N C Meyer t/a Chelsea Quavers Music School
Ofsted Registration Number EY498523
Claire Meyer Principal | Founder
Claire has taught piano, music theory & general musicianship for 30 years. She studied piano, theory, singing, and flute (with Jacqueline du Pré’s sister, Hilary Finzi, daughter of the composer Gerald Raphael Finzi). Claire won a Music Scholarship to Downe House School, Newbury, Berkshire where she was Junior & Senior Music Scholar and Head of Choral. She continued her piano studies privately under Professor Ian Curror of The Royal College of Music and Capelmeister of Royal Hospital Chelsea. In the 1980s Claire sang in the semi-chorus of the London Philharmonic Choir, performing under conductors such as the late Sir George Solti. Claire has taught at Marlborough College Summer School.
From 1981 to 2001, and prior to embarking on a full time musical career, Claire worked in London at Bain & Company, Monitor Company, Credit Suisse First Boston & Deutsche Bank, and was a City Fund Raiser for the medical emergency relief charity, MERLIN. Her family lives in Aldbourne with their beloved musical dog, Chutney who is currently studying for his Grade 1 Drumming exam.