Danny Kuperberg

Danny Kuperberg

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  • Stoke Newington, London N8
    England
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Most important of all, I'm friendly, patient and I genuinely enjoy teaching and helping my rock/pop/jazz piano students realize their musical potential.

Sometimes my students are beginners in their 20s or 30s, sometimes they are professional club DJs, songwriters or West End musical performers needing to be accompanied. Here's a typical comment from a student:

Hi Danny, I wanted to say a thank you to you. About three or maybe four years ago I took some lessons with you (maybe about 8 lessons or so).Anyhow I always remember your love of the piano and the joy of playing and that has helped me get daily joy from playing. So your spirit of enthusiasm has helped inspire me to just be curious and adventurous with playing. It has positively influenced the quality of my life .Many many thanks
Ann Walsh

It is not uncommon that a beginner student will have lost interest in piano from their early teens onwards.
I am also Head of Music Technology at Woodhouse College in Finchley, with additional responsibilites for schools across Barnet.
I've performed extensively at such well-known venues as the Jazz Cafe and the Mean Fiddler in London.

I use a hands-on, fun and practical approach.

I have been a music technology lecturer for 13 years and have played piano for 28 years, gigging, performing and composing.

I'm Grade 8 piano/clarinet, have a BA(Hons) and MA in music and performance related fields. I've composed music for adverts, short films and the theatre.

I also offer the option of teaching music technology, instructing on software packages such as Cubase, Logic Audio, Pro Tools, Wavelab, Sound Forge etc. I have a mixer, sound modules and extensive music software for the project recording studio on which I teach and help music industry clients develop projects.

I am also a founding member of an off-West End theatre company and have composed extensively for the stage, so also have much experience working with theatre musicians and singers.
 
I generally teach at my home in Crouch End, North London, or occasionally travel to the student's house around the Finchley, Muswell Hill, Hampstead, Camden and Islington areas.

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Qualification: MA Audio Production, BA(Hons) Performance Arts (Music), FNACEM (Piano & Cla

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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,