Paul Wardell Music

Paul Wardell Music

Contact Information

  • Castell Y Dail House
    Mochdre Lane
    Newtown, Powys SY16 4JA
    Wales/Cymru
  • Phone: View Phone
  • Mobile: 07867943810
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  • Hours

    Monday 08:30 - 22:30
    Tuesday 08:30 - 22:30
    Wednesday 08:30 - 22:30
    Thursday 08:30 - 22:30
    Friday 08:30 - 22:30
    Saturday 08:30 - 22:30
    Sunday 08:30 - 19:30

As an experienced and well qualified performer and teacher I am available as an accompanist for solo and ensemble instrumental and vocal performances and for examinations.  I also offer organ / harpsichord continuo and can provide organ accompaniment for services, weddings and funerals. I am also available for background ‘lounge pianist’ music for functions or events.  

 

I also offer high quality tuition on piano, harpsichord, organ and in all aspects of music theory (including GCSE, A Level music and Performing Arts). With over 40 years of professional experience as a performer (organ, harpsichord and piano / keyboards), teacher (primary and secondary schools across the UK), conductor and musical director, arranger / composer and private teacher, I can provide a comprehensive tuition package from beginner to advanced level.

 

Teaching takes place in my studio which is equipped with both a grand piano and harpsichord. A waiting room (with access to WiFi)  and toilet facilities are available for students and their parents / carers and there is ample off-road parking. Although I normally teach in my studio, it can, where appropriate, take place elsewhere (eg for organ tuition or for two or more students in the same location).

Public Liability Insurance held (£2,000,000)

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Disclosure and Barring Service: yes

Qualification: BMus(Hons) MEd ARCO PGCE NPQH Fellow, ISM

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Piano Teachers

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Did You Know Music Facts

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,