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Shirley Wu 

Piano

&

Performance enhancement (mental health and physical health)

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Canadian pianist Shirley Wu has accomplished her studies at Royal College of Music, London, UK. Between 2009 and 2013, Shirley completed her studies of Physiology and Piano Performance at University McGill, where she obtained her bachelor diploma in 2013. Before McGill, Shirley studied at Vanier College and obtained a Double D.E.C. in Science (Pure Science) and Music (Piano Performance). In 2012, Shirley was hired as the pianist / assistant at Steinway Montreal, showcasing Vladimir Horowitz’ wedding gift piano while it was on exhibition. Shirley has performed extensively across Canada, United States, as well as in Europe, at venues such as Pollack hall in Montreal, Koerner Hall in Toronto, Seattle Art Museum and London St Mary’s Battersea church in London UK. Shirley enjoys performing solo repertoire and also playing chamber music. Shirley played at San Francisco’s Classical Revolution Cafe, and Groupmuse in U.S.. In 2014, Shirley founded a company Opus One Music to promote the social function of chamber music by producing events with her musician friends. Shirley joined Seattle Ladies Musical club in 2015 in order to deepen her understanding of Western music within Western culture. Upon graduation in 2017 from Royal College of Music, Shirley participated in Banff Arts Centre’ Fall Musician Residency. In 2019, Shirley was selected to participate in the Budapest Concerto Competition where she had the opportunity to perform excerpts from Chopin’s E minor piano concerto with Budapest State Symphony Orchestra at the prestigious Danube Palace. As an academic researcher, Shirley did research on the level of understanding of Performance Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (PRMDs) among music students in Canada. Currently Shirley offers group or individual meetings to help musicians' mental preparation for concerts and exams. Shirley became a guest lecturer at McGill University Schulich School of Music in March 2019.

 

Online private piano lessons

&

Performance enhancement (mental health and physical health)

lessons

with Shirley Wu 

 

Venue: online via Skype or Zoom or Whatsapp

Online private lessons available schedule: 

Private  lessons: Contact us for available times slots.


Specifications of lessons: 

- beginner

- intermediate

- advanced

Purpose: prepare for 

- Collaborative and Chamber

- Music Competitions,  

- conservatory exam 

- university exam

- RCM up to level 10

- to be concert soloist

Languages of tuition would be: English, French, Mandarin


Prices and Conditions:
The first 20 minutes online lesson:  25 Euro

This lesson is a first meeting to see what are the plans and expectations of the student and how the teacher could help them reach that.

5 hour online lesson (60 minutes each) : 225 Euro

10 hour online lesson (60 minutes each): 450 Euro

Payment:

We will send you all the payment information upon we received your registration, and our teacher accepted you as a student.

The possible methods of payment are: Paypal, Credit and Debit Card, Bank Transfer.


How to apply:

If you are interested, please fill in the following booking form. 

Upon we received your application, we will answer you within 2 days with all the information you need, including payment details.

See registration form below.   

Online Lesson and Masterclass Policy: 

Lesson Cancellation and Refund:

There is no refund on unused or cancelled lessons, but it is possible to rearrange the lesson time. If you need to cancel your lesson, let us know at least 24 hours prior. Then we can re-arrange it to a later suitable time. If you don’t cancel the lesson within 24 hours, then the payment is non-refundable.

 

Age restriction:

If you are under the age of 18, a parent or guardian must give a signed grant permission for the lessons  (documents will be sent by email), and your parent/guardian must be there with you on the 1st lesson.