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Harp

Hourly Fee
Beginner £40.00
Intermediate £40.00
Advanced £40.00
Expert £40.00
Casual £40.00

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* Available now for ONLINE lessons * Cristina is a professional harpist and harp teacher based in Battersea, London. She graduated from the Royal College of Music (MMus in Advanced Performance) in 2011 with Distinction and has been former principal harpist at the Opera and Ballet Theatre in Zagreb from 2013 to 2017. She has performed as an orchestral player in several orchestras (including La Scala of Milan) under the baton of conductors such as M° Riccardo Chailly, Bernard Haitink, Lorin Maazel and Zubin Mehta. She is the prizewinner of 14 national and international contests and has performed as a soloist and chamber player in various concert seasons in England and abroad. Her chamber and orchestral performances have been broadcast on BBC Radio 3, Rai 5, Radio Vaticana and HRT television and she has done remote recording for EMI Sony and Cavendish Music.

Cristina has been a harp teacher since 2013 and is currently a harp teacher at Queen Anne's School, Reading and at Musicmaps, London. She was a harp Professor at "C. Percoto" High School in Udine, Italy (2017-2018) and she has experience in teaching children, college-level students and adults, including children with disabilities. She teaches harp to all levels, beginners to advanced, including preparation for orchestral training.

Cristina is a dedicated and responsible person, passionate about music, reading, travelling and the human mind - besides her music experience she has got a MSc in Cognitive Psychology (Music, Mind and Brain). She strongly believes in music education and in sharing her passion for music!

Tutoring Experience:

Harp tutor at Queen Anne's School, Reading (2019 - present)
Harp tutor at MusicMaps, London (2018 - present)
Harp tutor in High School “Liceo C.Percoto”, Udine, Italy (2017-2018)
Harp tutoring in an orchestral project for childrens with disabilities, Italy (2017-2018)
Harp tutor in Music school “Musica Mia”, Cividale, Italy (2018)
Harp tutor in Music school “Città di Codroipo”, Italy (2013)
Harp and piano tutor privately

Travel fees might be added according to distance.
Available for ONLINE lessons.

Tutoring Approach:

Lessons are aimed to amateurs and professionals alike, whether to pursue a career in music or just to learn a new skill! We will cover postural awarness, technique excercises, music expression, sight-reading, playing from memory and tips for performance practice.

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Native Language: Italian
Additional Languages: English (British), Spanish
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)

Qualifications:

  • Goldsmiths University of London (2012) - MSc in Music, Mind and Brain (Masters) (✔ On File)
  • Royal College of Music (2011) - MMus in Advanced Performance (Masters) (✔ On File)
  • Conservatoire "J.Tomadini" Udine, Italy (2008) - Harp Diploma (Bachelors) (✔ On File)

Tags: Battersea Harp teacher, Battersea Beginner Harp teacher, Battersea Intermediate Harp teacher, Battersea Advanced Harp teacher, Battersea Expert Harp teacher, Battersea Casual Harp teacher