Vladimir Shapkin

Piano, Viola, Violin lessons in Sydney Outer West and Blue Mountains, Sydney

Contact Information
Vladimir Shapkin
Overview
Biography

Violin music lessons
Piano lessons
Viola lessons
Composition, Musicianship, Theory lessons

I am Russian, and one of the last Soviet Union musicians. I have a Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Music Honours with First Class Honours, and a Masters of Music with First Class Honours from the University Auckland, (New Zealand). I have 18 years of teaching experience and 29 years of playing experience. I can teach all levels, multiple instruments, and all examination grades (including AMEB) thereof.

Lessons are offered in:

VIOLIN:

Level 1 – Preliminary to Grade 4

Level 2 – Grade 5 to Certificate of Performance

Level 3 – Associate Diploma (AMusA) and Licentiate Diploma (LMusA)

PIANO:

Level 1 – Preliminary to Grade 4

Level 2 – Grade 5 to Certificate of Performance

Level 3 – Associate Diploma (AMusA) and Licentiate Diploma (LMusA)

PIANO for Leisure:

Level 1 – Preliminary to Grade 4

Level 2 – Grade 5 to Certificate of Performance

MUSIC CRAFT:

Preliminary to Grade 6

THEORY OF MUSIC:

Grades 1―6

Diploma (Associate and Licentiate level: Musicology, Harmony & Counterpoint and Orchestration & Arrangement)

MUSICIANSHIP:

Grades 1―6

Diploma (Associate and Licentiate level)

Personal formal education:

1. Bachelor of Music

[with a grade point average of an A; no higher average grades exist for this degree]

2. Bachelor of Music (Honours) with First Class Honours in Performance

[and a grade point average of an A; no higher average grades or class exists for this degree]

3. Master of Music [First Division] with First Class Honours in Performance

[no higher class exists for this degree; was awarded the prestigious Anne Bellam Scholarship]

4. Certificate of Proficiency

[Creative Arts and Industries – Music and Philosophy]

Lessons are taught at the rate of $60 an hour.

Teaching Since
2016
Qualifications and Awards
Bachelor of Music
Bachelor of Music Honours with First Class Honours
Masters of Music with First Class Honours from the University Auckland (New Zealand)
Music Teaching Services
Instruments
Piano, Viola, Violin
Styles
Classical, Contemporary
Specialities
Adult Learning, AMEB, Gifted Children, Harmony, Music Craft, Musicianship, Performances, Theory
Features
Child Checked, Group Lessons
Areas Serviced
Sydney Outer West and Blue Mountains, Sydney West
Suburbs
Londonderry, Penrith, Richmond, Windsor, Yarramundi
Other Details
Languages Spoken Other Than English
Russian
Minimum age taught
5
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