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Learn how to play Piano ,understand music theory, or improvise .

I have taught Piano for over 30 years, love teaching, and aim to bring the joy of learning into my student's life, no matter their age or ability. I believe everyone can connect to music and benefit from learning an instrument.
In my teaching, I emphasise technical points, improvisation, theory, and listening to music from around the world.
Before committing to teach a new student, I would like a lesson to ensure we both can start our musical path.

Extra information

For students under 8 years old , I would like one parent to be present during the first few sessions .

Location

At student's location: Around Canterbury, United Kingdom

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Age:
Preschool children (4-6 years old)
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
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Duration:
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The class is taught in:English, Persian

About Me

I have thought Piano for over 25 years , I love teaching and my aim is to bring joy of learning into my student's life ,no matter of their age or ability .I believe everyone can connect to music and get benefit from learning an instrument .
In my teaching I emphasis on technical points, improvisation, theory, and listening to music from round the world.
Before committing to teach a new student, I would like to have a tryout lesson to make sure we can start our musical path .

Education

part of my training has been in Iran with Iraninan masters Hinush Makarian and Vartan Sahakian. and Mostafa Pourtorab . Following my training, I played for Iranian Television and Radio (the national broadcaster) for over four years, recording for children’s programmes, radio shows and film scores.

I moved to the UK in 1993 where I studied piano with Bernard d'Ascoli, Eleanor Harris, and Roger Green at Trinity College, London, receiving my Teacher’s Diploma (LTCL) from Trinity College, London in 1997. I lived 9 years in Belgium working as a teacher and performer and now living in Canterbury teaching , composing and performing in the UK and Belgium .

Experience / Qualifications

Method
Experience has taught me that it is very important to build a warm, trusting relationship with students, especially the very young ones. Bringing laughter, a sense of humour, games, and creating imaginative stories with music are my motives throughout the lesson.

I always encourage all my students, of whatever age or ability, to do some simple improvisation, and have developed several ways to facilitate this. I emphasise developing technique and music theory as they make the foundation of becoming a good musician throughout life.

The goals and character of each student guides the teaching approach I adopt. Some students enjoy learning for the joy of music, whilst others prefer to aim for recognised qualifications or grades. In both cases I aim to make learning enjoyable.

I currently teach piano and musicianship to individuals, hold workshops both in the UK and Belgium.

I maintain DBS clearance (formerly known as a CRB check).

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