Caitlin Mbewe

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  • 12, Sandown rd
    Wavertree
    Liverpool, Merseyside L15 4JD
    England
  • Phone: View Phone
  • Mobile: 07907115597
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  • Hours Currently Open

    Monday 09:00 - 20:30
    Tuesday 09:00 - 20:30
    Wednesday 09:00 - 20:30
    Thursday 09:00 - 20:30
    Friday 09:00 - 20:30
    Saturday 09:00 - 20:30

I teach from beginner to advanced level, and all ages.  I am happy to enter students for ABRSM or Trinity exams if we agree that it will be a positive experience, but I don't see exams as an end in themselves. The decision to do exams depends on the needs of the individual.

Some comments from pupils past and present: 

 It is totally inspiring how you help me not just play the notes but  interpret the music and bring out the musician that lies in our depths. Your teaching is patient and very thorough !!!
(Adult beginner)

You helped me to set manageable goals so I knew exactly what was expected. You had such a wide range of resources and knowledge which meant that you always had more exercises or ideas on how to tackle tricky bits if the first way didn’t work.  It's so clear that you enjoy teaching and that enthusiasm definitely inspired me. After  lessons with you I just wanted to stop everything and practice the piano.
(Grade 8 student)

You motivated me to improve my technique, not just for its own sake but in order to improve the quality of my playing. I particularly found your approach to practicing scales helpful, an area that I had never really enjoyed with other piano teachers! When I struggled with sight singing you did your best to teach in creative ways that worked best for me. Knowing that you played to such a high standard yourself, led to me being spurred along by a healthy level of challenge! You taught me to think independently about pieces so that when I left home I had helpful tools and an appreciation for playing the piano that remain despite having finished formal piano lessons.
(Grade 8 student)

Caitlin is an excellent tutor, very approachable and reliable.  She has an obvious passion for music that she tries to pass on to those she teaches. She teaches my two children piano, one is just about to take grade 4 piano exam, and the younger one has recently passed grade 1 with an outstanding score. I would highly recommend Caitlin as a piano tutor.

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Ludwig van Beethoven
Was baptised on 17 December 1770 he was a German composer and pianist. A crucial figure in the transition between the Classical and Romantic eras in Western art music, he remains one of the most famous and influential of all composers. His best-known compositions include 9 symphonies, 5 concertos for piano, 32 piano sonatas, and 16 string quartets. He also composed other chamber music, choral works and songs.

Born in Bonn, then the capital of the Electorate of Cologne and part of the Holy Roman Empire, Beethoven displayed his musical talents at an early age and was taught by his father Johann van Beethoven and Christian Gottlob Neefe. During his first 22 years in Bonn, Beethoven intended to study with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and befriended Joseph Haydn. Beethoven moved to Vienna in 1792 and began studying with Haydn, quickly gaining a reputation as a virtuoso pianist. He lived in Vienna until his death. In about 1800 his hearing began to deteriorate, and by the last decade of his life he was almost totally deaf. He gave up conducting and performing in public but continued to compose; many of his most admired works come from this period. in February 1818 Beethoven acepted a piano from Broodwoods England he worte

My very dear friend Broadwood,I have never felt a greater pleasure than your honours intimation of the arrival of this piano, with which you are honouring me as a present. I shall look upon it as an altar upon which I shall place the most beautiful offerings of my spirit to the divine Apollo. As soon as I receive your excellent instrument, I shall immediately send you the fruits of the first moments of inspiration I spend at it, as a souvenir for you from me, my very dear B.; and I hope that they will be worthy of your instrument.

My Dear Sir,Accept my warmest consideration, from your friend and very humble servant, Louis Van Beethoven Vienna,