Jennifer WALKER - Teacher Profile

About Me

Jenny Walker is an accomplished pianist, violinist and musician, with a performance diploma, BA (Hons), teaching certificate and diploma in special education. She has a thriving piano teaching practice, both at Kesteven and Grantham Girls School, and at home.

She has an impressive portfolio, having played in, and conducted for choirs and groups in Germany, Southampton, Oxford, Leicester, Bedfordshire and Grantham.  She was Musical Director for Grantham Operatic Society for five years, overseeing productions such as Sweeney Todd, The Mikado, Fiddler on the Roof and Carousel. She is accompanist for The Grantham Singers and The Belvoir Wassailers (a male voice choir).  

She has, as a pianist, performed abroad and around the UK, including  the Scottish highlands. She has also moved into the world of composition and is the proud winner of first and third prizes in the national competition organised by EPTA of which she is a professional member. She now writes for the online American distributor, Piano Pronto and has pieces available for listening and download on their site.

She continues to play for many groups encompassing classical, jazz, swing and novelty piano styles. She also plays fiddle in a ceilidh band and has a small singing group. She continues to participate in piano groups such as the Piano Circle in Nottingham, and attends courses run by EPTA and similar organisations

Qualifications

LGSM - Licentiate of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama (performance)

B A (Hons) - Music Arts (Bangor University)

PGCE - Leeds