Alanna Crouch

Short biography

Alanna Crouch, age 12, lives in Romford, UK and began playing the piano when she was 3 with Tom Donald of London Contemporary School of Music.  

Alanna performed her first Mozart piano concerto in Barbados when she was 5 and enjoyed the experience so much that she has jumped at the opportunity to perform ever since. 

She has performed at venues including Frank Collymore Hall in Barbados, Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall, Lansdowne Club, Savile Club, Steinway Hall and Royal Albert Hall, Elgar Room.

Alanna has studied classical piano under Christine Croshaw of Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance from the age of 7.  She sat the ABRSM Grade 5 Jazz and ABRSM Grade 8 exams when she was 7 and attained high distinctions in both and became the youngest person to pass the DipABRSM when she sat it at age 8!

Alanna, also plays the flute and recorder and loves dancing, writing stories and composing music.

Her music

Alanna was invited to perform at the Savile Club Aperitif Concert on March 1st 2019.
Fats Waller , Handful of Keys
Alanna was invited to perform at the Savile Club Aperitif Concert on March 1st 2019.
Frédéric Chopin. Scherzo Op. 31, No. 2
London Contemporary School of Piano. Over the Rainbow – Keith Jarrett Transcription.
London Contemporary School of Piano. Claude Debussy, Arabesque no. 1

Feedback about Music Lessons with Bohdan Syroyid

I really enjoy my composition lessons with Bohdan.  Before starting lessons with him I composed short pieces on my own but I didn’t really know how to write them out or how to structure them properly.  In a short time, Bohdan has taught me many things, helping me write not only classical pieces like nocturnes and waltzes but also pop songs and he has been teaching me some sequences for chords which I will be able to use in future compositions.  He has also showed me how to use Sibelius and Ableton so that I can record and transcribe my compositions better. 

Bohdan is a great teacher.  He is very patient and comes up with lots of different ways to explain things.  Sometimes he sends links to resources or shares his own compositions so I can learn from them. I look forward to my lessons and think that anyone who wants to learn about composition should have lessons with Bohdan.

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Alanna’s YouTube channel has over 200 videos of her playing. There, she regularly uploads recordings of her piano recitals.

(Last updated on August 9, 2019)