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Our Teaching Ethics

Our main goal is to keep the lesson interesting, fun and effective while also keeping the students excited, motivated and concentrated. The most important thing for us is to give the full image of the subject being taught to students as we strongly believe that knowledge should not be a mechanical process but a holistic positive experience. For this reason, we are always keeping ourselves updated with new pedagogical methods and are trying to improve our techniques and knowledge.

Christina Karpodini BMus (hons) MA MA Founder

Christina started teaching in the UK in September 2016. She began her musical studies at 7 years old in Classical piano and vocal ensemble participation. She took her first music Diploma in Music Harmony from the Conservatory of Music in 2011 and a second diploma in Counterpoint Music Composition in 2013. In 2015 she took her Piano Teaching Diploma (equivalent to LRAM) and her Bachelor Degree in Music Studies, pathway Music Technology and Acoustics, with first-class Honors by the National University of Athens. In 2016 she completed her Master Degree in Composition at City University of London in which she explored areas such as Electroacoustic composition. In 2017 Christi completed her Vocal studies culminating in being awarded a Distinction for her Diploma in Popular Music Vocals Performance at the London College of Music. In 2021 she completed her second Master’s in Computational arts at Goldsmiths University of London.


Vasilis Nathanail BMus (hons) Assosiate Tutor

Vasilis is a highly experienced pianist and piano teacher whose career began in his home country of Greece. He studied at the University of Athens where he gained a Bachelor of Music Studies degree along with diplomas in Piano Performance, harmony and counterpoint (equivalent to LRAM). As a musician Vasilis has extensive performance experience with recitals in Athens, Corfu, Naxos and other locations across Greece. He has also gained scholarships from the International Music Association ‘Gina Bachauer’ and the Municiple Conservatory of Thessaloniki. Vasilis’ extensive background as a musician, friendly persona and versatility combine when he teaches which provides his pupils with enjoyable and inspirational lessons. This is backed up with years of experience dating back to 2014. Vasilis’ main goals as a teacher are to foster a love and appreciation for music whilst setting clear and achievable goals to work towards. He is highly versatile and can teach across all ages ranges and abilities regardless of whether it is working towards an exam or learning your favourite popular tune.


Dr Damla Tuncer BMus MMus PhD Assosiate Tutor

Damla Tuncer began to play the oboe at the age of eleven. After graduating with an excellent degree from MSGU in Instabul in 1995, she continued her education in soloist classes of Professor Emanuel Abbhuel at Codarts University/The Netherlands and got her PhD in Musicology from MSGU in 2010. She has been taking part in international orchestral tours, chamber music and solo performances. Damla has a long term commitment in teaching music including Oboe, Piano and chamber music to students of all ages. She has also been studying the Alexander Technique in the UK since 2016. The Alexander Technique is crucial for musicians as it enhances performance by promoting better posture, reducing tension, and preventing injury.


Jacqueline Turner BA Assosiate Tutor

Jacqueline is a young and enthusiastic musician with a lot of performance experience and excitement about teaching both Piano beginners and all levels of Singers. She is currently in the fourth and final year of her Bachelor’s studies at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. She started her music studies at a young age with piano and a lot of participation in choirs. That lead her to be part of some leading professional choirs across London with performances in prestigious venues such as Westminster Abbey, St Paul’s Cathedral, St Martin’s in the Field and fundraising success that touches the amount of £1000. In parallel with her professional singing activity, for the past three years, she is teaching music with a focus on developing enjoyable methods of teaching young kids.


Valeria Affagato BMus MA Assosiate Tutor

Valeria is a piano teacher and pianist specialized in accompaniment for singers and instruments. She began her academic musical career at the age of 7 at the 'N. Piccinni' Conservatory in BARI (Italy), graduating in Theory and Solfeggio at the age of 12. She continued her studies with a Master's Degree in Solo Piano and Accompaniment at the 'F.A. Bonporti' di Trento (Italy) with Distinction. During her studies, she also attended masterclasses with renowned pianists such as Oleg Marshev,Alessandro Taverna, Bruce Ford, Nelly Miricioiu and Emmanuel Raynaud. Valeria continued her career playing for various Italian theaters, performing on tour throughout Italy and China. Since 2019, she has been teaching piano in London at all levels, dedicating herself to the care of the students and preparing them for concerts and exams. In the meantime, she continues playing for private and charity events.


Daniel Crompton BA Assosiate Tutor

Daniel is an accomplished musician with a lot of performance experience in piano and cello as well as teaching experience in both private and school lessons. He studied at the Junior Royal Northern College of Music, and completed his diplomas in piano and cello before doing his Bachelor's degree at the RNCM. In addition to hsi studies in performance, music theory and history he took modules in outreach education with the Hallé Orchestra. He build lessons around the art of performance, a deeper understanding of music and how it works, individual creativity and expression, transferable techniques for self-study and problem solving and much more!