Ivan is an accomplished jazz and classical piano performer and experienced educator studying Psychology of Learning and Motivation at Oxford. He adapts his teaching style to interests of the students. Ivan also teaches essential and less common music aspects like ear training, special memorization techniques, and music theory analysis for improvising.
“For me, music is the greatest source of energy and enjoyment – I want to share this with students!”
Ivan’s psychology of learning research shows studying music at a high level is very beneficial to learners:
- increases self-esteem from setting and achieving goals
- increases ability for emotional self-expression
- enhances focus and discipline which leads to better learning capabilities and academic performance
Ivan is in the Lady Margaret Hall Jazz Band, Chapel Choir, and Pop Choir.