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Alicia
« I have seen Jolanta teach children and adults , adapting her teaching to bring the best out of all her student whilst remaining professional . I am a very mature student ( 61) and had never played an instrument or read music before I started my harp lessons. I cannot recommend her more highly, she would be an excellent choice for both students starting out and experience musicians who wish to progress further . »
£35/h
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Lessons offered by Jolanta
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
  • at her home
Taught subjects
  • Piano
Levels
  • All Levels

Jolanta Cole MMUS (LMA), AIS Dip, Premier Prix (GSMD) Professional Piano, Harp and Music Theory Tutor Based in Harlow Essex

Methodology

My name is Jolanta and I am a professional harpist based in Essex. I hope you enjoy reading my interview answers and look forward to the opportunity to speak with you about your learning needs.

- Which subject(s) do you teach?

Harp (both pedal and lever) and Piano.

- Tell me about your qualifications.

I have a Master of Music from the Latvian National Academy of Music. In addition I gained an Advanced Instrumental Studies Diploma and Concert Recital Diploma for the Harp from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. I also won the Premier Prix prize for the Harp.

- How much do you charge?

£30 per hour or £20 for half an hour.

- Where do you teach?

I teach from my home studio. However I can be flexible with the times and can offer daytimes and early evenings.

- When are you available?

I usually teach weekdays from 9am until late evening.

- Which ages and levels do you teach?

All ages from 5 upwards.

- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?

It depends on the student's requirements. I am happy teaching just for pleasure or for the ABRSM exam.

- Do you have a personal message for students?

I like to tailor my lessons to each students needs, level and style. I can teach for pleasure or exams. It is each student's choice. I just want people to enjoy their lessons. I can coach for LCM and Trinity exams.

Experience

- What kind of experience do you have?

I have tutored students of all ages for over 18 years on both the Harp and Piano.

- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?

Enhanced CRB disclosure.

- Where and with whom did you train?

I trained in Latvia at the Latvian Academy of Music. I was principal Harpist at the Latvian National symphony Orchestra for five years before moving to the UK. I them continued my studies at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama (GSMD) under the famous Harp Professor David Watkins.

Rates

Rate for a 1-hour lesson. : £35/h
Lessons offered by Jolanta
Individual
The lessons will be held
at her home
Taught subjects
  • Piano
Levels
  • All Levels

Jolanta's CV

• Mmus, Bmus (LMA), Ais Dip, Premier Prix (GSMD)
• Ais Dip, Premier Prix (GSMD)
• CRB Fully Checked

6 reviews on Jolanta
  • 5/5

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6 recommendations

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Alicia

I have seen Jolanta teach children and adults , adapting her teaching to bring the best out of all her student whilst remaining professional . I am a very mature student ( 61) and had never played an instrument or read music before I started my harp lessons. I cannot recommend her more highly, she would be an excellent choice for both students starting out and experience musicians who wish to progress further .

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Phil

Jolanta is a friendly, fantastic teacher who has been teaching our daughter piano for a number of years and has ensured that she has progressed on a weekly basis. She is professional, reliable and trustworthy, we feel extremely lucky to have her as our daughters tutor. I have no hesitation in highly recommending her as a tutor.

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Sian

Jolanta is extremely knowledgeable, passionate about her subject and supportive of her students. She provides thorough Music theory tuition, adapting to meet her students needs. Jolanta has provided music theory tuition to my 8 year old daughter for over a year, and has been able to teach concepts, that are complex at her age, in an understandable and easily digestible way. I would have no hesitation in recommending Jolanta.

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Susanne

Jolanta has been teaching my 10 year old daughter the harp for the past 3 years and music theory for the past year with outstanding results. Jolanta is a talented musician and committed, passionate and professional teacher. My daughter enjoys her lessons with Jolanta and her school have complimented Jolanta on how thorough her teaching is. I would have no hesitation in recommending Jolanta.

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Callie

I have been taking piano lessons from Jolanta for a while now and I always look forward to my weekly lesson. She is so enthusiastic and friendly and I always feel at ease with her which is really important. I definitely recommend Jolanta for music lessons!

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Deborah

Jolanta has been my harp teacher and my son's piano teacher for over 3 years. She is friendly and upbeat and always finds a way of explaining tricky theory and practical issues which are easy for us to understand and remember. We would both recommend her for helping us improve and get the results we want to achieve in our playing and understanding of music theory.

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