Three learning streams:
General Alexander Technique,
Alexander Technique for pianists,
Regular jazz piano.
1. General Alexander Technique Lessons
Alexander Technique teaches ease and efficiency. One learns skills to address back pain, neck pain, or other things which interfere with comfort and performance. Alexander Technique actively helps you while you are sitting, walking, playing, working or doing anything that involves posture or movement!
Alexander Technique lessons are open for people of all ages and background.
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2. Alexander Technique for pianists
For pianists who are experiencing:
- pain in hands, wrist, shoulder, neck or back,
- RSI, carpal tunnel, overuse injury
- performance anxiety
and for pianists who wish to improve on:
- technique, expression, musicality
- comfort, ease or endurance at the piano
These sessions will teach Alexander Technique principles as they apply to piano practice and performance. Drawing on experience as a professional pianist and teacher, Jeremy is able to present musicality and piano technique in a way which coordinates the complete performance.
Principles of Taubman Technique are also referred to as complementary to integrated training. Students of any level or genre can benefit from combination lessons, though some prior piano experience is preferable.
3. Jazz Piano Lessons
Jazz theory, composition, improvisation, chord voicings etc. are taught mostly through the medium of the jazz standard. Styles include contemporary, swing, latin, bossanova, and blues.
Previous piano experience in jazz is not required, however a current ability equivalent to AMEB grade 6 is an expected minimum standard for prospective students. Minimum age 15.
Lessons are in Glen Iris, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
View concession and scholarships rates for Alexander Technique lessons. Alexander Technique sessions are rebatable on many private health insurance policies, or may be considered professional development for some students.
Regular jazz piano lesson fees
60 Min 45 Min
10 sessions $830 $640
5 sessions $430 $335
3 sessions $265 $205
Casual Rate $90 $70