Piano Lessons at Your Home
Moved by a beautiful piano tune or classical concerto yourself or wish to play your favourite movie tracks, jazz, or pop songs? Maybe you thought of making your own songs and accompany yourself on the piano?
Classical to Pop
My background is classical, but we can do pop, jazz, sound tracks or world music too! I'm Lavinia Balasu, experienced piano teacher, composer and chamber music professor.
At Your Home
The piano lessons are preferably addressed in the comfort of your own home in Den Haag, Wateringse Veld, Pijnacker, Leiden, Delft area.
Children - Adults
My one-on-one piano classes for children and adults cover music basics and an introduction to playing the piano in a relaxed and supportive environment. Inspiration, motivation and fun in music first!
Flexible with Strippenkaart
Can't you meet at a fixed time? No problem, the Strippenkaart of 10 lessons offers flexibility. You'll never lose a lesson!
Beginner Piano Lessons
Slightly and imperceptibly, with a differentiated and personalised method for adults and children, you will learn the notes, scales, basic music theory, a proper and relaxed posture, and the proper position of hands. Improvisation and reading music.
Duets and easy Solo Pieces
During these practical lessons, you'll play both quatre mains and solo pieces. My adult one-on-one piano classes are a fantastically entertaining way to learn a new instrument in a creative environment.
We have wonderful etudes and piano repertoire for you to discover. With attention to posture and relaxation, You'll increase your agility and dexterity. Your sound and phrasing will improve! This will instantly benefit your expression and transfer of your musical ideas!
ABRSM and TRINITY
Throughout my teaching career, I accumulated, with my students, a rich international portfolio of successful admissions to prestigious Music Colleges and Universities, as well as numerous distinctions in the ABRSM and TRINITY examinations in piano, music theory and practical musicianship. Also, my students won several International Piano Contests.
Online Piano Lessons
I also offer fun, comprehensive and motivating online piano lessons for beginners, intermediate and advanced. Live feedback and instructions!
In addition I also teach music theory, harmony, composition, stylistic analysis. Preparation for admission to the conservatory.
Sometimes you may not have much time to practise. Effective practice is the solution! I will give you tips and tricks to achieve exactly what is needed in a short time.
Develop your musical, interpretative and technical skills. Enjoy baroque, classicism, romanticism, impressionism, modern, traditional and contemporary repertoires. Repertoire may cover Scarlatti, Bach, Beethoven to Einaudi. Compose your own music ? Let's enjoy that!
About Dr. Lavinia Balasu
Surrounded by beautiful music, I started piano and violin lessons at the age of 3 :). I am a professional pianist and piano teacher/professor and graduated from the conservatories in Bucharest, Weimar and Genoa (BMus, MMus, PhD - summa cum laudae) and attended numerous master classes in the USA, Germany and Switzerland, Italy, France , with world well-known pianists and professors, such as: Paul Badura Skoda (historical performance), Peter Feuchtwanger, Pietro de Maria, among others. I performed in Europe and Asia and taught at the National University of Music in Bucharest, E.U. ). MUSIC RUNS IN THE FAMILY: I also taught my son, who embraced a career of concert pianist and composer, graduating from the prestigious Royal College of Music in London, U.K. (MMus Hons. - joint studies: Piano Performance and Composition. http://www.victornicoara.com. Both in my concert practice and during teaching I remember these words every day! I try to convey the love of music and the pleasure of creating beauty in every lesson!
Music unlocks our inner beauty and builds bridges between souls - Dr. Lavinia Balasu