Beate's Music

The home site of Beate Toyka - pianist, teacher, chamber musician.


 Performing (Solo Piano)

Accompaniment and Ensemble

Piano Teaching

The Derby Piano Quartet

The Mercian Piano Trio
 I am a musician, pianist and teacher, with a delight in sharing music with the widest audience possible. My music is rooted in a strong conservatoire education, in both Germany and England. Whilst remaining active in the classical tradition, I have strong interests in innovative events and formats. Please follow the links  to find out more.  











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Forthcoming Events



 Friday, January 23rd, Lieder Recital with Agnieszka Kozlowska (soprano)
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EPTA Derby – CPD Event

Teacher Training and Inspiration Day

Saturday 11 April 2015, 10am - 5pm. 30 Broadway, Duffield, Belper. DE56 4BU
Teachers: Beate Toyka and Dr. Richard Hodges, Derby University.

Day to include:
Technique - how to lay good foundations.
Lecture - Performance Perception (Dr. R. Hodges)
Mini Masterclass – bring a piece you’re working on
Improvisation - with Richard Hodges
Multi Piano workshop (music will be sent in advance)

 Cost for the day: £75. Places will be strictly limited to optimize the learning experience.

Bring and Share lunch.

For further information contact me on: or 07854 290629

Last Updated 11/01/15