Online clarinet teacher, online saxophone teacher, online piano teacher, online theory teacher & online songwriting teacher
Mix is a professional musician, artist, teacher and writer. Originally from London, England she currently based in Spain.
Mix studied music from the age of 7. She started with piano, moving through violin, viola and oboe, before mastering the clarinet and saxophone.
Mix trained classically following the ABRSM grade exams, and has played in many different ensembles. These have included pop and jazz groups, orchestras and wind bands. She went on to study jazz and contemporary music at the City of Leeds College of Music in the UK. She majored in alto saxophone, clarinet and piano, and graduating with a First Class Honours Degree.
Mix’s own music
As a session musician based in London for many years, Mix played with numerous international artists.
Mix has toured Europe, the USA and Japan playing saxophone and keyboards for major bands and musicians. These included Groove Armada, Pee Wee Ellis and Fred Wesley (James Brown Horns), and Dina Carroll.
Mix has performed concerts with singers such as Jamie Cullum, Tony Hadley (Spandau Ballet), Michael Bolton, Gloria Gaynor and Boy George. She has payed in almost every musical style possible!
Mix continues to perform live, playing gigs and touring with her jazz funk flamenco duo Spoondrift.
Mix playing piano, accompanied by Philippe, for our live online Annual Concert
Fluent in both Spanish and French, Mix has taught in England, Spain, France and Switzerland. She has taught performing arts schools, summer camps, adult night classes, primary and secondary schools as a peripatetic teacher and private lessons.
Mix has taught the ABRSM and Trinity music syllabuses, and held songwritng workshops. She has guided many students through the writing/singing/recording process.
Mix’s online teaching
With her passion for all aspects of music, Mix inspires her own love of playing in her students.
Mix encourages creativity and believes that each student should be treated individually. She believes students should have fun while learning. Every student should be left feeling good about themselves and their playing.
Mix’s music book
Titled Piano Mixture, Mix has published a collection of 21 original and fun piano pieces for adults and children at intermediate level.
‘Piano Mixture’ is available from all Amazon websites.
Together, we also make a great team for online homeschool music lessons!