, BMus (perf) Katowice, MMusSt (perf.) Sydney, PhD Candidate (Sydney), Full member of the MTA of NSW, Pedagogical qualifications - Europe
Advanced (as well as intermediate) piano lessons, accompaniment and consultations with European/Australian trained recitalist, examiner and PhD researcher in performance practice at the Sydney Conservatorium.
Experience the highest standard of piano tuition for exams (AMEB, ABRSM, Trinity Guildhall etc), competition, or general tuition particularly geared at advanced students. Concert and exam accompaniment is also available.
I am an Australian concert pianist, pipe organist, researcher and composer with extensive performance, pedagogical training and experience across competitive music schools (and the studio setting) in Europe and Australia. I have performed nationally/internationally as a soloist, chamber musician and accompanist and have presented my PhD research on matters of performance practice in an international setting (in prestigious conferences and lecture-recitals). I examine piano for the AMEB and am on the roster of Concert Artist Cooperative as a concert pianist and organist. For more details and recordings please visit my website www.mariawelna.com
I hold a Bachelor of Music (performance) from the K. Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice, Poland and a Master of Music Studies degree (performance) from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Currently I am a PhD researcher at the Sydney Conservatorium researching piano and organ performance practice (the phenomenon of the concert virtuoso and the romantic performance tradition).
Please email with your details and background to discuss your individual lesson needs. I teach and have particular expertise with advanced level students (as a guideline this would be from Level 2 AMEB consisting of 5th Grade to Certificate of Performance, Level 3-Associate and Licentiate-through to tertiary and professional musicians).
These details were last updated on August 24, 2015