INSPIRE! School Holiday Program

17-19 April – Raglan Old School Arts Centre.

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Thanks to these great people for their support!

  • ages 8-11 - teacher/student ratio 1:5

  • fun crafts, games & activities for music appreciation

  • composition, improv & percussion

  • intro to basic keyboarding

  • CREATE AN ORIGINAL RECORDED song & music video TO SHOW-OFF TO YOUR FRIENDS!

The INSPIRE! School Holiday Program is back and it's bigger and better! Discover the fun of music creation working with your peers and two professional music tutors to create an original track and accompanying music video!

All attendees will sing or play an instrument in the recording, NO PRIOR MUSICAL EXPERIENCE NEEDED!

Enrolment is now open!
Spaces are extremely limited so book now!

private lessons

Bobby LOVED piano yesterday - thank you so much for inspiring him. He’s practiced twice already today, has downloaded the backing track etc. He told me he loves piano again :-). Thanks for all of the feedback and resources - it’s awesome.
— Debbie, Te Awamutu
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Piano & Vocal Lessons

  • learn by ear

  • MUSIC THEORY FOR PRACTICAL APPLICATION

  • POP STYLE, IMPROV & PERFORMANCE

  • SONGWRITING COACHING OPTION

  • can combine voice & piano in 1 hour lessons

🀘 Private piano or vocal lessons held in person in Raglan, New Zealand or online video lessons through Skype.

🀘 Option of weekly 30 minute lessons or fortnightly 60 minute lessons. Held during 10 weeks of the school term.

🀘 Final lesson of each term includes studio recording of favourite performance piece.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor MA Music, Grade 8 Piano Performance (ABRSM/Trinity), Music Editor (7 years), Piano Course Developer (Rocket Piano & Piano Picnic), 20 years experience, international performer & recording artist. Click here to listen to my latest album!

Take-home assets include: 

β˜‘οΈ practice backing tracks
β˜‘οΈ audio recording of final song performance
β˜‘οΈ 40% OFf student discount to super basics beginner piano course.

INSPIRE! Pop Piano Program 

  • x4 intensive 45-minute private sessions

  • at your house, on your piano

  • For ages 8+

🀘 Designed for those with 1+ years of piano lessons under their belt (or the 'Super Basics' course), this will Inspire, Engage, Supercharge and Empower young pianists with the skills to begin learning songs by ear, to improvise and to compose.

🀘 This is taught through listening, singing, body percussion, movement, and use of technology with songs they know and love.

🀘 More intensive & specialised than your usual piano lessons, the skills taught in this program will help to create well-rounded musicians and prepare them for playing in a band, writing their own songs and learning songs by ear.

*Age & experience negotiable. This program can be tailored for the individual simply get in touch to discuss.

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Take-home assets include: 

β˜‘οΈ practice backing tracks
β˜‘οΈ videos of each lesson to keep
β˜‘οΈ audio recording of final song performance
β˜‘οΈ 'cheatsheet' of all concepts learned.

Contact me to discuss or make a booking below.