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Drum-kit, Piano, Percussion, Music theory Tutoring

Hello, my name is Beibei, I have 10 years experience of performing as concert percussionist working with orchestras, schools, universities and curating my own project as well as extensive teaching experience, from large group workshops to 1:1 tuition.

My aim is to make sure each of my pupils are well versed in all musical genres from classical to contemporary. We will have a focus on a certain style and work by playing along to bands and recordings to help improve the listening side of music. We will also work on technical exercises to ensure the growth as a great musician. I can also offer examinations, working towards graded exams can be useful for many people to get an understanding of progress and achievement when moving up to the next level.
Lessons will be fun and there will be lots of chance for creativity and improvisation if desired. My approach to teaching drums, percussion and piano is focused on developing a strong understanding of rhythm, phrase, scales in general and applying it on playing.

I will customise my teaching approach to your needs, depending on the level of your playing and your musical desires.
I'll give my best in each lesson to guide you step-by-step into becoming a better musician/drummer.

You can learn about:
- Groove
- Technique
- Drum sounds and percussion for different genres/applications
- Controlling dynamics between different limbs
- Reading complex musical notations
- Composing and improvisation
- Piano and music theory
- Body percussion
And much more...

Starting from beginner, up to experienced drummers.

Location

At teacher's location: Roslyn Road, London, UK
At student's location: Around Islington, United Kingdom

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General info

Skills:
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:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English, Chinese

About Me

Beibei Biography

“Thanks to high-energy virtuosity of Beibei, is what captured the attention in this colorful, 20-minutes score.
------The Wall Street Journal

“The Young Chinese virtuoso Beibei is nothing if not flamboyant.”
------The Times

Genre-defying percussionist Beibei is an acclaimed international virtuoso percussionist with both Chinese and British musical education background. Beibei has enjoyed a meteoric rise in the classical music world, receiving international praise for her performances. She was listed in the top 50 Chinese musicians in the “Sound of East” project by the Chinese Ministry of Culture, as well as endorsed by the Arts Council, England receiving an Exceptional Talent visa from British Government. Following a successful world tour, Beibei now leads a traditional Chinese percussion program to promote and preserve traditional Chinese percussion at SOAS. Most recently, she was featured as soloist touring China with BBC Concert Orchestra and conductor Barry Wordsworth.

As a soloist, Beibei has embarked upon a number of hugely successful international tours at many international music festivals including the Edinburgh International Festival, the Lucerne Festival, the Bach Academy Musikfest Stuttgart. She has collaborated with numerous leading orchestras worldwide, including the BBC Symphony Orchestra (UK), China Philharmonic, the Mahler Chamber Orchestra (Germany), Orchestra dell’ Academia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia (Italy) the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (Canada), New Japan Philharmonic, as well as Grammy and Oscar-winning composer and conductor Tan Dun, Kent Nagano, Kristjan Järvi, Barry Wordsworth and Gil Rose.

By exploring new possibilities and challenging assumptions from all fields, she and her collaborators have developed cross-culture and genre-defying projects, pushing boundaries and delighting audiences the world over.

Education

Central Conservatory of music - Bachelor Degree and Master Degree on Chinese Percussion and traditional Chinese music
Royal Academy of Music - Master Degree on Timpani and Percussion

Experience / Qualifications

Percussion teacher at SOAS from 2016-Now
Drum and piano teacher at Lycée International de Londres Winston Churchill from 2017-Now

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If you are not satisfied after your first lesson, Apprentus will find you another instructor or will refund your first lesson.

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