Say hi to Jemma! One of our Keyboard / Piano, Vocals and Music Theory Tutors here at Dronfield Music Tuition.

Jemma is a full-time musician and composer playing keyboards/synth/piano and vocals. Jemma is a graduate from Leeds Conservatoire where she studied Pop Composition and Jazz vocals and graduated with First BA Honours and received The Directors Prize. She plays keyboard and backing vocals for Maximo Park since 2019 and has done several UK and Europe tours with them, along with festivals such as Latitude, Isle of Wight, TRNSMT and Neighbourhood Weekender. She also played on their most recent album Nature Always Wins, which was Number 2 on the UK Album Charts in 2021.

Besides the achievements above, she also has original projects including: J Frisco (punk jazz electronic); J2OH (hybrid-jazz) and her own solo project (trap rap jazz electronica and contemporary jazz math) and has received places on the following schemes; Manchester Jazz Festival Hothouse; Jazz North Introduces; Jazz North northern line; Music: Leeds Launchpad; Serious Take Five and Brighter Sounds.

More about Jemma:

Jemma teaches keyboards, synth, piano, vocals, music theory, composition in the genres of pop, rock, electronic, experimental, ambient, jazz, blues, classical music and all their sub-genres and crossover genres. She would also teach any genre her students prefer which may not be listed here. She has been playing piano for 18 years and singing for 11 years. Jemma has been teaching privately for 5 years and has taught at Leeds Music Academy for 4 years.

Teaching style centres around what her students need/want, and what would benefit them the most. Whether it’s purely creative, or to achieve grades, or a mixture. She delivers her lessons in whichever learning style caters to their types of personalities. Jemma wants what is best for the student and can adapt her methods to achieve this.

A little bit more about Music Tutor Jemma:
  • Favourite songs: “The Best by Tina Turner, Angel by Massive Attack, Fever Dream by Everything Everything”
  • Can’t live without: “Night time tea!”
  • Break-time snack: “Vegan Philadelphia!”
  • Fun fact about Jemma: “I spent 10 years teaching myself to raise my eyebrow!”

Jemma – Keyboards / Piano, Vocals and Music Theory Tutor

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