Arthur A. Meek LRSM

ALIEU, 'Deity-HE': Inspirational Music Composition & Concert Performance
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Arthur Anthony Meek

IEUE (E)AL OLIUN (Heb.); divinely taught by L∙ntzch (Heb.), 'The Chief Musician'. Nurtured by my loving mother, Beulah Grace Meek, descendant of the 'ibri (Heb.).

Mentor and Teacher: The late Mr. Simon Kerdachi, previously known very fondly as 'Mr. Jazz' from Kwa-zulu Natal, The Republic of South Africa; who was tutored by Lem Colvin and John, "Johnny", Mehegan, 'Juilliard School of Music' - The United States of America.

'The Simon Kerdachi Academy of Music', Durban & Pinetown Music Studios, Kwa-zulu Natal, The Republic of South Africa. Jazz/Ragtime piano studies included arrangements and compositions by Dave BrubeckGeorge Shearing and Scott Joplin.

'The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music', London; graded theory of music and piano examinations. Bartók pieces from 'Mikrokosmos' and carefully selected piano repertoire including works by Arne, Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Burgmüller, Chopin, Copland, Granados, Grieg, Hasse, Haydn, Heller, Ireland, Lloyd Webber, Mayerl, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Scarlatti, Schubert, Schumann and Telemann.

The Thomas More College; 1987 Matric - music department and Kloof Country Club pianist - Kloof, Natal, South Africa. Baroque harpsichord, recorder and Classical period repertoire with regularly held Rotary dinner/dance functions.

New and reconditioned upright and grand pianos/digital pianos and ensembles; Hammond, Lowrey, Technics and Yamaha Organs with Kawai, Korg, Roland, Technics and Yamaha keyboards/synthesizers and workstations - Mr. Peter Scott and Mr. Martin Scott, 'Natal Organ & Piano Company Pty Ltd' - Durban and Pinetown branches, The Republic of South Africa. Mr. Keith Macfarlane, piano tuning - now in Tokai, Cape Town, South Africa. Classical/Jazz/Light piano, electronic organ and keyboard/synthesizer repertoire included music played by Ethel Smith, Vangelis, Oscar Peterson, Thomas Wright, "Fats", Waller and William, "Billy", Martin Joel.

  • Professional music and virtuoso keyboard, synthesizer/organ/piano concert performances. Introducing superb organists and pianists such as Hector OliveraSolomon Cutner and the extraordinary Børge Rosenbaum, "Victor Børge". Specialist comprehensive masterclasses tailored to suit each individuals' musical needs and technical requirements - covering a thorough and practical pianistic pedagogy for all serious pianists. Online references, 'Steingraeber & Söhne', Bayreuth, Bavaria, Germany and 'Phoenix Piano Systems Ltd.'Mr. Richard Dain, Kent, The United Kingdom. Mr. Doug Chapman - piano tuning, The United Kingdom
  • Multitrack sequencing incorporating VSTi plugins - 34 years of experience using MIDI technology: Avid, Blüthner, CME, Kawai, Korg, Native Instruments, Nord, Passport, Roland, Sonar, Steinberg, Technics, Viscount (Physis Piano & K4 controller), Yamaha; hardware, electronic instruments and software

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Music Projects 2017

News 21.05.2017

NBL/Nabla performances and masterclasses on  Sacred Music ; ' Restoration Paper ' - the  Divine Names and Titles ; including an in-depth study of the 'Elijah' Oratorio composed by  Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn ...

Christian Sinding 'Rustle Of Spring'

News 31.03.2017

A beautiful piece of piano music for advanced piano students' study - an excellent performance piece that is very descriptive of the Spring season. This piece encourages high velocity and octave-playing technique for most serious students.

Muzio Clementi (1752 - 1832)

News 02.02.2017

Extemporization and improvisation work carried out spontaneously at the piano - developing confident, on the fly, renditions of familiar melodies and extended chord layouts. Maintaining a balanced and structured well disciplined adherence to the form ...