Our music teachers –

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SCMT is a traditional music school of professional tutors, all holding music degrees and actively endorsed by our local centres/music shops… and six University Music Faculties.  We’ve been here for 15 years and continually strive to give privately taught music a breath of fresh air.

SCMT aspires to give young musicians choices and offers you engaging, inspirational and dedicated teachers that all differ significantly in their teaching styles.  Most importantly, we work to ensure that your child’s enjoyment and progression is witnessed on a weekly basis.

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Sam – piano and singing teacher

Sam studied at the University of York for his BA and the University of Toronto for his MMus. In Brighton he works for Brighton Festival Youth Choir as their assistant music director.

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Johan – violin teacher

Johan is a versatile musician with experience in both classical and contemporary fields – playing in orchestras, string quartets, vocal ensembles and big bands…

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George – piano teacher

George has Grade 8 contemporary piano and is also currently completing his diploma in Classical Piano…. more to follow

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Nathalia – piano teacher

Nathalia believes a student’s interest in their instrumental journey can be greatly enhanced if other interests, passions and everyday life are intertwined with their music…

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Emma – piano and flute teacher

Emma believes learning music from a young age teaches you so much more than that instrument- it teaches you discipline and self motivation and creativity which the student can then take to other areas of their life…

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Gail – piano teacher

Gail will ensure that pupils have the opportunity to learn music that they enjoy as she believes nurturing a love for playing the piano and for music in general is equally important to the technical training and potential focus on exams…

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Isobel – piano and singing teacher

Isobel is currently reading music at the University of Bristol and teaches singing. She achieved a distinction at Grade 8 ABRSM singing and 100% in her A Level music performance exam…

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Lily – piano and singing teacher

Lily is a music graduate from the University of Bristol who is currently completing her masters in music at the same institution, with a focus on vocal performance. She also has both teaching and performance experience in piano…

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Jon – guitar teacher

Jon will set targets and works step by step with the students in order to get the best possible outcome in the shortest amount of time…

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Leo – piano and saxophone teacher

As a teacher, Leo is very interested in the challenge of working out what makes everyone tick, whether that be a Mozart Sonata or an Oscar Peterson solo…

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Sara – piano and oboe teacher

Sara plays piano for improvised theatre company Degrees of Error and oboe in the Bishopston wind quintet, and is an active member and conductor of two choirs…

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Emma – piano, harp and clarinet teacher

Emma has grade 8 distinction in harp, piano and clarinet as well as an ABRSM diploma on the clarinet…

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Eleanor – piano teacher

Eleanor graduated from Oxford Brookes University with a BA in Music, and was the Musical Director of Oxford Brookes Big Band…

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Chloe – piano and singing teacher

Chloe has both a classical and contemporary musical background and training in piano and voice. She studied music at Kings College London, has two piano diplomas and a MA in Popular music…

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River – violin, viola and guitar teacher

River is a creative and engaging music teacher.  His unique approaches of teaching the fundamentals of music to a whole range of ages, allows students to explore their own style of playing and develop their own character and interpretation of the music…

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Florence – piano teacher

By incorporating a wide range of learning methods and skills during her lessons, Florence’s teaching approach strives to actively encourage well rounded musicianship…

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Nataly – piano and violin teacher

Nataly is formerly an artist of Moldovan National Opera and Ballet Theatre, whom she toured with around multiple European countries…

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Jamie – piano and guitar teacher

Having been classically trained in piano and playing guitar in a number of different bands and orchestras, Jamie has experience in multiple genres and as a composer has had works recorded by the Lewes Symphony Orchestra…

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Faye – guitar teacher

Faye’s philosophy is to make music education enjoyable and satisfying because it can be difficult in the early days of learning.
She does this by setting short and long-term goals and personalising each lesson to the student’s interests.

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Tina – singing teacher

Tina’s professional experience enables her to communicate her passion for the subject to students in an engaging and effective manner…

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Amy – piano, flute and saxophone tutor

Amy is a friendly, fun and patient teacher who has 10 years experience in teaching children and adults, ranging from beginners to more confident players…

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Victoria – violin teacher

Victoria has just completed her music degree at the University of Bristol and has achieved a first in her performance module…

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Mark – piano and violin teacher

Having been taught by teachers from many of the top music colleges, Mark knows some of the best ways to help people improve their playing in a fun and enjoyable way…

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Thomas – singing and piano teacher

Thomas is an engaging teacher who always looks to get the best from his pupils. He is embarking on a successful career as a professional opera singer…

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Rowan – piano teacher

Rowan graduated from the University of Chichester in 2018 after completing his Bmus Music Performance degree with 1st Class honours…

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Maisie – flute and piano teacher

Maisie believes an education in music has so many rewards and it’s so important that the student has fun so it becomes a passion and not just a mechanical exam process. 

