Piano Lessons available worldwide online by Skype. Paul Hankin earned Qualified Teacher Status (Q.T.S.) in 1993 and is a graduate of the City of Leeds College of Music (G.C.L.C.M.). Paul Hankin studied Jazz and Contemporary Music and won College prizes for "Outstanding Classical Pianist" and "Outstanding Electronic Keyboard Player". Leeds College of Music is widely held to be the best Music College in England for the study of "Jazz and Contemporary Music". Paul Hankin was registered by the prestigious Incorporated Society of Musicians as a "Professional Private Teacher of Piano" in 1991.
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|City||Eureka , MO|
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Paul Hankin was born in England in 1967 and started taking piano lessons at the age of 8. Paul passed the highest “Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music” Piano Examination, (Grade 8), at the age of 14 and spent the next 4 years preparing for Music College entry. During this time Paul studied mainly the Classical Piano Repertoire, taking a one hour piano lesson every week, with the same piano teacher, for 10 years. At the age of 18 Paul was granted a place at the prestigious “Leeds College of Music”, which is the #1 college of music in the UK for the study of Jazz and Contemporary music. This was a practical music course as opposed to an academic course and Paul majored in “Performance and Improvisation”.
Paul Hankin G.C.L.C.M. Q.T.S.Paul excelled at Music College and was awarded the highly coveted “Classical Piano Prize” at the end of his second year. At the end of his third year Paul was awarded the College “Electronic Music Prize” for his pioneering work on Keyboards and the use of MIDI and Music Computers.
After graduating, Paul worked for 3 years as a professional musician in England covering just about every area of musical performance.
In 1991 Paul began training as a classroom music teacher and was awarded his teachers certificate in 1993 after a 2 year classroom based “Licensed Teachers Course”. Paul then went on to work as “Head of Faculty” at one of the best Private Preparatory Schools in England, teaching Classroom music to 6/13 year olds and individual piano lessons.
Paul has maintained his own successful, over subscribed, piano teaching studio since 1991, pausing only for the work he has done as a professional musician aboard cruise ships. Paul has enormous experience working with children of all ages and adults up to the age of 85!
Paul worked more recently for 5 years as a professional pianist on some of the finest Cruise Ships in the world. During his travels Paul has visited over 100 countries on all 7 Continents and worked with stars of the Stage and Screen as well as some of the worlds finest Musicians.