Vasudha Harte

Accordion, Piano, Ukulele, Voice Lessons

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Vasudha Harte
Biography

Individually tailored music lessons available in piano, keyboard, vocals, guitar, piano accordion, ukulele, songwriting, composition, theory. Lessons may include classical, contemporary and improvised material, with an emphasis on developing technique, creativity, confidence and enjoyment.

TESTIMONIALS
‘Vasudha guided me with compassion and enthusiasm during the exploration of my voice. I felt comfortable, inspired and empowered and walked away with a big smile on my face. I can not wait to come back for more singing lesson. Thank you!!”
Lena Mother, Psychology Student

‘I’m really happy to tell you that I got an excellent mark for my performance pieces in music…I just wanted to say thank you for everything. You’re an amazing teacher and I never would have gotten my mark without your help.”
Text from Year 12 student Cape Byron Steiner School Byron Bay

‘Since going through 3 piano teachers with my girls, we have finally found you! You have given my two girls passion and the love for learning piano. Your dedication to your piano teaching is so valued by us. You have a way with teaching kids the piano. And I am quite certain that both my girls will love playing piano for life because we found the right teacher to teach them this.”
Parent of kindy and grade 3 students Shearwater School Mullumbimby

‘Thanks for a great term. I really appreciate all the time, energy, love and trouble you’ve gone to for my beautiful boy. I know he really enjoys the lessons. Thanks also for your reliability and commitment.”
Parent of Year 7 student Shearwater School Mullumbimby

INSPIRATION
‘Music is your own experience, your thoughts, your wisdom. If you don’t live it, it won’t come out of your horn.”
Charlie Parker

‘Music, in performance, is a type of sculpture. The air in the performance is sculpted into something.”
Frank Zappa

‘When you play, never mind who listens to you.”
Robert Schumman

‘The piano ain’t got no wrong notes.”
Thelonious Monk

RECOMMENDED BOOKS FOR BEGINNERS PIANO
Order online or support our wonderful local music shop Byron Music www.byronmusic.com.au
144 Jonson St Byron Bay NSW 2481
info@byronmusic.com.au ph 6685 7333

Joanna MacGregor’s PianoWorld Series for the young beginner
Piano World Book 1: Saving The Piano
Piano World Book 2: Exploring the Piano
Piano World Book 3: The Great Piano Voyage
http://fabermusicstore.com/PianoWorld-Book-1-Saving-The-Piano-0571516718.aspx

AMEB P Plate Piano Books 1, 2 & 3
http://www.ameb.edu.au/shop/keyboard-and-percussion/p-plate-piano/p-plate-piano-book-1.html

PIANO TECHNIQUE
A Dozen A Day Series Edna Mae Burton
A Dozen A Day Mini Book
http://www.musicroom.com.au/en-au/se/id_no/04008/details.html

A Dozen A Day Book One: Primary
http://www.musicroom.com.au/en-au/se/id_no/04003/details.html

MORE ADVANCED PIANO TECHNIQUE
Junior Hanon

MUSIC THEORY
How To Blitz! Grade 1 Theory
http://blitzbooks.com.au/Books/Workbooks/Grade1Theory.aspx

ONLINE THEORY
http://www.musictheory.net/lessons
http://www.musictheory.net/exercises

VIDEOS
Aristocats Scales and Arpeggios

Documentary: Imagine Being a Concert Pianist
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sl3Mtq99fio

Other Details
Minimum age taught
5
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