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About Kai M.
Kai is a young musician studying at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. He has 5 years of experience teaching students of all age ranges and skill levels, as well as performing with soloists, ensembles and orchestras.
Kai has a Composition Degree, a Music Performance diploma and grade 8 piano & grade 6 music theory. Although Kai has a classical music background, he has taught himself guitar and is also a proficient bassist and saxophonist. Kai currently writes and performs in jazz and minimalist ensembles. Kai has also received a 6-month piano scholarship in London.
Above all things, Kai hopes to provide an enjoyable and stress-free learning environment that suits a student's needs as a musician!
Teaching in Piano
Kai teaches piano to students of any age range or skill level. He can provide guidance to through ABRSM exams, or a more personal approach, tailored to what you want to learn!
A typical lesson includes:
- Piano technique
- How to create chords and chord variations
- Scales and arpeggios
- Learning new pieces
- Music theory
- ABRSM grade preparation (if desired)
Teaching in Composition
As a composer at a conservatoire, Kai is confident to teach any aspiring composer regardless of skill level or age.
A typical composition lesson includes:
- In-depth review of your own work
- Compositional techniques
- Structure and tonality
- The use of motif
- How to balance repetition and variation
- Melody writing
Teaching in Music Theory
Kai offers tuition centred around the ABRSM music theory grades for any skill or age, aimed at improving your fundamental understanding of rhythm, harmony and melody. You will learn how to label notes and note intervals, writing harmonies, hearing and duplicating rhythms, and how to read key signatures.
Kai is capable of teaching all genres of music, whether it be classical, jazz, funk, pop, rock, minimalism or folk. He specialises in classical music, but has an extensive knowledge of jazz as well.
A first lesson can be a little intimidating, but Kai hopes to provide you with a laid-back intro session for you to get to know each other! This lesson will be used to get a feel of what type of musician you are, what you are hoping to get out of the experience and what kind of teaching approach is best for you.
Kai loves teaching beginners and hopes to make the experience as enjoyable as possible. He will cover the fundamentals of rhythm and harmony (as well as which note is which!) at a pace you are comfortable with, and guide your progression to becoming an expert musician as efficiently as possible!