Mrs Rosie Blackwood

Mrs Rosie Blackwood
3.3 star(s) from 23 votes

My name is Rosie Blackwood and I have been teaching piano and flute for many years.  I am passionate about music and love witnessing the development of individuals into musical beings.  I truly believe that everyone has the capacity to learn an instrument and am proud to be in a job where I can facilitate this. I am happy to teach people of all ages and abilities and have helped pupils with their music exams from Prep Test to Grade 8.  I teach from my own home in Churchdown, Gloucestershire and also privately within local primary schools.

My preferred exam board is the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) of whom I am a member, and whose exams I encourage and support pupils to take and pass.  I am also able to support pupils who chose to take exams using the Trinity Guildhall syllabus if this is their preference.  I will also assist pupils in preparing music for school exams and performances or those who are choosing to learn specific pieces.  There is never any pressure to take an exam.

 

I am a member of the Musician's Union and have enhanced DBS and child safeguarding training.

 

If you would like any more details then please contact me for more information.

 

Contact Information

  • 8 Orchard Way
    Gloucester, Gloucestershire GL32AN
    England
  • Phone: View Phone
  • Mobile: 07789888936
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  • Hours

    Saturday:
    09:00 - 12:30
    Monday:
    15:30 - 19:30
    Wednesday:
    15:30 - 19:30

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Disclosure and Barring Service: yes

Qualification: Grade 8 piano and flute, MA Music Therapy

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Other Categories:

Piano Teachers

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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,