The Piano Programme for Children

This course is specifically designed for beginners from the age of about 5 who want to learn to play the piano for their own pleasure and enjoyment.
This step-by-step teaching programme of piano music is structured to comply with the requirements of the graded exam system of the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music.

For home practice, students can hire a keyboard from Jacob's Music Room at £12.50 per month for three months

Special features of the Piano Programme at Jacob's Music Room

  • Step-by-step approach: the teaching material is carefully organized into units that cover the major concepts and skills
  • Essential keyboard techniques include correct posture, arm weight, rounded hand shape, relaxed wrist, light hand bounce and finger independence
  • Development of basic musical skills and rhythmic security, as well as music theory that relates to the music the student is playing
  • Guidance with musical interpretation and improvisation
  • A wide range of popular musical styles is included to help develop musicianship on a solid technical and stylistic foundation

More information about the course

  • Lessons are delivered weekly on an individual basis
  • Teaching takes place at the 19 Milton Street studio

The teaching studio is equipped with first-rate teaching instruments and students do not need to bring any of their own equipment to lessons