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Sofya Fotiyadi Classical Piano Teacher (Brighton)

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  • Central Worthing (BN14) View on map
  • Last Logged In: 20 Feb 2018
  • Sex: Female
  • Can Travel To: Adur, Arun, Brighton and Hove
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  • Professional Qualification Bachelor of Music Degree, 1st class Diploma in Music Teaching and Choral Conducting
  • Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS, formerly CRB) Check CRB checked
  • References References are available upon request


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Personal Message
I am a professional and qualified teacher and pianist. I teach all levels and ages for the purpose of examinations, enjoyment and for refreshing knowledge. I teach all styles classical/jazz/modern.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
I teach Piano and Music Theory from Beginners to Advanced (Grade 1-7). I teach children from the age of 6 as beginners for fun, followed by ABRSM examinations for piano and theory. I teach older clients who want to help with their children's progress, wanting to play for enjoyment and refresh their knowledge from previous experience.
Tell me about your qualifications.
Bachelor of Music degree Moscow/Russia, 1st Class Diploma in Music Teaching and Choral Conducting. Please look at my CV.
What kind of experience do you have?
I am an experienced and qualified music teacher and I have been teaching piano and piano theory for 14 years. I am a qualified choir conductor and piano accompanist. I am a graduate of Moscow State Open Pedagogical University of M.A. Sholohov and have worked professionally for 14 years including 10 years in the UK.
How much do you charge?
My prices for Piano and Piano Theory are; £30 per hour, £25 per 45 minutes, £20 per 30 minutes.
Where do you teach?
I have a Roland piano at my home so can accommodate my students but can also travel to Brighton Hove on Saturday.
When are you available?
I have diary positions weekdays 10am to 7pm and Saturdays 10am to 4pm. Please contact to check open availability.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
I teach all ages and levels.
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
I usually prepare and enter students for the ABRSM exams but I am happy to enter for Trinity Guildhall exams.
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Yes, I am CRB checked.
Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
I can teach over skype.
Tell me about some of your current students.
My current students range from ages 6-58 with all levels of experience ranging from Beginners, Refreshers and Advanced. I teach children from beginners making it fun whilst taking them through grades for piano and theory through their school years. I teach older clients either wanting to learn from the beginning, wanting to help their children learn, play for enjoyment or refresh their knowledge. I have helped children to gain scholarships for senior school and one of my talented students won ABRSM South Competition.
Do you have a personal message for students?
It is never too early or late to learn the joys of playing the piano. If you want to progress through the grades I can help you get the best out of your ability. If you want learn for enjoyment then I can help you develop your skillset and you will be surprised how good you can be.