Piano Lessons For Kids in Walthamstow

The best piano tutors for your children based in Waltham Forest, E17

piano lessons for children in walthamstow, waltham forest, e17 from £14 per lesson

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  • Piano lessons online or at your home
  • From £14 for online sessions and £36 for sessions at your home, we offer the most affordable prices for high-standard teaching
  • Professional piano tutors, trained at top conservatoires, including the Royal Academy of Music and Royal College of Music
  • Flexible – schedule lessons whenever it is convenient for you, pay as you go or book in advance for discounted rates
  • In addition to our private lessons, we host biannual concerts, regular group workshops, ABRSM piano exam preparation and mock exams
  • Free access to one of our highly-acclaimed, BBC-featured music courses for children
  • Help sourcing a piano, and receive a free piano keyboard for your first month (T&Cs apply)
  • Satisfaction guarantee – if you don’t like your first lesson we'll refund the entire fee!
piano lessons for children in walthamstow, waltham forest, e17 from £14 per lesson
Well, it depends
Some kids may be ready to start lessons as early as 4 or 5 years old, while others may not be interested until they're in their tweens. And, let's face it, some kids may never want to play the piano and prefer to stick to playing air guitar in their bedroom. But if a child is interested in playing the piano, starting lessons at a young age can help them develop their musical skills and appreciation. Plus, it can give them an excuse to take a break from doing their homework (just don't tell their teachers I said that!). Ultimately, the best age to start learning piano is whenever the child shows an interest in it and is ready to put in the effort to practice and improve. And who knows? Maybe they'll become the next Beethoven... or at least have a good time trying!
piano lessons for children in walthamstow, waltham forest, e17 from £14 per lesson
They're not that hidden, really
Learning to play the piano as a child has many benefits. First, it can improve hand-eye coordination, which is essential for catching that elusive fly in the living room. Second, it can help children develop their memory skills, which will come in handy when they need to remember their lines for the school play. Playing the piano can also foster creativity, discipline, and self-expression, all of which are important traits for success in any area of life. And let's not forget the emotional benefits - playing music can be a great stress reliever, perfect for those days when the cat chews up their favourite pair of shoes. Finally, learning to play the piano can be a lifelong skill that provides a sense of fulfilment and accomplishment. And who knows, maybe they'll become the next Mozart or Billy Joel. Or, at the very least, they'll have a fun hobby to impress their friends and family with at the next family gathering.
piano lessons for children in walthamstow, waltham forest, e17 from £14 per lesson
You should have a piano for starters

Well, if a child wants to learn to play the piano, there are a few things they'll need. For one, they'll need a piano or a keyboard. And no, a toy piano from the toy store won't cut it (unless they're planning to play "Chopsticks" for the rest of their lives).

They'll also need patience, persistence, and a willingness to practice. Learning to play the piano isn't easy, but with hard work and dedication, they can achieve great things. And of course, a sense of humor can help when they hit a wrong note or forget the next line of a song.

In terms of actual requirements, there aren't any hard and fast rules. Some children may benefit from having a basic understanding of music theory or taking lessons from a qualified teacher. But ultimately, all they need is a love for music and a desire to learn. And maybe some earplugs for their parents during those early practice sessions.

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piano lessons for children in walthamstow, waltham forest, e17 from £14 per lesson
Can a 3yo child start piano lessons?

Well, while a 3-year-old might be a Mozart-level prodigy, most experts recommend waiting until they're a bit older before starting piano lessons. At this age, they're more likely to use the piano as a drum set, which isn't exactly conducive to learning to play Beethoven's Fifth.

But that doesn't mean you can't start fostering their musical interests at a young age! Singing and playing simple tunes on the piano together can be a fun way to introduce them to the world of music. And who knows, maybe they'll be playing Rachmaninoff by the time they're five. Or maybe they'll just enjoy banging on the keys. Either way, it's all good fun!

Can a 4yo child start piano lessons?

Absolutely! A 4-year-old is the perfect age to start piano lessons. At this point, they've probably moved on from the 'drumming on the keys' stage and are ready to tackle some actual music.

Just be prepared for some interesting interpretations of the musical pieces. "Mary Had a Little Lamb" might end up sounding more like a jazz improvisation, but hey, that's part of the fun!

Can a 5yo child start piano lessons?

Absolutely! A 5-year-old is a great age to start piano lessons. They are usually able to focus for longer periods and follow simple instructions, which can help them learn more efficiently.

While they may not be composing symphonies just yet, with practice they can start playing simple songs and even some basic classical pieces. Who knows, maybe they'll discover a hidden talent and become the next Lang Lang! Or maybe they'll just enjoy playing a few tunes for their family and friends. Either way, piano lessons can be a fun and rewarding way for kids to learn a new skill and develop a lifelong love of music.

Can a 6yo child start piano lessons?

Yes! At 6 years old, a child may already have started to develop their own musical tastes and understand basic music theory concepts such as rhythm and melody. Learning to play the piano at this age can be a fun way for them to explore their creativity and boost their confidence.

With time and practice, they may surprise you with how far they can go! Who knows, they might become the next big piano sensation, or simply enjoy playing for their own pleasure and satisfaction. Regardless of the outcome, piano lessons can provide a fulfilling and enriching experience for any child willing to take up the challenge.

Can a 7yo child start piano lessons?

Absolutely! At 7 years old, a child is at a great age to start piano lessons. They're often able to focus for longer periods and have developed better hand-eye coordination, which can help them learn more efficiently.

Plus, piano lessons can be a great way for them to relax and unwind after a long day of school or playtime. Who knows, maybe they'll discover a new passion for music and start composing their own tunes! Or maybe they'll just enjoy playing some of their favorite songs and impressing their friends and family.

