2020

Tuesday 2 June at 6.00pm
Clerkenwell SINGALONG on Zoom - FREE
Music from the Shows, Cole Porter, Gershwin, and more…
Please CONTACT me to sign up for more information or
join

Sunday 7 June time tbc
Online concert with Eva Hurt and Jurand Zygadlo
Please watch this space for more information

To join Gisela’s concert mailing list, please CONTACT her.

Sunday 19 July at 7.00 pm 
St. James’ Church, Prebend St., Islington,  
Prebend Street, London N1 8QH 
Admission 
Adults  £12 Concession: £10
Under 16s: Free

Programme to be confirmed

 

Gisela Meyer

'Gisela Meyer played with lyrical expression and with gripping brilliance'. (Satie, three short pieces) ECHO RUSSELSHEIM

'She managed brilliantly to create a variety of sounds. Even the quietest notes were full of energy and could develop into a thundering fortissimo'. (Ravel, Miroirs) FRANKFURTER RUNDSCHAU.

'It was a joy for Adrienne and me to see you and your colleagues at the Foundling Museum today - such tremendous talent! Do keep me on your email list, please. I was struck a coule of years ago by your rendition of Gershwin' Rhapsod in Blue at a City church, and you certainly keep impressing us (and such a beautiful singing voice you have!

Best, Bob' (trio concert on 21 June 2015, Foundling Museum.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GISELA MEYER

ISM member logo

 

 

 

Pianist, Accompanist, Soprano and Composer

*For technical reasons, Gisela’s videos are currently to be found on the
“Singers’ Room” page. Please bear with us until we can resolve this issue.

“I am offering online lessons via Skype or Zoom, in the following subjects:
Singing, Piano, Cello, Theory/Aural, and I can record accompaniments to aid practice.
Please contact me to enquire.

Gisela is a multifaceted musician who performs regularly as a pianist, piano accompanist and as a singer. She is a teacher of various musical subjects.

After her undergraduate studies (Piano with side subject Cello) in Frankfurt and her postgraduate diploma (Piano solo) in Weimar, Gisela obtained a MMus in Accompaniment at the Guildhall School for Music and Drama in London. 
She is taking occasional singing classes with former Guildhall professor Jessica Cash, focusing primarily on oratorio and art songs. 

Gisela performs regularly in various concerts and at events and also organizes her own series of regular concerts, at St. James’ church in Islington. They are known for their variety in programme and feature piano recitals, vocal recitals and chamber performances. 

As a pianist, Gisela has accompanied singers Sarah Tynan, Dorothy Ross and many others.
She collaborated with Baluji Shrivastav on his production “Sohini and Mahival” (performed 2015 at the Southbank Centre).
Currently she is providing classical piano tracks for an album by songwriter Aidan Crowley.

As soprano, she has recently performed in a concert featuring French songs and the song cycle “The passage of time” by composer Jonathan Slade (UK premiere), with Elisabeth Hobbs (flute) and LSO pianist, John Alley.
Gisela works occasionally as a pianist, singer at functions and for church services, mostly for St. Mary’s, Islington. She has also sung in St. Magnus-the Martyr, London Bridge.
Gisela has some experience in choir conducting.

Gisela is leader of the Clerkenwell Singalong, an initiative she created in collaboration with Peel (http://www.peelinstitute.org.uk) during lockdown, as a singing pianist. (see top left hand corner of this page).

Gisela has worked for the City Lit Institute for over 18 years, as accompanist and tutor. Presently she on furlough, but usually she teaches courses in Piano, Singing and Chamber music, and she occasionally works as deputy teacher for Cello. 
Gisela’s teaching has been graded "outstanding"  (1) in a lesson observation by the college. 

Gisela works for City and Islington College on a freelance basis, as exam accompanist, coach, consultant and cello teacher.
As accompanist she has been affiliated with Hackney Youth Orchestra Trust for many years.
She regularly accompanies students from various London music colleges for their exams.

Gisela has a busy private teaching practice, and apart from practical lessons also offers classes in theory, aural, and sight singing.
Gisela occasionally transcribes and arranges music and has composed for film. 

For listening samples, please click here: (LINK TO VIDEO PAGE)*
To read more, please choose from the links below:

EVENTS
PIANO SOLO
CHAMBER MUSIC
SINGING
COACHING see testimonials
COMPOSITION

For a CV, click here.

WHAT DO OTHER PEOPLE SAY ABOUT GISELA?
Click here for her Linked in profile. 
Click here for press reviews