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Piano, music theory, aural skills,, music appreciation lessons

I am offering piano lessons to students of all ages and levels. My approach aims to develop a student's musical imagination, their understanding of music, and technique. I draw on my own performing experience and advanced studies in piano and music theory in order to help my students to make beautiful and meaningful sounds on the piano and to understand and enjoy music more deeply.
My approach to classical piano involves both developing the ear and reading skills, while it varies according to what works best for the individual students. I can also teach jazz, folk, and popular styles, which can involve reading chord symbols and improvisation.
In addition I can teach music theory, ear training and music appreciation.

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Location

At teacher's location: nobelparken aarhus denmark
At student's location: Around Aarhus, Denmark
Online via webcam

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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:

30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes
90 minutes
120 minutes

The class is taught in:

English, Danish

About Me

Stephen artistry has been hailed as being ‘sensational’, ‘jaw-dropping’ and ‘at the top of his game in his generation’ (Performing Arts Monterey, California).
Originally from Sydney, Australia, hr has appeared at festivals such as Bergen International Festival, Norway and Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival, Finland. Based in New York City from 2014-2019, he has performed in many parts of the USA, including California, Pennsylvania, and New York. He was appointed Principal Artist for L’Archet Concert Group for the 2015–16 season and has since then performed regularly on the L'Archet concert series at East Stroudsburg University as soloist and chamber musician. He has also performed on the Vaughan Recital Series at Dartmouth College. In Australia, he has performed with the Queensland and Sydney University Orchestras.
He holds a Doctorate of Musical Arts from the Graduate Center, City University of New York, where he was awarded the GC Chancellor's Fellowship. He also holds degrees from Yale University and Sydney Conservatorium and has studied at the Grieg Academy, Norway. Principal teachers have been Boris Berman, Natalia Sheludiakova, Thomas Sauer and Audun Kayser; he has also studied extensively with Claude Frank, Wei-Yi Yang and Ilmo Ranta. He has collaborated with artists such as Boris Allakhverdyan (principal clarinet, Los Angeles Philharmonic), Domenic Salerni (Dali Quartet), Farkhad Khudyev and the Ulysses Quartet.

He has taught music theory, ear training and keyboard harmony at Aaron Copland School of Music (Queens). He is also interested in deeply analysing and explaining the repertoire that he performs. His doctoral dissertation focused on the nuances of harmonic motion in terms of the interaction between polarities, such as centrifugal and centripetal forces.

Education

DMA, City University of New York (the Graduate Center), USA
M. Mus (piano performance) Yale University School of Music, USA
B. Mus (1st class honours) Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Australia

Experience / Qualifications

DMA, City University of New York (the Graduate Center), USA
M. Mus (piano performance) Yale University School of Music, USA
B. Mus (1st class honours) Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Australia

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Stephen is a great teacher. He has a lot of patience (since I’m a beginner) and knows how to explain everything very carefully.

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