Carrie writing for Anne

Posted on: August 9, 2015 by in
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Karen has recently begun working with my mother Anne Parratt, she has dementia.  My mother is 88 and up until recently, she has loved playing the piano.  Her shaking hands and difficulty with her memory has meant that over time she has lost her confidence and her will to play.  Karen has brought the piano back into Anne’s life again with her gentle and caring approach to playing.  Karen is patient and understanding which has allowed Anne to feel comfortable to give it a go, to forget and Continue Reading ...

Sean Joachim

Posted on: August 5, 2015 by in
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I introduced my daughter to Karen’s piano mentoring when she was 7 years old and have been overjoyed with the results. Karen has a wonderful understanding of people of all ages and builds a special bond that goes far beyond just music.  Karen’s ability to connect with her students and her talent for teaching is truly superior. She has an excellent teaching style, teacher-student communication skills, is extremely patient, compassionate and wholeheartedly focused on the well being and Continue Reading ...

James and Desi Maramis

Posted on: August 5, 2015 by in
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We would just like to say how happy we are that Karen has agreed to teach Andrea again. The enthusiasm she once had has returned and we see her jumping on the piano unprompted. Today she worked out the tune to “Fight Song” by ear and then she sat down and wrote down the notes. She is obviously looking forward to showing Karen. While Karen was unavailable we tried two other teachers. One resulted in a crying 9 year old after one lesson. The other worked out better and while we were Continue Reading ...

Carrie

Posted on: July 19, 2015 by in
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Karen Lowe taught Piano to Max (approx. 4 ½ years) and Jacinta (approx. 3 years) during their primary school years. Karen is much more than just an everyday music teacher. She is a kind-hearted, nurturing and compassionate individual who simply loves what she does. She teaches with an abundance of passion and is patient in her teaching. Karen instilled a love of music in both our children but more than this, she inspired a love of learning and helped to instill such qualities as persistence, Continue Reading ...

Jackie Gardner

Posted on: February 24, 2014 by in
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Karen has been part of our lives for 6/7 years, teaching piano to one or more of 3 of our children, and myself, at any one time. I’m so happy that I found her and she has enriched our children with not only her piano teaching but her friendly personality and bright outlook on life. Children don’t often want to go to music lessons, but my girls always looked forward to seeing Karen. She is calm and approachable and learning with her has given the children confidence in other areas of Continue Reading ...