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Piano and Improvisation Lessons (all genres and abilities)

I specialise in teaching music composition, production, and piano. I have a BA from the University of Oxford in Music, and I am a professional TV and Film composer. I am also able to teach music theory, history, and ear training.

My goal is to create lessons that help my students to get an interactive, un-intimidating, and fun filled musical education. I believe that this comes from learning not just one area of music, but by giving students the tools to be confident in any musical setting they choose. I teach all ages and levels of musical ability.

As I have a wide background in music, I am able to give a rounded music educate in the area you choose to specialise in! I have experience performing classical, funk, jazz, and pop and would love to share a whole range of different styles with you.

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Let me know which area you would like to specialise in, and the types of music you enjoy playing!

Location

At student's location: Around London, United Kingdom
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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:
45 minutes
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English

About Me

I'm an all-round music teacher with a focus on understanding music, creativity, and encouraging students to try new avenues such as composition and improv to further develop their skills.

I can help with:

Piano
Harp
Composition and Improvisation
Music Production
Song Writing
Music Theory
Music History
Ear training

Or a combination of the above!

I believe the best musicians love what they do and have found their area that makes them tick - I like to try to help my students to find theirs! Whether that's classical piano, jazz harp, music history, improvising, song writing, or music production. Most often a combination of these areas help people not just learn their new piece week by week, but really engage and build confidence as a musician in their own right.

I'm very happy to teach music history and philosophy and my degree in music from Oxford University allows me to teach topics from modernism to electronic music! I love giving my students background information about the pieces we are learning or the styles we are playing in, if they're interested.

Education

BA Music, University of Oxford, New College.
Musicology with specialist topics Composition, and Recording and Producing music.

A-Levels - Music, History, English Literature.

Experience / Qualifications

Professional TV and Film Composer and Producer (currently working for Ludwig und Loehn).
Professional Theatre Composer and Sound Designer (including plays performed at the Oxford Playhouse) and composer for Samuel French published musical 'How To Save a Rock'.
Pianist and arranger for BBC Radio 4 Dramas 'In His Kiss' and 'Just a Girl'.
Professional pianist and jazz harpist.
Band-leader and music director for Oxford-based professional band, Sisters of Funk.
Pianist for Oxford-based improvised comedy troupe, the Oxford Imps.

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