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While I do take students in my own home, I tend not to travel to students’ homes. This is because my time is limited. However if you are based around town, I may be able to fit you in during the week. No promises!
Absolutely, I love teaching adults as we end up flying through the basics, and understand everything much quicker than children! Currently over half of my students are adults!
Every person is different, but usually I would tend towards Piano Adventurers to develop rhythms and the student-teacher relationship using their duets, A Dozen a Day to develop technique, and Classics to Moderns to find fun pieces.
I charge the standard rate or 40 euros per hour which can be divided into 30 or 45 minute lessons accordingly. I charge slightly more for lessons in the student’s home to make up for travel time.
I teach from home in the Dalriada Estate in Knocklyon, Dublin 16, and am a teacher of the Piano Academy of Ireland in Rathgar.
In some cases, I travel to students’ homes.
Yes, I have a handful of students I teach online. This way you can learn from the comfort of your own home and save time on travelling. However, this may require extra equipment on your end.
If I have to reschedule a lesson, I’ll give you at least a week’s notice. Otherwise I’ll happily refund your money.
If you have to reschedule a lesson, you’ll need to give me at least 48 hours notice – the more the better. Any less and the lesson fee is forfeited.
I have accompanied singers and most orchestral instruments up to grade 8 standard in exams and competitions. Please contact me to see if I am available on your dates, I would love to accompany you.
I charge the standard rate of 20 euros per half hour rehearsal, and then 50 euros for the day of the exam. Usually we would have two rehearsals before the exam.
If your piece is more difficult and will take me some extra time to perfect, I may charge a little bit extra.
My favorite! I am available to play Bb clarinet, alto saxophone, and keyboard for pit orchestras. Please contact me about any opportunities, I will gladly make time for musicals!
I have a set of romantic pieces that have worked a charm at weddings I’ve played at before. You can check out some of the pieces here.
I have a set of classy Christmas tunes, that really set the mood for a good Christmas party. You can find a sample of some tunes here.
I am available to teach music theory, clarinet and saxophone. One of my students recently scored 100% in her ABRSM theory exam!
I have a few tricks on how to tackle the big JC and LC exams. I have taught students to successfully tackle the composition and practical parts of the exams. I am also available to accompany practical exams in South Dublin.