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Trusted teacher: By the age of 12 years old, Rhiannon had participated in 5 performances in the Royal Albert Hall as well as a tour of Brittany (France). Since obtaining a BMus (Hons) Degree in 2012, Rhiannon has worked as a freelance violinist internationally with companies such as Burberry & Polydor Music, with orchestras by the likes of BBC concert Orchestra & Nu Civilisation Orchestra, at venues including the Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall & Ronnie Scotts, in studios including Elstree Studios & BBC Maida Vale Studios, and in festivals including the EFG London Jazz Festival, WOW Women of the World Festival & Crossing Borders Festival in the Netherlands. Rhiannon has experience playing a wide range of genres from working with award-winning artists including Jess Glynne (Pop), Anna-Jane Casey (Theatre), Anne-Sofie Von Otter (Opera), Isabella Melodies (Gospel) & Le Gateau Chocolat (Cabaret). She is the proud Youth Ambassador for the company Black Women In Arts, lead violinist of Tomorrow's Warrior's String Ting, lead violinist of the Nu Civilisation Orchestra, and leads the affiliate orchestra to Jazz Jamaica All-Stars. Rhiannon and is currently doing a Masters in Jazz Violin Performance at Guildhall School of Music. Rhiannon an experienced teacher currently teaching for Tri-Borough Music Hub. She spent 7 years teaching in two top preparatory schools in London, and also taught jazz and improvisation at the Southbank Centre for Tomorrow's Warriors to adults. She has given masterclasses at venues including the Southbank Centre and Rich Mix, and led multiple masterclasses as part of the Yehudi Menuhin Centenary Week in 2016. Rhiannon's teaching experience includes preparing children for exams and auditions - with some of her pupils having been awarded music scholarships to top independent schools in London, as well as places at Junior Guildhall School of Music & Drama, and The Centre for Young Musicians.
Violin · Viola · Music theory lessons
Trusted teacher: Edward’s Teaching & Background: Edward is an accomplished and experienced Violin teacher/ Online tutor, who has been providing violin & theory lesson tuition since the age of 15, to all levels and ages (although more children /young people, ages 3-18), preparing students for ABRSM/TRINITY graded exams, or alternative teaching methodologies like The SUZUKI Method. As well as any goals, interests of the pupil/ parent, in any genre or style; Classical, Pop, Jazz, Contemporary, Rock, Symphonic Rock, Gospel, Sacred/ Religious . Lessons are likewise conducted online via Skype/Zoom/WhatsApp or any form of connected Video. Edward also has experience and delivers lessons to children with Learning Difficulties like Autism, or Disabilities like Sensory Disabilities. Lessons are conducted in Edwards music/ teaching studio with all the appropriate resources; Piano, music stands, other instruments, drawings by his students on the walls, writing resources, giving a positive vibrant music learning environment. Likewise he teaches in the studio to online students. His first 2 pupils then only aged 16, received Distinctions in Grade 1 and Grade 2 Violin, demonstrating Edward's enthusiasm and dedication in teaching pupils. Edward has also taught families together (Mum, Dad, Child), and has prepared both parents and child for graded exams. Edward organises yearly summer concerts for his pupils, giving them the opportunity to experience performing. And just to have a wonderful time in enjoying music, celebrating student achievement. Edward is Bi- lingual (Native in English and Russian ), he can and does deliver lessons to some pupils in Russian. He has a deep passion for Film /Cinematic Music, Edward composes and arranges his own versions of Movie soundtracks. Because of his fascination with Film music, Edward creates his own arrangement versions for his students who might for example want to learn a song from DISNEY’S MULAN or FROZEN. Apart from teaching, Edward leads a Children’s Orchestra and Choir in London Fenchurch Street. He also worked voluntarily abroad in Uganda, teaching Music & Music Theory in a boarding school. Teaching Method & Style: Hi there, In general I tailor / adjust every lesson to suit individual students; their goals, targets, interests, hobbies, what they do in their daily lives and / or as a family, and in general how the pupil is in character. As well as age, younger ages will require a different approach than with older children, young adults, or adults. I try to incorporate everything relevant to pupils that could be applied in lessons to provide effective teaching, helping pupils to progress/ reach their full potential. And so there is a genuine growing joy for the student, in playing violin, practicing, being taught, and attending the weekly lessons. Adapting to each student is fundamental for their music development, health and wellbeing, self confidence and self independence in music. I prepare all my students for ABRSM / TRINITY graded exams (1-8). This consists of; Pieces, Scales, Aural Training/ Ear training and Sight-Reading. Or the alternative SUZUKI method if the pupil has already previously started it, or desire this approach. I teach music theory in the lesson that goes in part with practical, usually the last part of the lesson or when the students are tired/lack concentration. All methods/resources are used; the piano, manuscript paper, physical activities to help understanding and the ABRSM Theory app on my IPad. Whilst there is focus on grades, I tap into the interests /goals / aspirations of pupils. I regularly have students who want to learn a piece for a competition, religious pieces for church services, or just a desire to learn a piece in any genre/ style. After each lesson, I send parents/students the lesson review/ analysis & homework which they can view in detail. And I am in weekly online contact with parents/ students for any assistance. Online "check-ups" of students via video are conducted to see how weekly progress is going. I am ( what my students tell me I hope!), funny, fun, patient ,very friendly, easy going, understanding, open, and yet have the balance in being demanding, having very high expectations for every student. I try to make the students feel as comfortable as possible, to be themselves in the lesson. The majority of my lessons are taught in my music teaching studio, but I am willing to travel an appropriate distance if that is suitable for the student/parent. I have an enhanced DBS check.
