Sofiko Tvauri

  • Prices: £30 per half hour/£45 per three-quarters of hour/£60 per hour
  • Location: London SW20 8SA
  • Instrument(s) Taught: Cello
  • Ages: Children (4+) & Adults
  • Genres Covered: Classical
  • Contact: [email protected]

Teacher's Biography:

Sofiko Tvauri was born in 1988 in Latvia.

Sofiko is multiple award-winning performers, having played in competitions all over Europe. Her performances include playing in a chamber group with Julian Lloyd Webber and Valentin Erben, and she has played in prestigious venues such as Wigmore Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Cadogan Hall, Wagner Hall, St. James`s Church Piccadilly in London, Culture Hall, President Hall and Moscow Hall in Latvia, and Tbilisi State Conservatory in Georgia.

At the moment she is focused on teaching and holding Deputy position at Royal College of Music, organizing concerts for youth musicians in London and regular Intensive on-board courses outside London.

Her 12 years of teaching experience, both in schools and privately, has also led to a 100% success record for her students in ABRSM exam grades 1-8, as well as successfully preparing her students for competitions and performances.

Music Qualifications / Achievements:

Achievements:

  • Pupils are laureates of international competitions
  • 100% successful ABRSM exam results
  • Successful orchestra, concerts, scholarship, audition performances

Work:

  • Visiting cello and chamber music professor at Royal College of Music Junior Department

Education:

  • 2012-2014 Royall College of Music Master of Performance A. Chaushian
  • 2008-2012 Royal College of Music Bachelor of Music under A. Boyarsky and A. Chaushian
  • 1996-2008 Jelgava Music School and Music College under Irina Titarenko (Latvia)

Performances:

  • Julian Lloyd Webber, Valentin Erben
  • Concert halls: Wigmore Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Cadogan Hall, Wagner Hall, St. James`s Church Piccadilly in London, Culture Hall, President Hall and Moscow Hall in Latvia and Tbilisi State Conservatory in Georgia

Contact:

To book your first lesson with me, or to find out more about my lessons, don't hesitate to get in touch by emailing me on [email protected].

DBS Certification

Standard DBS

Public Liability Insurance

Yes

Teacher's Location

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4 reviews for Sofiko Tvauri

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Sofiko has been teaching my boys since the were age 5 and 6. My oldest son’s grade exam results are always Distinction. Appart of awards he already got in a past now we are preparing for RCM Junior department audition, Viena Music and Harrow International competitions. My youngest is 5 years old and he started Cello with Sofiko 9 months ago and he already did two concerts and got 1st prize at Kingston Festival. I am so happy the way Sofiko is teaching. She is very organised and her piece choices are full of variety so kids never get board. I do strongly recommend her.

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Sofiko is a highly experienced, friendly and knowledgeable cello teacher. Since starting lessons with Sofiko, my son has progressed a lot more than with his previous teachers and is enjoying his lessons enormously. Her attention to detail is incredible and she always finds the best ways to explain tricky technical points so that a 10 year old can understand. I thoroughly recommend Sofiko.

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Sofiko is an outstanding music teacher on several different levels: on one hand, she is inspiring as a musician in her own right, on the other hand, she is an outstanding tutor. She is patient with children and quite focused and results-oriented at the same time. She’s been teaching my children for 9 years and achieved results we’ve never thought possible. Highly reccomended!

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We’ve been with this wonderful young lady for over two years now. With her help and teaching, my DD has grown a solid interest into cello, not to mention her feeling about Sofiko. Sofiko is always well prepared, patient, calm and ready to deal with any emotional disruption. The best of all is her explaination about the music piece. She would make it into a story. We were so lucky to have her.

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