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Piano, Singing, Theory, Composition and Organ lessons from the most experienced, highly qualified teacher

I am possibly the most highly qualified, experienced teacher that you will find (30 years experience). I teach Ph.D., postgraduate university students right down to beginners. Please note that all lessons are online so you can relax in the comfort of your own home. Many of my pupils become professional musicians. I have taught at Conservatoire (Royal Northern College of Music) and have been an examiner for the Royal College of Organists diplomas (I am an academy teacher for the RCO). I have had pupils as young as 15 gain diplomas. I am classically trained with the highest level music qualification (a Ph.D.) and have topped the jazz piano charts too (no. 1 in the UK, no. 33 globally) and so even improvisation can be a topic to study. I also teach singing in all styles classical, pop, and musical theatre with pupils taking exams right through to diploma. I teach lessons on Zoom that are enjoyable and thorough. I am also an expert in the aural (listening) aspect of examinations with some of my research being published by Routledge currently (I am a Kodaly influenced practitioner and able to teach using solfege to a high level). I teach high-level paperwork for those taking diplomas and degrees too. My lessons are engaging and cover a wide range of tasks to ensure fun with a deep understanding.

My theory lessons teach through playing so they are much more enjoyable and you learn to understand through what you are doing.

Please note that all of my international lessons are online. I am based in the UK but teach across the globe.

Extra information

All lessons are online, so do set yourself up so that your phone/laptop can be angled towards your hands.

Location

Online via webcam
At teacher's location: Mong Kok Station, Hong Kong
At teacher's location: Knaith Close, Yarm, UK

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General info

Skills:
Age:
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:
30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English

About Me

I am a British music teacher who teaches online. I have been Director of Music at several British Independent Schools and at an International School. I have been appointed as an Academy teacher to the Royal College of Organists. I teach right through to postgraduate level. I am currently working with Routledge for a publication on ear training/aural. Whilst being classically trained, I have achieved no. 1 in UK Jazz Piano Charts and no. 33 globally. I am personable, friendly and supportive. My teaching is holistic, incorporating all elements of musicianship and developing the complete musician.

Education

PhD University of Wales
BMus(Hons)/Grad RNCM - Graduate of the Royal Northern College of Music
FNCM Fellowship in Composition
LTCL Diploma in Piano performance
ARCO Organ diploma
DipLCM Singing Diploma
PGCE (QTS) Teaching qualification

Experience / Qualifications

Director of Music at several schools
Vocal Coach and Assistant Director for musicals in Theatres such as We Will Rock You

Reviews (1)

It's been a real pleasure to learn with Robin! His classes are always exciting, simple to follow, informative, and most importantly, entertaining! He has aided me in further realising the beauty of the piano through the fascinating genre of jazz music. I look forward to improvising new melodies and tunes every day thanks to Robin's patient and skilled instruction. A fantastic piano teacher, 10/10!

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