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Katarina is a London-based professional piano and keyboard player equally at home in soul, funk, jazz, blues and classical. She has performed with Leela James, Omar, Kele Le Roc, Courtney Dennie, Nazarene and Julie Dexter to name a few. Currently playing all over London with her band Governess Live featuring upcoming soul sensation Deleelah. Other artists/ bands include funk/ fusion outfit Myke Master's Band (MMB), Rozen Child, Oggie, Apphia Adomakoh, Keisher Downie and the S.H.E Band. Venues include Jazz Cafe, Koko Camden, Clapham Grand, Jazz After Dark Soho, Leicester Square Theatre, Theatre Royal Stratford, Bizzart Paris.
Experienced, DBS checked professional piano and music theory teacher. Kids and adults welcome.
Qualifications: MA Music (Royal Conservatory of Brussels), Diplôme de Specialisation Piano (Conservatoire de Strasbourg), Piano Performance and Teaching Degree (Conservatory of Bratislava), Rockschool Grade 8 Performance Certificate (London). Katarina has a successful track record of preparing students for British grade exams including ABRSM, Trinity and Rockschool.
As Katarina is a professional performing musician all her knowledge has been road tested and applied into practise for many years.
Katarina places an equal emphasis on both technical and musical development as they feed each other. She will suggest suitable books and material to you and will make sure your lesson includes performance pieces / songs and technical exercises. Teaching you how to use your ear and enhance your listening skills is an integral part of her approach both if you are learning with sheet music or without.
By studying piano with Katarina you will:
Learn good sight-reading
Achieve great piano technique
Learn how to play by ear
Develop a secure sense of rhythm
Learn how to improvise
Pass your Grades: ABRSM, Trinity, Rockschool (Grades are optional)
Get knowledge of theory & harmony
Learn about music history
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Additional Languages: English (British), French, German
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)
- Royal Conservatory of Brussels (2005) - MA Music (Masters) (✘ Not On File)
- Conservatoire de Strasbourg (2004) - Diplome De Specialisation Piano (School) (✘ Not On File)
- Conservatory in Bratislava (1999) - Diploma in Piano Performance (College) (✘ Not On File)