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!
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.
Originally from Ireland, Laura began learning the piano in school at the age of 9. Here she learned how to read music, trained her ear with aural skills and attended theory classes. Her passion for music soon became clear, as she progressed quickly through the Royal Irish Academy of Music piano grades. Having an interest in all types of music, from jazz to traditional Irish, Laura later took up singing and the guitar. During high school, Laura successfully auditioned to attend piano lessons at DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama, where she achieved her ABRSM Grade 7.
Following her passion and love of music, Laura was one of ten people to be accepted into the Music Education bachelors degree at Trinity College Dublin in 2015. For four years she studied piano performance, music pedagogy, aural skills and composition, while also teaching piano in various music schools across Dublin. During her second year at university, Laura moved to Budapest, Hungary as part of the Erasmus programme to study music education at the prestigious Kodály Institute of the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music. She spent six intensive months here learning about the educational methods and philosophies of Zoltán Kodály, while also studying aural skills, piano and singing under internationally renowned teachers.
After achieving a first-class honours in her music education degree in addition to a piano teaching diploma from the Royal Irish Academy of Music, Laura decided to pursue her other passion of Music Therapy. She is now studying a music therapy masters degree at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh and has a major interest in the areas of learning disabilities and mental health. She has a lot of experience teaching music to students of all ages and abilities, including those with additional/special education needs. Laura believes that piano lessons are a place for freedom and creativity within music and a chance for students of all ages to find their musical voice, while developing technical and performance skills.