FavouritesAdd to Wish List
FavouritesAdd to Wish List
from51.00GBP/ h

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

|
Use ⊞+wheel to zoom!
+

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).

Ask a question

Send a message explaining your needs and Stamatia will reply soon:
The more detail, the better.
Ex. "Hi, when are you available to meet for a lesson?"

Availability of a typical week

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
7              
8    Tuesday at 8:00  Wednesday at 8:00        
9    Tuesday at 9:00  Wednesday at 9:00        
10      Wednesday at 10:00        Sunday at 10:00
11      Wednesday at 11:00      Saturday at 11:00  Sunday at 11:00
12    Tuesday at 12:00        Saturday at 12:00  Sunday at 12:00
13  Monday at 13:00  Tuesday at 13:00  Wednesday at 13:00      Saturday at 13:00  Sunday at 13:00
14  Monday at 14:00  Tuesday at 14:00  Wednesday at 14:00      Saturday at 14:00  Sunday at 14:00
15  Monday at 15:00  Tuesday at 15:00        Saturday at 15:00  
16  Monday at 16:00  Tuesday at 16:00        Saturday at 16:00  
17            Saturday at 17:00  Sunday at 17:00
18            Saturday at 18:00  Sunday at 18:00
19            Saturday at 19:00  
20  Monday at 20:00  Tuesday at 20:00          
21              
22              
23              
from £51At teacher's location
from £51Online via webcam

Good-fit Instructor Guarantee


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

Online reputation

  • Instructor since September 2020
  • Phone number verified

Availability of a typical week

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
7              
8    Tuesday at 8:00  Wednesday at 8:00        
9    Tuesday at 9:00  Wednesday at 9:00        
10      Wednesday at 10:00        Sunday at 10:00
11      Wednesday at 11:00      Saturday at 11:00  Sunday at 11:00
12    Tuesday at 12:00        Saturday at 12:00  Sunday at 12:00
13  Monday at 13:00  Tuesday at 13:00  Wednesday at 13:00      Saturday at 13:00  Sunday at 13:00
14  Monday at 14:00  Tuesday at 14:00  Wednesday at 14:00      Saturday at 14:00  Sunday at 14:00
15  Monday at 15:00  Tuesday at 15:00        Saturday at 15:00  
16  Monday at 16:00  Tuesday at 16:00        Saturday at 16:00  
17            Saturday at 17:00  Sunday at 17:00
18            Saturday at 18:00  Sunday at 18:00
19            Saturday at 19:00  
20  Monday at 20:00  Tuesday at 20:00          
21              
22              
23              
from £51At teacher's location
from £51Online via webcam

Good-fit Instructor Guarantee


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

Share

   LinkedIn   

Lydia
Piano Lessons for Levels Beginner-Advanced, Classical and Contemporary styles
I am a professional pianist offering private piano and theory lessons to students of all levels. Having 12 years of teaching experience, I enjoy motivating my students with music of their own preferred style and interest, whether that be classical or contemporary. My main goal is to promote a positive experience and love for music-making during the course of learning piano. If the student is interested in a more serious approach, I can also guide preparation for grades 1-8 of the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) exams. I am currently pursuing my third degree (Postgraduate Concertsoloist) at the Royal Conservatoire Antwerp, and have obtained my Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Piano Performance/Music from University of Minnesota and TCU-Fort Worth, TX, USA. My experience includes collaboration with many different instrumentalists and singers, performing as soloist with orchestra (also as harpist), and receiving top prizes in several competitions.

Katia
Violin lessons, music theory and history of music
Violinist born in Moscow, graduated from Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Konservatorium Wien and Royal Conservatory of Brussels (with distinction), gives lessons of violin playing and solfege in english, german in the center of Brussels (Sablon) or in your place. Muscovite violinist, graduated from the Moscow Tschaikovsky Conservatory, Conservatory of Vienna and the Royal Conservatory of Brussels (with distinction), gives violin lessons for children, adults and teenagers. Music lessons for children 1-4 years in the form of a small concert. Course in English, French, German or Russian. Course in the city center (Sablon) or at home in Brussels.

