Hirai Etsuko is a classical pianist with extensive experiences over 20 years of playing both solo live, band and studio session gigs.
Receiving the education in Five Major Cities :
Tokyo: Music School: Kunitachi Music College.
Nagasaki: Japanese Classical Musician, Miss Yoshida
London: Music School: Goldsmiths College, University of London; UK Thames Valley University.
Rome: Italian Jazz Musician, Mr Pasquale Di Meglio
Shanghai: Shanghai JiaoTong University
Hong Kong: University of Hong Kong/ Open University of Hong Kong
BA Music University of London
Diplomas in Music, ATCL Rectial, UK Trinity Guildhall
Grade 8, ARBSM UK Royal School of Music
LLB, University of London
Grade 9, Mandarin Proficiency Test, Beijing, China
Etsuko has performed most of her teenage years at various music festivals in London, Rome, Shanghai and Paris and is interested to perform to the general public and children.
Friendly, patient and genuinely enjoy teaching and helping piano students realize their musical potential, my students are aged from 4 to over 60 years old and their level is from beginners to professional musicians.
Offering my piano and music theory classes from one to one tuitions to workshops for more than 30 kids in Piano, harmony,arranging, improvisation, theory, rhythmic skills and ensemble coaching. Sometimes my students are in their 20s or 30s, and lost interest in piano from their early teens onwards.
All my students have great success in their examinations at the ARBSM, UK Royal School of Music; Music Performance & Teaching, UK Trinity Guildhall College/ Japan YAMAYA Music Examination.
Etsuko also act as a consultant for the music industry in Japan.