Experienced international prize-winner and performer with nearly two decades of experience teaching students of all ages.
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
Classical keyboard instruments.
- Tell me about your qualifications.
DMusA (Guildhall School of Music), MMus (University of Southern California), BMus (University of Houston).
2nd Prize 2006 Leeds International Pianoforte Competition
1st Prize 2005 J. N. Hummel International Piano Competition (Bratislava)
2nd Prize ex aequo 2002 J. S. Bach International Competition (Leipzig)
- How much do you charge?
£40/hr, £45/hr for house calls.
- Where do you teach?
I mostly call at students' homes in South London but am also willing to receive students at my home in Clapham. Willing to travel within London.
- When are you available?
My schedule is very flexible, Mon.-Sat.
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
Age 8 - adult.
- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
ABRSM, GCSE exams.
- Do you have a personal message for students?
Music should be something you enjoy. Yes, you will have to practise if you want to make progress, and sometimes it's hard work. But I can help you make the best use of your time by learning how to practise efficiently.
- What kind of experience do you have?
I have taught piano privately since 1995, and I was deputy faculty from 1998-2000 at the University of Houston Prep&Continuing Studies Programme. I am continuing as a fellow at the Guildhall School of Music, where my responsibilities have included coaching undergraduate pianists; and I regularly give public classes/clinics, most recently at HSPVA (Houston), Lake District Summer Music Festival, Southampton Music Svcs., etc.
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
- Where and with whom did you train?
Joan Havill, London; John Perry, Los Angeles; Nancy Weems and Horacio Gutierrez, Houston
- Do you belong to any professional organisations?
Pi Kappa Lambda (US university honour society for musicians)
Fellow of the Royal College of Organists
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