João
Music Composition and Music Production. Learn how to develop your ideas.
I have a master degree in music composition at the Royal Conservatoire Den Haag. I have been working in music composition for 10 year. This is a class where you are going to learn how to work with your own composition ideas as well get acquaintance to new composition tools and approach. This is open for different types of music approach: - contemporary classical music - electronic music production/Ableton (any style you want) - Music for Cinema (theory and how to do mockups with samples) -Generative Music (Using max/msp and reaktor)

Markus
Piano & music coach, keyboards, online, or webcam
Graduate and experienced teacher, gives individual course, and moves home at home, course duration 60 minutes usually, possibility of 90 minutes (more interesting). 45 minutes lessons for children from 7 to 10 years old. Discover your abilities in the world of music and sounds, approach music through the piano or any other keyboard instrument, play the instrument easily, easy approach. start without partition by learning claiver develop your memory. Games and improvisation. Tutorial pieces, songs or songs. All styles, modern and classic. Approach with the partitions possible. Learning agreements

Danny
SONGWRITING course with intensive and result-oriented methods
English Translation: contact me please SONGS generally consist of chord and text lines. But where does that information come from and how do you make something out of nothing? How do you make that one great hIT or how strongly does your new song affect your love? Well, that's called "inspiration processing" and how does that work? Well, I'll tell you that in my course. If you already play the guitar or piano, you are one step ahead. Your instrument is like a trampoline that offers you more options to go further and higher. Most 'songs' are born at the craziest moments. A good songwriter his / her antennas are always open :-) and for some it is a continuous activity. During my course I teach you through all sorts of tips and tricks (including: Travel Chord Duo Method - One Four Five and minor input - Key Word Designation and Relative Chord Progressions etc.) how you can achieve strong songs. For me it is a daily activity and I have been writing all my life for others and sometimes for myself. All in all I have sold more than a million copies worldwide as an author / composer / performer. Is that little or is that a lot? I do not know. It doesn't interest me that much anymore. I want to share my knowledge about how to write a song with motivated people who want to go further than just replaying others' songs. Whether they get stuck somewhere during composing and who are not afraid to seek advice. Music is a life flirt. There are only two types of music: good and bad ... Do you have a foundation of chords, do you want to know how to make a good song .....? Just book an hour to get started. That is the scan hour. Are we lying together and is there a click? If you book and I confirm, then you also know who I am and where I hide :-) Not satisfied after the first 'lesson'? Money Back. Danny

Goncalo
Guitar and Music Theory Lessons by a Qualified and Experienced Teacher
I specialize in teaching about Music and how to play the Guitar. In class, I always make the effort of understanding what are the goals and interests of all students, as well as their own skills. This way we can address the issues at hand more effectively and make sure the student never loses his/her interest and focus in music and his/her instrument. I believe that an honest and friendly relationship between teacher and student is essential for this exchange of ideas to happen more clearly and fluently, and so I do my best to make everyone feel comfortable enough to share their own thoughts freely. I offer good and personalized classes. This means that there will special care with your interest in music and guitar, all basic skills will be worked upon and strengthened, all specific requests and ideas will be addressed, both improvisation and interpretation can be developed and exploring potential, achieving goals and having fun are main priorities. Come and enjoy learning more about Music and Guitar!!

Nicolas
French Horn (modern / historical) and Music Theory with professional
Hello ! I am French historical and modern horn player based in The Hague. I play Horn since I was 4 years old and I have two Master degrees in modern horn and in natural horn. I offer you lessons on modern AND historical instruments, as well as music theory. I work with all ages, all levels, all objectives, and I can even work with other brass. If you want to discover the instrument or perfect it, if you need theory support or practice help, I will adapt my methods to your needs to offer you a quality musical time ! I teach children and adults since 2017, and I truly love leading people in their way to an enjoyable, musical and informed brass playing. My lessons include warmups, technique, working on pieces of various repertoire, playing in duo with me and more. For music theory, I like to come up with playful exercises of my own according to the student's needs and level. Horns are so fun !! Discover new instruments, sounds, techniques and styles.

Martha
Gesangsunterricht - singing lessons - via Skype - erfahrene Gesangslehrerin - experienced vocalcoach
I want to help you realize your full potential as a singer and to guide and encourage you as you progress. I am a very motivated singing teacher, vocal coach and Singer with an extensive academic background in singing. I was educated in classical at the conservatories of Vienna and Berlin and in modern singing at the conservatory of Barcelona. I have 18 years of professional experience and am experienced in a range of styles, including musical, jazz, modern music, pop, rock etc. As a vocal coach, I can help you to prepare performances, recordings, and for auditions. Singing lessons are individually tailored to suit you, your objectives, and your voice. Due to increasing demand for online lessons they are offered via Skype, from the comfort of your home and according to your own schedule. Lessons in German, English or Spanish. Please let me know your needs and availability

