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Bev Greenwood was born in Liverpool and studied both piano and violin beyond Royal School of Music Grade 8 Level in North Wales. Prior to becoming established as a highly regarded instrumental teacher she was leader of the Denbighshire, Clwyd and North Wales Youth Orchestras, being presented to the Queen for her services to these orchestras during the opening of Theatre Clwyd in 1976. She has successfully taught pupils from the age of 3 to adult at all levels for the past 26 years covering such wide ranging skills as pre-school music, violin, piano and keyboard instrumental tuition, attaining continually high examination marks from her pupils. Bev’s skills also cover string ensemble work. She has successfully tutored violin workshops and orchestral days, including the string section of a children’s music workshop and concert for up to 70 string players at the Liverpool Philharmonic hall. She also formed a very successful violin group of local children, playing under the name of The Frodsham Fiddlers. The standard was from grade 3 to grade 8 playing classical violin and traditional fiddle music at local events and carnivals as well as staging sell out concerts at Frodsham Community Centre. Playing 1st Violin for the Chester Philharmonic Orchestra appearing regularly at Chester Cathedral and in 1996 at the Royal Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool. Bev has worked with Music For Life for many years and the work she has done for young people in the Frodsham and Helsby area is very well known and respected for its quality, care and integrity.