I am an experienced teacher of piano and theory who has taught at all levels and age groups. I tailor my teaching to suit the personal goals and aspirations of each individual student. I aim to make lessons fun and productive!
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
Piano, Theory and Composition.
- Tell me about your qualifications.
I hold a MMus with Distinction in Composition from the Royal College of Music, London as well as a Bachelor of Music (First Class Honours, Piano and Composition) and a Bachelor of Arts (History and French) both from the University of Melbourne. In addition I have a Licentiate Diploma of Music of Australia, Piano. If you would like to see an example of my playing click on the youtube link on the side.
- How much do you charge?
I charge £35/hr (£25 for half hour lessons) with discounts available for group lessons.
- Where do you teach?
I can teach in students' homes or at my home and I am available to teach in Hammersmith, Fulham, Chelsea, Kensington and neighbouring areas.
- When are you available?
I currently have the following slots available in the indicated areas:
-Monday 4.00-4.30pm and 6.15-7.15pm in Hammersmith and Shepherd's Bush
-Wednesday 4-7pm in Hammersmith, Fulham, Chelsea, Kensington
-Thursday 4.30-5pm and 6-7pm in Hammersmith
-Friday 4.00-4.30pm and 6.15-7.15pm in Chelsea
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
I teach and have taught at all levels from beginners to intermediate to college/university level.
- Do you have a personal message for students?
I am a cheerful and enthusiastic teacher who will listen and adapt to what you would like to get out of music and do my best to help you to achieve these goals.
- What kind of experience do you have?
I teach Piano and Keyboard at Ricards Lodge High School, Wimbeldon and I have taught Piano and Theory at Caulfield Grammar School, Theory at Melbourne High School and tutored 2nd year Counterpoint and Harmony at the University of Melbourne. In addition I have taught Piano and Theory privately for over ten years. I have consistently helped students to achieve excellent results in ABRSM examinations. I have performed at major concert halls in Australia and recorded, broadcast and toured in Australia and South East Asia. As a composer I have written for and/or participated in workshops with the BBC Singers, London Sinfonietta, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, dissonArt ensemble (Greece), Mercury Quartet and Composer's Ensemble.
In addition I have also worked in music publishing and administration.
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
I have an enhanced CRB disclosure certificate.
- Where and with whom did you train?
I studied Piano with Associate Professor Stephen McIntyre at the University of Melbourne and Composition with Dr Jonathan Cole at the Royal College of Music.
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