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Derek offers the following lessons:




Composition (including advice and guidance for GCSE music)


Theory (including preparation for Grade V theory exams)


Aural preparation for Graded exams


GCSE & A Level Music

Consultation & preparation lessons for Junior Conservatoire

Specialist Music Schools and Music at Higher Education





Current teaching rate is £50 per hour



Enhanced DBS

A member of the Incoroporated Society of Musicians (ISM) 


Piano Lessons


Derek is a highly sort after teacher with over 40 years of experience behind him. He regularly enters his pupils for local music festivals and examinations with great success.


He teaches all ages and standards from beginners to highly advanced students at post Grade VIII level.



Derek recommends a 30 minute lesson for young beginners, 45 minutes for students of about Grade II to IV and 60 minutes for students of a higher level.


All lessons are delivered at his home in Hadleigh



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