Nathan Harris

Nathan Harris

I am a fully qualified piano teacher with 27 years teaching experience based in both Sutton and Wimbledon, but have pupils across south London and Surrey. I specialise in teaching adult pupils 18+ piano and offer lessons designed for the adult learner. 
Total beginners are all very welcome, as well as those who wish to restart the piano again after a few years. I teach all levels from beginner to very advanced (Grades 1-8 and ABRSM diplomas). Fine also if you just want to play the piano for your own pleasure, and not take exams.

All styles are taught- e.g. Classical, Jazz, Rock, Pop standards. I also teach music theory, composition, jazz improvisation, and electronic keyboard.

I play the piano regularly at a well known National Trust stately home in Surrey, and professionally for weddings and corporate functions. I am also a professional classical composer.

I have a music degree from London College of Music and studied Masters level composition at Goldsmiths, University of London. 

Lessons are tailored to the individual needs of the student. Exams are totally optional (I can enter pupils for all ABRSM/Trinity exams if you choose to do so).

FEES: My charges are £32 per hour (if at my home). If visiting your home, my charge is £34-£40, depending on distance.  
I can also offer block booking discount if you pay for 4, 5 or 10 lessons in advance. Lessons can be taught during daytimes, evenings, and at weekends. 

VISITS TO YOU:  I can visit pupils across all of South London and Surrey.
AT MY HOME/STUDIOS:  You can visit me at either of my two home/studios in Sutton SM2 (very close to Sutton station). Or in West Wimbledon SW20.

I can accompany singers for auditions (e.g. west end musicals) etc.

NOTE: You are most welcome to meet me prior to start of tuition. 
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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,