The best way to find a piano teacher: piano playing tips from Melanie Spanswick

I am continuing my Piano Education Project today with vlog number 6. This is a probably one of the most frequently asked question; What is the best way to find a piano teacher? Hopefully my musings will be helpful. They consist of a few tips to put you on the right track.

You can purchase my book, So You Want To Play The Piano?, which is packed with practice tips and useful information, here.

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2 thoughts on “The best way to find a piano teacher: piano playing tips from Melanie Spanswick

  1. I’ve been on Gumtree and there are a few piano teachers on there. Of course, you would need to check them out first. You also could try your local authority music service as most of the teachers they use may be used to teaching children anyway.

    It can be quite a minefield looking for a piano teacher, and we don’t all go to church! Ironically enough, my last teacher, who plays in the local church every Sunday, told me I was ‘the awkwardest pupil she’d ever had’!

    • Hi – err…I wasn’t suggesting that you went to church!! Rather that you contacted the organist/choir master of your local church or something like that. It really is a difficult task choosing the right teacher and I’m not surprised you have had many problems. I have gone into detail about what to look for in my book. I am hoping to get it published soon so stay tuned 🙂

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