Gillian Menichino

Music tutor

Based in
Manchester, United Kingdom
Also teaches in England, Manchester

Rates: 20 pounds/hr & 12 pounds/30 mins

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My name is Gillian Menichino and I am from the United States. I have been teaching music privately for 2 years now (in the UK and USA).

I hold a Bachelors degree(BMus) from the University of Montana in music composition and music technology, a Masters degree(MMus) in music composition and contemporary music, and Postgraduate Diploma(PGDip)in music composition as well from the Royal Northern College of Music. I will begin my PhD in music composition at the Royal Northern College of Music in September 2010.

I have been playing the violin and studying privately for 12 years and was a violinist for the Helena Symphony, Missoula Symphony, and University of Montana Symphony orchestras.

I have written compositions for various recitals, RNCM events, and festivals including: the Mountain Computer Music Festival (Sept. 16, 2005), the Steve Mackey Festival(June 2008), and the James MacMillan Festival(June 2009).

I am aiming to teach to and share with my students the value of music. It is my passion and I hope to share my enthusiasm to inspire others. Whether you are looking to pass an exam, to learn out of interest, or to prepare for further study in music, I will support you in the best way possible as someone who is hard working and dependable. I will provide you with the necessary support to help you reach your desired goal!


Miss Gillian Menichino

Teaching Experience

2009 Oct. - date Private Music Tutor in music theory,
harmony, composition, and violin.

2009 December-Tutor/ Coach for double reed wind
ensemble rehearsals, Junior School –

2009 October- Music Tutoring Staff for Special needs
children-young student musicians-RNCM
under the direction of Noriko Tsuzaki.

2008 Feb-April Composition tutor for ‘Sound Ideas’
Composition Project, Royal Northern
College of Music Outreach Program.
Schools: Chorlton High School &
Rivington and Blackrod.

2007 April 4 – 16 Volunteer Leadership Facilitator for
‘People to People World Leadership
Program’ in Washington D.C.

Performance Experience

2006 March – June-‘Vienna Experience’ Study Abroad
Program-University of Montana
Chamber Chorale led by Dr. Gary
Funk. *Singer (Alto) in the
University of Montana Chamber
Chorale. *Performances in:
Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, and
Czech Republic.

2005-2006 - Missoula Symphony Orchestra Missoula,
Montana - 2nd violin
1998-2002 - Helena Symphony Orchestra Helena,
Montana – 1st and 2nd violin

Skills and Abilities

Communication/liaison /working with people/team members/collaborator–Administration/ Organization - Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft programs - Effective Team Worker – Teaching – Efficient and thorough worker –Ability to travel – Familiar with higher education system in England – Flexibility – Patience – Very eager and quick to learn new things – Endowed with a well developed and good sense of humor!

Jan 2009

Educational history


September, 2008 - July, 2009
Royal Northern College of Music


September, 2007 - September, 2008
Royal Northern College of Music

BMus (with Honors)

August, 2002 - December, 2006
University of Montana


Aimed at: Beginner and Intermediate.


Prices can be negotiable

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