CV For Adam Skinner
Adam was born in Stockholm, Sweden on May 10th 1966.
English father: Jack Skinner.
Swedish mother: Ingrid Haldin.
2000-2016: Running his own company, Triple Talent AB: renting out apartments in Stockholm, teaching music and languages: Spanish, English, French, German and Swedish. Piano, Guitar, bass, voice, arranging, songwriting, ear training, harmony and music theory.
Adam also speaks and writes fluently in Italian, Portuguese and on an upper intermediate level in Russian.
2012-2013: teacher at Väsby Skola in Stockholm. Co-leading the music department and the music classes of the school, arranging concerts and teaching music, English and Spanish. Co-mentor for 6M.
2011-2012: teacher at Skuru Skola : English, Swedish and German. Mentorship.
2010-2011: teacher at Wasa Real. Part of the music teacher crew- organizing concerts and teaching: music, history, social sciences, English and Swedish. Mentorship.
2010: SSHL boarding school, teaching Spanish and English. Mentor.
2009-2010: Hersby Gymnasium: teaching: Spanish, English and Music. Organized salsa dance event for his Spanish students. Visited Mexican and Colombian embassies.
2008-2009: Östra Real Gymnasium: teaching Spanish, Italian and built up the entire music department which had fallen in decay: new guitars, keyboards, drums, Brazilian percussion and recording studio facilities. Mentor.
2007-2008: Solna Gymnasium, teacher in Spanish, Italian and Music.Built up the entire Music department from zero- it hadn't existed for seven years.
1990-2007: working as a substitute teacher in ALL topics , including Swedish, studied at schools in Sweden from ages 10-19.
Playing salsa, pop, jazz and as a bar pianist in stockholm, Rome and St Petersburg, Russia, from 1994-2013.
Currently leading Cubrasil, a Latin Jazz project in Stockholm Sweden.
Currently studying the Russian Grammar 2 and conversational skills course at Dala University, Sweden (DU).
2015: 80% in knowledge of the Russian language, at the test for foreigners at the state University in St Petersburg. This lead to receiving a residence in Russia for three years.
2015-16: Russian Grammar 1 and Russian Written Proficiency at DU.
2014-2015: conversational Russian and Russian for beginners 3 at DU.
2013-2014: Russian for beginners 2 at DU.
2011: Individual classes in Russian at Liden and Denz St Petersburg.
2009-2010: Russian for beginners 1 at DU.
Teacher diploma: 2007 from the Royal Conservatory of Music in Malmö ,Sweden: a Masters Degree in the art of teaching music in the class room, piano and voice.
Teacher diploma: 2012 from the University of Pedagogy in Malmö, Sweden - teacher diploma in: English, Spanish and Italian.
Swedish is Adams native language and he has taught it in Schools in Stockholm 1990-2013, as stated above, and in his own company since 2015- until now.
Adam has travelled the world studying music, French, Spanish, Italian and Russian from 1990-2016:
1984 : French studies in Cannes and La Rochelle in France.
1992: USA- graduated with cum laude in Music Performance and Arranging from Berklee College of Music, Boston USA.
1994 Studies in La Habana, Cuba: Cuban music styles: dance , percussion and piano at Instituto Superior de Arte.
1999-2002: studies in Italian and Music in Rome, and Toscolano, Umbria, Italy. Among others studies w the famous Italian song writer Mogol in his school in Toscolano.
2003-2005 studies in Spanish, Latin American music and Flamenco Guitarr in Cadiz, Spain and all of South America, among others Colombia and Brazil.
2005-2010, various visits to Brazil studying Portuguese, samba and personal spiritual work near the capital Brasilia and in Rio de Janeiro
Visited and Lived in St Petersburg 2011-2014, got accepted to the Rimsky Korsakov Conservatory in 2011 on piano.
2015-16, frequently visits Moscow to improve the Russian language, looking for business opportunities teaching languages and music here, visiting friends and playing as a medieval troubadour at various festivals around Moscow. The goal is to create a financial platform in Moscow so that he can move here.
Address in Stockholm:
114 21 Stockholm
Home page for music: www.pianolektionerstockholm.se