Three students acheived Distinction in their practical exams in 2017. Amazing, right?!
° Lucy took Music Theatre Grade 8, and her success helped her gain a place at Bird College of Dance, Music & Theatre Performance.
° Kim did his Piano Grade 8 and has gone onto Imperial University to study medicine.
° Charlie took Music Theatre Grade 5. She started her A-Levels in September, and she's still with me and we're working towards her grade 6.
Emily successfully passed her Music Theatre Grade 7 exam with 99%. Now she is at university at King's College London. She has performed in several roles including Mabel Washington in Fame, Mother Abbess in The Sound of Music, and Madame de la Grande Bouche in Beauty and the Beast.
Guitarist Steve Lowis came for piano lessons to gain a working knowledge of the piano and to increase his knowledge of music theory. Steve is an accomplished singer-songwriter performing across the south of England.
Students Gavin, Jasmine, Alena, and Anna all achieved distinction in Grade 5 theory.
Pianist and singer Ian can now be heard gracing the pubs on the Isle of Wight with his lovely jazz performances.
If you visit the Cari Laythorpe YouTube channel there are videos of students performing. The repertoire is eclectic and the performances are enjoyable.