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"Massive thank you to you for everything you have done for him - emotionally and musically.  He has really blossomed under your wing and is really enjoying his playing, talking of wanting to go on to study at a conservatoire after school and feeling really positive about the future."

- RCM JD Parent

London based Irish clarinettist Jessie Grimes originally studied Music Education at Dublin University, Trinity College, where she gained qualifications in 2008 as a secondary school teacher, as well as an instrumental clarinet teacher.

A decade on, and teaching is still a huge passion of Jessie's.

She is currently a clarinet professor at the Royal College of Music Junior Department, and also teaches at St Dunstans College, Catford

Jessie also enjoys leading clarinet masterclasses, and has done for organisations such as Camerata Ireland's Clandeboye Festival Academy, Britten Pears Arts' Aldeburgh Young Musicians, and on behalf of the Royal Overseas League. 

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