Flora Finch is a graduate of The Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama [RSAMD] and Glasgow University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music Performance and Certificate in Orchestral Studies.
Flora studied voice to grade 7 [Merit], piano to grade 3, theory to grade 8, violin to grade 8 [Distinction] and two certificates and training in Music and Vocal Production.
Before College, Flora was a member of the Birmingham Philharmonic Orchestra and the Coventry Youth Choir and Orchestra [which she lead for one year].
At the RSAMD, Flora won the Dunbar Gerber Prize and The Chamber Music Prize. She also won a prize for the support she provided to various heads of department at Channel 4.
At 16 in her home town [Coventry, UK], on several occasions Flora assisted with coaching live bands that her sisters sang in – then years later whilst studying in the USA with Anne Crowden [Berkeley University professor] and facilitating workshops at WAC [Weekend Arts College, Hampstead Town Hall] – Flora began teaching absolute beginner violinists and vocalists in groups – and observed the benefits of regular music performance to their parents, friends, colleagues and associates [alongside group and 1to1 tuition] when held at least once every 1-2 weeks.
Flora studied Coaching and Stress Management with Gladeana McMahon (Channel 4 and GMTV Stress Coach) and Professor Stephen Palmer respectively – who are considered to be among the top ten coaches in the UK.
Publications and Articles
-Finch, F and Edwards, S  – ‘Be Connected, Stay Connected’ – praised by the Chairman of Governors at The London Business School
-Finch, F  – ‘Verse Eden’ – [with photos by Skyy Finch Vaughan – approved by The Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew].
-BA Music Performance
-Grade 8 Violin (ABRSM)
-Grade 7 Singing (Guildhall)
-Grade 8 Theory (ABRSM)
-PTLLs Teaching Award
-Enhanced CRB check
Flora also qualified with a Diploma in Management [General] and PG Certificates in Coaching [Performance and Cognitive Behavioural], Health & Safety, Food Hygiene, Management [Supervisory and Stress Management] and Administration.
Flora is available as a:
– Music Tutor [Violin and Early Years] from MAY 2020.
– Music Performance, Stress Management, Business and Artist Development Coach via Online, Phone and Email Coaching – from now, APRIL 2020.
Flora’s approach to teaching and coaching embraces several pedagogies and genres of music. It is also fun, creative, holistic and when required includes wellbeing. Support is also available with motivation, focus and improvisation.
As a qualified Coach, Violinist, Vocalist, Trainer and Teacher – Flora specialises in helping students and clients [via music, lyrics and songs if preferred] to improve performance, leadership, customer service, business acumen and generate more revenue. She is an advocate for health and safety and a Musicians Union Roving Safety Rep.
-Free no-obligation introductory lesson
-Fees – information is available on request
-Lessons can be 30/45/60 minutes
-Charge for same-day cancellations
More information about fees and Flora’s methodology and approach is available on request and testimonials are available to read via Flora’s website – www.gyreentyp.com