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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.​

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Aine McLoughlin
Multi-Instrumentalist

Aine Mcloughlin is a London based accordionist from Ireland who specialises in both classical and folk accordion. Aine moved to the UK in 2015 and has since performed in musical theatre (Fiddler on the Roof - West End 2019, She Loves me - Sheffield Theatres 2021/2022), Shakespeare (Romeo and Juliet, The tempest, Henry V - Rose theatre York 2018/2019), and orchestra (RTE Concert orchestra, Camden Symphony Orchestra, London accordion orchestra).

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.

 Arianne Rooney

Arianne Rooney
Horn | Trumpet

I was born in London but raised in Perth, Australia. Having rock musicians as parents I grew up in a very diverse musical family. My father taught me the drums from a very young age before I begged to take up the violin aged 9. I only discovered the Horn when I went to high school, a specialist music school called Perth Modern School, and I immediately loved it!

Brenda Dor-Groot

Brenda Dor-Groot
Harp

I am from the Netherlands and have been classically trained at the conservatories of Rotterdam, The Netherlands and Cologne, Germany. I went on to specialize in jazz, blues and improvisation.

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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. 

 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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Katherine Raven
Violin/ Piano/ Viola

I grew up in York, Yorkshire. I began playing the violin aged 7 at school. At the age of 11, I joined Yorkshire Young Musicians in Leeds where I had lessons on violin and piano, and later Viola and Piano.

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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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Lucas Rinaldi
Saxophone | Early Years | Electronic Wind Instrument

Lucas has always been passionate about music, that’s how he started to play instruments. He tried with different ones until he discovered that the saxophone was the one for him. He started his formal musical studies in 2009.

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Myrto Loulaki
Piano | Flute | Recorder / Voice / Early Years

Myrto Loulaki was born in Athens, Greece.  Her encounter with music happened at a very young age, when as a toddler her mum was training to be a Carl Orff method teacher.

 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