Livingston Piano Teacher

Livingston Piano Teacher
3.33 star(s) from 6 votes

Contact Information

  • 33 Staunton Rise
    Dedridge West
    Livingston, West Lothian EH54 6PB
    Scotland
  • Phone: View Phone
  • Mobile: 07722499513
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  • Hours Currently Open

    Monday 11:00 - 21:00
    Tuesday 11:00 - 21:00
    Wednesday 11:00 - 21:00
    Thursday 11:00 - 21:00
    Friday 11:00 - 21:00
    Saturday 11:00 - 15:00
    Sunday 11:00 - 15:00

I am a very experienced piano teacher and work with children and adults.  Most are complete beginners at the start but I'm also happy to take on improvers or adults who want to take up piano again after a long break.  You can choose what style you wish to learn (I cover them all) or whether you are interested in taking exams or not.  Some of my pupils have achieved great results.  My most recent result was for a student who achieved ABRSM Grade 7 with distinction!  You may have only an electric keyboard or you may have a traditional piano.  You can learn on either.  I am passionate about the piano and love passing on my considerable knowledge to my students. I teach from my own house in Dedridge, Livingston, West Lothian. Weekly lessons usually last half an hour and cost £12, paid monthly in advance.  Give me a ring or send me a text and we can arrange a first free lesson.

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Disclosure and Barring Service: No

Qualification: ABRSM Diploma in Performance (Piano)

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 Excellent Teacher, 24-02-2018 02:54PM

By: John Davidson

I've loved having lessons from Michael over a number of years now. Michael is passionate about the piano and he communicates his enthusiasm to his students. I have no hesitation in recommending Michael as a Piano Teacher.

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Did You Know Music Facts

Ludwig van Beethoven
Was baptised on 17 December 1770 he was a German composer and pianist. A crucial figure in the transition between the Classical and Romantic eras in Western art music, he remains one of the most famous and influential of all composers. His best-known compositions include 9 symphonies, 5 concertos for piano, 32 piano sonatas, and 16 string quartets. He also composed other chamber music, choral works and songs.

Born in Bonn, then the capital of the Electorate of Cologne and part of the Holy Roman Empire, Beethoven displayed his musical talents at an early age and was taught by his father Johann van Beethoven and Christian Gottlob Neefe. During his first 22 years in Bonn, Beethoven intended to study with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and befriended Joseph Haydn. Beethoven moved to Vienna in 1792 and began studying with Haydn, quickly gaining a reputation as a virtuoso pianist. He lived in Vienna until his death. In about 1800 his hearing began to deteriorate, and by the last decade of his life he was almost totally deaf. He gave up conducting and performing in public but continued to compose; many of his most admired works come from this period. in February 1818 Beethoven acepted a piano from Broodwoods England he worte

My very dear friend Broadwood,I have never felt a greater pleasure than your honours intimation of the arrival of this piano, with which you are honouring me as a present. I shall look upon it as an altar upon which I shall place the most beautiful offerings of my spirit to the divine Apollo. As soon as I receive your excellent instrument, I shall immediately send you the fruits of the first moments of inspiration I spend at it, as a souvenir for you from me, my very dear B.; and I hope that they will be worthy of your instrument.

My Dear Sir,Accept my warmest consideration, from your friend and very humble servant, Louis Van Beethoven Vienna,