Maryliese Happel B.A. Voice, M.A. Music History and Voice, Mu Phi, NATS, ISM is the director of The Hap’ning Place and teaches private voice. She sings professionally in Europe and America and has been teaching voice for several years in London, Vienna and the USA. Janet Fischer PgDip Distinction in Performance and Professional Studies RNCM, MMus with Distinction in Performance, RNCM from the University of Manchester,BMus (Hons)/Grad RNCM from the University of Manchester. Janet teaches violin (or fiddle as she says), piano and voice. Her extensive performance experience has taken her to innumerable countries and cities. Janet is also the conductor for the Chorettes and Expressions. Simon Drey, BA, has taught classical and contemporary guitar for many years both privately and in schools throughout London. Simon performs most weeks with his bands and also enjoys teaching. He has had great success with his students in graded examinations and many of his students have gone on to play professionally. Kate Fun B.Music (Hons) Birmingham University, M.A. Trinity College of Music is an experienced teacher of voice and piano, having achieved the highest honours available in all three areas. Kate is also a qualified Alexander Technique instructor and Kate performs often as an alto soloist in opera and oratorio and has also received recognition and prizes for her abilities as a composer. Klara Kjellén B.A. and M.M.(Hons) vocal performance, has taught both in Sweden and here in London. Klara specializes in contemporary music and is also a composer and performer. She is with Dark Green label and performs with her band Happy Street. Jennifer Lee, B. Mus (Hons first class) Victoria University, NZ, M.M. and M.M. Piano Performance with Distinction, Guildhall School of Music and Drama and Ph.D in Musical Arts, Piano Performance. Jennifer has been teaching for many years and has performed in America, Europe and New Zealand. Recent London performances include Wigmore Hall and St Martins in the Field.
Maryliese Happel's Qualifications
All of the teachers at The Hap'ning Place have their degrees in music and extensive teaching and performance experience.
Maryliese Happel's Expertise
Students can rest assured that the training we provide will increase their confidence by offering them sound technique and wide performance experience whatever style of music the students enjoy.