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Damon Flanagan Bmus(Hons), Mmus

Damon Flanagan is a London based Violin Teacher with a private studio in Charlton (se7 Greenwich). He holds the position of Violin Teacher and Ensemble Coach at Junior Trinity College of Music, Kings School Canterbury and Dame Alice Owen's School. He also works a a violin mentor On the Pathways Programme run by London Music Masters. Damon was a Music Scholar at King Edward VI School, studied on the Hampshire Specialist Music Course and gained his Bachelor and Masters Degrees from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. During his time at the Guildhall Damon studied with the world renowned pedagogue Simon Fischer and then postgraduate performance studies with the International Concert Artist Ilya Grubert at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. His chamber music studies took place over five years with the Takacs and Vallinger String Quartets. His recent students have gained places at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, Purcell School and Chetham's School of Music and all four of the specialist junior conservatiore departments in London. They have also gained prizes at Music Festivals, Music Scholarships to Private Schools and have achieved positions in the National Childrens' Orchestra of Great Britain. Damon's good keyboard skills enable students to play with another instrument from the very start which can greatly increase their ensemble skills. Damon has performed in many orchestral broadcasts by Radio and Television including the BBC Proms and has regularly performed with the City of Birmingham Symphony, English National Ballet, Bournemouth Symphony, BBC Concert Orchestra and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra throughout his freelance orchestral career. Damon has played Principal Second violin with Opera North in both their Concert and Opera series.  His chamber work includes the Mancini String Quartet and Flanagan Trio.

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