- Department(s): Keyboard
- Specialism(s): Piano
As well as being an experienced concert pianist, Marie-Louise Taylor has established herself as a highly individual piano teacher with a distinct teaching style that is based on the principles of the Alexander Technique.
Marie-Louise studied Alexander Technique under Don Weed and Estella Caudwell and having attended many hours of workshops and seminars, she has a high level of success in helping students in all aspects of technique with particular attention to difficulties with tension. She has taught piano for music schools and colleges around the country including the Birmingham Conservatoire, the Royal Northern College of Music, the Royal Welsh College of Music, Birmingham University and has been on the staff of Chetham’s School of Music since 2004.
Having studied piano at the Royal Academy of Music, and later on scholarship to Hungary, Marie-Louise has worked with singers and instrumentalists nationwide. She has appeared as a soloist and chamber musician in venues around the country including Wigmore Hall and St John Smiths Square in London, Royal Holloway College, Reading Arts Centre, the Tenby Festival, Bromsgrove Artrix Centre, Shrewsbury Arts Centre, the Adrian Boult Hall and CBSO Centre, Midland Arts Centre in Birmingham, Royal Welsh College as well as Whiteley Hall at Chetham’s School of Music and has appeared on BBC Radio 3.