Violin · Music theory
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Anastasia - London£30
Trusted teacher: Violin Lessons Online (via Zoom) or In-Person (Ashford, Kent or Covent Garden, London). I am a professional violin teacher (Masters degree in violin) with more than 10 years experience. While always having had a passion for teaching, this has grown in the last few years with me giving private violin/theory lessons and working in a several music schools. FEE STRUCTURE: * Online lessons: Via Zoom - £30 / 1 hour * In person (1 to 1): At my studio Ashford, Kent - £30 / 1 hour At my studio Covent Garden, London - from £35 / 1 hour TEACHING APPROACH: Whether the lesson is for you or for your children my teaching approach will absolutely depend on your needs: My lessons with children are fun helping them to develop a sense of music, concentration, and coordination. Adults' lessons are adapted according to their music preferences. One of my goals is to teach my students maximise use of their sometimes limited practice time with a focus on building habits and teaching student to teach themselves. From my teaching experience in different countries I believe that combination of different approaches are the best for building a strong technique and develop student's musicality. Along with traditional Russian violin methods, I use Essential Elements, Suzuki, L. Auer (Maia Bang) along with Mazas, Kreutzer, Schradieck etude books depending on student's needs. Together we will go through some basic holding violin and bow exercises, working with musical ear training and improving your rhythm/timing. Combining different technical skills, I can teach you all styles of music - from Classical to Jazz, Irish, Russian, Latin , Gypsy or even Pop music. Willing to work with ABRSM exams program as well! I also teach music theory. My students can play in a duet with me or another student if they want to: I like to collaborate and organize small events or concerts (even online -via Zoom). I can provide a fun and interesting program consisting of classical or popular pieces of your choice. Don’t just take my word for it though! I have lots of positive reviews from students, past and present, and will be happy to provide if required. Please ask me any questions you had. * For all ages and levels. * Music development for children from age 5. * Learn to play by ear and improvise. * ABRSM exams * Music theory (up to grade 7) * Over 25 years playing and 10 years of teaching experience (Including more than 2 years of online teaching).
Born on 11th June 1984 in Northern Iran in a city called Bandar-e-Anzali and raised in an educated family , Faraz started his musical education at the age of 18 at a local music institution as he just attended translation studies B.A course in Rasht Azad University. To achieve more comprehensive skills in violin-viola performance and teaching he later in 2007 continued his learning procedure in Capital Tehran where he first met Dr Setare Beheshti faculty member of University of Tehran, School of Fine Arts. Being under her instructions he got introduced to Suzuki School of Violin and simultaneously started to teach violin to several kids in different cities of province Guilan through Suzuki Method. Since 2007 he has been teaching 40 to 70 students each week planning their music career in orchestras and string ensembles. He has also conducted several student violin recitals and introduced more than 10 students each year through those recitals. In 2009 he enrolled BA course in Iranian music performance at The University of Guilan , school of Architecture and Art and graduated in 2014 . His final thesis was in two part; one was an article about a comparison between the styles of violin playing in Iranian classical music , and the other was performing 4 of his composition and arrangements for a mixed fusion ensemble. At the autumn of 2014 he entered MA course in Ethnomusicology at University of Arts , School of Music, and has been graduated on 2017. In 2012 he and four of his graduated colleagues have founded Guilan Chamber Orchestra mostly from the teenage students which has performed 3 independent concerts in different genres . He arranged two folk and Iranian classical song for the Orchestra performed in 2014. He composed an Album called "The Impression on the Wall" in Iranian Orchestral style published in 2011 and have won the third prize in provincial productions' festival about a year later. In 2010 he composed his first film soundtrack for a fictional documentary movie called " He owns a Factory near the Town". He had been teaching in several private music academies meeting around 60 student a week developing his teaching career every day. He is now studying Master of Music Education at Royal College of Music in London.
