Natalka Pasicznyk is a soprano who achieved a First Class Music degree at King’s College London while training with Professor Ryland Davies at the Royal Academy of Music. Past performances include the King’s College London Opera Society’s production of Britten’s Turn of the Screw as Miss Jessel, Rossini's Il Barbiere di Siviglia as Berta, Humperdinck’s Hänsel und Gretel, as the understudy for Hänsel and a chorus member, and directing their production of Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas.
A duet from Bach's Cantata BWV 80, performed at St John the Evangelist Church, Friern Barnet, led to two interviews with the Ukrainian department in the BBC World Service in her last year of the sixth form. Since then, she has put on her own concerts, performing Ukrainian Art Songs, and has taken singing lessons with the renowned soprano, Nadine Sierra. Natalka looks forward to performing in more operas once venues are open again, such as the world premiere of Edward Nesbit's Antigone.
She has much experience in teaching both one-to-one and group singing classes. Alongside her degree. She has been working as a peripatetic music teacher, teaching a range of ages from young children up to adults. In her second year at university, she also worked in the King’s St. George’s Widening Participation Project, where she taught music classes to children from under-privileged areas who would not otherwise have access to music lessons. Natalka completed her Grade 8 successfully in both piano and singing and therefore is looking forward help prepare students to achieve their goals in their grade exams at LSA.
Devrim is an authentic, multicultural musician and music tutor, based in London.
She studied Wind and Percussion instruments, specializing in flute in one of the most prestigious universities of Turkey (Anadolu University), and then she was accepted to master program in music therapy at ArtEZ University of Arts in the Netherlands where she combined her two passion, psychology, and music together and learned to help others through music.
She has performed in several countries as well as taught piano, singing, and flute to many students.
Her influences are diverse as her background. Her mother languages in music "Anatolian Folk' and "Ottoman Classical" music, her academic education in "Classical Western Music" and her favorite genre "Electronic music" are the main three genres that shaped her ear and mind. She naturally combines them all as she expresses her musical persona.
She is an enthusiastic, empathetic, and loving teacher who values student’s well-being above everything. Creates lessons that are developing students through creativity, fun, and most importantly, compassion.
Lina Puidokaitė gained her Bachelor of Arts degrees in Opera and in Music education from Klaipeda University Academy of Arts, Lithuania. Lina has performed and studied in conservatoires across Europe, including the Vimmerby folkhögskola in Sweden; the Conservatorio di Musica S.Giacomantonio Italy, coached by acclaimed Soprano Annamaria Dell’Oste and at the Siauliai Conservatoire of Music.
Lina Puidokaitė's warm vocal quality as a lyric soprano has led her to perform leading roles including Dorabella in W. A. Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte, Amina in V.Bellini’s La Sonnambula, and Lucy in G. C. Menotti’s L'Amour à trois. Lina has extended capability in classical piano and guitar, and other repertoire includes songs and arias from G.Rossini; P.Tosti; W. A. Mozart; G.F. Händel; V. Bellini; as well as contemporary songs such as V. Palermo’s Frammenti del tempo.
She is a multi-talented musician that teaches singing, piano and guitar. Singing and piano being her main instruments, Lina can also teach guitar up to Grade 5.
Yasemin Erturk started her first piano education at the age of 8 at Bursa Philharmonic Society. She continued her education at Uludag University State Conservatory from 2002 until 2005, where she gave her first piano recital in 2004.
In 2005, she entered Zeki Müren Anatolian Fine Arts High School with a talent exam where she participated in piano festivals and competitions. She took the talent exams of Uludağ University Faculty of Education Department of Music Teaching and won second place. She continued her singing, piano, and flute education here from 2009 to 2013. In 2013, she graduated from Uludağ University Faculty of Music Education with second place.
She studied at the Conservatorio di Musica L. Refice in Frosinone, Italy for 6 months within the scope of graduate education, she worked with many professors in the fields of piano, choir, ear training, music history, and music pedagogy.
Yasemin attended the Master's program at Uludag University Social Sciences Institute, Department of Music Education, where she completed her thesis on piano education and ear training in 2018.
Yasemin has been conducting piano, flute, and singing lessons for many years. Throughout her career, she has worked as a soloist (piano and flute) and as an accompanist in numerous concerts.