Meet The Team
Becky’s musical journey began when she started learning piano and violin at age 7. Although she was primarily taught classical music, she spent her free time learning to write original songs and fronting a local rock band.
In 2015 she joined Edinburgh Napier’s Popular Music course where she began playing and composing in a huge variety of styles such as jazz, rock, and pop, and graduated with a first-class degree in 2019. She has since spent 3 years working as a composer and producer for an audio branding agency, and performing as an independent neo-soul artist. She released her debut single in 2020, and has since been featured multiple times on platforms such as BBC Introducing, Amazing Radio.
Becky has taught piano throughout her time at high school, university, and musical career, and has a wealth of experience helping students through ABRSM and SQA exam processes. Whilst always promoting good technique, theory knowledge, and ear training, her passion for teaching lies in helping learners of any age play their favourite songs and achieve their musical goals!
Courtney started her musical journey when she was 4 and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Music at Hong Kong Baptist University where she trained as a piano teacher and collaborative pianist. She obtained the ABRSM Grade 8 piano certification when she was 12. She also holds ABRSM Grade 8 in violin and flute.
Courtney is a dynamic and creative piano educator who also actively performs as a collaborative pianist. With over 6 years of piano teaching experience, she employs personalised strategies that cater to learners of all levels, ages and personalities. Courtney's extensive background in piano education, which include substantial teaching hours in Hong Kong, has developed her skills in delivering impactful and professional instruction. Through her approachable and innovative teaching style, she instils her students with both enthusiasm and confidence in music playing.
Courtney's teaching philosophy centres on fostering a lifelong love for music by nurturing individual growth and creativity. Her approach is rooted in providing a supportive and inclusive environment where students feel encouraged to explore their own potential. The ultimate goal is to empower students to become well-rounded musicians who find joy, inspiration, and fulfilment in playing the piano.
Courtney is excited to engage with her students and work with them to learn about piano performance and musical theory in a joyful way, helping students to achieve greater success and happinesson their musical journey!
Edyta was born in Poland and started her music education at the age of 8. In 2014 she moved to Scotland to continue her studies at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. She has been training as a pianist, accompanist, conductor and arranger. Most of the supportive studies that Edyta chose included aural skills, advanced piano skills, composition, musicianship, music therapy, mindfulness and collaborative projects.
Edyta’s focus includes the aspect of the performance, learning development and progress throughout a passion for music. She graduated with a First Class Bachelor with Honours and Master of Music degrees in 2020. During all her years of studying and playing the piano, Edyta has been a winner of many international piano competitions, played with various symphony orchestras including RSNO, Baltic Philharmonic, Scottish Sinfonia, Capella Gedanensis and Radio Gdansk Chamber Orchestra. Moreover, she has been a piano collaborator of a lot of contemporary music, including world premiere recordings and multi-piano performances.
Currently, Edyta is an active performer as well as a passionate piano teacher. She has been providing piano, accompaniment and music theory tuition for students of all ages since 2019. Edyta developed her passion for teaching while participating in various masterclasses with world-famous pianists all over Europe. Her enthusiasm and good sense of humour helps her to lead a lesson as a funny and productive experience. She believes that students learn more if the lesson is entertaining, engaging, interactive and with focus on the main context of the lesson or musical piece.
Although she has been trained as a classical pianist, Edyta is a huge fan of Rock n’ Roll, Funk, Musicals and Pop music. She is comfortable to teach through all ABRSM piano grades, as well as discover new repertoire from the contemporary pop musical world.The journey depends on the student’s interests.