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Associate Teachers 

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Harry - piano, jazz piano,  music theory, composition 

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Harry is a piano player, music producer and piano teacher who has been working within the music industry for over 10 years. Alongside his work as a piano teacher Harry is also a music producer, working with clients such as ITV and HULU.

Harry learnt jazz and classical piano from a young age and then went on to play live in various bands around the world, signing major record and publishing deals with the likes of BMG.

 

Harry teaches children and adults with all different levels of experience, from complete beginners to experienced musicians. He has a particular interest in working with students on the ASD spectrum and discovering more about their interaction with music.
 

Harry offers a unique method of teaching, with the mantra that he believes the whole experience should be fun, and that you should learn the fundamental skills to be able to play, by learning songs that you love and improvising.

Maria - piano, oboe, music theory
 

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Maria is a professional oboist and pianist specialised in neuropsychology and education. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in music from the Higher Music Conservatory of Valencia, a Master’s degree in Teaching from the University of Valencia, and a Master’s degree in Neuropsychology from the International University of La Rioja, Spain.

 

Throughout the years of musical training, Maria was taught by distinguished piano and oboe tutors. Moreover, from a young age, she has been an active member of different music bands, orchestras and chamber groups.

 

As a teacher, Maria trained in different music teaching methods such as IEM. She has extensive experience teaching piano, oboe and music theory and through the music, Maria encourage her students to take pride in their own work and keep in mind the progress they are making. She believes it is essential for them to be the main drivers of their own learning process, while providing regular feedback, promoting curiosity and creating a classroom environment in which students can feel confident, happy and safe to express themselves.

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Giovanni - all guitars
 

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Giovanni started playing guitar from the age of 6 and performing live when he was 14 years old. He has also participated in an Italian talent show which is broadcast on Canale 5 (a channel on the Italian television network).

In 2016 Giovanni moved to London to study music performance. He finished his studies in 2019 at ICMP (The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance). During this time Giovanni has started working on several musical projects.

 

Giovanni is a versatile guitarist, open to different genres and collaborations. The use of technology in his equipment plays a significant role, and has enabled him to achieve a modern and compelling guitar style.

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Niamh - voice, piano, guitar/ukulele, music theory, aural skills

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Niamh is a classically trained singer, a skilled choral, folk and A cappella vocalist and an experienced music teacher. She has a Masters in music and music psychology from University of Leeds and holds a PGCert from University of Roehampton in 'Sounds of intent: music and children with special needs'. She will also be studying to become a music therapist which will continue to develop her skills as a musician and practitioner. Alongside her studying and peripatetic teaching, she is the Creative Arts Department Lead and Music Teacher at a central London SEND school which supports young people from 3-19 with ASC, SEMH, SLCN and MLD. 

 

Niamh is a dedicated teacher and has a breadth of experience teaching both whole class and one to one music lessons. Her practice is grounded in musical interaction, using rehearsed and improvisatory music, as well as movement and play. She also prioritises self-expression and personal development by fostering safe, and meaningful relationships with her students. She prepares and facilitates engaging lessons where she matches the energy of her students, incorporates child led methods, and individualises approaches to support musical development. To support the complex needs of many of her students, she applies SCERTS, Zones of Regulation and uses a multi-modal approach to teaching; she is confident in using aided and unaided AAC such as (rudimentary) BSL, PECS, visual timetables, and core boards. Niamh firmly believes that music education should be inclusive and accessible to all.

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Mabel - piano, music theory, composition, aural skills
 

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Mabel is a classically trained pianist and composer, specialising in child counselling, psychology and education including special education. She graduated from the University of Hertfordshire with a MA in Music Composition and obtained her BA in Music (Hons) from Kingston University. Mabel has also received a Msc in Psychology from University of East London, a MA in Guidance and Counselling from Hong Kong Polytechnic University and a PGDE (Special Education) from  University of Hong Kong.