Vinicius
Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Guitar Lessons
Hello, my name is Vinicius, I am a Brazilian Biologist and I am a PhD candidate in Neuroscience at VU Amsterdam. I have been playing guitar since I was 11 and I have been teaching the instrument for over a decade now. I believe that motivating the student and helping him to integrate the instrument into his daily routine is the most important role that a teacher can do. My methodology is the flipped-classroom and I use the Google Classroom platform: every week, I will write a study guide with details of what we discussed during class + references (videos/blogs/books). This can be used by the student to study carefully at their own pace. During our next class, we will discuss the points you had the most difficulty and advance your knowledge further. I can also record videos and write essays from scratch specifically for you, whenever the material is not available online. About me I learned to play the guitar on my own - later in life I had classical training at university (singing, piano and classical guitar). I play Fingerstyle guitar, popularized by artists like Andy McKee, Tommy Emmanuel and Antoine Dufour, which consists of playing melody, harmony and percussion at the same time. I have published an EP named "14th of August" with original fingerstyle compositions in 2020.

Deborah
Group lesson General Musical Education. Online possibilities too
During this course the children playfully learn the basics of music making, such as rhythm, pitch and musical notation. The following teaching methods are used: singing, tapping rhythm, listening to music and playing chimes, ocarina (a small wind instrument), recorder and keyboard. In this course children can learn basics of music, such as rhythm, notes, listening and playing using different kind of (small) instruments and keyboard / piano.

Vladimir
Guitar, Music theory, Composition, Music software
I am a professional guitarist, guitar teacher and composer. I have more than 10 years of experience in teaching music. Skillful in many styles, such as classical, flamenco, bossa nova, blues, jazz. Proficient in music theory, music composition and music software such as Logic Pro, Ableton Live, Max MSP. If you want to learn how to play guitar, to compose your own music using instruments or a computer, I can help you. If you have a question, do not hesitate to call or write!

Katie
Piano or Theory Teacher for Beginners or Professionals
I am a student studying classical piano at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. I graduated from the Yehudi Menuhin School in England. I can help students with their piano exams, theory exams. I also have experience teaching beginner students. My goal is to inspire people with music so that they find joy in playing an instrument and in the lessons. I also aim to make every student coming out of the lesson to feel motivated to practice and want to do their best.

Pedro
Guitar and music theory classes. Online lessons also
I am a brazilian musician graduated in classical guitar, with experience in jazz and brazilian music. Everything from bossa nova, samba, choro and latin music in general is my speciality. Have been teaching for 15 years now, i developed a way of teaching music based on what the student needs to develop his/her potential. It can be more practical and playfull, or theoretical and methodical.

Raúl
Saxophone lessons with professional saxophonist for all levels, children or adults. English, Español, Français
Professional saxophonist eager to teach and work to bring out the best version of yourself! The lessons are intended for all levels, children or adults. We follow a working method where you will continuously and deeply develop your musicality, way of playing, expressiveness and technique. -------------------------------------------------- ---------------------- Raúl is a Spanish saxophonist who finished his MASTER DIDACTIC in 2018 in the Ecole Supérieure des Arts in Mons. Before, he also followed a MASTER of INTERPRETATION at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels (2015-2017) in the class of Alain Crepin and Simon Diricq. He studied at the "Musikene" (Higher Conservatory of Music of the Basque Country) with Eric Devallon, Tomás Jérez, Antonio Felipe Belijar and Miguel Ángel Lorente. Passionate about multidisciplinary artistic creation, he thinks of mixing all the arts in the same show as an aesthetic finality. We could observe this type of research in his project for his final master's recital in Brussels where he created a project based on Maslow's hierarchy of human needs theory where he mixes live, recorded, music and music. dance, play of light and effects under the name of: “according to Maslow…” In his career as a concert artist, he has played in different ensembles (solo, duo, trio, quartet, orchestra performances, etc.) and in different countries such as Japan (Artisanal music fair “Suono Italia” 2010), Belgium (Festival Musiq3 2016 ), Artonov Festival at BOZAR in 2016…), France (Dax chamber music festival 2011) or Spain (“Quincena Musical” music festival 2015, Aste Nagusia 2015, Heineken Jazzaldia 2014, Kutxa Festival 2015, Intercentros Melómano 2010).

Iago
MUSIC CONDUCTING CLASS: Learn how to conduct an orchestra, band, choir or ensemble
Leading a group of musicians. Conducting is a necessary part of every performance with an orchestra, a wind band, opera performances, a choir and even smaller groups. Would you like to grab the baton? I'm a specialist in the conducting of Contemporary Music, which requires a deep knowledge of the music and how it works. I can teach any interested student how to conduct any kind of group: do you want to become the conductor of your local wind band? Are you planning to start your own small orchestra and you want to know how to conduct it? We can work together on that, so you will learn, gradually, how to deal with all the required things to lead any group: the musical part itself, but also the group psychology, management, etc. Join this class and enjoy of making music!