Piano & keyboard lessons

I offer different approaches to suit different students, and to help you to develop a wide range of skills.

My piano ...

My piano …

For beginners / intermediate

Learn the fun-damentals of music on this accessible, popular instrument.

Essential fingering of scales and chords, basic playing styles and techniques

Melody and rhythm, bass lines and riffs.

Popular music theory and how to use it.

Basic notation and following song books and chord charts.

For more experienced players
I can help you to develop your creativity and understanding of harmony, theory, rhythm, improvisation & composition. Most students have missed out on understanding some key areas of music knowledge – I can fill in the gaps, teach you stuff you didn’t know you need to know, and considerably expand your musical options.

Leading a community choir

Leading a community choir

Some more details…

  • I have been playing the piano for over 25 years and use it as an essential part of my creative process and to accompany the singing of popular songs.
  • Every lesson I give is different and ‘student-centred’ i.e. based around your level of experience, learning needs and interests. If you’re not sure what you need in terms of tuition, we shall soon find out !
  • We can also use voice, guitar, percussion and recording equipment as part of the lesson.
  • I’ll teach anyone who wants to learn, ages 5 – 80 !!
  • Please contact me for rates and special offers. Discounts for committed students.
  • Lessons take place in Poets Corner, off the Portland Rd, Hove, E. Sussex BN3 5HA.

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