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Mokoko – violin teacher

Momoko is a graduate from the Royal Academy of Music in London with a first class honour, where she studied with Rodney Friend MBE…

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Alex – drum teacher

Alex is friendly, engaging and fun… and will work with you in fulfilling your potential!

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Diana – piano and french horn teacher

´I want my students to enjoy learning in a fun way and develop their skills and creativity´

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Francesca – singing teacher

Francesca is a voice teacher and performer with experience in both the classical and contemporary arenas…

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Caroline – piano and violin teacher

Caroline performs regularly, both as a soloist and in ensembles such as the Oxford University Orchestra, Ensemble ISIS and the St. Anne’s Camerata…

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Lucy – piano teacher

Lucy is a friendly, diligent and patient teacher ideal for beginners but able to teach up to an intermediate level…

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Luke – piano teacher

Having recently graduated from King’s College, Cambridge, Luke is an experienced pianist having played in many classical, jazz, musical theatre and pop settings…

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Emily – violin teacher

Emily is experienced in solo, chamber and orchestral performance, and has participated in many music festivals and orchestral courses…

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Peter – piano teacher

…’I have been teaching full time in schools for the last two years so I have considerable experience teaching students ranging from absolute beginners up to Grade 8 level’

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Louis – guitar teacher

Louis strives to make each set of lessons as well rounded as possible, with a focus on aural perception, exercises to improve technique, and theory…

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Sophie – piano teacher

Sophie understands the importance of tailoring lessons to each individual’s needs, but also that a fun and engaging work environment is the best way to learn…

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Teerna – singing teacher

As a vocal teacher, Teerna aims to tailor her teaching to every students needs and aims to deliver lessons in a professional, creative and engaging manner…

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Dan – piano teacher

Dan aims to create a happy and engaging learning environment for his students, and believes that learning an instrument at any age can bring joy and a sense of fulfillment to people…

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Will – piano teacher

Will holds an LRSM distinction and has a wealth of performing experience as a soloist, accompanist and chamber musician. He has performed with Oxford University Jazz Orchestra, Oxford Contemporary Opera and at numerous college venues…

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Josh – piano teacher

Josh loves to teach all sorts of musical styles and firmly believes that the heart of music is to allow the performer to be able to express themselves most fully through the music…

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Sam – piano and violin teacher

Whatever you want to do and whatever you want to play, Sam is able to tailor the lessons to fit your purpose, whether you are wanting to achieve grades or play for pleasure…

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Theo – piano teacher

As a tutor, Theo tailors and focuses his lessons to each individual student. Because of his considerable experience and knowledge not only in classical but also popular music, he has the ability to give lessons to individuals interested in both genres…

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James – piano and guitar teacher

James has been teaching guitar for 6 years and piano for 4 years and has achieved a 2:1 in Music Studies at Falmouth University. 

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Matt – guitar teacher

Matt is passionate about teaching and sharing his knowledge and love of music with students…

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Charlie – piano teacher

Charlie is a third year undergraduate Music student at the University of Surrey…

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Trudy – singing and saxophone teacher

Trudy is passionate about the importance of teaching music to aid in an individual’s development and strives to teach in an engaging and relaxed manner…

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Jess – piano and singing teacher

Jess’ musical interests are diverse: she has Grade 8 distinctions in classical piano and voice, she is currently studying Music at Oxford University as a choral scholar and is a member of the university’s premier chamber choir, Schola Cantorum.

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Freya – piano and viola teacher

Freya believes in self-motivation through fun challenges to the student, inspiring them to work with dedication and enjoyment…

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Nick – trumpet, guitar and drums teacher

Ncik has been teaching his instruments since the age of 16, and now at the age of 23, has had much experience tutoring all ages whether they are children, teenagers or adults.

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Hannah – piano and drums teacher

Hannah is a classically trained pianist with a BA in Music Performance from the University of Chichester.

