1995 - 97 Dartington College of Arts Totnes, Devon
BA PERFORMING ARTS COURSE - JAZZ MUSICIAN IN RESIDENCE
Four improvisation workshops for BA Performing Arts students
featuring members of the bands Spirit Level, Grooveyard and Soundscape.

1990 West Kent College Tonbridge, Kent
WORKSHOP LEADER
For first year degree students - Two jazz workshop days fordents.



Adult Education - jazz piano classes

Leeds College of Music
Mar 12 - present BLUES PIANO I and II
Four weekly classes (Saturdays, 2 hours each)
Mar 12 - present ABRSM JAZZ PIANO SYLLABUS COURSE
Annual short course for piano teachers

  Morley College London SE1
Oct 11 - present JAZZ PIANO 3, JAZZ PIANO 4
Weekly evening classes (Wednesdays, 1.5 hours each)
Oct 11 - present BLUES PIANO
Weekly evening classes (Tuesdays, 2.5 hours)
May 12 - present JAZZ STUDIO ENSEMBLE, JAZZ PIANO TRIO STUDIO WORKSHOP
Short courses with studio recording built in
1997 - 2011 JAZZ PIANO 2.
Weekly evening classes (Wednesdays, 2.5 hours)

The City Lit London W1
Oct 09 - present JAZZ PIANO TRANSCRIBING
Monthly class for advanced pianist (Sundays, 3 hours)
Nov 05 - present ABRSM JAZZ PIANO SYLLABUS COURSE
Annual short course for piano teachers

Premises Studios Music Education Programme Hackney, London E1
Sep 97 - present JAZZ PIANO WEEK
Course director for annual short course (five days, Including a day of studio recording). Participating tutor with Nikki Yeoh and John Crawford. Other tutors have included Roland Perrin, Adrian Reed, Steve Lodder.

  Goldsmiths College London SE14
1994 - 2011 INTERMEDIATE JAZZ PIANO
Weekly evening class (Mondays - 1.5 hours)
1991 - 2011 INTERMEDIATE BLUES PIANO
Weekly evening class (Mondays - 1.5 hours)
2003 - 2011 JAZZ PIANO WEEKEND WORKSHOP
Annual weekend course for advanced pianists (with rhythm section)
1996 - 2000 CERTIFICATE of MUSIC TEACHING to ADULTS
Participating tutor (jazz and blues improvisation). With Louise Gibbs
1993 - 2002

JAZZ PIANO WEEKEND WORKSHOPS
Annual weekends ­ shared teaching with Brian Priestley or Howard Riley

  Parkshot Centre Richmond
April 1998 JAZZWISE EASTER JAZZ COURSE
Participating tutor (jazz piano). With Phil DeGreg, Eddie Harvey.

  Westminster Adult Education Service London NW1
1988 - 97 JAZZ PIANO I & II
Weekly evening classes



Secondary School Teaching

Nov 1998 Ten Inner London Schools
ARTS COUNCIL 'INTRODUCTION TO JAZZ' Project
The Tim Richards trio received an A4E grant to produce a CD and educational resource pack. Ten workshops were given in schools throughout London at which 10-11th year GCSE pupils on all instruments were able to study and play with the trio
NB: CD and education pack available from Goldsmiths College library.
Jan - Mar 1998 Trinity Arts Centre Tunbridge Wells
TIMETRAP Project - THREE WORKSHOPS
Arts Council commission to write 11-minute piece for piano/ violin/ cello. Performed by Tryptich Piano Trio with participation of local 11-12th year students on varied instruments (having previously attended three workshops).
1986 - 89 Stockwell Park School London SW9
INSTRUMENTAL TEACHER
Peripatetic jazz piano teacher, one day a week.

Jazz Workshops - all instruments

May 12 - present
Morley College London SE1
JAZZ STUDIO ENSEMBLE
Short course with studio recording built in


1998-2011
Goldsmiths College London SE14
INTRODUCING JAZZ IMPROVISATION
Uses Trio Education Pack and CD as course material


2005
Cambridge Jazz Co-op
WORKSHOP LEADER


1999
Blackheath Halls London SE3
WORKSHOP LEADER
Series of workshops with the Meantime Contemporary Jazz Orchestra. Final performance before GREAT SPIRIT gig in Recital Room, 21 Nov 1999.


1994-95
Tufnell Park Tavern London N7
JAM SESSIONS
With Tim Richards Trio


1993-95
The Studio, Beckenham and other South London venues
JAZZ UMBRELLA WORKSHOPS
Occasional
t
utor

1994
Blackheath Halls London SE3
JAM SESSION
With Tim Richards Trio


1987-91
The Bass Clef Jazz Club London N1
JAM SESSIONS|
With Tim Richards Trio


Courses and workshops attended (as student)


July 2008 Morley College, London SE1
SCHILLINGER RHYTHM MASTER WORKSHOP
Composition weekend with Jeremy Arden
October 2002 606 Club, London
BARRY HARRIS WORKSHOP
For jazz pianists
1997-98 Morley College, London SE1
ORCHESTRATION & ARRANGING
Evening classes (1 year)

1997-98 COMPOSITION SEMINAR
Evening classes ( 1 year)
1995-96 Westminster Adult Education Institute, London
FILM COMPOSITION
Day classes (1 year)

1990 Parthenay, France
ADVANCED JAZZ WORKSHOP
Tutors: Dave Liebman, Richie Bierach (1 week)

1983, 1984 Goldsmiths College, London SE14
JAMEY AEBERSOLD Jazz Seminar (3 days) and Summer School (1 week)
Tutors: David Baker, Hal Galper, Jamey Aebersold, etc

1979 Barry, Wales
JAZZ SUMMER SCHOOL
Tutors: John Taylor, Gordon Beck, John Burch, etc (2 weeks)

My piano teachers
1981-83 Mantle Childe (Guildhall grades 7­8)

1961-67 Carola Grindea (Associated Board grades 1­6)


Performance CV
Publications, articles and commissions

Discography
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