Regardless of where their musical journey takes them, piano lessons can be a wonderful way for a 7-year-old to build their confidence, develop their skills, and have some fun along the way!

Can a 8yo child start piano lessons?

So your little one has hit the big 8-0 and you're wondering if they're too old to start playing the piano. Fear not! Starting piano lessons at 8 years old is a fantastic age to begin exploring the world of music.

In fact, some would argue that 8 is actually the oldest age at which children can start learning the piano and still have the potential to achieve a high level of skill later on. While some child prodigies may start younger, starting at 8 years old can actually have its benefits too. At this age, children have likely developed a stronger sense of focus and concentration, which can be helpful when learning to play an instrument.

Plus, starting piano lessons at 8 years old can be a great way for children to discover their musical abilities and explore their creativity. Whether they go on to become the next musical sensation or simply enjoy playing for fun, the joy of playing the piano is something that can last a lifetime. So don't hesitate to offer your 8-year-old the chance start playing the piano and discover the joy of making music!

Can a child 9 and above start piano lessons?

Children aged 9 and above can definitely start learning the piano. In fact, starting at this age can be a great advantage as they have developed better focus and patience. It's never too late to start and who knows, they might surprise you with their musical talents! So, if your child is interested in playing the piano, go ahead and encourage them to take those first steps towards becoming a skilled pianist (or at least being able to play a few enjoyable tunes).

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'My daughter is very happy with her teacher and she has made a tremendous progress since starting her piano lessons.'

Anne T, 37, London

'This is great value for music learning, as in addition to the private instrumental lessons you get lots of complimentary online courses and various events'

Kateryna S, 25, London

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'The sessions are very child friendly and interactive. The children learned a lot about different styles of music. James was great managing the zoom sessions'

Jane F, 36, London

'Our son really had the biggest smile in the world. He enjoyed a lot of different music styles and had a great teacher'

Jeremy C, 40, London

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piano lessons for children in walthamstow, waltham forest, e17 from £14 per lesson

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piano lessons for children in walthamstow, waltham forest, e17 from £14 per lesson

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piano lessons for children in walthamstow, waltham forest, e17 from £14 per lesson

Piano lessons for children online

piano lessons for children in walthamstow, waltham forest, e17 from £14 per lesson
piano lessons for children in walthamstow, waltham forest, e17 from £14 per lesson

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Piano lessons in Walthamstow – what else is included?

piano lessons for children in walthamstow, waltham forest, e17 from £14 per lesson
piano lessons for children in walthamstow, waltham forest, e17 from £14 per lesson
piano lessons for children in walthamstow, waltham forest, e17 from £14 per lesson

Online group classes – as featured on the BBC!

All our students taking private lessons benefit from discounted or even free access to our unique complementary courses that explore music in-depth - where it came from, and where it’s heading. Explore courses like those below, and many more!

  • Film Music
  • Music in a Time Machine
  • ABRSM Music Theory

Our online courses are available to everyone, and are designed for learners at all stages in their musical journeys, including those with no experience. No instrument required!

piano lessons for children in walthamstow, waltham forest, e17 from £14 per lesson

ABRSM Exams for children

  • Lycaeum offers mock exams to help students prepare for their ABRSM assessments with a tutor who understands the necessary criteria for each grade.
  • Our mock exams are held under conditions that imitate an official exam, helping our students feel prepared.
  • We hire a private space for the mock exam to take place.
  • Our expert tutors provide feedback on the student’s performance, ensuring they know what areas they should improve on to attain their desired grade.
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piano lessons for children in walthamstow, waltham forest, e17 from £14 per lesson
piano lessons for children in walthamstow, waltham forest, e17 from £14 per lesson

Events, competitions, and concerts for children

piano lessons for children in walthamstow, waltham forest, e17 from £14 per lesson

Here at Lycaeum we aim to offer our students not just regular good quality instrumental tuition, but also an avenue to experience one of the best thing about learning to to play - making music with others and performing.

We even have a musical double decker bus where our students can have workshops and concerts across London!

In a regular school year we offer: weekly group workshops in various parts of London, three concerts - where our students can showcase their progress in front of their friends and family, and two student competitions with cash prizes to give our pupils something tangible to work towards alongside more regular ABRSM exams. We keep music exciting!

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Who we are

Lycaeum Music is a service focused on delivering specialised music tuition at home, online, or in group settings to children and adults across London. We have been featured in the local media on numerous occasions, even being on featured on prime-time BBC Radio London three times so far!

We have been particularly successful with the MusicOnWheels social inclusion project, where we bought a double decker bus and converted it into a musical space, taking it to various areas of London to deliver musical education free at point of use to underprivileged children in London, in partnership with Brent, Westminster, and the Arts Council. A 6min presentation video made by Emmy award winning film-maker Joe Pavlo is available here.

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Piano lessons in Walthamstow – our prices

piano lessons for children in walthamstow, waltham forest, e17 from £14 per lesson
piano lessons for children in walthamstow, waltham forest, e17 from £14 per lesson

*When bought as a 10-lesson bundle. Pay as you go also available.

Piano lessons in Walthamstow, E17

Walthamstow is teeming with musical history! Many more recent music acts have associated with the area: with the 1990s boy band East 17 named in reference to the area’s postcode; the song by The Cranberries ‘Waiting in Walthamstow’; and the cover to Blur’s legendary album, Parklife, shows the band stood in the local stadium.

Piano lessons in Walthamstow are taught by some of the very best tutors working in and around the borough of Waltham Forest, chosen specifically by Lycaeum music for their ability as teachers in addition to their skill with the piano.

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