She is a graduate member of The British Psychology Society and a registered member of the BACP. She has over 15 years of piano teaching experience privately and in the community with over 6 years full-time teaching experience in the mainstream and special schools in China and London.

Mabel has a wealth of teaching approaches within SEN education including social stories, TEACCH, PECS and others. In her lessons, Mabel focuses on providing effective and joyful lessons for all students according to their needs. Mabel offers her lessons in both English and Chinese.

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Elizabeth- violin, piano 
 

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Elizabeth is a classically trained violinist, recently graduated from the Royal Academy of Music in London with a Master of Arts with Distinction. She has also
received a Diploma in Music teaching from the Conservatory of Ceske Budejovice and undertaken short intensive study courses with professors at the Royal Academy on violin pedagogy, specifically addressing working with children and
teenagers.

Elizabeth is a dedicated violin teacher with experience teaching different ages and skill levels, from beginners to advanced. Besides the violin, she also
teaches beginners piano. Elizabeth firmly believes that music education helps shape children’s personalities and is beneficial for their mental and social
growth. The correct playing technique always comes first in her teaching as she is convinced that it is an necessary base for any music-making. Her patience
and calm energy allow every student to learn at their own pace. Elizabeth realises all pupils are unique and the lesson must be in harmony with their individual
needs. With a friendly personality and encouraging approach, she tries to make every lesson fun and enjoyable experience.

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Sarah - Beth  - piano, voice
 

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Sarah-Beth is a songwriter, vocalist, pianist and recording artist who believes music to be one of the most valuable forms of self-expression.
In 2019, she completed a BA in Popular Music with first class honours at the MTU Cork School of Music, Ireland.

Sarah - Beth has completed a Masters in Music Performance there as well ,whereby she showcased original compositions through a series of live performances.

Having begun piano lessons as a young child, the Cork native only recognised the significant role music would play in her life when she started composing as a teenager. The therapeutic effect of writing was enough to lead her to obsessively tinkering on the piano for hours each day. Therefore, her belief as a teacher is to identify and nurture her student’s natural abilities.


As all children are unique, she encourages them to engage with music in a way that works for them. She considers a holistic approach to learning music best. This involves developing a student’s aural, harmonic, reading and improvisational skills in order to broaden their musical perspective and promote critical thinking.

 

All the while, her lessons are designed to be fun, engaging and catered to the individual’s needs.

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Eliot - piano, drums,  music theory
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Since graduating with a 1st Class Honours in Jazz from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama Eliot has been active playing across Europe and the UK and as a recording artist; carving a path as one of the most versatile and proficient musicians in the UK. Whilst at college he was mentored by some of the finest musicians in the world including Martin France, principal drum tutor at the Royal Academy of Music, John Hardy principal of Composition at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and Huw Warren, world renowned improvisor and principal of Piano at the Royal Welsh College.

 

 For piano he excels at teaching beginner and intermediate level  students, anywhere from complete beginners to Grade 5. The heart of his approach to teaching is embracing the creativity that comes with enjoying music and having fun. Whilst enthusiastic and encouraging, his patience allows both mainstream and ASD students to learn at their own pace.

Aldo - all guitars, music theory

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With over 10 years of experience playing the guitar Aldo has been gigging all over England, playing many notable venues and festivals.

On top of performing, Aldo has been conducting guitar tutoring in and out of schools. He has obtained a Rockschool Teaching Diploma and received a degree in Popular Music from the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance (ICMP) in London.

Aldo brings a real energy and enthusiasm to everything he sets his mind to, and he is a really encouraging, friendly and nurturing teacher.

Aldo is also a member of the band ''The Dirty Truth''.

His music influences are Guns And Roses, Pearl Jam, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Alice In Chains, James Brown, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Extreme, AC/DC. 

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Jack - piano, drums/percussion, music theory 
 

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Jack is a classically trained pianist and composer. He holds a Bachelor of Music
from Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University and has just completed a
Masters of Fine Arts (Music for Film and Visual Media) with the Film Scoring
Academy of Europe
, Sofia, Bulgaria.

