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Bella Gutnik

Bella Gutnik


Keyboard Lessons, Piano Lessons | Aural Lessons, Theory Lessons, Music And Movement For Under Fives

  • Qualifications: M.Mus B.Music Tch.Dip Suzuki
  • Styles: Suzuki and Traditional
  • Suitability: 2-99


-Bella received Russian Music training in the Soviet Union (now Lithuania) where she graduated from Music College and then Music Conservatory as a piano teacher, accompanist and class teacher.

-Her qualifications include Masters in Music, Bachelors in Music Teaching diploma, Suzuki Certificate

-After graduation she worked for 20 years in Children’s Music School as a piano teacher and accompanist. In 1991 Bella left the Soviet Union with her family and was teaching piano for a few years in Johannesburg South Africa in The National School of Arts and Troyvill College.

-From 1995 onwards she has been teaching as a private teacher in New Zealand.

Teaching Info

-Bella Gutnik is a registered piano teacher with over 40 years experience.
-Bella provides piano and theory lessons in Auckland (New lynn), teaching both traditional and suzuki method.
-Lessons are available on mornings, afternoons and evenings from Monday to Saturday.
Suzuki students have 2 lessons a week:

One Individual lesson- 3-6 year olds – 30 mins
6 and older – up to 60 mins

One group lesson (group of 5 to 8 students) – 30 mins
Students learn coordination and rhythm games, singing, reading music notation and performance skills in a very positive and encouraging environment.

Exams and competitions:
Students progress. Some of them want to take exams. Bella prepares them for:

-ABRSM Associated Board Royal school of music.
-Trinity Guildhall, St Cecilia , NZMEB from Grade 1 to Diploma Level

Bella teaches theory as part of piano lessons but can also offer theory lessons separately should you require them.

Her students frequently participate in local piano competitions and regularly come back with winning prizes. How well they do, is completely up to them and the parents. Sky is the limit!

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