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Music Teacher: London & Online

Hi! I'm Iona Catherine. I run
I offer lessons online and in Lewisham London (SE13).

I am an enthusiastic and experienced female tutor with 15+ years of  hands-on professional and academic music experience.

I offer a range of one-on-one music lessons in East London, from pop/rock/folk violin to songwriting, film scoring, music theory, composition and music production.

The bespoke and personalised one-to-one music classes that I offer can benefit students of all levels and ages, whatever your goals and ambitions are, whether in-person or online.

You know that when you come to Learn How To Music, you’re learning from one of the best music teachers in East London.


✅ Female Music Tutor

✅ One of only a handful of Folk Violin Music Tutors in London

One of only 1% of Professional Female Music Producers Globally

✅ Trinity and ABRSM exam coaching

✅ Music Production commissioned on BBC Radio 4's Comedy Hour show 'Please Use Other Door' by Bill Dare

✅ Scoring LIAF and RTS nominated and award winning short films Amputee Undefined and Go For Alayna 

✅ Pop music artist at Anora Air

✅ MA in Popular Music and BA in Music from Goldsmiths UOL

✅ Grade 8 Violin

✅ Active folk music practitioner and leader of
Folk Of The Round Table

✅ Featured on stage with metal artists Myrkur and Ehsan Imani

Exceptional and very patient teacher. I was a "mature student" who had never touched a violin before but was immediately put at ease with a tailored training programme that focused on the type of music I enjoy. Most recommended!!!

"Iona is a passionate, dedicated and highly intelligent individual who has the ability to make what seems impossible, possible. Her lessons are fun and tailored perfectly to the needs of the student."

"My daughter has been taking songwriting lessons with Iona and she has progressed so much with her guidance! I cannot recommend her enough."

"Iona is a very patient and fantastic violin teacher! My 6 year old son loves her lessons and looks forward to them every week. He has learnt violin so quickly and I am grateful for all Iona’s help"

Click here to read 5-star student reviews of Iona's teaching 👍


So you want to learn how to be a music producer?

Whether you're a total beginner who has never opened a DAW before (e.g. Logic Pro) and is here to learn the basics, an intermediate looking to brush up their skills and push their craft to the next level, or an expert looking for tips, tricks, and a different perspective, I am here to help.

What is music production?
At its simplest, music production is the careful and beautiful creative process of capturing and showcasing the raw recordings of a track, arranging them in the sonic sphere in such a way that a listener can truly connect with the artist's intention. 

More complexly, it can build an intriguing world of sound around the core songwriting elements through synthesis and sound design, extra recorded or MIDI instruments, field sounds, and piles of SFX and plugins such as reverbs, delays, pitch shifts, EQ's, compressors, distortions, and more, surrounding the listener with energetic aural intricacies. 

I teach all of this and more, from how to use music production software and put sounds together, leading through to how to create successful fully produced and mixed music projects.

I'm ready to learn, what now?
Great! Head over to contact and let's discuss further. I can't wait to hear from you 🎵


Ready to Learn? head over to subjects, pricing, or contact me today 👍

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