Piano Lessons in Elwood
Jakub Kurek, Piano Teacher
Jakub Kurek is a passionate pianist and music educator with more than 5 years teaching experience. He has been mentored by some of the most eminent musicians and pianists in Australia including Len Vorster and Professor Ian Holtham.
Jakub is currently undertaking a research Master's in piano performance at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music . Additionally, he holds a Bachelor of Music with Honours from the Melbourne Conservatorium and is also a graduate of the specialist performing arts school, the Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School (VCASS). During his undergraduate studies, Jakub displayed an exceptional mastery of pianism and musicianship, as evidenced by the endowment of numerous awards and scholarships.
Jakub's musical interests vary greatly, including everything from early baroque music to the 20th century and even including a bit of jazz. He has experience as a soloist, a chamber musician and a collaborative pianist and particularly enjoys working with other musicians. Recent collaboration includes a performance with Latvian violinist Sofija Kirsanova at Melbourne's St Paul's Cathedral. Consequently, his teaching philosophy focuses on a holistic approach, drawing on diverse aspects of music to teach the piano. His approach gives students not only ideal training as a pianist but more importantly as a musician.
Jakub is a popular teacher and limited spaces are available. A waiting list may apply.
M.Mus. (Research) – The University of Melbourne (Current)
B.Mus. (Hons.) – The University of Melbourne
V.C.E. Certificate (Baccalaureate) – The Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School
Piano Tuition Fees with Jakub
45 minutes - $60
60 minutes - $75
Above fees are for weekly lessons by the school term. Casual lessons are available on a pay-as-you-go basis for an additional $5 per lesson and can be booked online. Fees include GST.
Jakub teachers on an Alex Steinbach upright piano at his home studio at 35 Dickens St, Elwood.
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Director of Melbourne Piano School
Jakub is a real find. His capacity to teach at different levels and styles is really remarkable. We are really happy with him and the kids progress. - Elissa
Jakub teaches a holistic approach to piano at his studio near St Kilda Botanical Gardens in Elwood.