BA, MA(Writing, Editing & Publishing), AMusA(Cello), JP(Qual)
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I have an AMusA (Cello) qualification, and teach cello in several schools and in my private studio (Brisbane, Queensland). I manage and play cello in BELLE STRINGS, a string quartet that plays at weddings and functions in the greater Brisbane area. I also play in local Brisbane orchestras and regularly perform with chamber music groups.
In 2005 I completed my MA in Writing, Editing and Publishing. I undertake a small amount of free-lance proof reading and editing, and have edited several books for clients who have self-published.
I aim to give my cello students a positive, fun and encouraging experience at their cello lessons, while also working thoroughly and carefully on the technique and musicianship appropriate to their level. I believe that if they are enjoying their playing, then they will achieve to their highest capacity, they will be willing to practise, and they will be more likely to continue with their music in future years. For younger students, parental support in developing a consistent practice routine is essential.
Please contact Alex Averi for more information about cello tuition or editing.
Belle Strings - string music for weddings & functions
Belle Strings is a string quartet (comprising two violins, viola and cello), that has been playing at weddings and functions in and around Brisbane for many years, and also performs in chamber music concerts. While Belle Strings are also available to perform as a string trio (two violins and cello), much of the best-known repertoire is written or arranged for string quartet. Belle Strings has an extensive repertoire including many well-known and popular light classical pieces, as well as some more modern favourites, and numbers from operas, films and shows.
I have over 17 years experience playing in and managing BELLE STRINGS, and will be glad to help you with advice on the selection, timing and placement of the special music choices for your wedding or function.
Please contact Alex Averi for more information about fees and availability for Belle Strings.