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Lesson Vacancies

Latest Lesson Vacancies for September entry can be found here:

Monday 4.00pm – 4.30pm

[Potentially available but waiting on confirmation: Monday 6.00 – 6.30pm]

Wednesday 6.30pm – 7.00pm

Thursday 3.30pm – 4.00pm

Friday 3.30pm – 4.00pm
Friday 4.00pm – 4.30pm
Friday 4.30pm – 5.00pm
Friday 5.00pm – 5.30pm

For more details about my teaching practice, including prices, vacancies, and information on learning piano as a beginner, intermediate, or a post-grade 8 student, please go to lynnephillipspiano.moonfruit.com

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Current Vacancies

The 5pm slot on Mondays has now been filled.  Remaining after-school hours vacancies are as follows:

Monday 4.30pm (temporary until Sept 2015)
Monday 7.45pm (due to the lateness of this vacancy, this is reserved for secondary school chidren or older)
Tuesday 5.30pm (temporary until Sept 2015)
Wednesday 6.30pm
Thursday 3.30pm
Thursday 5.30pm (temporary until Sept 2015)

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For more details about my teaching practice, including prices, vacancies, and information on distance theory marking, or learning piano as a beginner, intermediate, or a post-grade 8 student, please go to lynnephillipspiano.moonfruit.com

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IPPG Charity Student Concert for Nepal

Due to the recent earthquakes in Nepal, my 2015 collaborative local community and RWCMD Junior Conservatoire student concert will have a charitable focus.    One of my adult learners, Dr. Emma Mason, is a trustee of the International Porter Protection Group, (www.ippg.net).  The IPPG is a small charity which is working closely with a number of other charities in Nepal (Community Action Nepal and Porters Progress UK) to provide not just emergency aid to the remote, mountainous areas in which they operate, but also to continue with their long term projects providing medical equipment and personnel and other support to the local communities.

Milly Earthquake

My private and Young RWCMD students all work very hard throughout the year, and this concert is an opportunity for them to perform in front of a small audience, and to raise some much needed funds for the Nepal disaster.  Performance time and seating space permitting, I have also asked other piano teachers if any of their students would like to join us to make this event as successful as possible.

I am charging a very small entrance fee (£2.50 each) to students and their friends and family, which could raise as much as £500, but IPPG desperately need as many donations as possible during this extremely difficult time.  You can donate to them online via http://www.ippg.net or by cheque made out to the International Porter Protection Group.  Please give as much or as little as you can; every penny helps.

I am extremely grateful to Cardiff University School of Music, who have very kindly donated the use of their state of the art concert hall in Corbett Road for the occasion, and are also paying to staff the building with their very friendly and helpful security and portering staff.   The University Concert Hall seats 200 and houses two concert grand pianos (a Steinway and a Bösendorfer), one of which will be used for the concert.

Although this is a fundraising concert, due to the amount of children taking part (some of whom are nervous about performing) the concert itself is a closed event. This means that tickets are not available to the general public.  The students are all aware, however, of the effect that their hard work and musical achievements are having on the appeal for funds, and Drs. Emma and Nick Mason, both of whom are trustees of IPPG, will be present at the concert, along with their daughter Milly (pictured above) who will hopefully be performing.

Also in aid of these three charities is the Kendal Mountain Film Festival, which is held at the New Theatre in Cardiff on Friday 10th July.  Please buy tickets and come along!

Kendal Film Festival

http://www.newtheatrecardiff.co.uk/what’s-on/kendal-mountain-film-festival/

Thank you for all your support,

Lynne and students

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New Lesson Vacancy

A new lesson vacancy has opened up; Wednesdays at 6.30pm  (30 minutes)

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For more details about my teaching practice, including prices, vacancies, and information on distance theory marking, or learning piano as a beginner, intermediate, or a post-grade 8 student, please go to lynnephillipspiano.moonfruit.com

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Lesson Vacancies

I’m getting more and more students requesting lesson swaps, and I appreciate it’s not always convenient to constantly remember to check my teaching website for changes to the vacancies page, so from now, I’ll be posting new slots on here first.

This means that if you sign up for email updates via the follow button on the right, all new blog posts, including ones detailing newly open vacancies, will arrive directly to your inbox.  (If you are reading this on a mobile, check the notify me of new posts button at the very button of the page.)

Current vacancies, which can be found here are:

Monday 4.30pm (temporary until Sept 2015)

Monday 5pm

Monday 7.45pm (due to the lateness of this vacancy, this is reserved for secondary school children or older)

Tuesday 5.30pm (temporary until Sept 2015)

Thursday 3.30pm 

Thursday 5.30pm (temporary until Sept 2015) 

You are, of course, welcome to continue enquiring about one-off lesson switches, but with a busier timetable than ever, I’m afraid I cannot guarantee I will have anything suitable.  The more notice I have, however, the more likely I am to be able to organise something, so please let me know as soon as possible!

For more details about my teaching practice, including prices, vacancies, and information on distance theory marking, or learning piano as a beginner, intermediate, or a post-grade 8 student, please go to lynnephillipspiano.moonfuit.com

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Open Access Days 2015

Open Access 2015 coloured

Open Access Days in Piano, General Musicianship, & Music Theory. 

If you are looking for a little extra tuition without worrying about committing to a secondary teacher, Open Access Days are the ideal option for you.  For one week in July and one in August, I am opening my home studio in the Fairwater area of Cardiff to all local young pianists and other instrumentalists, and with no obligation to book more than one lesson (and at my standard hourly rate) you can have additional coaching, support, and tuition in any of the following areas:

For Pianists:

General Musicianship at the piano (fluency & musical flow, stylistic awareness, control, colour, and musical narrative) 

Technique (including scales & arpeggios) 

Sight Reading

Upcoming Performances (including ABRSM exams) 

Practice Techniques

Problem Solving (spend a dedicated lesson addressing any specific problems you have, and discover useful strategies to resolving them) 

For All Instrumentalists:

Aural Tests (ABRSM Grades 1-8)

Beginner’s Theory 

ABRSM Theory (Grades 1-5, including exam technique)

Rhythm (support with how to navigate awkward rhythms, or for students who sometimes find rhythm challenging) 

You can book 30 or 60 minute lessons for you or your child, with absolutely no obligation to continue with lessons once the Summer break is over.

Please see here for further details, and contact me on lynnejphillips@gmail.com or 07903 500901 to discuss further or book lessons.

 

For more details about my teaching practice, including prices, vacancies, and information on distance theory marking, or learning piano as a beginner, intermediate, or a post-grade 8 student, please go to lynnephillipspiano.moonfuit.com

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New Website

I now have a shiny new website ready to take over from properpianofingers:

Please go to http://www.lynnephillipspiano.moonfruit.com

Thanks!

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