Piano Lessons

When to start piano lessons for a child

Parents sometimes find it difficult to decide when a child should start to have piano lessons. If you are in this position, here are a few ideas which may be helpful:

An ideal age depends on the person. He or she may be ready before the age of nine and do well, but we find that most do better from nine years onwards. The quickest progress is made by the time they reach eleven. Why not come and see us for a free assessment and a talk? 

Piano lessons for adult beginners

We welcome adults at all levels from beginners to those who can play a little. Many adults want to play the piano just for pleasure and are not interested in exams, scales, or music theory. We understand this perfectly and can help you to learn: the trick is in finding the right kind of music! It is never too late to learn, so we suggest you give us a call for advice.

Piano lessons for intermediate level adults

Have you taken one or two piano exams in the past but stopped lessons because of school work?  You may perhaps be looking for a change from classical teaching, in which case we can help by teaching chord reading plus ‘light music’ or jazz. (Click on jazz.)

Traditional piano lessons

We prepare pupils for the ABRSM exams and teach all grades nos. 1 to 8 and diploma. As may be expected, pupils progress at different rates, but as a guide many are able to take one new grade each year.  The lesson lengths and times are flexible, and may range from half-an-hour every two weeks to one hour per week.

We enjoy a high success rate, with many candidates gaining a merit or distinction certificate.        

We give piano lesson sessions in the afternoons from 3.30pm to 8pm on Wednesdays Thursdays and Fridays. During lessons, parents are welcome to wait in our sitting room.

ABRSM is short for the Associated Board of The Royal Schools of Music.