Chris Rolinson

Chris Rolinson

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  • 534 Haslucks Green Road
    Shirley
    Solihull, West Midlands B90 1DS
    England
  • Phone: View Phone
  • Mobile: 07544549000
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  • Hours

    Monday 15:00 - 20:00
    Tuesday 09:00 - 19:00
    Wednesday 09:00 - 19:00
    Thursday 09:00 - 19:00
    Friday 08:30 - 13:00

What is important to you in choosing a piano teacher for yourself or your child?

If it is having a teacher who is among the best qualified (including possession of a Distinction Teaching qualification), a teacher who understands how to communicate to all ages, a teacher who has experience in performing to audiences of thousands, a teacher who is a published composer, and a teacher to whom other teachers in the area even choose to come for lessons, then you have come to the right place.

Please be aware in your search for piano lessons that, surprisingly, teaching piano is NOT a regulated business.  Anyone can claim to be a piano teacher, even if they have little or no teaching qualifications and cannot even play the instrument competently. It is wise to be sure that the person you intend to employ can help you to achieve your goals.

With over 30 years full-time experience in music, there is a lot I have to offer you.

I have been a fully-qualified teacher in the UK since 1984, though I have been teaching for longer than that!  I have performed at major venues like the Royal Albert Hall, the NEC Arena, Wembley Arena and many others - I am a professional composer of songs which are regularly sung around the world.

In short, taking lessons with me, you will have the security of knowing you are employing a fully-qualified, well-rounded, musical practitioner. 

What could be more important than that?

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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,