Information About Krzysztof - Highgate teacher - (2 reviews)
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ONLINE LESSONS AVAILABLE I am a concert pianist and a very enthusiastic and passionate piano teacher based in North London. I am preparing my piano students for ABRSM/Trinity exams, college auditions and competitions but also helping them to find enjoyment in playing an instrument. Recently I graduated with the highest distinction from my Master course in piano performance at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, studying with Ronan O`Hora. Having completed Fellowship programme at the same university I continue a career of a solo performer, chamber musician and a teacher. I started playing piano at the age of six and before coming to London I received a serious musical education in Warsaw. ( Frederic Chopin State School of Music )
I have won prizes in many piano competitions:
2015 - Fellowship at the Aspen Music Festival and School in Colorado
2014 - 2nd Prize of the Christopher Duke Piano Recital Competition in London
2013 - 3rd Prize of the Brant International Piano Competition in Birmingham
2011 - Scholarship from Sinfonia Varsovia Foundation
2010 - 1st Prize of the Piano Competition of Ludwik Stefanski Plock, Poland ( special prize – recitals in Japan )
2007 - 3rd Prize of the XVth Fryderyk Chopin International Piano Competition for children and Youth in Szafarnia ( Poland )
I also participated in music festivals and piano courses worldwide:
2019 - Gijon International Piano Festival
2019 - Aegean International Music Festival
2019 - Bachfest in Leipzig
2018 - The International Holland Music Sessions ( with Claudio Martinez Mehner )
2018 - London Master Classes ( with Norma Fisher )
2017 - XVII Encuentro de Santander Música y Academia,
( with Dmitri Bashkirov and Plamena Mangova )
- Hellensmusic Festival ( with Christian Blackshaw )
2016 - HARMOS Chamber Music Festival in Porto
- International Musicians Seminar Prussia Cove ( with Thomas Adès)
2015 - Aspen Music Festival and School in Colorado ( with Yoheved Kaplinsky )
2012 - The Piano Summer school in Ambialet, France (with Paul Roberts and Stefan Bojsten)
2010 - The 34th International Piano MasterClass in Duszniki-Zdroj (with Ronan O'Hora)
- Summer Academy of Music in Cracow (with Kevin Kenner)
2009 - Piano Masters School in Katowice ( with Andrzej Jasiński, Wojciech Świtała, Zbigniew Raubo)
Moreover I participated in many piano masterclasses which gave me an opportunity to work with great pianists including: Richard Goode, Angela Hewitt, Robert Levin, Janina Fialkowska, Emile Naumoff, Cristina Ortiz, Bruce Brubaker, Jeremy Denk, Jonathan Biss, Anne Queffélec
I had performed as a soloist and chamber musician at many prestigious venues in UK including Barbican Hall, Wigmore Hall, Purcell Room and Milton Court Concert Hall, as well as in Poland, Germany, France, Spain, Portugal, Japan and United States.
After gathering a lot of experience from those musical events, the most enjoyable for me is sharing all my musical experience and knowledge with other people.
I am comfortable with teaching students at all age and levels. I taught piano and music theory for 10 years in UK and before in Poland.
I can prepare students for ABRSM examinations ( my students have 100% pass rate ), music competitions and concerts as well as teach students who are music enthusiasts or are just starting the musical journey. Lesson Online Available!
I believe that music has a great power to enrich our lives and everyone deserves it.
Everyone is different and I adjust my approach to the need of my students. In the end it is always about enjoyment and inspiration which comes from music.
I teach classical piano and music theory at all levels. During piano lessons I work with a student on development of piano technique and musicianship as well as on his/her aural skills, harmony, sight-reading, analysis and elements of improvisation. Always depending on needs and wish of the student.
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Additional Languages: English (British)
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)
- Guildhall School of Music&Drama (2017) - First class Honours (Masters) (✔ On File)
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