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OUR TEACHERS

"TEACHING AT MUSIC HOUSE FOR CHILDREN IS SO REWARDING"

Our teachers are chosen for their unique ability to bring out children’s musicality. Different musical styles taught include pop, rock and jazz. Our 70+ teachers teach in homes, schools and nursery settings. Every teacher is interviewed with references and DBS applications checked.​

Alex Scheuerer

Alex Scheuerer
Guitar

From Switzerland, I am a guitarist and teacher. I studied for a BA Hons in London in 2010 and began teaching for Music House for Children in 2012. I believe that every person is different and learns in their own way to which I adjust using a range of visual and/or auditory mediums, transmitting knowledge through theory and games.

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Aram Bahmaie
Guitar/ Electric Bass / Double Bass

Musician and teacher, originally from Guildford. Having started learning the guitar from a young age, he soon branched out to explore other stringed instruments, landing, finally, on the electric bass and the double bass.

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Axel Krogress
Guitar 

Axel is a Swedish classical guitarist living in London, currently studying for a master's degree in classical guitar performance at the Royal College of Music with Gary Ryan, Chris Stell and Carlos Bonell.

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Boyang Gao
Piano

Boyang Gao is a piano teacher, ballet pianist and piano accompanist with a strong educational and vocational background. Boyang holds BMus(Hons) in piano performance from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, MMus Piano Accompaniment and MMus Piano for Dance from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. 

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Carolyn Wheeler
Piano

Carolyn started teaching piano in Glasgow many years ago after graduating from Glasgow University and the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, and ran a very successful private piano practice in Glasgow’s west end.

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Charalampos Margaritidis 'Babis'
Drums

I started playing professionally at the age of 16, gigging all around Greece before relocating to London 15 years ago to study at London College of Music and Media under great tutors such as: Paul Elliot, Pete Cater, Darryn Farugia and Bosco Di'Oliviera.

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Damir Durmanovic
Piano

As an internationally sought-after performer, Damir Durmanovic has performed in venues and festivals including the Wigmore Hall, Champs Hill Studios, YPF Festival Amsterdam, Wimbledon Music Festival, Renia Sofia Audotorium Madrid, Gstaad Menuhin Festival, Derby Multifaith Center, Flusserei Flums, ‘Ballenlager’ Vaduz.

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Emilija Karaliute
Piano

I have recently graduated with a first-class degree in Music in 2021 and have been teaching piano for almost 4 years now. I also hold a Kaunas Juozas Gruodis music conservatoire diploma which I gained back in my country Lithuania. In September 2021 I joined the Music House for Children team, and I am very excited to be among all these talented and inspiring musicians.

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Fynn De Sousa
Violin / Early years

I recently graduated from the University of Birmingham where I studied music for three years. I am now beginning my career as an early years music educator based at the Music House for Children.

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Fabiana Chavez
Piano 

I am a pianist and music teacher with a strong educational background with a First-Class Honors bachelor’s degree in piano performance from the National University of Art in Buenos Aires, Argentina 

Heidi Wiseman

Heidi Wiseman
Piano | Flute

I am an accomplished pianist and a dedicated teacher based in West London. I was educated in Hong Kong and the United Kingdom, and hold an MA in Music.

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Hyunjung Jung 
Piano (classical & jazz)

Having received high-quality music education since the age of three, Hyunjung Jung was born and raised in Seoul, South Korea, and is now based in London. She went to the Art High School and holds a Bachelor's degree in classical music composition at Ewha Womans University, the most prestigious women's university in South Korea.

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Ilhem Ben Khalfa 
Violin

Ilhem is a violin piano and music theory teacher. She studied at the Royal Academy of Music since 2015 and graduated in 2021. She was in the class of Mateja Marinkovic and Jack Liebeck. 
Ilhem has extensive experience in various forms of chamber music, playing in a piano trio, piano quartet and three string quartets.

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Jakub Tucholski
Guitar | Ukulele

I grew up in Poland and moved to London in July 2007 to pursue my love and passion for music. After completing my degree at London College of Music, I landed my first teaching job with Music House for Children in 2011.

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Jenna Raggett
Violin / Piano / Flute / Early years 

I’m an Irish violinist, pianist and educator currently pursuing my Masters in Performance Science at the Royal College of Music in London. In June 2021, I graduated with a distinction in my Bachelor in Violin Performance at the Royal Irish Academy of Music in Dublin. I joined the Music House team in September 2021. 

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Jose Sacristan
Drums / Percussion

I am a drummer and function band leader from Spain, based in UK since 2002, I have studied a BMus on Popular Music Performance at West London University (Tech Music Schools, currently branded as BIMM).

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Juri Uchishiba
Violin

Born and raised in London, I have been playing the violin since age 6 and am a recent graduate of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

My teaching method draws heavily on Mimi Zweig’s Pedagogy, incorporating the techniques of Shinichi Suzuki and Paul Rolland. 

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Kaan Yurdakul
Guitar | Ukulele | Voice

Guitarist, music producer and sound engineer from Istanbul. I grew up with music and I have been playing guitar since I was 9 years old. I played in many different bands and performed in albums. 

 Katie Macdonald

Katie Macdonald
Flute | Early Years | Violin | SEN | Piano

I have been playing the flute since the age of 11. I have studied at the Purcell School of Music and subsequently the Guildhall School of Music and Drama where I gained my Bachelor of Music with Honours in 2014.

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Kiana Chan
Violin

Hong Kong-born violinist, Kiana Chan is currently studying at the Royal College of Music, London for a Bachelor of Performance with Professor Jiafeng Chen, where she is a Noel Croucher Scholar, supported by the Sergei Kojine Scholarship.

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Klimis Voskidis
Piano

I was born in Greece and studied at the RNCM, Manchester and RCM, London. I teacher piano and musical theory to advance/diploma level, specialising in piano technique and virtuosity.

 Kirsty Keogh

Kirsty Keogh
Piano / Guitar / Voice / Early Years / SEN / Training

I am a music educator and singer/songwriter working across London.

 

I grew up in Tasmania before moving to Perth, Western Australia to study music and composition. I found myself on a mixed path as a musician and performer specialising in guitar and voice and as a music educator with a focus on working with children and young people with special educational needs (SEN).

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Mariona De Lamo Castellvi
Early Years, Voice, Cello, violin

Mariona has a BMus in Performance and Classical Singing from Trinity Conservatoire of Music and Dance. Mariona has spent numerous years teaching cello and began working in early years settings from September 2021. 

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Sophia Jeffery
Piano

Sophia has graduated from Leeds Conservatoire with a First Class Honours in Music (Classical Piano) performance. Alongside her full time study, she taught piano to an array of students. She has experience performing with singers and other instrumentalists in ensembles.

 Stefanos Tsourelis

Stefanos Tsourelis
Guitar

I have been working as a professional musician and teacher on the Guitar and Oud (Arabic Lute) since 2000. My musical spectrum includes Pop, Rock, Blues, Jazz and World music