Our professors are piano virtuosos, all having graduated from world renowned institutions such as the Royal Academy of Music and Manhattan School of Music. They have also performed in some of the world's most prestigious venues, from Wigmore Hall to Lincoln Centre.
British-Iranian pianist Roxanna is an awarding winning performer, accompanist and teacher.
She has been privately teaching piano and music theory since 2014 with students varying from 4 years old to mature adults, from beginner through to diploma level.
She has performed at internationally at distinguished venues across the UK and Europe including Wigmore Hall, St John’s Smith Square, West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge University, Yamaha Music London, Pushkin House, Buscot Park, Sala Michelangeli (Italy), The Arlberg 1800 (Austria), Konzertsaal des Augustinum (Germany), Auditoria Joaquin Rodrigo (Madrid) and Nafplio Vouleftikon (Greece). She has taken part in international festivals and competitions with acclaimed pianists such as Nikolai Demidenko, Artur Pizarro, Graham Scott, Barbara Nissman, Martino Tirimo, Giorgia Alessandra Brustia, Peter Tuite, Charles Owen, Kathryn Stott, Pascal Rogé, Leon McCawley, Sergio De Simone, Douglas Finch, James Willshire and Daniel Shapiro. She was a finalist in the 2017 John Longmire Beethoven Piano Competition where she was ‘highly commended’ by the jury who praised her ‘exceptional orchestral sonorities’. In 2017 and 2018 she was a consecutive prizewinner of the Musical Odyssey Summer School where she was awarded the Stonevale Concert series, Buscot Theatre concert series and City Lit concert series. Most recently, she was a finalist in the Alfred Kitchin Chopin Competition 2020.
Roxanna is an experienced chamber musician performing in a variety of instrumental and vocal ensembles, most notably her partnership with violinist Amelie von Württemberg has performed at Wigmore Hall and The Arlberg 1800 - the highest concert hall in Europe. Her passion for contemporary composers has seen her work closely with composers such as Graham Fitkin and Stephen Montague. In 2018 she performed at St John’s Smith Square, for Montague’s 75th Anniversary event where her performance was described as ‘elegant and sensitive’ by the composer.
Roxanna holds a First Class Degree with Honours from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, studying Piano Performance under acclaimed pianist Professor Yekaterina Lebedeva. with the support of the Henry Wood Trust and Help Musicians UK.