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Chamber Music Coaching in Westminster (Bayswater, Marylebone, Belgravia and Maida Vale)

Tutors in Westminster

Dr Geoffrey Govier Knightsbridge, SW7
Silver Ivan Alekhin Maida Vale, W9
Silver Laura Piras Maida Vale, W9
Timothy Ellis Maida Vale, W9
Gold Romana Szczepaniak Queen's Park, W10

Tutors travelling to Westminster

Katarina Đorđević Kenton, HA3
Gold Lauren Steel Wembley Central, HA9
Silver Matyas Csiba - viola/violin Wembley Central, HA9
Ana Vale St. Pancras, N1
Gold Irma Vastakaite East Finchley, N2
Silver Aleksandra Myslek Chalk Farm, NW1
Gold Jacob Lang Chalk Farm, NW1
Gold Pedro Silva St. Pancras, NW1
Gold Raphael W. Lang St. Pancras, NW1
Gold Akiko Ishikawa Cricklewood, NW2
Gold Colm O'Reilly Cricklewood, NW2
Patrick Johnson Willesden Green, NW2
Rhodri Taylor Cricklewood, NW2
Gold Ross Learmonth Willesden Green, NW2
Gold Anne Marie Christensen Kentish Town, NW5
Gold Lucia Brighenti Swiss Cottage, NW6
Tim JH Anderson Cricklewood, NW6
Charlie Cole Kensal Green, NW10
Natalie Watson Wembley Central, NW10
Heeji Rotherhithe, SE16
Gold Alessandro Cannizzaro West Norwood, SE19
Gold Molly Cockburn Gipsy Hill, SE19
Mikhail Shilyaev MusicAListers Streatham, SW2
Gold Laura Seoane Earl's Court, SW5
Gold Axelle Porret Gloucester Road, SW7
Gold Edyta Lajdorf Gloucester Road, SW7
Felicity Matthews Brixton, SW9
Gold Julia Morneweg Stockwell, SW9
Gold Pablo Cerezo Stockwell, SW9
Gold Puy Rumbo Brixton, SW9
Gold Daniel Serafini Battersea, SW11
Silver Agnieszka Teodorowska (Aga) Southfields, SW15
Gold Lois Au Putney, SW15
John Dipper Wandsworth Common, SW18
Gold Ada Witczyk Southfields, SW19
Gold Jonathan Maloney Southfields, SW19
Gold Duncan Strachan Westbourne Park, W9
Gold Clara Danchin Earl's Court, W14

Online Tutors

Silver Ms Olga Jegunova Notting Hill, W2
Gold Marianne Hardisty Lewisham, SE13
Silver Dunja Lavrova Oakdale, BH15
Gold Edgar Cardoso Blackheath, SE10
Matt Mockford Caerau, CF5
Gold Raphael W. Lang St. Pancras, NW1
Gold Gregory Emfietzis Mortlake and Barnes, SW14
Gold Anthony Brown Borough, SE1
John Dipper Wandsworth Common, SW18
Gold Stewart Wilson Central Glasgow, G31
Kylie Nesbit Stratford, E15
Gold Sofia Sarmento Central Birmingham, B3
Silver Angelika Stangl Amersham, HP7
Katarina Đorđević Kenton, HA3
Gold Duncan Strachan Westbourne Park, W9
Gold Christopher Poffley Felixstowe, IP11
Gold Michael Joel Turnham Green, W4
Sarah Moffatt South Croydon, CR0
Harriet Stubbs Wandsworth Town, SW11
Gold Jacob Lang Chalk Farm, NW1
Mikhail Shilyaev MusicAListers Streatham, SW2
Gold Liviu Popescu Central Dudley, DY1
Natalie Watson Wembley Central, NW10
Patrick Johnson Willesden Green, NW2
Gold Gaetano Nenna Alperton, NW10
Emilio Saev Ascot and Cheapside, SL4
Gold Dani Rich Fallowfield, M14
Gold Pedro Silva St. Pancras, NW1
Silver Jana Cadez Amali Flute Tutor Hanover, BN2
Gold Rory Cartmell Charlton Park, SE7
Gold James Buckle London Bridge, SE1
Gold Triona Forest Hill, SE23
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Laura Piras Flute Teacher (West London)

Laura Piras Silver Member

  • Maida Vale (W9)
  • Last Logged In: 03 Mar 2015
  • Sex: Female
  • Can Travel To: Brent, Camden, City of London, Hammersmith and Fulham, Islington, Kensington and Chelsea, Lambeth, Wandsworth
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Personal Message
I'm a flute teacher based in London with 15 years experience of teaching all ages & abilities. I also enjoy a busy freelance career performing modern & historical flutes.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
Flute (beginners to advanced)
Music Theory (up to Grade 5 ABRSM)
Historical Flutes (baroque flute and keyed classical flutes)
Recorder (beginners to intermediate)

I also coach chamber music groups (e.g. for A-Level or music degree ensemble exams) and prepare students for youth orchestra, university and college auditions.
Tell me about your qualifications.
M.A. (Distinction) in Historical Performance, Baroque Flute - Royal Academy of Music
M.Mus in Performance Studies - University of East Anglia
B.A. (Hons) Music - University of East Anglia
What kind of experience do you have?
I have taught flute privately for 15 years to students of all ages, ranging in ability from beginners to those studying for their music degrees.

I currently hold the post of Flute Teacher at Graveney School in London, where I teach 11-18 year olds. Previous experience includes Modern and Baroque Flute Teacher for the University of East Anglia (2007-11). I've also performed in education projects with Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.

I also work as a freelance flautist, performing on historical and modern flutes with orchestras and ensembles such as The Hanover Band, The Parley of Instruments, London Handel Orchestra, Southern Sinfonia, Meridian Sinfonia, London Baroque Sinfonia, Arcangelo, Little Baroque Company, International Baroque Players and Pythagoras Ensemble, for whom I'm also Historical Performance Curator.
How much do you charge?
£40 per hour, £25 for 30 minutes, £32.50 for 45 minutes.
Where do you teach?
At your home if you live within Greater London or at my home in West London. I can also teach at the shop All Flutes Plus at Warren Street or The Schott Music Shop at Oxford St.
When are you available?
Various times - we can arrange a regular or flexible time for lessons.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
Age 7 upwards for flute, Age 5 for recorder. No age limit, beginners to advanced.
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
ABRSM Flute Grades 1-8 exams and diplomas
ABRSM Music Theory exams up to Grade 5
University and College undergraduate / postgraduate performance exams.

I also prepare students for youth orchestra, music college and university auditions.
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Yes, the school I work for organised this.
Where and with whom did you train?
I studied modern flute with William Sleath at the University of East Anglia and baroque and classical flutes with Rachel Brown and Lisa Beznosiuk at the Royal Academy of Music. I've also had lessons from Paul Edmund Davies, Jed Wentz & Wilbert Hazelzet.
Tell me about some of your current students.
- 13 year old working towards her grade 2
- 10 year old working towards her grade 1
- 17 year old working towards her grade 7
- 18 year old beginner with dyslexia
- 20-something year old who got to grade 2 in school, has just passed grade 3 with distinction and is now working towards grade 4.
- 26 year old composer from a leading computer games developer who is learning for research purposes. He has just passed his grade 2 with distinction and is now working towards grade 3.
- 14 year old student with Aspergers Syndrome who is working towards her prep test
- 60-something year old who plays for her own enjoyment
Do you have a personal message for students?
My lessons are a mixture of musicianship, technique, history, knowledge and fun.

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