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Mrs Maria Shepherd BMus MA
Mrs Maria Shepherd BMus MA

Master of Arts in Piano Performance, the University of Sheffield'10;
Bachelor of Music 2:1, an Upper Second Class Honours Degree, the University of Sheffield'07;
A Specialist Diploma with Distinction in piano teaching & accompaniment, Ukraine High Music College’94
Instruments: Piano, keyboard
Genre/Style(s): classical, pop, sight-reading skills, music theory, practical harmony.
Ability Levels: Beginners to Advanced


A professional pianist based in Sheffield with over 20 years of accompanying and teaching experience. Excellent sight-reader. Collaborated with many singers, instrumentalists and choral societies around Yorkshire, Lancashire and Midlands. Performed a wide repertoire of classical and contemporary music.

A qualified piano teacher, currently have slots and offering lessons for students who want to learn to play piano for fun and enjoyment by mastering sight-reading (note-reading) technique; students wanting to enter exams: preparing for Associated Board graded exams in Piano and/or Theory and can also help with GCSE & A/AS Level Music tuition.

At the University of Sheffield studied piano with an internationally renowned pianists Benjamin Frith and piano accompaniment with a renowned Messiaen scholar, professor Peter Hill, and was awarded the Julian Payne Piano Recital Prize.

Celebrating Achievements:

Students have a 100% ABRSM and LCM exam pass rate with over 90% of pupils achieving Merit or Distinction in practical and theory exams.

In Autumn'15 Grade 7 student Elizabeth Shepherd has earned a place at Chetham's School of Music in Manchester.

Teaching Rates:

£15 half hour lesson/ £30 an hour lesson.

Booking blocks of 4 weekly lessons (payable in advance) is at a rate of £25.00/an hour (£12.50 for half hour lesson)

30 minutes' lessons are recommended for Pre-Grade, Grade 1

45 minutes' lessons are recommended for Grades 2-5 ( including sight reading/music theory)

1 hour lessons are recommended for Grades 6-8 (including sight reading/music theory).

Sheffield City Council regularly CRB Checked. References and CRB disclosure are available upon request.

Contact Maria

Address: Hillsborough/Wadsley Bridge, Sheffield
Yorkshire (South)
Phone: -
Mobile: 07910830856

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