From beginners to very advanced students my studio offers a variety of possibilities according to your needs. The success rate for those that wish to undertake exams is 100% with more than 50% distinctions.
Piano, theory and general musisianship tutoring at its best with a highly qualified and experienced teacher.
Starting rates for 2017-2018 are £25.00 for 30'. For students taking grading exams, Grade 1-5, I recommend a 45' lesson, including Theory for £32.00. For Grades 6 and 7 a 60' lesson is highly recommended for £43.00. Students for Grade 8 will need a minimum of 60' for £47.00.
Theory sessions are included in all lessons.
Despina studied at the Royal College of Music and obtained her RCM in piano performance and ARCM in piano teaching in 1981.As a scolar of the French Government, she went to Paris to study piano with Monique Haas and Composition with Jacques Casterede. Her Masters Degree in Musicology, followed in 1984.(Paris Sorbonne)She has been performing in Europe and the US as a soloist, recitalist and in various chamber music groups. Critics have described her as a "stunning performer", "a great talent" and her performances of "great quality" and "moments of emotion".Her teacing experience has a span of more than 35 years, including the "National Conservatory of Greece", the music school of the "Austin Lyric Opera" in Texas, the Regional Conservatories of Mesnil St. Denis andCernay la Ville (France) and the "Music Practice" in Abingdon UK. In 2011 she founded her own private practice, "Piano Key Studio".Many of her students have won prizes and awards.Her student success in the ABRSM exams is 100%. She has prepared very successfully students that took their CT and ABRSM diploma.Despina is an EPTA member and an Alexander technique advocate.