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Hourly Fee
Beginner £40.00
Intermediate £40.00
Advanced £40.00
Expert £40.00
Casual £40.00

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Please send me a message if interested in pursuing such an arrangement - 30 minute lessons work great.

Having studied classical piano at Trinity College of Music under Alexander Ardakov John has spent several years teaching privately and at schools as well as working and performing with artists such as Jamie Lawson, Imelda May, Paolo Nutini, Ed Sheeran and Beyonce.

After graduating he spent five years teaching at Lanterns School of Music where he taught individual piano, singing and drum classes to pupils from the ages of 3 to 16.

During those years he was also lucky enough to engage in a playing career and performed on numerous TV shows including Top of the Pops, Jools Holland and The Jonathan Ross Show whilst supporting on tour the likes of Girls Aloud, The Hoosiers, The Script and James Blunt.

He has most recently been on tour with Paolo Nutini and Jamie Lawson for the last few years, headlining Glastonbury, the 02 and countless other festivals.

John has also recorded and played on many albums including Divide (Ed Sheeran), Caustic Love (Paolo Nutini), Jamie Lawson (Jamie Lawson), Together Alone (Alex Hepburn) and Mother (Kubb).

As well as having taught pupils of all ages and abilities he also runs a studio in Hampton Wick where he produces, writes, rehearses and teaches.

He can improvise and teach in any style from classical to jazz and pop and has played piano in many prestigous venues such as The Savoy, 50 St James and The Hilton.

Album Credits:

Ed Sheeran (Divide) Piano, Hammond
Jamie Lawson (The Years In Between) Piano, Synths
Rocketman (Elton John biopic) Piano
Jeremy Loops (Critical As Water) Piano, Synths
Jamie Lawson (Jamie Lawson) Piano, Hammond, Harmonium, Xylophone
Paolo Nutini (Caustic Love) Piano, Strings, Synths
Alex Hepburn (Alex Hepburn) Piano, Composer
Kubb (Mother) Piano, Organ, Synths
Will and the People (Will and the People) Piano, Drums, Synths, Composer

Tutoring Experience:

Lantern's School of Performing Arts
Enfield Grammar
Wavelength Music (Agency one to one tuition)
Private tuition

Tutoring Approach:

With several years teaching pupils of all ages and abilities coupled with a career playing at the highest level with the likes of Ed Sheeran, Beyonce, Paolo Nutini, Imelda May and Kubb it's always been my aim to make lessons fun, exciting, interesting and rewarding.

I've taught many pupils of all ages and abilities up to and including grade 8 in piano and drums and am happy to travel to pupils for lessons or for students to come to my music studio in Hampton Wick where I also write, record and produce in all styles and genres. Please feel free to drop me a message with any questions!

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Native Language: English (British)
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)


  • Trinity College of Music (2003) - Bmus (Hons) Classical Piano (Bachelors) (✘ Not On File)
  • ABRSM (1997) - Grade 8 Piano (Other) (✘ Not On File)
  • Guildhall (1996) - Grade 8 Drums (Other) (✘ Not On File)
  • Guildhall (1995) - Grade 5 Percussion (Other) (✘ Not On File)

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