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Piano and Music Theory Lessons for adults and kids

Hello! I am a classical pianist and composer based in the Hague. I have 8 years of experience as a piano teacher, with students of all ages and backgrounds. I studied with internationally known pianist Jin Ju at the the International Piano Academy “Incontri col Maestro” in Imola, (Italy), I own a master in Piano from Florence (Italy) and a bachelor in Composition from the Royal Conservatory in the Hague (Netherlands).

Lessons available in English and Italian

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Piano or Keyboard to practice on

Location

At student's location: Around The Hague, Netherlands
At teacher's location: The Hague Center, The Hague, Netherlands

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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:
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English, Italian

About Me

Hello! I am a classical pianist and composer based in the Hague. I have 8 years of experience as a piano teacher, with students of all ages and backgrounds. I have always been passionate about music, and started playing piano when I was four. I studied with internationally known pianist Jin Ju at the the International Piano Academy “Incontri col Maestro” in Imola, (Italy), I own a master in Piano from Florence (Italy) and a bachelor in Composition from the Royal Conservatory in the Hague (Netherlands).

I think it’s very important to create a motivating and positive environment for the lessons, as my goal is to help you enjoy piano and to give you solid technical and theoretical bases, as well as a good understanding of music as a whole.
My lessons are tailored to the needs of each student, so I will build up a study program based on your own abilities, goals and musical interests to make sure that the learning process always remains fun and engaging. I mostly work on classical and pop music, but do not hesitate to express your own choices and preferences of course! From experience, both as a teacher and as a student before, I know that working on pieces that you love really is the best way to learn, so I always make sure to choose the repertoire together with my students.


During my lessons you will learn to:

-Further develop your understanding of music regarding harmony, notes, rhythm, scales, arpeggios, chords and much more
-Read scores
-Make regular progresses until you are able to play that piece that you always wanted to learn

I will also help you prepare for exams such as ABRSM.

Do you have more questions? 
Don’t hesitate to contact me!

Education

– Piano with internationally known pianist Jin Ju at the the International Piano Academy “Incontri col Maestro” in Imola (Italy)

– Master’s Degree in Piano (10/10) from the Conservatory “Luigi Cherubini” (Italy)

– Bachelor's Degree in Composition from the Royal Conservatoire in the Hague (Netherlands)

Experience / Qualifications

Teaching experience:

– Piano teacher at the academy il Trillo in Florence, Italy (2016-2018)

– Private lessons (2014-2022)

Reviews (1)

Classes with Petra are amazing, everything I was hoping for. I was amazed by her knowledge, and she really helped me improve, while being kind and patient. She always knew how to motivate me and push me to try more difficult pieces, while making it very fun and interesting. She is the best piano teacher. I highly recommend her! Thank you so much Petra :)
Hello! I am an Italian classical pianist and composer based in the Hague, passionate about meeting people from different cultures and sharing my own. The materials of the lessons will be customized to your interests and needs to make sure the learning process will be fun and engaging. The lessons and/or conversations are offered online.

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  • 2 repeat students
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