Violin · Viola · Children's music
Performing with London Philharmonic Orchestra and other professional ensembles. Insta: gagaopaka I started playing the violin when I was 5 years old, and throughout my musical education I've been extremely lucky to study with generous teachers and masters. They not only passed on the knowledge of the violinistic technique, but also sparked my musical imagination and taught me how to listen to, understand and perform music from different ages of history. Over the past years, I approached music education from both a theoretical and practical point of view. During my Erasmus at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 2016, I attended the Teaching Skills Course. It helped me to understand the many mechanisms of a performer’s thought processes and, consequently, to adjust my teaching method to each student. In 2016, being a member of Southbank Sinfonia enabled me to gain experience working with instrumentalists, mentoring young musicians at Glyndebourne, Vaughan Memorial School and Thomas's Battersea School. In 2014, I graduated in Pedagogical Studies at the Academy of Music in Cracow (2014). This diploma included psychology, pedagogy, didactics, voice projection, violin teaching methods and an internship at a music high school as a Violin Teacher. Among my recent teaching experiences, in August 2019 I gave masterclasses at the Krzysztof Penderecki European Centre for Music, working with musicians of the Penderecki Youth Orchestra. During the same period, I taught musicians of the NOR59 Strykeinstitutt Orchestra in Oslo. Recently I have been selected to be an Ambassador with The Benedetti Foundation in London. Orchestral experience: • London Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Festival Hall, London • Southbank Sinfonia 2016, Concertmaster and Leader; ’Side by side’ with Academy of St Martin in the Fields
 and Royal Opera House; Cadogan Hall London, Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London, Southbank Centre, Royal Festival Hall, London, Notre Dame de Paris, France, BBC Radio 3 London • Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra • YPHIL International Philharmonic Orchestra Leader; Carnegie Hall, Stern Auditorium, Perelman Stage, New York; Symphony Space, New York • Sinfonia Varsovia, 36. Festival International de Piano de la Roque d'Anthéron, France, La Folle Journée 2017, 2018, Tokyo, Japan, National Philharmonic, Warsaw • Guildhall Symphony Orchestra • Beethoven Academy Orchestra, Musikverein, Vienna, Austria • Cracow Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra, Concertmaster; Musikverein, Vienna, Austria; Beijing Concert Hall, China, Tianjin Grand Theater, China, Cracow Philharmonic Hall • Cracow Academy of Music Chamber Orchestra, Concertmaster and Leader • Lutoslawski Orchestra Moderna, Leader, Witold Lutosławski Concert Studio, Warsaw, Poland • Krakow Film Music Festival 2017, 2018 Sinfonietta Cracovia • The Harry Potter Film Concert Series, tour 2018 Solo experience: • Southbank Sinfonia, Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E Minor (movement), Cadogan Hall, London, 2016 • Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Sarasate Zigeunerweisen, 2014 • Cracow Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra 
 conducted by Jerzy Maksymiuk, Glazunov Violin Concerto,
 Cracow Philharmonic Hall, 2014 • SouthbankSinfoniaQuartet, Szymanowski Quartet no. 1, Royal Opera House, 2016 • SouthbankSinfonia, Golijov, Last Round, Southbank Centre, London, 2016 • Cracow Academy of Music Chamber Orchestra, Schnittke „Mozart à la Haydn”, 2015 • Cracow Chamber Group, J.S.Bach Violin Concertos, „Margaritae Baroci” Festival, 2015, 2016 • Przemysl Chamber Orchestra, Michal Spisak Andante & Allegro, Paderborn, Germany, 2013 • Podkarpacka Philharmonic Orchestra, Graduates Concert, 2011
Rudolf’s apprenticeships with master-players and professional work alongside colleagues in eminent ensembles have made him aware of a wide range of techniques that suit individual players. It has accordingly given him a strong belief in the need to address students individually to get the best from them and ensure that they enjoy their playing and progress with it. For this reason Rudolf also feels strongly about students getting into good habits with their playing practice, not only musically but also physically. One of the important aspects of his methodology of violin teaching is to ensure that students are instructed and helped to adopt healthy postures whilst playing. These good habits need to be instilled early in order to avoid muscle strains and tensions and later damage, so that students can play comfortably and healthily, and enjoy making music (such instruction is also good more broadly in ensuring good posture for class work and other situations throughout life). As part of this aspect of his teaching he also uses exercises with elements of the Alexander Technique, yoga and breathing techniques. His formal studies in music pedagogy, and teaching practice along with his regular playing with internationally renowned ensembles, his private teaching of young violinists and work as a concertmaster, organising concerts with peers and students at Southampton, Winchester and Budapest, allows him to bring a range of experience and expertise, as well as enthusiasm, to teaching violin.
Violin · Music history · Children's music
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