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David P – piano teacher

David is a composer and pianist reading music at Worcester College, Oxford. He is the President of the Oxford University Music Society, and holds an instrumental scholarship…

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Anna G – piano teacher

Anna is an enthusiastic and patient teacher and creates a relaxed environment during lessons… motivated to help her students work towards any particular goals they want to achieve…

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Laura H – Hove piano teacher

Laura is a friendly, approachable and patient piano teacher for beginners who has been playing the piano for 13 years…

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Ollie – piano and violin teacher

Ollie has a vibrant and infectious character, especially ideal for engaging young children on their musical journey…

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Ryan – guitar teacher

Ryan is a classically trained guitarist and an accomplished electric guitarist…

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Sam G – piano teacher

Sam is a classically trained pianist teaching out of his home in Woodingdean…

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Stephanie – piano teacher

Stephanie has been teaching piano and recorders in the Bristol area for several years. She is enthusiastic and patient, and believes that learning music should be an enjoyable process that involves both hard work and fun, resulting in a sense of pleasure and achievement.

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Tom – piano teacher

Tom is classically trained on the piano. After graduating in May 2017 from Chichester University with a BA in music performance, piano & vocal teaching have been a huge part of his life.

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Tristan – piano teacher

Tristan is an enthusiastic and talented pianist, ready to share his knowledge with music lovers eager to learn the piano… as well as those who want to improve their skills!

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Anthony – piano and music tech teacher…

Anthony is a professional performing musician with an MA (Distinction) in Music & Sonic Media, and Grade 8 piano…

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Zhanna – piano teacher

Zhanna was born in Saint Petersburg, Russia. She started to play the piano at the age of 7 and…

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Alice

Alice – piano teacher

Alice is a piano and keyboard tutor with a BA Hons in Music from the University of Chichester (2011) and over 15 years of playing experience, achieving distinctions in all ABRSM Jazz grades.

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Claire – saxophone teacher

Claire has been teaching privately and in schools and adult education for over 25 years…

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Zara – singing teacher

Zara is a singer, songwriter, producer and accredited vocal coach who teaches from her home studio near Preston Park, Brighton.

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Adrian – piano and singing teacher

Adrian trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, both as an undergraduate and postgraduate gaining MMus distinction and BMus(Hons) in voice. He also studied piano and attended the Guildhall’s prestigious 2 year Opera School programme…

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Philip

Philip – piano, guitar & singing teacher

Philip is a multi-instrumental musician, singer, songwriter, improviser and composer.

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Phil J – piano and music production teacher

Philip is a Grade 8 classically trained Pianist with 15 years experience of teaching Piano.

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Andrea – piano & violin teacher

As a classically trained pianist and violinist, Andrea is passionate about music of all genres and teaches students of all ages and abilities.

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Clare

Clare – piano teacher

Clare is a classically trained Grade 8 pianist, with over 10 years piano teaching experience.
Clare’s teaching style is relaxed, patient and encouraging.

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Diarmuid – piano and violin teacher

Diarmuid is a classically trained piano and violin tutor with over 10 years performance and teaching experience. He has attained Grade 8 on piano and a performance diploma on the violin.

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Ed – piano teacher

Ed studied piano at the Royal College of Music and is also a former All-Britain Solo Accordion Champion. He can be heard playing accordion on the film soundtracks to Shrek, Lord of the Rings and Hugo and also has appeared on TV with the Strictly Come Dancing Band.

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Mike – piano and studio production teacher

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Ian – piano and trumpet teacher

Ian is a pianist, vocalist and trumpeter who has been making music since the age of 6. He teaches a range of styles to pupils from beginner to advanced level, passing on his enthusiasm for all types of music

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James – guitar teacher

James is an experienced guitar player who is regularly involved with many jazz ensembles across Brighton and he has recently begun teaching for West Sussex Council.

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Jinny Smith

Jinny – piano and violin teacher

Jinny is a piano and violin teacher with over twenty five years’ experience working alongside children and young people.

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Lee – guitar teacher

Alongside over a decade of experience in private tuition, Lee is currently visiting music tutor at Cumnor House School and University Of Sussex, where he also teaches on the Undergraduate degree courses.

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Leo – guitar teacher

Leo is an experienced electric, acoustic and bass guitar tutor, constantly active within the industry, having worked with artists such as Eliza Doolittle

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Mojca

Mojca – piano teacher

Mojca is a highly experienced classically trained musician (Music Academy Ljubljana, Slovenia) and is well regarded amongst her peers both as a professional pianist and as an accompanist for many students in regional, national and international competitions.

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Joe

Joe – piano teacher

Joe is a classically trained pianist (ATCL: distinction), accompanist and piano teacher living in Brighton.

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Richard – piano teacher

Richard is a pianist, composer and cellist. He has a BA in Music and has studied piano with Norman Beedie at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

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Stuart

Stuart – violin teacher

To learn to play an instrument well is of great and subtle benefit, firstly to the player, and the for others. Teaching violin allows me to pass on the necessary skills so that pupils can discover for themselves its many possibilities as their instrument.

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