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

Other Information

Other Categories:

Piano Teachers

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Did You Know Piano Facts



Polyester and Pianos.
Polyester began as a group of polymers in W.H. Carothers' laboratory. Carothers was working for DuPont at the time when he discovered that alcohols and carboxyl acids could be successfully combined to form fibres. Polyester as a polish is a three-component paint that utilizes the resin, catalyst and accelerant. Thanks to its tight molecular structure, polyester has a solid content which gives the product superior mechanical and chemical resistance to scratches The application of Polyester finishes requires specialized equipment and machinery to produce a quality product. Polyester is specified when high scratch resistance and 100% sheen are needed.

Cleaning Polyester on Pianos
For everyday cleaning, wipe your piano with a clean, damp (not wet) cloth, followed by a clean dry cloth. If more stubborn soils do get on the finish, you may try dipping your cloth in a mild soap and water solution before wiping, and then follow that with a cloth dampened in clear water, and then the dry cloth.