LEARN - PLAY - GROW
ISM Registered Private Teacher Status
Stefano Manca is the Director of the Piano School Cambridge from September 2017, and a member of the Incorporated society of Musicians.
He provides one to one private Piano Tuition & Music Theory to children and adults. Included preparation for Concerts, ABRSM & TRINITY Exams and Musical Competitions.
SPECIALISED IN TEACHING CHILDREN
He has achieved the “Orff-Schulwerk” qualification in 2010 at Tor Vergata University in Rome. In recent years, this method has become very popular and relevant for helping children in the approach to music education by combining music, drama and speech into lessons that are similar to child's world of play. Thanks to this qualification, he has achieved an excellent capability in relating to children from both an emotional and musical point of view. This makes him an ideal music teacher able to make every child involved and passionate about music.
Born in Bari (Italy) in 1986; he has obtained his Bachelor of Music cum Laude in 2010 and Master of Music in Piano Solo cum Laude and Honourable Mention in 2013, both from the Conservatory of Bari (Italy). He has attended several specialization courses and master-classes in Italy, Austria and England with some of the best Italian and Foreign teachers (among them M. Somma, G. Sannicandro, E. Sarno, F. Altamura, D. Fung, E. Schumann, J. L. Wood, A. Delle Vigne) and he was always selected to perform in the final concerts. He has also attended a harpsichord master-class by M°M. Bisceglie. During the years at the Conservatory he has developed his own vast and technically complex musical repertory. Starting from "The Well-Tempered Clavier" by Bach up to Gershwin's Jazz; rising from the pillars which are Beethoven's music and Liszt music. This repertoire requires considerable technical skills and an extraordinary passion for music. He was invited to perform in piano and chamber music concerts, music lectures, music master-classes, music workshops in ITALY, UK, AUSTRIA, meeting great public acclaim. He regularly performs piano and chamber music recitals around Cambridge; most of them in colleges like Homerton, Trinity, Robinson, Clare, Girton, Newnhouse College. He regularly performs also at the Church of Our Lady and English Martyrs in solo and chamber music concerts.
Obtaining the appropriate criminal record and barrel list check through the ISM for the role of Private Music Teacher
Committee Chairman of the category "young pianists" at the Piano Competition "Premio Nazionale di Esecuzione Pianistica" in Italy
Providing one to one private Piano Tuition & Music Theory to children and adults. Included preparation for Concerts, ABRSM & TRINITY Exams and Musical Competitions.
Providing one to one private piano Tuition & Music Theory to students aged between 14 and 16. Included preparation for concerts, ABRSM & TRINITY exams and musical competitions
Working with students aged between 14 and 20. Approaching music education by combining music, percussion and singing into one hour and a half lessons
Working with pupils from Y7 to Y8 Teaching Piano, Percussion and Singing to groups of 5 students in half an hour lessons. Teaching Music to a class of 15 boys (Y8) from 3 pm to 4 pm. Preparing, with the Drama's Teacher, a Christmas show and an End of Year show with Students of any ages. Doing rehearsal with students every Friday from 3 pm to 5 pm; playing piano at the Show
Providing one to one private piano tuition to pupils aged between 5 and 13. YAMM is a non-profit organization that provides affordable music lessons to local children