Home

  Piano Lessons -    General

  Piano Lessons -    Children

  Piano Lessons -    Adult

  Accompaniment

  Student Concerts

  Biography

  Rates

  Terms and   Conditions

  Contact

 

My Biography


Margaret Kofod

Qualifications

AMusA Armidale NSW

Diploma of Performing and Teaching The Netherlands

Training at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague diploma in performing and teaching Concerts in the Netherlands: chamber music, eighteenth-century fortepiano with string players, recitals with instrumentalists and singers

Since 2004 back in Australia.


Teaching experience

Private studio in Selby 2005 - present
- Piano and theory tuition for children and adults, biennial student concerts to provide students performance opportunities, student repertoire meetings to encourage mutual support and positive feedback, matching students for duets
- Accompanying and coaching students of other instruments for AMEB and VCE exams, auditions, etc.

Private studios in Sint Pancras and Amsterdam, The Netherlands 2000 -2004
Piano and theory tuition for children and adults, biennial student concerts, accompanying and coaching singers and students of other instruments.

Private studio in Leens, The Netherlands 1987 - 1999
Piano and theory tuition for children and adults, biennial student concerts, accompanying and coaching singers and students of other instruments, member of regional association of studio teachers organizing joint student concerts.

Concert practice 1988 - 1999
Concerts (solo and chamber music) throughout the Netherlands playing eighteenth-century fortepiano with other musicians (cellist, violinist, violist) playing period instruments. Associated with Centre for Early Music and Dance in Groningen, The Netherlands. Gave recital at internationally renowned Utrecht Early Music Festival in 1988.

Accompanist for students at Groningen Conservatory The Netherlands 1984 - 1994
Rehearsing with conservatory students and accompanying them at recitals and exams, accompanying at auditions for positions in professional orchestras in the Netherlands. From 1988 onwards specializing in early music, playing eighteenth-century fortepiano with students studying period instruments.

Municipal Music School in Leek, The Netherlands 1980 - 1987
Piano and theory tuition for children and adults, organizing student concerts both for piano solo and in combination with students of other instruments, preparing students for concerts and internal exams, coordinating open days with teachers of other instruments.