He has extensive experience as a performer within Australia, and is beginning to
grow his film credits as a composer. During his Bachelor years, he studied under
pianists Oleg Stepanov, Natasha Vlassenko and the jazz pianist & composer

Yitzhak Yedid. He has had masterclasses with Sonya Lifshitz & Michael Kieran-
Harvey, received several awards for piano and composition and had music

published within the country. Since coming to Europe, he has been mentored by
American composer/producer Andy Hill, has written music for several award
winning short films and has both performed and had music performed within
Bulgaria and Italy. Jack has a strong belief in improvisation as a means of
performance and as an invaluable tool of composition, and much of his own
work reflects this.

As a teacher, Jack is enthusiastic and experienced. He brings a focused and friendly
approach to students of all ages. His methods are drawn from a many great
schools of thought which he has digested throughout his diverse education and
experience. His overall objective with every student is to help them find their
own path, establish their own goals and then help them develop the tools they
need to be able to pursue those goals. He believes no two people learn in the
same way, and takes great joy in being that link that connects the ‘wanting to be
able to do it’ to the ‘being able to do it!’, whether that be for exams, performance,
to relax, to focus, or purely to gain the self satisfaction and enjoyment that comes
from learning music!

Tom - piano, voice,  music theory
 

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Tom is a music graduate from the University of Birmingham, having gained a great deal of teaching experience over the course of six years in London, Buckinghamshire and Birmingham. Having toured the United States twice as a classical pianist and accompanist, Tom now works as a piano tutor, choir leader and musical theatre teacher at multiple venues all over London, having performed as a pianist and singer in an Off-West End musical about Rachmaninoff! 

 

With a passion to nurture each student’s individual musicality, Tom tailors each session to suit the unique needs of the student, ensuring a high level of enthusiasm for the piano and the tools to self-motivate in between lessons. Tom draws on his experience in multiple creative domains in order to create a musical environment that relaxes and inspires, whether you are a total beginner or an assured performer.

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Tate - piano, music theory
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Tate is a classically trained pianist and a graduate of the University of Oxford where she studied music. Having taken a module in ‘Music and Pedagogy’ Tate studied the optimal teaching techniques advocated by key figures in music education, such as Montessori, Suzuki, and other contemporary thinkers. With extensive knowledge of how to develop musical understanding in children, Tate is well versed in teaching technical proficiency, as well as investing in our students’ individual musicality.

 

Tate has previously taught a wide age range and provided lessons in piano, music theory, and academic music from GCSE to A-level. Tate’s teaching approach combines theory and practice to consistently help students achieve excellent results.

 

In addition to piano, Tate also has experience as a regularly performing bassist and cellist. Her musicianship spans several genres having performed in esteemed venues such as the Royal Albert Hall, to performing at popular festivals such as Reading, Leeds, Latitude as an electric bassist.

George - piano, music theory
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George is a musician, composer, concert pianist and a piano teacher based in England. He has studied in the UK as well as abroad, and have pursued a Conservatoire Diploma and participated in various Master Classes.

George started playing the piano at the age of 5 and has enjoyed making music anywhere through teaching and performing. 

All of our teachers are DBS checked.

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Eddie - piano, keyboards, accordion

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Eddie received his Masters of Music with Distinction, majoring in Performance Piano at the Royal College of Music, with Ashley Wass. He has achieved considerable success on several instruments: piano, early keyboards, and piano accordion. He recently won the Mitchell Prize after four rounds of the Royal Overseas League Competition, and reached the semi-finals of the Jean Francaix International Piano Competition. Other performance highlights of the last season include solo recitals at St James’s Piccadilly and Princess Alexandra Hall, for the London Chamber Music Society at King’s Place, and presenting at the Geelvinck Fortepiano Festival. He also gained 12th place in the Accordion World Championship in Shanghai, and has twice been the South Pacific and NZ Open champion on the classical accordion. He has been teaching piano for the last decade, and loves working with students of all ages and ability levels.

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