In addition to working on a freelance basis for the Gloucestershire Music Service, Kristyann Symonds runs a thriving private teaching practice and provides instrumental lessons to brass players of all ages studying Eb Trumpet & Soprano cornet, Bb trumpet & cornet, flugel horn, Eb Tenor Horn, French Horn, Baritone, Euphonium, Tenor Trombone (all clefs), Bass Trombone, Eb and Bb Bass.
Entry for Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music and Trinity Guildhall examinations is encouraged where appropriate, as are festivals and competitions. Kristyann is pleased to support all of her students in their external musical interests and is particularly adept at preparing students for auditions for National ensembles and music scholarships. Kristyann's students have been successful in auditioning for the National Youth Wind Ensemble of Great Britain, National Youth Wind Orchestra of Wales, National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain, National Children's Orchestra of Great Britain, National Children's Wind Orchestra of Great Britain & the National Children's Brass Band of Great Britain and have been awarded scholarship's at Haberdashers Monmouth School for Girls and Monmouth School for Boys. Kristyann also teaches music theory.