Information About Ksenija - Bexleyheath teacher
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Ksenija started to play piano at the age of 6 with Galina Starožicka and Elīna Bambāne, learning the traditions of the unique Russian school of piano playing. In 2004, at the age of 11, she has participated in Latvian regional piano competition for junior schools of music and received the 2nd place. In 2007 she received the 3rd place in the 3rd “Nova Musica” International chamber ensemble competition, as a piano trio member. At the age of 15, Ksenija has won the 3rd Latvian National Competition for Young Pianists in Balvi, Latvia. Later, she has participated in the International P. Tchaikovsky piano competition as a member of the piano quartet (Koknese, Latvia). Continuing her studies, Ksenija was invited to play at numerous concerts and festivals, to participate in masterclasses and competitions in Latvia and neighbour countries, both as a soloist and as a member of piano duet, trio, and quartet.
Moving to London, Ksenija has entered Goldsmiths College, the University of London to study piano performance with Andrew Zolinsky (Royal College of Music) under the supervision of Alexander Ivashkin (Moscow Conservatory), and Danny Driver (Royal College of Music). In 2016, Ksenija has begun her MA in Music Education and Piano Performance with Sergio de Simone at the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.
Currently, Ksenija is completing her postgraduate studies in education at Homerton College, University of Cambridge.
Ksenija is extensively specialised in classical music repertoire and as a performer appreciates to work on music from Baroque and Romantic eras.
Achieving good results in her piano performance, Ksenija begins to tutor piano privately in 2012. Now, she has wide experience in preparation for ABRSM Piano/Theory exams from Grade 1 to Grade 8, as well as preparation for any other musical requests that a pupil might have. Additionally, she is concerned about different teaching methodologies and believes in the vitality of finding the right one or combination of methods for each music enthusiast in order to progress with enjoyment and love for an instrument.
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Additional Languages: English (British), Latvian
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)
- University of Cambridge (2019) - PGCE and NQT (PGCE) (✘ Not On File)
- Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (2017) - MA in Music Education and Performance (Masters) (✘ Not On File)
- Goldsmiths College, University of London (2016) - Bachelor of Music (Bachelors) (✘ Not On File)