Question - How long have you been playing the piano ?
Answer - I have been playing piano for over 19 years.
Question - How long do your lessons last for?
Answer - My lesson times are normally 1 hour long, but 30 minute lessons are also available.
Question - Can I enter for music grade examinations ?
Answer - Yes, If you wish you can enter for grade examinations. I am a registered tutor for London College of Music & ABRSM so grade examinations are not a problem.
Question - Do you offer any free piano/keyboard/theory lessons?
Answer - Yes. Your 1st lesson is completely free with no obligation. Your 1st lesson is chance for me to see what you want to achieve from your lessons and what your goals are. If you decide to continue with your music lessons, then your 2nd lesson will also be half price.
Question - Why should I choose you ?
Answer - I have over 19 years of experience playing the piano. I have 100% pass rate for grade examinations. If examinations are not for you, then why not play for pleasure. My teaching style is relaxed and in no way formal. My goal as a teacher is to get the best results for my students by understanding their aims and goals. My rates are also very reasonable. I teach all ages from basic level through to advanced. I teach all styles of music such as Jazz/Blues/Modern/Classical/Pop/Rock.
Question - Do I need an instrument?
Answer - In order to get the most from your lessons you will need an instrument. Part of the learning process with any instrument is practicing and in order to progress it is crucial to have an instrument to practice with.
Question - Can you help me find a suitable Piano/Keyboard for my lessons?
Answer - Yes. I have been asked on many occasions to assist my students with finding a suitable piano/keyboard for their music lessons. Again, it all depends on what you want from your lessons and also the budget you have in mind for your instrument.
Question - Can I learn any song I want ?
Answer - Of course. Your lessons will be tailored around your goals and your interests so learning a song of your choice will not be a problem.
Question - Where do the lessons take place ?
Answer - I mainly teach from home, however I can travel to your home if that is more suitable. There may be an additional fee incurred.
Question - What age do you teach from ?
Answer - Based upon experience, I feel the most suitable age to begin piano/keyboard lessons would be age 6 and upwards.