TEACHING AND FESTIVAL WORK
With over 25 years of experience teaching young children to adults in piano, theory, aural, and chamber coaching, Eva Maria has had great success with students. Many of her students have gone on to study music at leading conservatoires and universities both in the U.K., America and in Europe. Pupils have won major prizes including finalists in the Northern Piano Competition, prizes at many festivals nationally and her students have been chosen to play with Lang Lang at the South Bank. Eva has a 100 percent success rate in exams and regularly provides opportunities for pupils to participate in masterclasses and concerts. Music is about communication and regular performing opportunities are an important way of developing confidence in all aspects of life for beginners to the advanced student.
Eva Maria has a teaching position at the Royal Academy of Music Junior Department and gives masterclassess and workshops working with pianists of all abilities.
She is also an adjudicator for the British and International Federation of Festivals and is passionate about inspiring musicianship and creativity in all.
Photo courtesy of Richmond Upon Thames Festival.
"If children hear fine music and learn to play it, they develop sensitivity, discipline and endurance. They get a beautiful heart" Suzuki
Peter and the Wolf Project
"Eva bought to the school a wonderful interpretation of Peter and the Wolf.
The workshop was expertly pitched ad the age of the children.
Eva is a talented pianist and the pupils were fully immersed and engaged in the project.
Not to be missed."
Suzie Koczur, Head of Music Town House Prep School Norwich
International Women's Day
An education project exploring female composers from the 16th century to the 21st.
Including beginner students composition,
chamber music and improvising on Nina
Simone. Making children aware of the importance of musical creativity and cultural traditions from Europe and Asia.
Dolphin Dream Space
The Sea is a source of enegry , its currents inspirational -a project combining composing at the piano and performing pieces about the sea and using images and text to explore all things water themed. Listening and think ing from music by Debussy to Radiohead ...
LOCK DOWN TRIO COACHING
Challenge was to take 3 students and help them collaborate an arrangement via internet lessons , tweak it a lot and eventually record parts seperately no click track and layer together digitally. Teaching improvising , composition and chamber music all in one ...with a lot of giggles and strange harmonies inbetween...the track is the final result..