Frequently Asked Questions
How long are your lessons and how much do you charge?
Lessons are generally 20 minutes or half an hour.
20 minute lesson £10.50
30 minute lesson £12.50
1 hour lesson £23.00
Where do the lessons take place?
At my home, the pupil's home or at school if possible. Parents are very welcome to sit in during the lesson.
Are you CRB checked and approved?
Yes, this is a requirement for teaching in schools.
Do you teach children and adults?
I teach from age 6 to 80. You are never too old to enjoy playing piano. The lessons will be structured to take this into account.
Do I have to take exams?
Not at all. Some pupils like the challenge of exams and others prefer to progress without exams.
Exam results over 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
Grade 1: Distinctions, Merit,
Grade 2: Distinction, Merit,
Grade 5: Merit,
Grade 6: Merit,
Grade 7: Merit
Grade 5 Theory: Merit,
remaining pupils all passes.
Will I need a piano or keyboard?
Regular practice is the key to progress and success, so you need to have access to a piano or keyboard.
I have four keyboards available. You can borrow my keyboard for a term free of charge.