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Jazz Piano studies and Music Theory Lessons: A combination of classical training.

Piano Lesson and Music Theory.

Each lesson is 30 minutes for beginners
45 minutes for intermediate
60 minutes for advanced

Specialising in both classical and Jazz Piano and can prepare learners for external ABRSM exams.
Grades 1 - 8 in Classical
Grades 1 - 5 in Jazz

Improvisation training and performance techniques.

Learning for fun : My influences are Eddie Palmerie, Chick Corea, Dave Brubeck, Theolonius Monk, Ravel, Rachmaninoff, Mozart, Beethoven, Fats Waller, Jelly Roll Morton to name a few...

Extra information

Decent keyboard or tuned piano, headphones for phone or computer. Microphone if using a pc.

Location

Online via webcam

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
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English

About Me

David
Beginning Piano lessons at the age of 7, David perused music diligently. After attending music schools and personal trainers he obtained his Grade 8 ABRSM classical piano certificate at the age of 16. Although passionate about becoming an electrical engineer, David perused music and achieved the following:
Foundation Access certificate in Jazz - 2007
Diploma in Jazz and Popular music,- 2011
BPracMus Honors - 2014
International residency in Doha, Qatar- 2013 and learned with Cuban Jazz Giant Omar Sosa.

David Has since performed among many esteem individuals such as :
King Goodwill Zwelethini
President Jacob Zuma
Rev. Jesse Jackson
Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al Thani (Doha, Qatar.)
South African Ambassador of Doha Faizel Moosa

David is a seasoned performer in all genres. He is notable for his abilities as a jazz pianist and performs weekly at the Beverly Hills Hotel as a resident Classical Pianist for High Tea and with his Jazz Trio. David is currently pursuing his PGCE in education as he is a full-time music accompanist in the renowned boy's high school, Kearsney College. He is working towards completing his Master’s degree in Performance and later Ph.D. in the music of Mauritius and the Creole Culture.
The Origins of the Black French exchange of Sound and Dance.
David has composed and recorded 4 singles:
1. Bramba
2.Goose the gander
3. Afrik tonbe
4.Chapters

David is an author

David has also been a fulltime music teacher at St. Mary's DSG, Kloof and holds the 2018 - 2020 Championship of Scenic Folklore category for the interkulteur WORLD CHOIR GAMES.

Education

UKZN Howard College: 2006 - 2014.

Foundation Access course
Diploma in Jazz and Popular Music
Bachelor of Practical Music Honours Degree

Mancosa 2019- 2020

Post Graduate Certificate in Education

Experience / Qualifications

Grade 8 Classical Piano - 2004
Foundation Access certificate in Jazz - 2007
Diploma in Jazz and Popular music,- 2011
Bachelor of Practical Music. Honors - 2014
PGCE - 2020

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