Hello! I am a faculty member of Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and a professional concert pianist.
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
- Tell me about your qualifications.
I graduated at Livorno State Conservatoire of Music in Italy and I received my Doctorate in Piano Performance at the Santa Cecilia
National Academy in Rome.
I won prizes at several important international piano competitions like "Alessandro Casagrande International Piano Competition" and "Martha Argerich Piano Competition".
I studied at the Imola Piano Academy with Franco Scala and at the International Piano Academy on Lake Como with William Grant NaborÃ©, LÃ¨on Fleisher, Alicia De Larrocha, Dmitri Bashkirov, Fou Ts'Ong, Charles Rosen, Andreas Staier and Claude Frank.
- How much do you charge?
I charge £40 per lesson (60 minutes).
- Where do you teach?
I live in Greenwich and I teach in Central London and SE London. I teach at students' homes.
- When are you available?
I am usually going to Italy twice a month only for a couple of days, generally on Monday and Tuesday. I have quite a flexible schedule and I will be happy to arrange a calendar which works best for my students.
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
Music is my life and I love teaching. Students all ages, beginner to professional level, are welcome.
- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
I prepare my pupils to every kind of admission and graded exams of the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) and Trinity/Guildhall.
- What kind of experience do you have?
Currently a professor in the piano faculty of the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music in London and of Potenza State Conservatory, I am regularly invited to give Masterclasses in very important Universities like Daejin University in South Korea, Pacific Lutheran University in Washington, Grand Valley State University in Michigan, Elmira College in New York, IUNA in Buenos Aires, Conservatorio della Svizzera Italiana in Lugano, University of Southern Mississippi.
I teach piano and orchestra repertoire at the "InFondi Musica Academy" and piano performance at the Sesto Fiorentino Music School in Florence.
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
I have one because of my job at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music in Greenwich.
- Where and with whom did you train?
Ilio Barontini (Livorno, Conservatoire of Music)
Sergio Perticaroli (Rome, Santa Cecilia Academy)
LÃ¨on Fleisher, Dmitri Bashkirov, William Grant NaborÃ©, Charles Rosen, Andreas Staier, Alicia De Larrocha, Claude Frank (Lake Como Academy)
Franco Scala, Leonid Margarius (Imola Piano Academy)
Paul Badura-Skoda (Vienna)
- Do you belong to any professional organisations?
I am Ambassador of the Martha Argerich Presents Project, I record for Dynamic recording label and I am on Grumo Artist Management roster.
- Tell me about some of your current students.
I am currently preparing undergraduate and graduate students at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of music and at Potenza State Conservatoire of music. I am also coaching numerous students privately.
Many of my students have won numerous piano competitions and they regularly give public performances.
The youngest student I have at the moment is eight-years old, the oldest is forty.
I love developing great relationship with them and I am always following their artistic development and trying to support them during their studies.
• B.Mus (Livorno Conservatory of Music)
• MA (Santa Cecilia Academy in Rome)
• Martha Argerich Presents Project, Dynamic Records, Grumo Artist Management
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