Beth has over 20 years teaching experience in New Zealand, Australia, Germany and England. She has been a piano teaching staff at numerous music organisations in Europe, Australia and New Zealand. She is also the piano teaching staff at Young Musicians Program, New Zealand School of Music. Beth can prepare students for all grade levels, including advanced students for diploma exams . Beth is a friendly and approachable teacher for students of all ages. Lessons for children are reward based and fun.
Beth is an associate member of The Institute of Registered Music Teachers of NZ
RIDGWAY SCHOOL AND HOME STUDIO
Lessons at Ridgway School and Beth's home studio in Owhiro Bay run Mondays to Fridays. Vacancy is limited at both places. Please call 0212049842 or email to register your interest.
Beth’s students have been highly successful in exams and piano competitions. Students are taught theory, technical studies and a variety of piano repertoire. Lessons for a beginner includes pieces from method book, note-reading app and theory. For intermediate to advanced students, additional elements such as technical exercises, sight-reading and aural skills are introduced as needed. After intermediate level, students can choose to do exams and competitions. Beth encourages students to be passionate about their piano playing and is happy to follow the student's musical taste. Requests of favourite pop song/movie themes/jazz pieces are always welcome. Beth's focus points are on building a solid technique, expanding musical understanding and to foster a life-long love for music.
NEW ZEALAND SCHOOL OF MUSIC
Young Musicians Program is for upper primary and high school students at New Zealand School of Music (Gate 7, Kelburn Parade, Victoria University). Beth teaches the classical piano class and chamber music. Admission is by audition and a minimum of grade 3 is required. For more information and enrolments, see YMP's website.