THE NTD INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION OPENS 2021 APPLICATIONS AND ANNOUNCES DETAILS OF ITS SIXTH COMPETITION The NTD International Piano Competition is truly unique. Except for a specially commissioned composition, talented pianists perform pieces of the Baroque, Classical, and Romantic eras only. NTD believes those periods, spanning from 1600 to…
Some informative & hilarious studio growth stories… We caught up with my good friend, amazing pianist and educator Dan Robertson to chat with the cicadas under the cherry blossom tree about: – Transitioning from teaching in your bedroom studio (and upsetting your quietly brewing flatmates!) – Baby steps to…
Tomplay is an interactive sheet music app that we love and in this vlog with interviewed Domingo Fernandez from their team to talk about how teachers and students are using it in their lessons. Key takeaways if you are looking to move into more dynamic interactive lessons with your…
Our first vlog/podcast/video interview! #1 Lauren Grout We talk GST for music teachers, expanding her studio, offering more performance opportunities for her students. You can read more about Lauren, contact her and book lessons We cover: Registering for GST in NZ https://www.ird.govt.nz/gst/registering-for-gst Zero-rated GST https://www.ird.govt.nz/gst/charging-gst/zero-rated-supplies Lauren and I discussed…
How would you like to see your child make long lasting friendships? Be encouraged to explore sound and music? Grow in confidence? Express themselves? In a word where accademia is the norm, encouraging creativity in a child's mind is a powerful thing. Have your child taught professionally, from the best! Enrol now!
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Dave Coleclough is a popular guitar tutor who works as a professional musician and tutors peoole of all ages and abilities Dave has a history of tutoring in High Schools, Adult education programs and one on sessions with students. Dave also specialises in composition and holds an Honours Degree…
My name is Tomislav Nikolic and I've been a private violin teacher for more than 24 years. I've held orchestral posts in Serbia through the 1980's and played in the first violin section for 20 years with The Auckland Philharmonic Orchestra.
"Do you want the latest singing techniques straight from the West End of London? Do you desire your own unique sound? Does singing feel difficult or do you find it confusing merging different techniques?" Private coaching: Musical Theatre/Pop/Jazz/Classical/Acting through song/Songwriting/Audition Preparation.
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Song Writing Workshops,
Jazz Improvisation Lessons,
Posture for Singers and Instrumentalists
Ari Freeman is a bassist and guitarist from Christchurch. He is known around Christchurch and beyond as the front man of the psychedelic funk band Rhomboid, and as The Blues Professor, a One-Man-Band playing blues and rock’n’roll . Ari has diverse skills and experience that is rare to find in…
Bass Guitar Lessons,
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Song Writing Workshops,
Jazz Improvisation Lessons
Patrick is a professional trombonist based in Wellington. He regularly performs across New Zealand with a variety of ensembles, including the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, the Christchurch and Dunedin Symphony Orchestras, and Orchestra Wellington. In addition to this, Patrick regularly performs with several jazz/contemporary groups, ranging from big band…