Information About Eliana - Greenwich teacher - (4 reviews)
This is how 2 referees rated Eliana:
A versatile vocalist and tutor of music, specialising in jazz, improvisation and popular music. As well as jazz and popular music, sings a wide variety of genres, including soul, R&B, gospel and funk music. Hard working, creative and intelligent musician, eager to develop and embrace new experiences. Alongside being a professional singer, is also a proficient pianist with a qualification in classical piano playing, having performed at competitions and numerous classical music concerts.
Has First Class BMus Hons degree in Jazz Vocal from the prestigious Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. Has also graduated with distinction in Jazz Music from the Latvian National School of Arts and in Classical Piano Playing from the Jelgava Music School.
Sings with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra and London Vocal Project. Won the ICCA UK final with the a cappella group 'The Guildhall Conchords'. Has participated in a number of music festivals and contests both within the United Kingdom, Latvia, Estonia and Russia, such as 'London Jazz Festival', 'Lake District Summer Festival', ‘Saulkrasti Jazz’, ‘Venstpils Groove’, 'Visioon', and ‘Dziesmu Putenis’, in which was the grand prix winner. Together with a vocal group ‘Insomnia’ won the 2nd prize in the a cappella music festival ‘Moscow Spring A Cappella 2019’ in Moscow, Russia. With her own musical projects has performed in various music clubs in both London and Latvia – 'Vortex', ‘Pizza Express Jazz Club’, ‘Old Street Records’, 'Piano Smithfields' ‘Pashkevich Jazz Club’, ‘Trompete’ and has also sung with the ‘JVLMA Big band’.
A confident and understanding educator, respecting students and treating them as unique individuals. An exemplary tutor for young musicians. Confident in vocal and piano playing tuition, focusing on developing technique, repertoire and good understanding of music theory. Has worked with various age groups in a variety of settings including one-to-one, group and choir.
My teaching method is to focus on developing a healthy technique, appropriate repertoire and a good understanding of music theory. At the same time, I am encouraging my students to find their own voice in music. I always focus on keeping my lessons fun and my students interested. I am patient and caring in my approach and try to always support my students making the environment in the class friendly and open. I feel confident in teaching both face-to-face and in an online setting.
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Additional Languages: Latvian, Russian
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)
- Guildhall School of Music and Drama (2022) - BMus Jazz Singing (Bachelors) (✔ On File)
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I would definitely recommend her.
We can already see improvement in my son’s singing.