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Fast progress piano lessons with the effective Russian method

Welcome to my online Piano Class.

I will happily help you achieve your musical goals, from the basic fundamentals of piano playing (reading music, positioning your hand on the keys) to building a wonderful sound and technique, allowing you to play any song.

I respect all students, I listen to their concerns and I am always happy and creative in helping them express themselves through music.

Extra information

Online lessons only! Lessons can be made through FaceTime, WhatsApp, Viber or Zoom.
Please, message me prior scheduling, to check my availability, as I haven't modified the weekly program due to different time zones.

You may bring your own sheet music or I can recommend and provide you the music scores.

For our lesson we will need:
- an acoustic or digital piano (88 keys),
- a metronome (physical or phone app),
- a videocall app
- a wide-screen smartphone or a tablet or a laptop,
- your passion for music and willingness for daily practice

Location

Online via webcam
At teacher's location: Stadiou, Athens, Greece
At teacher's location: Thailand
At teacher's location: Esc. Juan de la Rosa Heredia, Japan
At teacher's location: China
At teacher's location: South Korea
At teacher's location: Australia

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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)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English, Greek, French

About Me

I am an experienced piano professor, teaching since 1997. Also, I am the author of 3 books on the piano pedagogy (a beginner piano method, a teacher's guide for group piano to preschools, and a Christmas piano music book).
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I had the luck, as a student, to be guided by excellent Russian piano teachers, and I have seen how effective is the Russian piano school on every child's musical development and technique. I teach these fundamental principles, and I am proud of all my students' progress.

I love music and playing piano!
I love children and my moto is "Every child is an artist, unless he's/she's told he's/she's not an artist" - I am also a lucky mom of 3 daughters!
I love animals and our planet!
I love cooking, dancing, dreaming big and sharing my knowledge 🥰

Education

Athenaeum International Cultural Centre (class Marianna Aivazova ) "Piano Diploma"
Schola Cantorum Paris (class Agathe Leimoni) “Diplôme Supérieur d' Enseignement de Piano”
Masterclasses with Sontraud Speidel, Paul Badura-Skoda, Aquiles Delle Vigne, Yuri Bogdanov, Sergei Senkov, Claudio Constantini, Rafael Salinas, Marina Pliassova, Borislava Taneva, Lilia Boyadjieva and others.

Experience / Qualifications

I have performed for several years, in solo piano concerts, as member of a piano duo, and with orchestra in Athens, Greece and Poros island.
Since 1997 I have mostly worked with younger students and the first six years of piano repertoire. I believe these years are the most significant for a students' musical development.

The musical and technical skills I give to my students and the high level of knowledge allow them to participate and win prizes in formal piano concerts and competitions. In my YouTube channel is everyone welcome to watch their achievements and progress.

Since the pandemic I began teaching online and I believe that if both the teacher and the student have the appropriate equipment, the music lesson can be very efficient and offers both to them the chance to connect and work together.
For the first few years (depending of the student's age, skills and devotion) I teach through the Russian piano method books.

Reviews (1)

After 4-5 months of learning piano with Maria, I owe her big gratitude. I decided to learn piano as an adult and Maria helped me to overcome my insecurities in music and motivated me to keep trying and practicing. She truly cares about the whole learning experience and uses amazing methods to guide me not only in improving my playing skills, but also my musicality. The piano classes with Maria are always inspiring and challenging, but not overwhelming. In each class, she corrects the techniques and accommodates exercises for practice accordingly. I am really satisfied with her dedication and feedback. I cannot recommend Maria highly enough. In her teaching, she uses the right dose of professionalism, friendliness, patience, and understanding. Her enthusiasm for the music is so contagious. Her lovely and passionate nature and energetic vibes simply make the class an enjoyable learning experience. I cannot wait for the next piano class with Maria. :)

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  • Instructor since May 2020
  • 2 repeat students
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