Piano Lessons

£17.00 Per Lesson

Piano is perhaps the most universally appreciated sound in the world and the greatest platform to understand music.  Able to convey harmony and melody with a rhythmic backing, it's versatility in modern music is matched only by the acoustic guitar.  Whatever music you enjoy, learn how to bring it to life with the piano.  

We welcome students from the age of seven to a friendly and inspiring group class environment.  Our tutors draw on a wide array of playing and teaching experience to provide top quality focussed tuition in a small group environment.  

Whether your musical goals are academic or purely for personal enjoyment, we offer carefully structured progression with the optional milestones of graded examination.

 

Piano Classes

Piano classes accommodate 2 pupils at a time and are scheduled throughout the week.  

Lessons are 40 minutes long.

Lessons run for 11 or 12 weeks in school term time, with a week off for half term. 

Payment for the full term needs to be made before the first lesson.   

For more information or to register your interest please send us a message.

Piano Tutors

Dan Dibden

Daniel’s first gig was at the age of 14. After playing in the school big band, he studied jazz piano at Leeds College of Music and then went on to complete the jazz course at The Guildhall School of Music in London. Since then, he has been the assistant MD on Five Guys Named Moe, musical director on Dusty: The Musical and assistant Musical Director and keyboard player on the tour of the West End Show The Rat Pack.

 

 

 

Dan Edwards

Dan first started playing piano age 8.  Working through ‘the grades’ he began to dig into Jazz and Blues, thanks to his Grandad’s record collection. 

He went on to study Jazz and Popular music at Goldsmiths College and the IOE (PgDip, PGCE), and has since created a name for himself as a versatile and expressive session keys player, performing, touring and recording at venues and festivals throughout the UK and Europe.

As an educator, he has taught in multiple settings in London’s schools and colleges for nearly 20 years, sharing his love of music with students from all backgrounds and ages. 

His TV and Radio credits include: BBC Radio 2, RTE1, 1 Xtra, Radio 6 Music and BBC Radio London. He also heads up his own Soul Jazz project THE MAYANS.

Richard Luck

Richard has performed on such West End shows as Les MisérablesWicked and Singin' In The Rain; appeared alongside names including Sir Elton John, Joe Cocker, Gareth Gates and Pixie Lott; as well as performing for HRH The Prince of Wales, and The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.   

His teaching career spans over twenty years, during which he has taught at numerous educational institutions including the Junior Trinity College of Music.

 

 

Emily Jackson

Emily is a classically trained pianist and vocalist with a speciality in Music Composition and Production.  Since graduating in 2013 with a BA (Hons) in Music for Film, she went on to win the CSO Young Composer of the Year award in 2014 and successfully completed an MMUS in Music Composition.     

Although coming primarily from a classical background, her experience with music production and keyboard samples allows her to express and explain the nuances of a wide range of contemporary genres.   

Registered with both the ABRSM and Trinity College Exam boards, Emily gently encourages pupils to take theory and/or practical grade exams to help them progress.  She believes in creating a fun and energetic teaching environment, tailoring material to each student’s specific needs and goals.   

Zoe Cartilage

Zoë is a freelance pianist, harpsichordist and oboist. Originally from Devon, she spent two years in Manchester at Chetham’s School of Music before moving to London in 2011 to study at Guildhall School of Music and Drama. It was at this time that Zoë also began her teaching practice in London and has been passionate about it ever since. As well as a private teaching studio, and her position as Assistant Tutor at the Baroque Week summer school, Zoë has held positions teaching both piano and woodwind with Richmond Music Trust, Borough Music School and Bolingbroke Academy. As a freelancer, Zoë plays regularly with orchestras in the UK and the rest of Europe, as well as in solo and chamber ensemble recitals.

Louise Allis

Louise has enjoyed piano and dance since she was 3 years old.  Studying formally at Laine Theatre Arts she went on to tour the world for 7 years on cruise ships.  

Growing up in a musical environment, she is passionate about sharing her love for all things musical with others.  She has a wealth of experience as a piano and dance teacher, in both group and one-to-one environments and tailors her lessons to meet each students needs.  

Louise’s background in dance, gives her an understanding of music from a more dynamic perspective and allows her to embody the feeling behind the music. 

Jongsun Woo (Sunny)

Pianist JongSun Woo has performed in venues such as the Wigmore Hall, Purcell Room Southbank Centre, St. John's Smith Square, West Road Concert Hall and has made multiple appearances as a concerto soloist with orchestras in UK.  

Sunny started her studies with Patsy Toh at Junior Royal Academy of Music and the Purcell School. After graduating from Guildhall School of Music and Drama with First Class Honours in 2014, she then went on to win a full scholarship to study with Peter Serkin at Bard College Conservatory, New York. She has also received guidance from Ferenc Rados and Rita Wagner at Prussia Cove International Musicians' Seminar 2015 & 2016, Krysia Osostowicz, Richard Lester among others.  

A keen chamber musician, Sunny performed Beethoven’s complete works for ‘cello and piano with six different cellists over two recitals in New York in 2017. She is looking forward to starting her masters in piano accompaniment at Guildhall School of Music and Drama this coming September.

Gill Day

Gill grew up in a musical family and started playing the piano at the age of 7, after several years of nagging her parents.  She went on to study piano, classical guitar and singing, supplementing her education by teaching others.

Her career has seen her work in events management and run a talent agency booking bands and other acts throughout the eighties and nineties.  As well as forming and touring with her own girl band Siren in the late-eighties.

Very much an in-demand piano and guitar teacher, Gill draws upon her years of experience in the music industry to encourage and inspire her students to achieve their musical dreams.

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