The Home of South East London Violin Tuition
Joanne Chen Bmus, Mmus
Damon Flanagan Bmus, Mmus
Joanne Chen studied at violin at the Boston Conservatory, Conservatorium van Amsterdam and The Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. Joanne is a very successful freelance violinist regularLy performing with such prestigeous orchestras as the London Philharmonic Orchestra and City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. She has had much success as a teacher with posts at the Arts Educational School (Chiswick) and Highbury Grove School (Islington). She also has a fluent second language of Mandarin Chinese. Joanne is a member of the Mancini String Quartet.
Damon Flanagan studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama under Simon Fischer and at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. Damon has a busy orchestral career with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and English National Ballet. He has always had a great interest in teaching. At the age of just 16 he successfully entered a student for a Grade Exam 3. During his time as violin teacher at Charles Edward Brooke School the school achieved 'music college' status with Lambeth Borough Council. Damon also has Grade 8 Distinction on Piano. Damon and Joanne play in the Mancini String Quartet. http://www.mancinistringquartet.co.uk