Nicki Murphy

music tutor tutor

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Guildford, United Kingdom
Nicki Murphy | music tutor tutor

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Nicki Murphy
12 Manor Way, Onslow Village, Guildford, Surrey

D.O.B: 06/10/82
Tel: 07764493772
E-mail: [email protected]

Qualifications : A-Level Music – B
A-Level Music Technology – B
Associated Board Grade 5 Theory
National Higher Diploma in Vocal performance (with business studies)
Songtime Professional Theatre Arts (musical theatre training)

Instruments : Voice – 8
Piano – 8
Saxophone – 2

Other Skills: Gold I.D.T.A Freestyle Street Dancing
Gold I.D.T.A Latin American and Ballroom
Song writing
Basic guitar

Experience: Nicki currently provides one to one singing and piano tuition in her local area and teaches at both the The Biz Theatre schools in Epsom and Woking on Saturdays. She also works for SCAMPS as a piano and keys teacher and as a freelance tutor for the Rock and Pop school.

Guildford County School Specialist Music College:

• Workshop leader – 11-16 years
Working towards a drama piece closing with 2 public performance

• Music Competition – 11-18 years

Role of M.D –
Auditioning and selection process
Constructing and organising a performance programme
Rehearsing and directing this programme and a choir of 160
Writing own composition (6 part vocal arrangement)
Conducting and accompanying the performances

• Charity Events – Comic relief 2000 and 2001

Choreographing all dance pieces
Directing drama compositions demonstrating the issues concerned

• Accompany

For a variety of lessons (for other teachers)
Public performances

Dance Parties:

Organising and then choreographing and teaching dance routines for parties of 20 8-11 year olds


Teaching vocals to 3 different groups of up to 20 children in each, ages 6 – 16 working towards the childrens musical “Stage Struck”

Dep work

Showtime Theatre Arts:

Dance teaching for 3 different groups of children of up to 20 children in each, ages 6-14 working towards several performances

As a Performer:
Songwriter, Singer, Pianist and Producer Nicki has been involved in numerous Rock, Pop, Acoustic, House, Garage, Soul and R&B projects in both a live and a studio setting.

Independent releases include the white label Two step Garage singles “Bounce” and “So Pure” and the recent digital broadcasting of the House track “Workin On My Freak” which currently features on all mp3 players sold in Currys Digital outlets.

Live credits include band, acoustic, soloist and backing vocalist work on original and established Repertoire with such respected figures as Carlene Anderson, (Young Disciples & Brand New Heavies), Ace, (Skunk Anansie), Chad Smith, (Red Hot Chili Peppers) and Pete Friesien, (Alice Cooper). Exceptional keyboard and vocal skills have involved Nicki in several Function Bands across the country.

Musical theatre work includes lead roles with west End professionals in regional productions of Les Miserables, Jesus Christ Superstar, Oklahoma, The Boyfriend, Oliver, Annie, Fame, Summer Holiday, The Scarlet Pimpernel and Anything Goes and has stared in an entry for the Kodak film awards.

Professional dance training in street, freestyle, Latin american and ballroom, rock and roll and jazz has led to performances in corporate and music videos, at The London Palladium, Guildford Civic Hall and Electric Theatre, Woking Rhoda McGhaw, The Leatherhead Theatre, Harlequin Theatre, Redhill & The Lord Mayors Show.

Nicki is currently teaching singing, dance and piano whilst writing, recording and performing as both an original solo artist and alongside established production teams in the South East and London area. She also gigs in her function band Soul'd Out and as one half of an acoustic duo Hang the Underdog and is working towards a production of Children of Eden.


Aimed at: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced.

Last login: 8 years 42 weeks ago

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