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Apple Tree Hill Studio offers a range of music and performance coaching with our resident tutor, Charlie Barker.

After spending nearly half her life playing and performing, Charlie moved into teaching in 2015. Working freelance teaching privately and in primary, secondary and special needs schools, she teaches Vocal/ Guitar Performance & Technique as well as specialising in Performance Coaching for students of all ages. You can also find her doing artist workshops at festivals too.

She has experience teaching large classes following a curriculum syllabus and private, one to one lessons.

​“I love seeing people achieve their goals through music. It’s one of the best feelings. Whether people come to learn for pure enjoyment or to further their studies and careers, it is wonderful to watch and help people grow.” says Charlie.

At Apple Tree Hill Studio you can undertake tailored lessons in Vocal/ Guitar Performance and Technique as well as in depth Performance Coaching in our purpose built studio area in Dronfield. Graded exam courses are available through London College of Music exam board as well as use of state of the art PA amplification, microphones, computer/ recording technology to take your music to the next level. 

Whether it's to aid your music studies, gain a qualification, further your career or for pure enjoyment, Charlie can help you as vocalist, musician and performer. You can learn good practice and technique, how to read music and prepare for an exam as well as honing your stage presence and the technical elements of on stage performance.

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