Didem was born in Istanbul, into a family of performing artists.
She started singing in various children’s choirs at the age of 5, taking piano lessons when she was 8 and ballet classes at the age of 10. Shortly after turning 18 she started her career as a professional dancer.
She studied music and acting which allowed her to become the triple threat performer that she always dreamed of. She has a BMus (hon) degree in Rhythmic, (Rhythmic is an education method based on perceiving the information physically, then defining this naturally learned information theoretically) and a Master’s degree in Jazz. She is a Musical Theatre graduate and she also completed postgraduate studies in Music Theory.
During her studies, she realised how lucky she was to be taught by such established and inspirational teachers at institutions defined by artistic excellence. She’s been teaching singing, piano, music theory and solfeggio since 2007.
Sam Wray is an experienced pianist, guitarist and singer working with both mainstream and ASD students. He has performed in top London Venues such as The Spice of Life, Camden Assembly and Cargo both with his own groups and supporting others. He has also worked to write and record songs for himself and other artists and has enjoyed national radio airplay.
At university, Sam taught guitar and piano to undergraduate students and also tutors academic school subjects to students of all ages. Sam enjoys working with both children and adults.He brings his teaching experience, performance expertise and passion for music to all of his sessions to aid musical development in a friendly and encouraging manner.
All of our teachers are DBS checked.