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Jean C. | Elance
 
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Jean C.

Editor, Proof-reader & Writer
   South Africa
  |   KENSINGTON, Gauteng
  |  1:27 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $16

I am a musician, retired teacher of classical singing & piano and have written a number of non-fiction and fiction books in the last ten years. In addition to completing three professional music diplomas, I hold a BA majoring in English, History and History of Music (with distinction) (1978) and a BA (Honours) in History (1982) from the University of South Africa.

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Proof-reader
Classical musician

Service Description

I am willing to undertake writing, editing and proof-reading assignments for clients. I have a specialised knowledge of classical music and music history, so would be particularly capable of writing articles in this field. Please see the books I have published on my Lulu Storefront: http://www.lulu.com
I am a meticulous editor and proof-reader and could help you to correct and polish your work to a high standard.

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Employment

Various Writing Assignments
Writer, proof-reader and editor
2000 - Present
During the last ten years I have written non-fiction and fiction books. All these books are available at http://www.lulu.com/duettists I have also undertaken successful editing and proof-reading...
Jean Collen Studio of Singing & Piano
Singing & Piano Teacher
1977 - 2010
After my children were born I ran my own music studio for over thirty years, entering students for exams, and playing for students at studio concerts and public exams. During this time I undertook...
Selborne College, East London, South Africa
Music Teacher
1973 - 1973
I taught individual piano pupils and singing classes at this boys' school.
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
Committee Clerk in Faculty of Commerce
1971 - 1972
I prepared agendas and attended various higher degree committee meetings to take minutes at these meetings. I was also in charge of verifying degrees of foreign students for exemption purposes.
Wheathampstead Secondary School, Herts
Music & Drama Teacher
1966 - 1968
I taught piano and singing students, class singing and drama. I also produced several plays while I was working at the school.
Kingsmead College, Johannesburg
Music Teacher
1965 - 1965
I worked at this school in 1965 and returned in August 1968 after spending several years in the UK. I remained at the school until May 1970 when I left to get married.
Webster Booth School of Singing & Stagecraft
Studio Accompanist
1963 - 1965
I was studying for my singing diplomas with Webster Booth & Anne Ziegler when they heard a recording of me accompanying myself in the aria, "Father of Heav'n" (Handel). Shortly afterwards they...

Education

University of South Africa
Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
1980 - 1982
University of South Africa
Bachelor of Arts
1971 - 1979
Trinity College of Music, London
Licentiate of Trinity College of Music (Piano)
- 1968
Trinity College of Music, London
Associate of Trinity College, London (Singing)
- 1964
Trinity College of Music, London
Licentiate of Trinity College of Music (Singing)
- 1964

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editing
proof-reading
musical professional
English
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