Information About Claire - Penryn teacher
Claire is a classically trained Grade 8 pianist with experiences tutoring practical exams, notation reading, popular and classical piano performance, aural and sight reading.
Claire has been teaching beginner to intermediate piano lessons in Penryn, Cornwall since 2016.
She is a classically trained, Grade 8 pianist with over 3 years experience of tutoring students through practical exams Grades 1-5, with 100% pass rate.
Claire teaches notation reading, popular and classical piano performance, aural skills and sight reading.
All students who learn with Claire explore a variety of options before setting their own personal goals and identifying what sort of music they'd like to play. All students are taught to read music and to play with other people. Personal practise is crucial to progress and an instrument at home is required.
Length: 30 minutes
Cost: £10 per lesson + cost of any books/exams required throughout each term
Payment: direct debit at the start of a school term
Holidays: most lessons pause during school holidays, although I often teach throughout some half terms depending on availability/demand
Requirements: students require something to practise on from home. Keyboards will do for early beginners, but anyone considering learning beyond a year is encouraged to invest in a quality digital or upright piano.
Teaching days: currently Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday evenings 16:00 - 19:00.
What students can expect to learn
Basic piano posture and playing techniques
How to read music notation
Basic composition and improvisation techniques
Practise techniques and self-learning skills
Scales & technical studies
Playing with others
Accompanying singers/other instruments
Critical personal reflection of their performance
Interpreting music & developing a personal style
Tutor Resources: (free to download)
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Availability: Weekdays (evenings)
References Available: No (✘ Not On File)
- LCM (2013) - Grade 8 Classical Piano (Other) (✘ Not On File)