Teaching

"James is an incredibly knowledgeable, patient and lovely teacher. I would recommend him to everyone and anyone who wanted to have lessons - James is your man!" - Carys McQueen (22, Actor Musician)

Piano Tuition

Private piano tuition to students of all ages, those that want to pursue grades (I am registered to submit pupils for formal ABRSM examinations) and those that simply wish to learn for the pure pleasure of playing. Holds grade 8 certificates in both piano & singing. Believes that the joy of playing music is the key to successful teaching, so always aim to take students musical aspirations into consideration while structuring a learning programme around them. Covers all genres and styles, but most lessons follow a classical structure of scales/arpeggio work for the foundation of technique, sight-reading work followed by specific piece study (study of theory happens along the way in order to help students gain a better understanding of music itself), as the most efficient method to form a solid all-round piano technique. Currently in the process of finding new facilities in which to teach, but feel free to get in touch should you wish to enquire further about lessons or have any unanswered questions, as these shall be confirmed soon and travel can be arranged within the South/Central London area.

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