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🎹 Whereabouts in Manchester can you find a private piano teacher?

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There are currently 97 piano instructors available to give piano lessons in Manchester and the surrounding areas.


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🎵 How many teachers are currently offering private piano lessons near you?

There are currently 97 private piano tutors offering piano classes in Manchester and the suburban areas.


To find a private piano teacher, read their tutoring cv to find out more information about their course offering. Our piano instructors cover all types of music from classical to jazz to pop.


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💻 How can I take classes online?

On Superprof, you can learn to play the piano online with a private tutor. Whether you are a complete beginner or playing at an advanced level, our tutors can help you.


Many of our piano teachers also offer private online tuition. Around 80% of the private tutors on Superprof give piano classes via Skype and most of them offer their first lessons free!


To find the available online tutors, just enter your subject criteria into the search engine and select the webcam filter to see the available teachers who are currently offering online courses in your desired subject.


Online courses via webcam offer you more advantages. You can plan your classes to fit around your schedule and online lessons are often less expensive as the teacher does not need to travel.


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💸 How much do piano tutors charge for piano classes in Manchester?

On average piano instructors charge £27 for piano classes per hour in Manchester.


The price for piano lessons will differ depending on:

  • the experience of your instructor
  • the location of your piano classes (online or the student's place)
  • the number of classes you've booked and the duration of each class
  • the goal of your piano classes. Eg are you taking a practical exam or learning for fun?

97% of Superprof piano teachers give their first lesson free.


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🎧 What equipment do you need in order to start learning the piano?

The first thing you need to do is obviously to purchase a piano.


The cost of a new piano can sometimes intimidate new students. If this is the case, you can rent a piano to use until you feel ready to buy your own piano.


Depending on the type of piano you want to play, you may also purchase:

  • books/apps to help you practice at home
  • a piano stool
  • a metronome
  • piano cover
  • an effects pedal

Certain piano accessories are not obligartory in order for you to learn the piano. Don't hesitate to ask your piano teacher for guidance on what accessories you should buy in order to play the music you want to.


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Piano lessons Manchester

Thanks to its numerous art galleries and world-renowned exhibitions, its range of architecture, wealth of theatres, and an eclectic music scene encompassing classical, traditional and emerging music, Manchester is widely-regarded as a cultural melting pot and a national centre for creative industries.

At the heart of this creative hub there are multiple avenues that you can explore to expand your musical horizons and abilities. Whether in schools, community music centres, by self-teaching at home or even in conservatoires, students of all ages and abilities can discover how to play the piano.

Read on to find out about all the options available to you for taking piano lessons in the capital of the North!

Why learn piano in Manchester?

There’s no excuse for young musicians in Greater Manchester not to kick off their training on one of the UK’s preferred instruments.

Children and adolescents from Didsbury to Middleton can try out piano with open days and introductory lessons running in many schools throughout the year, providing the perfect opportunity to learn to read a piano score, play hands together, and discover the basics of the piano.

Here are just a few indisputable advantages of learning the keyboard or piano:

  • Piano helps to improve concentration and memory.
  • Regular practice on the piano helps to reduce the likelihood of certain illnesses, such as Alzheimers.
  • Starting to learn the piano as a youngster helps to counter the symptoms of dyslexia.
  • As well as being enjoyable, piano can help to relax and calm hyperactive children.
  • Piano helps young people to develop their social skills, for example, by joining a music group.

In brief, there are dozens of reasons why you might sign your child up for their first music lesson.

For adults, honing piano technique and performance can help them to stand out in society – for example – in applications, interviews and work.

It’s not essential to acquire your own piano to start with: Mancunians can practise their art at Manchester Oxford Road Station, outside Forsythe’s Music shop, and on other pianos available for ad hoc public performances across the city.

Participate in the vibrant culture of Manchester City by becoming an experienced musician.

Learn the piano in a conservatoire in Manchester

Why not take a full-time music course in the heart of Manchester’s prestigious conservatoire or Chetham’s Music School? Develop your harmony, rhythm and dexterity on the piano.

The Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester offers full-time music courses at university level for aspiring professional musicians, led by highly qualified expert piano teachers.

Here, students can learn perfect the piano pieces already in their repertoire as well as add new pieces to their arsenal at an advanced level – from Bach to Debussy to the greatest works by Chopin.

Manchester is also home to Chetham’s School of Music, where talented young musicians (aged 8 – 18) have the opportunity to develop their musical skills under the guidance of expert teachers. The school aims to be accessible to musicians regardless of income so places at the school are funded. 

What better to improve your improvisation and performance skills than a full-time music course?

