Leonie Anderson

Join first study piano/viola RCM Junior Department
BA Hons in Music (University of Bristol)
Postgraduate viola scholar Guildhall School of Music & Drama
Orchestral Conducting studies at Canford Summer School
Former viola/chamber music teacher Junior Guildhall
Former conductor SE Surrey Area Orchestra
Former Viola tutor Surrey County Youth Orchestra
Founder tutor Youth Orchestra of the Middle East
Chamber music coach for numerous national and international summer schools
Violin/viola teaching includes ages 4-80+ privately, in state schools & independent schools, individual students and class projects including Menuhin School ‘A Chance to Play’
Classroom teaching ages 4-18 including GCSE and A Level music and former examiner for EDEXCEL and AQA
Accompanist for singers and instrumentalists of all stages from beginner to professional for exams, recitals, audition preparation, auditions etc.
Freelance playing has included London Concert Orchestra, London Mozart Players, Endymion Emsemble, Royal Ballet Sinfonia, etc

Currently based on Exmoor, teaching at Bideford College and University of Exeter. Directing regular musical events at Barkham and continuing to freelance nationally and internationally as viola player and piano accompanist.


  • Music theory
  • Piano/Keyboard
  • Song-writing/composition
  • Viola
  • Violin

Teaching types

  • Adult Learning
  • Ensembles/group music-making
  • Individual lessons
  • Workshops

Membership Organisations and Professional Bodies

  • ESTA (European String Teachers Association)
  • Incorporated Society of Musicians

Legal documentation

  •   Enhanced DBS Disclosure with Children’s Barred List
  •   Child protection/safeguarding training certificate
  •   Public Liability Insurance

Contact Leonie Anderson

Leonie Anderson prefers to be contacted by email: leonieida@gmail.com