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Piano Tuition for all ages and abilities with experienced pianist and teacher - Classical / Grades 1-8 / Music theory

Hi students and music lovers !

Piano is a fun and rewarding way to explore music for people of all ages, whether you've played music before or not, and is one of the most accessible instruments right from the first lesson! I teach with a variety of pop-transcriptions and easy Classical pieces, simple improvisation and harmony exercises, and am comfortable adapting to each pupils own way of learning.

If you're new to piano, or have played before and want to rekindle your love of music, get in touch to arrange a first lesson! I will book us a room with a grand piano at the Academy.

I graduated Master’s cum laude in Piano Performance at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre studying with prof. Peep Lassmann, who was himself a student of the great Russian pianist Emil Gilels.

I have 12 years' private teaching experience, and was employed by Märjamaa Music and Art School as a 1:1 piano teacher in 2018-19. I also have a BMus (Hons) degree from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, and DipABRSM, the standard professional teaching qualification in the UK.


Reviews from current students:

"Jamie is an amazing teacher. I had no knowledge of piano before him and was worried in general of being able to learn. His way of explaining, patience and incredible passion for music gave me the push to try and are reinforcing my motivation to learn more day-by-day. Our classes are alive, fun, and so much like a continuous journey through all the aspects of piano music."

- Angelyk


"Jamie makes this comfortable atmosphere, you'll never be afraid to make a mistake. I learned a song already in my second/third lesson. 🙂 "

- Taimi

Location

At student's location: Around Tallinn, Estonia
At teacher's location: Rävala puiestee, 10141 Tallinn, Estonia
At teacher's location: Whidbourne Mews, London, 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
Advanced
Duration:
30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English

About Me

HI, I'm Jamie

I’m a British pianist who recently graduated with a Master’s cum laude at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, studying with prof. Peep Lassmann, a student of the legendary Russian pianist Emil Gilels, and have 7 years conservatoire education in 3 different countries. I was awarded 3rd Prize at the Theodor Stein Piano Competition that same year, and have given recitals in the UK, Spain, Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, including a recording featured on Latvian state television channel LTV1.

Since 2007, I’ve worked with private students in the UK, Finland and Estonia. I’m humbled by the unique relationship each student develops to music making, and firmly believe that piano playing can absolutely be accomplished by anyone.

Education

MA cum laude in Piano Performance - Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre
Erasmus year - Sibelius Academy
BMus (Hons) in Piano Performance - Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama

Experience / Qualifications

DipABRSM Diploma in Piano Teaching

With experience teaching students from a variety of backgrounds, I can offer you an innovative and flexible teaching method that will inspire and inform any budding musician.Whether you or your child are a complete beginner, wish to pursue ABRSM graded exams, hone your existing piano skills, or simply immerse yourself in music, I will guide you through your process and help you discover your inner pianist !

Reviews (3)

Jamie is a very talented pianist, and as such, knows how to spot which aspects you can improve and how. A very creative teacher, he gives valuable advices that can speed up your learning, based on your own strengths and weaknesses. You can't go wrong with this guy, he really lives with music in mind.
It is great fun to work with Jamie on my piano skills.
Jamie is passionate about teaching all details and explaining even the very small points like the right posture, role of the arm and fingers etc.

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