Anita Felton has writtten the ‘Musicbabies® for Recorder’ books. Anita is a well-established cello teacher, based in Totton – teaching across Southampton, the New Forest and the Wessex area.
Anita teaches cello and recorder in a variety of independent and state schools and offers private tuition in the student’s home. She is happy working with players of all ages. Anita enjoys directing ensembles and acts as a coach to the cello section of a Southampton youth orchestra.
Anita started playing the cello at age 12. She studied music at Southampton University from 1973 – 1976 studying cello with Sharon McKinley. Anita married a cello playing music teacher and raised two musical sons. She began teaching cello in 1988 working with individuals, private schools and local authorities.
Anita is also a specialist in music from the Tudor period performing with Courtlye Musick, leading a Youth Waits group and directing Tudor workshops in schools across the country. Using her experience with young musicians Anita is developing schemes for young recorder players.