Received today; Awards for Excellence are awarded in March each year to students who have received a score of 95-100% in their theory exam the previous year. Two of my students sat Theory exams and both achieved this score, though it appears that one has been overlooked with being sent…
I’ve finally had the time to put together a handbook for new families! While my website is comprehensive, I’ve expanded what used to be a folder of handouts into a handy 10 page desktop published booklet with key info and step-by-step guides to getting started with some key apps.
I’ve launched a new Music With Simone YouTube Channel, with the first videos “piano tutorial” style where coloured lights hit the keys so you can see which notes are being played and how long for. You can watch the first video below:
Occasionally over the years I’ve been contacted to ask if I can provide a gift certificate for adults a number of piano lessons. I’ve been able to fulfil those requests, without offering standard packages. In the lead up to Christmas this year, I’ve finally standardised some gift certificate lesson packages…
I’m very excited to be selected to take part in the pilot programme of the “Safe & Healthy Music Teaching” course being run by BodyMinded, the Sydney Alexander Technique. The first workshop will take place this weekend.
Congratulations to Ariana on a High Distinction (98%) in her First Grade Theory exam!
A massive congratulations to Connor for earning a Distinction in his Rockschool Piano Grade 4 exam. He impressed the owner of the music school that the exam took place at so much that he has been offered a job teaching beginners there!
I enjoyed presenting a workshop through the AMEB (WA) on the Rockschool syllabus from a teacher’s perspective on August 22nd. It’s an exciting option, which my piano students are thoroughly enjoying! It was a pleasure to share what I’ve learned over the years, and I hope more teachers consider this…
Congratulations to Mufaro and Sarah for their successful Rockschool Piano exams in the first round for this year.
Congratulations to Aryn for a tremendous score of 100% on her first Theory of Music exam!