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Harp Lessons Croydon

Hi everyone, I offer professional Harp lessons in Croydon for learners of all ages including both children and adults.


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Rhiain Awel - Professional Harp Teacher

Harp Lessons Croydon Teacher - Rhiain Awel
My Mission
Enjoy Learning

I pride myself on making sure my Harp lessons are both enjoyable and informative. We will learn familiar music & always gain an understanding of music as well.

I'm an experienced teacher who will use a wide range of playing and performing experience to make sure you always get the most out of your lessons and above all enjoy them.

Location

Birdhurst Rise, Croydon, CR2 7EG

Harp Teacher

Rhiain Awel
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My Lessons
Lessons Built Around You

My lessons are built around the goals and ideas that my students have about learning. If there is a certain style you are interested in then I will try my best to make sure we learn in that direction.

I also teach other instruments including piano & can teach music theory. I believe this paired with my extensive experience as a harp player is enough to make sure you will be in safe hands when learning to play.

Prices:
£18.50 per 1/2 hour
£37 per hour

Lessons are pay-as-you-go, weekly, fortnightly or as suits you.

As part of the mgrmusic.com network we work with:

Beginners & Advanced Students Welcome

I teach both beginners and advanced players in a wide range of skills and genres. I have experience in teaching both young learners and adults as well.

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Beginners Welcome

Beginner students are more than welcome

My Experience as a Teacher

Born in Mynytho at the heart of the Llŷn Peninsula, I have enjoyed many successes in Welsh Eisteddfodau and festivals including first prize in harp competitions at the National Eisteddfod and the National Cerdd Dant Festival.

I am lucky to have had a variety of unique experiences, including performing Ravel’s Introduction and Allegro and Paul Patterson’s Spiders Web at the Dora Stoutzker Concert Hall, being invited to perform with Catrin Finch at the World Harp Congress in Hong Kong, accompanying choirs on piano and playing keyboard in pit bands.

As well as teaching and performing as a soloist, I also enjoy creating music with others and am one-half of harp duo Dwyres alongside my sister. Dwyres are proud to have been a part of Osian Ellis' 90th birthday celebration concert at Pontio Bangor alongside Bryn Terfel and Hannah Stone which was broadcast on Radio Cymru.

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Music Theory Lessons Available

I can also teach music theory

More About My Lessons

I have been giving private harp, piano, theory and aural lessons for the past ten years, taking nearly all my students through the ABRSM syllabus. From January 2018 I spent two years working and teaching at The Purcell School for Young Musicians. I firmly believe that communication with the parents of my younger students regarding the progress of their children is essential, and ensure that I provide regular feedback on their progress.

During my time at the Purcell School I taught theory and aural one to one on a weekly basis, giving students an extra boost before their ABRSM exams. I prepared many sixth form students for their grade five theory ensuring that they gained this crucial qualification before entering conservatoire.

As part of my continued professional training, I have undertaken a number of activities to enhance my teaching skills. I undertook various PGCE modules at Bangor University and have also participated in workshops and seminars at events such as the Music and Dance Expo, all of which have helped me hone my skills as a teacher and ensure my knowledge of effective teaching practices and exam boards is up to date.

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Experienced Player

I'm an experienced teacher & player

Music Shops in Croydon

Being based in London, we are very fortunate to be so close to some of the greatest Piano shops in the UK. Here are a few of my favourites.

A. Hanna & Sons Pianos are located on 94 Kingston Rd, Wimbledon, London SW19 1LA. A great family run business offering upright, grand and digital Pianos alongside sheet music for musicians of all ages and abilities.

South London Music is located on 47 Grove Vale, London SE22 8EQ. It is an independent music store run by an owner with over 30 years experience in music. South London Music caters for the needs of all levels of musician, ranging from a baby's first introduction to music (CDs, percussion), to music students of all levels (starters to grade 8 and beyond). With a wide variety of Digital Pianos and Keyboards in stock, this would be an ideal place to find a Keyboard for a young learner.

PMT London is located a short tube trip away on 35-39 Old St, London EC1V 9HX. PMT are one of the UK's largest reputable music retail chains. With a huge stock of high end Digital Pianos and Keyboards, this is the place for the intermediate to advanced player to find a reliable home or live performance Piano.

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I can help you to

I'm an experienced teacher, performer and player who can help you improve all aspects of your playing and understanding of music. Together we will make a lesson plan that best suits your needs as a player & we will always learn in an exciting and enjoyable manner.

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Frequently Asked Questions

My lessons are charged at £18.50 per half hour and £37 per hour for all students.

I take the majority of my lessons from my home teaching space in Croydon. I also offer mobile lessons, online lessons and more if you are interested.

Music is for everyone & because of this, my lessons are open to everyone of all ages (5+)

I recommend weekly lessons for the best results but you can learn less frequently if you like.

If you give less than 48 hours notice, you will still be charged full price for your lesson.

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Harp Lessons Croydon Music Studio Address

Location

Birdhurst Rise, Croydon, CR2 7EG
Teaching Space
The majority of my lessons are taken from my home teaching space in Croydon, CR2 7EG. This is a fantastic place to learn where you can feel at home whilst learning. My full teaching address will be provided upon your first lesson booking. I also offer both mobile and online lessons if you prefer to learn from your own home.

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Rhiain Awel
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