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Lessons offered by Yoko
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  • at your home
Taught subjects
  • Piano
Levels
  • All Levels

Yoko - Orpington - Piano

Methodology

I would love to share and teach you the beauty of piano to those who are willing to learn! I would love to help either if you are beginner or advanced!
Please feel free to get in touch! Thank you.

- Which subject(s) do you teach?

Apart from piano teaching, I can also teach Music theory, Musicianship and Chamber Music.
If you wish to do the Grade exams such as ABRSM or Trinity Guidhall exam, I will be able to prepare for that too.

- Tell me about your qualifications.

BMus, PGDip, PGADip with distinction and LTCL with distinction from Trinity college of Music. And I also completed Master of Music and performance from Guildhall School of Music and Drama with Distinction. Moreover, I was awarded full scholarship to attend Artist Diploma Course at Guidhall School of Music and Completed with Distinction.

- How much do you charge?

I normally charge £25 per hour for one piano lesson the student can travel to my house. We can discuss the price if you wish for me to travel to you.

- Where do you teach?

I teach both at home and at students' houses. I am based in BR6 Orpington, but I am willing to travel to petts wood chiselhurst, Bickley, anywhere in Bromley, up to central London.

- When are you available?

Monday, Wednesday, Friday and weekend

- Which ages and levels do you teach?

I teach all the levels in any ages. Beginners to advanced are all welcome!
As I have experienced numeral entrance auditions for the conservatoires in UK in past years, I can also be a great help for the students who are willing to enter to the music conservatoires.

- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?

ABRSM and Trinity Guidhall grade exams (Piano, Theory and Aural) Grade 1-8.
I could also prepare you for LTCL, FTCL, GCSE and A-levels and of course the auditions for the music conservatoires and universities.

- Do you have a personal message for students?

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions!

Background

- What kind of experience do you have?

I am a pianist originally from Japan, but lives in UK for over 16years. I am an active performer, often perform with different instrumentalists and a singers in UK and abroad. In the past, I had been a member of a succesful Piano Trio (The Greenwich Trio) in UK, together we gave concerts in UK, Europe and the USA. I have recorded three CDs under Meridian record in UK and two CDs from Hedone Record, UK. Meantime, I has been an accompanist at Vocal Studies in Guidhall School of Music since 2011.
Apart from that, I am a passionate teacher, I have taught students with various ages and levels over 15years. I approach each students individually according to their different needs and interests.

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

It's in process.

- Where and with whom did you train?

In Japan, Kazuyo Baba, Takako Omi, Shin Takekoshi.
In UK, Nina Sereda, Martino Tirimo, Eugene Asti, Gordon Back and Caroline Palmer.

Rates

Rate for a 1-hour lesson. : £30/h
Lessons offered by Yoko
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at her home
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Piano
Levels
  • All Levels

Yoko's CV

• Bachelor of Music
• Postgraduate Diploma(Dis), Master of Music and Performance/Artist Diploma (GSMD:Distinction)
• The Greenwich Trio, Proffessional Accompanist at Guidhall School of Music

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