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Professionally Trained Piano Teacher in South Croydon and Surrounding Areas

Learn to play the piano with a professionally trained musician with 10 years of instrumental teaching experience. I teach pupils of all levels and ages and have experience in teaching both adults and children. Every pupil is different and learn in different ways and I believe that it is important to identify what each student responds to in order to get the best results. A solid technique is crucial but instead of repeating various technical exercises which can be a bit tedious, I try to identify these techniques within pieces of music, helping them understand how good technique affects and supports their everyday learning, practicing and performing.

Location

At teacher's location: Birdhurst Rise, South Croydon CR2 7EG, UK
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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
Duration:
30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English, Welsh

About Me

I am a Welsh harpist and pianist who has recently moved to Croydon and I enjoy teaching both harp and piano to children and adults. I first studied harp, piano, and musicianship with Elinor Bennett, Iwan Llywelyn Jones and Sioned Webb. Born in Mynytho at the heart of the Llŷn Peninsula, I have enjoyed many successes in Welsh Eisteddfodau and festivals. I am lucky to have had a variety of unique experiences, including performing Ravel’s Introduction and Allegro and Paul Patterson’s Spiders Web, being invited to perform with Catrin Finch accompanying choirs on piano and playing keyboard in pit bands. As well as teaching and performing as a soloist, I also enjoy creating music with others and am one-half of harp duo Dwyres alongside my sister.

Education

I am a professionally trained musician with the following qualifications and training:
MMus in Music Performance, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama
BMus(Hons) in Music Performance, Royal Northern College of Music

Experience / Qualifications

I have been giving private harp, piano, theory and aural lessons for the past ten years, taking nearly all my students through the ABRSM syllabus. From January 2018, I spent two years working and teaching. I firmly believe that communication with the parents of my younger students regarding the progress of their children is essential, and ensure that I provide regular feedback on their progress. I taught theory and aural one to one on a weekly basis, giving students an extra boost before their ABRSM exams. I prepared many sixth form students for their grade five theory ensuring that they gained this crucial qualification before entering conservatoire. As part of my continued professional training, I have undertaken a number of activities to enhance my teaching skills. I undertook various PGCE modules and have also participated in workshops and seminars at events all of which have helped me hone my skills as a teacher and ensure my knowledge of effective teaching practices and exam boards is up to date.
Learn to play the harp with professionally trained harpist! Whether you're a complete beginner, an advanced musician or somewhere in between my harp lessons can be tailored to harpists of all levels and ages. Every pupil is different and learn in different ways and I believe that it is important to identify what each student responds to in order to get the best results. A solid technique is crucial but instead of repeating various technical exercises which can be a bit tedious, I try to identify these techniques within pieces of music, helping them understand how good technique affects and supports their everyday learning, practicing and performing.

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