TUTORS 2021/22 (a) - Full details

JACK STONE

Piano ; Organ ; Clarinet ; Bassoon ; Cello ; Theory ; Aural

'Tutor-Profile' video - 

https://youtu.be/xvXivt5zA9Q

Jack Stone was born in 1994 in Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire and began playing the organ at age fourteen. Soon after, he gained a scholarship at Chetham's School of Music. Upon finishing, he studied Organ with David Graham at the RCM and won the 2016 Harold Darke Prize. Jack went on to become Organ Scholar of Carlisle Cathedral and then Tewkesbury Abbey and Dean Close School.


Jack is now Organist and Director of Music at St. John the Baptist Church, Catford where he plays and directs a choir of children and adults. Jack is also a répétiteur, working for Morley College Opera and Chelsea Ballet School.

OZAN OMER KUCUK

Piano ; Theory ; Aural

'Ozan - I am a classical pianist and a piano teacher who is teaching classical piano repertory and technique; classical music theory, history and harmony; ear training; and ABRSM exam preparations. Along with primary focus on advanced level piano teaching to children from a very young age, I am highly experienced and willing to teach how to play the piano to anyone of any ages at any level. I have completed my undergraduate degree in Mimar Sinan University State Conservatory, piano department with pianist Zeynep Yamanturk. Soon after, I earned my Master of Music (MMus) degree in Istanbul Technical University Center for Advanced Music Studies (MIAM) with legendary pianist/state artist Aysegul Sarica. I am currently working on my PhD thesis; specifically interested in performance styles of Claude Debussy and Maurice Ravel. ----------- Besides my educational background, I am a competent piano teacher with more than 10 years of experience. I have taught piano to amateurs and professionals coming in wide range of interests, starting from 5 up to 50 years of age. I have successfully prepared students for entrance exams of conservatories and helped students get certificates from ABRSM exams. Also, I have experience as a part time academic at 2 conservatories and at Marmara University Fine Arts Faculty in Istanbul. Along with being a piano teacher, I am also a performer. I have enjoyed being on stage for solo recitals, chamber music concerts, accompanying a soloist and as the pianist of Istanbul Film Music Orchestra. 

Ozan Omer Kucuk (training)
PhD: Istanbul Technical University Center for Advanced Music Studies (MIAM) (2015-current)
Masters Degree: Istanbul Technical University Center for Advanced Music Studies (MIAM) (2012-2015)
Bachelor Degree: Mimar Sinan University State Conservatory, Piano Department (2007-2011)
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2017–2019 Istanbul University State Conservatory, Piano Instructor
2015-2019 Marmara University Fine Arts Faculty, Piano Instructor
2015–2019 ITU Mini Conservatory, Piano Teacher
2011–2014 ITU Music Certificate Program, Piano Teacher
2009–2012 Besiktas Muzik Evi, Piano Teacher

BARTOSZ BERNER

Vocal Acting ; Stage Language ; Singing ; Piano ; Theory ; Aural

'Bart - graduate of Academy of Music in Gdansk, where he obtained BA on Vocal-Acting Department, in Musical Theatre Performance line. During studying time he was playing piano on academical - additional instrument-level crowned piano diploma exam. In addition, he graduated from classical singing at High Music School in Poland obtained level equivalent to 8th grade in United Kingdom musical education system. He took part in workshops and masterclasses with Bob Chillcot, Anna Radziejewska and SAS in Jerzy Artysz class. As an academical student was related with CVT (Complete Vocal Technique), which suits perfectly to his classical background. This technique of singing connects classical bell canto aspects with modern knowledge and artistic needs.

Bartosz Berner (training)
Master's Degree in Cultural Communication Studies (Faculty of Languages): University of Gdańsk (2015-2017)
Bachelor's Degree in Musical (Vocal-Acting): Stanislaw Moniuszko Gdańsk Academy of Music (2012-2015)