Piano

Our brand new Piano lessons are taken by our dedicated tutors Debora Haig and Ellie Ganson. Debora and Ellie cover a wide range of styles and have great experience of playing on acoustic and electric pianos and keyboards.

Debora Haig - Principal Piano and Woodwind Tutor

Debora has worked for Aberdeen city council teaching these same Instruments for over 12 years, and has been employed as a professional oboist in the north east since she was 15 years old.

As well as teaching both piano and the full range of woodwind instruments, Debora performs in musical ensembles, both classical and contemporary, and offers accompaniment services to students undertaking exams. She also writes, records and performs her own songs, and can be seen often performing at the Carmelite hotel or with the function band stone cold sober, where she sings lead female vocals and plays the saxophone.

She has met and learned from many highly skilled and prominent local musicians, and considers herself fortunate to still be able to call on them for advice and support. Through them, and her own aspirations, she considers herself to have a patient and supportive approach to teaching.

Debora also coaches Musical Ensembels both classical and contemporary.

Ellie Ganson - Piano and Flute Tutor

Ellie Ganson is a 2nd year music student at the University of Aberdeen. She has played the flute for 10 years and the piano for 7. Ellie has played in several Aberdeen Music centre ensembles for 8 years some of which included Aberdeen City Youth Orchestra and Aberdeen City Youth Wind Band. These ensembles have allowed her to perform in a variety of concerts and competitions across the country. Furthermore, her participation in the North East School of Music's flute choir has aided her in gaining experience from other accomplished musicians.

Hannah Voute - Piano and Violin Tutor

Hannah, a very talented musician to our hugely growing and popular Piano Tuition Team and new section, offering Violin tuition at AML.

Hannah, a 2nd year music student at the university of Aberdeen studies piano and violin. She has been playing violin for 10 years now and piano for 14 and has participated in numerous ensembles and orchestras in Glasgow and Aberdeen, while also doing some accompanying work and teaching.

Hanna says "This has given me exceptional experience with performing and has provided me with great opportunities to learn from talented musicians. I look forward to passing on my knowledge and experience to all Piano and Violin students at AML and welcome any beginners or established players with great enthusiasm and energy

Caron Flett - Piano and Vocal Tutor

Caron is a 3rd year BMus (Ed) student at the University of Aberdeen. She has played the piano for 11 years and has been singing for 7. She has achieved ABRSM Grade 8 in piano, Grade 7 in voice and LCM Musical Theatre Grade 8.

Caron is a member of the University of Aberdeen Chapel Choir, directed by Professor Paul Mealor. The choir tours two or three times a year and this has allowed her to perform in a variety of concerts all over the world including Poland and New York (singing alongside headline performer Sheryl Crow at the Unicef Snowflake Ball). She has also had the opportunity to sing with the choir at the BBC Proms and for many royal events in both London and Royal Deeside.

In addition to classical ensembles, Caron receives lessons in Musical Theatre and is working towards her Diploma (DipLCM in Performance). The combination of both classical and musical theatre training has given Caron a variety of repertoire and she looks forward to teaching this to her pupils.

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