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Pia Harris - Singing Teacher in SW London

Pia Harris Classical Singing Teacher (South West London)

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  • Putney (SW15)
  • Last Logged In: 15 Oct 2017
  • Sex: Female
  • Can Travel To: Kensington and Chelsea

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  • Professional Qualification Royal College of Music - The Aldama Scholar of Masters of Vocal Performance Programme (MPerf) (2012-2014)
  • Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS, formerly CRB) Check DBS Certificate - Disclosure number is 200000007738567
  • Professional Membership AOTOS (Association of Teachers of Singing)
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Personal Message
Hi - my name is Pia and I am a Vocal teacher and professional Opera Singer. Together we will work out your goals, understand your voice and enjoy singing. I am conscientious, enthusiastic, patient, friendly and flexible.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
Voice and Piano for beginners.
Tell me about your qualifications.
It is important to me to give back to students and provide them with the stellar training that I have gained from my time at the Royal College of Music, English National Opera and National Opera Studio.

2012-2014 Royal College of Music - The Aldama Scholar, supported by the Bliss Trust Award - Masters of Vocal Performance Programme (MPerf)
2014-2015 English National Opera - ENO Opera Works Programme
2015 National Opera Studio - Intensive
2006 Australian Music Examinations Board - Associate Diploma of Singing (AMusA)

My most recent singing achievements include:

· June 2017 Yvette La Rondine (Opera Holland Park)

· October 2016 Avis / Anne A celebration of British Opera (Opera Holland Park) Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall

· July/August 2016 Chorus Die Fledermaus / La Cenerentola (Opera Holland Park)

· June 2016 Volkhova Russia & the Arts Concert (Opera Holland Park) National Portrait Gallery

· May 2016 Manon Manon (New York Lyric Opera) Carnegie Hall New York

· April 2016 Drusilla L'incoronazione di Poppea (New York Lyric Opera) Symphony Space New York

· December 2015 Mimi La Boheme (Midland Opera)
What kind of experience do you have?
I have seven years of experience in vocal teaching and eighteen years of vocal training. I primarily focus on technique; breathing, support, releasing tension, achieving a lower laryngeal position, producing optimal resonance and a free, unique sound. However I provide a comprehensive service including aural training, music theory, vocal coaching, language study, dramaturgy, musicality and interpretation. Currently, I teach students of all ages and levels, prepare students for ABRSM examinations and for conservatoire auditions.
How much do you charge?
I charge £50 an hour.
Where do you teach?
I predominately teach at home but also at some students' homes. I am currently based in Putney (SW15) and am happy to travel to central London and south west London.
When are you available?
I am currently available to take on new students - please get in touch with your availability.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
I offer singing lessons to children, young adults and adults, from beginners to an advanced level.
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
ABRSM exams and Conservatoire auditions.
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Yes, my disclosure number is 200000007738567.
Do you belong to any professional organisations?
AOTOS (Association of Teachers of Singing).
Where and with whom did you train?
I trained at the Royal College of Music, English National Opera and National Opera Studio. I currently work with Professor Tim Evans-Jones and vocal coaches Liz Rowe, Peter Robinson and Della Jones.