Harp Lessons, Piano Lessons | Ensemble Coaching
- Qualifications: Bachelor of Music Performance in Harp with Honours and Registered Suzuki Piano Teacher
- Pricing: please enquire
- Styles: Suzuki Piano, Folk/contemporary/classical harp.
- Suitability: beginner to intermediate
Madeleine Crump learned piano through the Suzuki method as a child, and in 2017 completed her Suzuki Piano teacher registration. She is also a registered Suzuki Early Childhood Music Teacher as of 2018.
In 2010 she started her studies at the New Zealand School of Music in Wellington under Carolyn Mills, principal harpist of the NZSO.
Madeleine has won a number of scholarships and awards for both piano and harp. She was principal harpist of the New Zealand National Youth Orchestra in 2010, 2011 and 2014. She regularly performs with Orchestra Wellington, Hamilton Opus Orchestra and Hawkes Bay Orchestra.
She has had the privilege of performing for Sir Jon Trimmer of the New Zealand Ballet, Dame Malvina Major and former Prime Minister John Key.
Madeleine has an honours degree in harp performance from the New Zealand School of Music, Victoria University, Wellington.
Madeleine teaches the Suzuki Method for Piano. The Suzuki method provides a strong focus on listening and repetition, and a strong learning triangle between teacher, student and parent. More information can be found on this website http://suzuki.org.nz/home/suzuki-method/.
Madeleine provides one on one lessons at her home in Karori.
She also provides harp lessons for the lever and pedal harp. Madeleine’s harp technique is based on the Salzedo Method, which builds firm playing techniques that produces a good quality of sound and develops beautiful and elegant playing gestures.