I have streamlined my Youtube accounts. I have been teaching since 1993 and each change of email comes with a new Youtube account. My "forever account" is https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrgnjgQDR0Wvx_WJOj3HgyA?view_as=subscriber. At the time of writing, the teaching - from my Channel - has rea...Read More
Lessons will give you new solutions. Book your lessons at www.robinthornton.co.uk.This is an early Piece. It emerged that I am interested in the Perspective - what we consider to be foreground. I solved the musical problem with learning that I had then. The Piece taught me new solutions. Comp...Read More
Taster sessions in Sining, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drums
This week I have lesson slots available on:
Tuesday 18:00 and 19:00
Friday 17:00 and 20:00.
Contact me for details. Slots do get taken quickly, so book now.
This is a fun riddle to share with your friends. I found two words whose are spelled in the Alphabet, without rearranging or skipping over letters - one Student found one more and another Student found another. That makes four in total. Can you find more?
A Scale is a ladder of notes, played in ...Read More
Texture: Layers of sound which form music. Monophony, Homophony and Polyphony are woven to form music. Like knitting: more layers make thicker textures. Staggering the entry points, creates patterns, in the texture.
Online Lessons are great. I give at least one Online Lesson every day, in Singing, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drums or Composition. I have taught throughout the UK, France, Russia, the Middle East and Australia, so location and time zone is no problem.
I'll give you one free Online Lesson, in retur...Read More
Those who can: do. Those who can't: get taught. Those who can - and can inspire others - teach!
I am an Educational Composer. I enjoy composing, but do it to teach about the workings of music.
Here is the link to a Piece called "Pivot":
Questions to c...Read More
Understanding the mind of the Composer helps the Performer as well as the Composer and Musicologist. The same musical questions have been asked since music began:
Decay, Grouping and Development. Decay is how fast a sound stops. Grouping is about how sounds work together. Development is how a...
- Bit CMy 6 year old has been going to Robin for drumming lessons for some time now and it has been great seeing him develop his eagerness to bang on drums into learning beats. He has come on so well under Robin’s tuition! Now that he is learning rhythms, Robin sets the level just high enough to make him work but not so hard that he gets bored and loses interest. Highly recommended! 5 Stars!
- Michelle's SRobin helped Emily so much with her confidence. She loved every moment of it, he was so patient with her. Emily will definitely be coming back in the future 💯%.
- Myles GWe had to find a new teacher for our teenagers a year ago and are delighted to have found Robin. His teaching is completely pupil-centred, ensuring they get the most out of every lesson and remain motivated. His infinite patience, enthusiasm and encouragement helps them to reach their potential and builds their confidence. We would not hesitate to highly recommend Robin.