Welcome Laura and Raymond
We are delighted to welcome Laura Serra and Raymond Yiu to the team of Encore Music Tutors from September 2018.
Laura grew up in Spain where she did her undergrad with Iván Cítera and Galina Eguiazarova. From September 2018 she will be studying as a Master student in the Royal College of Music with Norma Fisher and Gordon-Fergus Thompson.
Her approach to teaching is centred in giving the students a holistic education about music. In her lessons she introduces concepts of music theory, improvisation, sight-reading and aural skills, always adapting to the needs of the student.
Born in Hong Kong, Raymond moved to Scotland and attended the Aberdeen City Music School before studying at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London as a recipient of several scholarships and awards. Since then, he has obtained his Masters and Bachelor of Music (Honours) with First Class. He has given numerous recitals and has performed as a concerto soloist with orchestras in Scotland.
As a teacher, Raymond is extremely dedicated and takes great responsibility in giving his students a solid foundation, so that they can grow to be confident and independent. He also likes to incorporate improvisation, singing and playing by ear in his teaching, in order to help his students become rounded musicians.