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Welcome to Piano Maestros

We are a team of dedicated piano teachers, aspiring to nurture, inspire and educate new talent. We teach one-to-one piano lessons to students from the age of four to adults, and we welcome players of all abilities and aspirations.

Piano playing always brings people together, and we are committed to keeping this tradition alive. We want to pass the artistry and joy of playing the piano on to a new generation and share it with our community.

COVID-19 UPDATE

We are currently teaching all our lessons online via ZOOM, Skype, WhatsApp, or FaceTime. We still welcome new students and are happy to arrange a free online consultation to discuss your query. If you do not wish to start lessons remotely, you can reserve a slot with one of our tutors for face-to-face lessons when this is available.

As advice on working safely during current coronavirus continues to be updated, we will remain vigilant and communicate any necessary updates as these come through. If you have any questions or require further clarification, feel free to give us a direct call on 07999 231493.

We are committed to continuing on our mission to motivate and support our pupils. Now more than ever, we must keep aspiring to be Piano Maestros, as engaging in a creative activity is essential to our wellbeing and in fact, therapeutic.

Events

Piano Lounge

Free classes in lockdown on Fridays 15, 22, 29 January and 5, 12 February 2021, 4-4:45 PM via ZOOM

We are excited to announce the Piano Lounge, a series of free, relaxed music sessions designed to complement what you learn in your piano lessons. Sessions will focus on music theory, aural skills, improvisation, sight-reading, and building your confidence in performing in public. Ideal for students in the early grades (Initial / Pre-Grade 1 to Grade 3).

Spaces are limited, so book early! To receive the zoom link, you need to register for the dates you’d like to attend through our Student Portal, and you will see all the classes listed in the calendar.  If you need help logging in to your account, email academy@pianomaestros.co.uk.

Piano Grades Unwrapped

Sunday, 24 January 2021, 6 PM via ZOOM

Most of our students are interested in working towards grade exams, so we are putting on a concert accompanied by a talk about piano grades. Our founder and director, Andrea, will perform pieces from the ABRSM and Trinity College piano syllabus, and you will find out how these grade exams work. The session will focus on a beginner student’s journey and uncover how long it takes to pass the Grade 1 and move to an intermediate level.

To receive the zoom link, you need to register by clicking on the event in the calendar in our Student Portal. Let us know if you need help logging in.

Valentine's Day Concert

Sunday, 14 February 2021, 6 PM on ZOOM

Get in the mood this Valentine’s Day and serenade your family and people you love with your beautiful piano playing. Don’t forget to dim the lights, light the candles, get your favourite tea and cake, sit back and enjoy the lovely tunes.

Further information about the event and ticket bookings will be announced in due course.

Spring Concert

The African Concert Series Educational Program coming to Piano Maestros

25 March 2021, 6 PM, Mycenae House 

The end of spring term concert gives us another chance to get together, perform your piano repertoire, and learn about African classical music. And, for the first time in almost a year, we are planning a real (non-virtual) concert, subject to covid guidelines in March. 

The African Concert Series, founded in 2019 by the award-winning Nigerian-Romanian pianist Rebeca Omordia, is a place where everyone, adults and children, can learn about the African culture through its music. Rebeca will perform a couple of pieces in the concert and students are invited to play a piano piece written by an African composer too, but it is not compulsory! Everyone who learns and plays an African piece will get a certificate of participation signed by the patron of the series, world-renowned cellist Julian Lloyd Webber.

To comply with social distancing rules, we can accommodate only a limited number of performing students, so email us at academy@pianomaestros.co.uk if you want to take part!

Dine & Play at the Clarendon Hotel Blackheath

Sundays, 1-4 PM

We launched our family concert series TEA & TUNES at the Clarendon Hotel Blackheath in November 2019, but sadly, due to coronavirus we can’t organise concerts at the moment. However, we would like to offer all our students an informal performing opportunity in front of your family or friends. All you need to do is to dine at the hotel on a Sunday afternoon. Get in touch for more information.

What our students say

“I highly recommend online piano lessons with Piano Maestros. As a parent, I think it’s important that my son keeps motivated and engaged in playing. We are using WhatsApp video call and it works great.

It’s wonderful that students can continue with their lessons while self-isolating. No swimming, no playing at the playground etc.. oh dear! At least, piano lessons still go on. Fabulous. We have a great tutor too.”

Sandrine Mcmorris, parent

“I am an adult learner, who started to learn piano in my late 50s. Being older seems to mean that I am both, slower to learn…. and faster to forget. I need my regular lessons and practice.

These lessons are keeping me on track and make me prepare and work on pieces the same as I did for in-person lessons. My online lessons are, and will continue to be, a highlight of my week.”

Maria, student

“In many ways, online teaching is more efficient than the traditional way. It has improved Dylan’s knowledge of music theory and score reading. Participating in a lesson from home on his own piano, he also feels more relaxed and confident during the lesson.”

Queena Liu, parent

“I was quite apprehensive about lessons going on-line as I don’t generally use this technology. However, although a bit strange at first I was surprised at how well it can work and the lesson was followed up with clear notes from the teacher.  We are keeping our own notes of progress ready for our next lesson and will try to use the biggest screen we have this time.”

Jane Deppa, parent

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