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Talia Korol

Director - Early Years, 1-to-1 Piano, Group Piano, Music Therapy

Talia (MA, MT-BC, NMT) is a music teacher and music therapist who specializes in working with young children and individuals with additional needs. She holds degrees in Music Therapy and Piano Performance as well as an MA in Education. Talia runs our baby and toddler classes and the Group Piano program. She also has extensive experience as a neurologic music therapist working with children on the autism spectrum, children and adults with speech and language disorders, and adult wellbeing clients. In addition to leading our incredible team of cycling teachers, Talia serves on the management committee of the European Piano Teacher's Association UK and is the editor of Piano Professional magazine.

Jeffery Macsim

Teacher - 1-to-1 Piano

Jeffery started playing the piano at the age of six and went on to study at Romania’s Gheorghe Dima Academy of MusicHe studied under the guidance of acclaimed Romanian pianist and pedagogue Daniel Goiți and Prof. Christopher Elton at the Royal Academy of Music in London and from September 2017 he began his studies at the Royal Academy of Music on a full scholarship. In 2018 he was awarded the Grand Prix of the Concours International de Piano S.A.R. la Princesse Lalla Meryem in Rabat, Morocco. Recent and future engagements include recitals in Portugal (April, 2019), Spain – courtesy of ‘Cita con los Clasicos’ festival (May, 2019) as well as a tour of several Moroccan cities in December 2019, courtesy of the French Embassy and the Institut Français du Maroc.

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Hyunjung Jung

Teacher - 1-to-1 Piano and Group Piano

Hyunjung was born and raised in Seoul, South Korea. She attended an arts high school and holds a Bachelor’s degree in classical music composition from Ewha Womans University, the most prestigious women’s university in South Korea. She has recently completed a master's degree in London at University of Westminster.

In addition to classical piano, Hyunjung plays jazz piano, harp, organ, and a little bit of guitar and cello as it greatly inspires her to work as a musician, art entrepreneur, and music teacher. Drawing on her education and interest in diverse instruments, she composes and performs with Jung's Trio which she formed to popularise classical music to the public. Additionally, Hyunjung teaches Korean traditional music at the London Korean School, the largest Korean school in the UK and disseminates Korean traditional music to a broader audience. Hyunjung really enjoys working as a music teacher and always aims to provide an enjoyable experience of music to children.​

Selin Asar

Teacher - 1-to-1 Piano and Singing

Selin Asar is an experienced and trained musician teaching voice and piano lessons to people of all ages. After graduating with an honours degree in the opera department, she became a teacher and then embarked on a master’s programme of educational sciences. She is keen on following well-thought-out lesson plans, developing authentic teaching materials and activities and teaches through visuals, games, songs, chants.

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Fabrizio Riso

Teacher - 1-to-1 Piano

Fabrizio has a Master of Music degree and a wealth of experience both teaching and performing on piano. In his career, he has performed widely across Italy, playing in concerts such as the "Fazioli Piano Show" in Milan and in Termini Imerese for the Amici della Musica Association. He has experience as a session solo pianist as well as performing at private events. His pop/rock band has played many pubs, weddings, and parties. He has also played as a session pianist at Modulab Studio and for the Rovigo Conservatory. Fabrizio has worked as a composer and arranger at Modulab Studio in Bologna, and attended the Scoring for Motion Pictures Master of Fine Arts program at FSAE, leading to several projects in the film music realm.

George Howlett

Teacher - 1-to-1 Guitar and Uke

George Howlett is a guitarist, writer, and musicologist, loosely focused on jazz, rhythm, and global improvisation. He also plays Indian sitar, tabla drums, and santoor (Himalayan dulcimer).

Alongside teaching guitar for over a decade (including schools, SEND groups, and beginners of all ages), he regularly writes for Guitar World, Jazzwise, MusicRadar, and The Wire. Past experience includes winning the electric & acoustic prizes at the 2010 Mid-Somerset Festival, playing for religious ceremonies at Bristol Hindu Temple, and soundtracking a deer chase for a BBC2 wildlife documentary.

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