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World-class Piano and Composition Lessons (online and face to face)

I am a concert pianist, composer, and experienced (23 years of teaching) energetic and versatile piano and composition teacher.
I have specialized in developing dexterity and a great technique without causing hand tension, improving sight-reading and memorization with innovative methods. My primary target is to help you achieve your musical goal by developing an affinity for music, enhancing your creativity in piano or in composition, and finding your own voice on interpreting piano or writing for composition.

Lessons

I teach classical piano at all levels and ages, all ABRSM and Trinity grades, ARSM, DipABRSM, LRSM, FRSM, Undergraduate, and (Post)graduate Level, but also contemporary classical, minimal, pop, and rock piano styles at all levels.

I can also help you learn to play from the easiest to the most technically advanced pieces from pop and rock music and make your own piano covers.

I also teach classical composition, orchestral composition and orchestration, electronic orchestration, songwriting, and theory (all grades).

Global Online Teaching

I mainly give face-to-face lessons, but for the last 6 months, I have also been teaching students online from all over the world (Australia, China, France, Japan, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, West Africa, UK) via Skype and Zoom with great success.

Students

All my students have 100% success in all ABRSM and Trinity grade exams and advanced diplomas. Many of them have won scholarships, bursaries, and tuition in prestigious schools and Universities and Conservatoires (the Royal Academy of Music, King's School in Canterbury, etc.), other awards in musical composition, won first and second places on established Festivals, were admitted to UK Universities.

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Musical Composition, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK
Master of Music (M.Mus.) Piano/Pedagogy (Distinction), Texas Christian University, Texas, USA
Master of Music (M.Mus.) Theory/Composition (Distinction), Texas Christian University

Conservatoire Diplomas
Piano Soloist Diploma (Distinction), Athens, Greece
Fugue Advanced Theory Diploma (Distinction), Athens, Greece
Counterpoint Advanced Theory Diploma (Distinction), Athens, Greece
Tonal Harmony Advanced Theory Diploma (Distinction), Athens, Greece
Certificates

Location

At teacher's location: Mount Road, Canterbury, UK
Online via webcam

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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:
45 minutes
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English, Greek

About Me

I am a concert pianist, contemporary classical composer and an experienced (23 years of international teaching) energetic and versatile piano and composition teacher based in Canterbury, Kent.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Musical Composition, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK
Master of Music (M.Mus.) Piano/Pedagogy (Distinction), Texas Christian University, Texas, USA
Master of Music (M.Mus.) Theory/Composition (Distinction), Texas Christian University
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Piano Performance (Cum Laude Distinction), Athens, Greece

Conservatoire Diplomas
Piano Soloist Diploma (Distinction), Athens, Greece
Fugue Advanced Theory Diploma (Distinction), Athens, Greece
Counterpoint Advanced Theory Diploma (Distinction), Athens, Greece
Tonal Harmony Advanced Theory Diploma (Distinction), Athens, Greece
Certificates
Certificate in Commercial Electronic Orchestration and Music Creation, Athens, Greece

Experience / Qualifications

From the 23 years of teaching, the last 9 years have been in the UK. During these years, many of my students, in both composition and piano, won scholarships, bursaries and free tuition in prestigious schools and Universities and Conservatoires (the Royal Academy of Music, King's school in Canterbury etc.), other awards in musical composition, won first and second places on established Festivals (Sevenoaks Three Arts Festival, Kent International Piano Courses etc.), performed in prestigious halls (The Steinway Hall in London etc.), were admitted to UK Universities, Conservatoires and/or received postgradute studentships (Edinburg University, Falmouth University, Christ Church University, Guildhall School of Music and Drama etc.), had 100% success on diplomas (ABRSM and Trinity diplomas grades 1 to 8, ARSM, Dip/ABRSM and LRSM) and completed undergraduate modules and projects in composition and performance (University of Kent etc.) under my guidance successfully.
In my teaching career, I have been also internationally lecturing to a large amount of University students at institutions such as Texas Christian University (USA), Texas Preparatory Division at Texas Christian University, Hellenic Mediterranean University (former The Technological Institute of Crete of Higher Education (Gr)), Tiegerman Conservatoire (GR), and Junior King's in Canterbury/Sturry (UK).

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Availability of a typical week

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