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About David F.
More about lessons with David
David is an experienced piano teacher based in Kew, south-west London, and offers engaging and creative lessons for children and adults. He teaches a range of musical styles, including classical, jazz, blues and pop. Lessons often involve improvisation and learning by rote, as well as notational-based pieces. Lessons can be purely for pleasure or for preparation for exams/recitals.
What can students expect from the first lesson?
An initial lesson with David is a chance to find out a bit more about your musical experience so far and your aspirations. As well as activities based at the piano there will be clapping, singing and other activites away from the piano to reinforce musical concepts. Lessons typically take place at his home.
David's experience as a teacher
David has over 20 years' experience of teaching piano to learners of all ages, both one-to-one and groups. He teaches a variety of musical styles, including classical, jazz, blues and pop piano. He has taught piano in schools as a visiting tutor for his local borough music service, and currently teaches adult groups at two main further education colleges in London, as well as teaching privately at his home studio. Lessons may be in person or online. He has been an ABRSM examiner for the jazz syllabus since 2001, and the classical syllabus since 2012. He is a member of the Incorporated Society of Musicians. He holds an LGSM (Jazz studies) from the Guildhall school of Music and Drama, and an MMus in composition from Trinity Laban Conservatoire. He also works as a freelance pianist in classical and jazz settings.
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