Information About Huw - Chichester teacher - (4 reviews)
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Huw offers a FREE first / introductory lesson!
Huw is an established piano teacher who teaches mainly from home in Chichester. Lessons by Zoom are also available.
He has 40 years experience of playing the piano and a decade of teaching the piano. After passing Grade 8 Piano he then went on to obtain his Dip.ABRSM in Piano Performance. He is passionate about the piano and its music.
His knowledge of the classical piano repertoire is extensive and he enjoys performing in local concerts and classical music festivals, as well as being involved with operatic groups and being in demand as a piano accompanist.
I have taught many pupils over the years from age 6, up to and including adults, but I would normally advise a minimum age of 7 to have been reached before starting lessons.
The piano that I teach on is a superb Yamaha acoustic piano.
I can also give organ and harpsichord lessons, and offer accompaniment to classical singers and instrumentalists.
I have a 100% pass rate with all my pupils who have studied for their ABRSM piano exams. I believe some study of music theory is important, although it is optional.
Freshly brewed coffee or tea, and a comfortable sofa are provided for parents who attend, as well as adults learning the piano.
My approach to teaching is to do so according to the ability of the pupil; gentle encouragement and an inspiring style are what motivates the pupil to reach their full potential.
Those having lessons should never forget the importance of regular daily practice between weekly lessons if they want to make proper progress.
As a guide to pupil age and lesson length, I would generally recommend the following lesson durations, although it is of course the parents' choice:
30 minute lessons (£15) for children up to 9 years of age,
45 minute lessons (£22) for children aged 9 - 12,
60 minute lessons (£30) for ages 12 and over, and adults.
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Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)
- ABRSM (2012) - DipABRSM (piano) (Professional) (✔ On File)
- ABRSM (2006) - Grade 8 ABRSM (piano) (Professional) (✔ On File)
- ABRSM (2001) - Grade 8 ABRSM (organ) (Professional) (✔ On File)
- London Guildhall University (1997) - Music Technology BSc (Bachelors) (✔ On File)
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