A few bits of need-to-know information about Manchester’s conservatoire:

  • The Royal College of Music is on Oxford Road (M13)
  • It’s aimed at students wishing to pursue a career in music as a performer.
  • Aspiring students apply using the UCAS system.
  • Students will be required to audition to entry, performing at grade 8 standard or above.
  • University fees apply, so student loans, scholarships and bursaries are available.

Students wishing to become professional pianists are particularly recommended to train at a music conservatoire.

With a conservatoire training, students will have opportunities to play in the RNCM music festivals or at Manchester Music Festival!

Participating in music lessons as part of a music course in a conservatoire at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester is an ideal springboard for a dedicated career in music. 

To truly master the fundamentals of the piano, put your skills in the able hands of a music school.

Whether you’re based around Piccadilly Gardens, the Northern Quarter or Oxford Road, you’ll be able to find structured beginners music lessons to give you an introduction to the piano .

Music schools in Manchester for learning the Piano

Mozart, Beethoven and Schumann will have nothing on you!

Music schools are aimed at all levels of musician, from absolute novices to musical geniuses. Piano lessons in music schools might take place in a group, individual or family setting so make sure you consider your personal situation when looking at the different classes available to you.

Short non-exhaustive list of piano schools in Manchester:

  • Maunders School of Popular Music, Monsall Road (M40)
  • The Manchester Piano Room, Monsall Road (M40)
  • AB Piano School, West Didsbury
  • Gasser Music Studio, Charles Street (M1)
  • Presto Music School (NW England)

Learning to play piano in a Mancunian School of Music demands a certain level of commitment from the student. Depending on the school, you may be required to pay a subscription or, otherwise, pay per lesson. But either way, you must commit to regular lessons and even more regular practice to get your fingers used to playing.

Become an expert on the synthesisers, the upright piano, or the acoustic piano by signing up to a music school in Manchester!

Associations for learning the piano in Manchester

How about taking a jazz piano or introduction to music course at a lower price?

In the hometown Oasis and The Smiths, there is no shortage of options for learning music as a beginner. Whether you’re an adult or child, beginner or expert, there are a range of music associations that help to expand your musical horizons at all ages.

Manchester is home to the Greater Manchester Music Hub, which promotes access to music and performing arts for all. From Salford to Levenshulme, partners to the hub offer music tuition in a group or one-to-one basis at a reduced price.

There are music centres for young people (up to 19 years) scattered across the city to offer music tuition to all, no matter their level. These centres offer individual and group tuition and participants must pay a termly or yearly subscription.

Here are some of the music centres in the network:

  • Blackley Music Centre,
  • Chorlton Music Centre,
  • Didsbury Music Centre,
  • Central Centre,
  • Steelpan Music Centre,
  • The Russian Music Centre,
  • Irish Music Centre.

Music centres and associations are ideal for learning to read piano sheet music and play in groups - as well as learning to improvise, change key and recognise different tones - because they offer the opportunity to join an ensemble and play in a group. The teachers are generally experienced players and can advise you when it comes to buying a piano too.

Sign yourself up to a community music group in Manchester to take lessons at a reduced price and become part of the Greater Manchester music community.

Private piano lessons in Manchester

What is the best way to improve you piano technique and your musicality? Learning alongside a private tutor will help you to learn the basics of piano easily in just a few weekly lessons.

Whether you live near Old Trafford or Etihad Stadium, finding a piano tutor to teach you in the comfort of your home is a simple task: the piano is an instrument popular instrument amongst Mancunians, so there are dozens and dozens of private tutors in Cheshire who can offer you their services.

To find a piano teacher, the discerning Mancunian might look out for:

  • Adverts in local shops and off-licenses.
  • Adverts in local newspapers (try the Manchester Evening News, the Metro or the Manchester Times.)
  • Online listings and adverts for piano tutors.
  • Word of mouth from other musicians and pianists.
  • Adverts in the music schools.

On Superprof, the average price for a piano teacher is £27 per hour.

If you live on the outskirts of the city or away from music schools, you can still make the most of this personalised tuition. Whether local to the Trafford Centre, the Lowry or the Manchester Cathedral, you can make the most of online piano lessons with teachers based the world over via webcam.

Whether taking lessons in person or on the internet, you can hone your piano skills by taking regular lessons with a teacher passionate about piano pieces and performance.

Some students prefer to space out their piano lessons to make the most of the time with their teacher. You can – of course - start by teaching yourself the basics of piano using free online videos and free sheet music that you can download from the internet. By regularly practising pieces hands together and regularly working on your technique, you’ll go from novice to intermediate pianist within a matter of months.

Start your training today on the ultimate string instrument, the piano, at the heart of the city of Manchester!  

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