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Lin Qiu - Piano Teacher in West Greenwich

Lin Qiu Classical Piano Teacher (South East London)

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  • West Greenwich (SE13) View on map
  • Last Logged In: 09 Feb 2018
  • Sex: Female
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  • Professional Qualification BA Musicology - Major in Overseas Education
  • Professional Qualification MA Piano Performance
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Personal Message
Hi, my name is Lin, I am a pianist and an experienced piano teacher who is passionate about making music accessible and enlightening.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
I teach classical piano and music theory
Tell me about your qualifications.
Piano Performance - Master's degree at Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama
Musicology (Overseas Education) - College of Music, Huaqiao University, China
What kind of experience do you have?
November 2017 - present;
Piano Teacher & Ballet Pianist at Hallsville School of Ballet, London

June 2015 - November 2017
Piano teacher; Primrose Hill & Hampstead, North London, UK
I offer 1 to 1 tailored piano lesson for students age from 3-66 years old to help them achieve their musical goals. I organize students recital once a year. Particularly, I help pupils prepare for ABRSM examinations and tests, 100% passing with merit and above.

March 2017 – May 2017
Newman Catholic College, North London, UK
I was contracted to deliver weekly piano tuition in Newman Catholic College for their school show for two months, covering music from La La Land, Greece and Mama Mia. I tutored the students to play piano by ear, rearrange harmony for the pieces and rehearse with guitarists, bass players and drummers. My students learnt how to play piano without sheet music and efficiently cooperated with other young musicians during a limited time.

November 2014 to September 2015
Piano tutor, Cardiff, UK
I gave weekly lessons by using Paul Harris’ Simultaneous Learning method as part of my professional research in Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama during my MA study.

February 2012 to May 2012
Shuangshi Middle School, Xiamen, China
Classroom Music Teacher
I worked as an intern music teacher to give lectures to high school students aged 15 – 16 during my BA study in Xiamen, China.
How much do you charge?
£35/45mins; £40/hour
An extra travel fee may be added depend on the travel time and distance
Where do you teach?
I offer limited slots at my home studio in Granville Park. I also offer home-visit tuition for students in Blackheath, Greenwich, Deptford, Isle of Dogs, Canada Water and Canary Wharf area.
When are you available?
Monday to Saturday from 9am to 7pm
Which ages and levels do you teach?
I teach all ages and levels.
For the young students (age 3 to 6), parents are encouraged to sit in on lessons.
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
Trinity Exam
School Auditions
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Where and with whom did you train?
I studied with Graham Caskie during my postgrad years in Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama
Do you have a personal message for students?
I wish my students to aim at not only correcting notes at a correct time, but also the understanding of musical elements – rhythm, melody, harmony, tone colour, structure and the origin of the music. In order to achieve this goal, I am offer a supportive atmosphere with genuine and practical advice for students to see the value of piano practice. Eventually, I hope every piano learner in my studio can be self-motivated and have a firm determination of piano playing, as well as feeling comfortable and balanced at the piano.