Karen Hicks Piano

Karen Hicks Piano

Based in Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. I teach from home, mainly adults but sometimes take on children. Our home is not pet free, but it's clean and tidy. We have parking available on the drive. I Offer exam preparation for those who want it, practical and music theory. I adopt a structured approach, and I do expect students to practise, every day if possible, but if not then a target number of hours per week is suggested depending on ability and age. 

I have a good sense of humour and am very patient. Prior to working as a piano teacher I have had a few different careers, so have a reasonably broad background, not just music!

I am learning to play the cello and am progressing through ABRSM exams. I play in 2 local orchestras. I am 52.

Contact Information

  • 19 New street
    Earls barton
    Northampton, Northamptonshire Nn6 0nn
    England
  • Phone: View Phone
  • Mobile: 07758007115
  • Send Message vCard
  • Hours

    Monday:
    13:00 - 18:30
    Tuesday:
    13:00 - 18:30
    Wednesday:
    16:30 - 18:30
    Thursday:
    13:00 - 18:30

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Additional User Information

Disclosure and Barring Service: yes

Qualification: Grade 8 piano, grade 7 music theory, grade 3 Cello

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1157
Around the middle of the twelfth century we find the keyed monochord, which was developed further, several strings being added, until eventually we recognize the clavichord. A tangent was fitted to the back of each key, which when raised contacted the single string, and facilitated simultaneous notes. The tangent acted as a bridge determining the speaking length of the string. A mute was fitted to the non-speaking length, so when the key was released the note stopped singing.