Paul Wardell Music

Paul Wardell Music

Contact Information

  • Castell Y Dail House
    Mochdre Lane
    Newtown, Powys SY16 4JA
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  • Mobile: 07867943810
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  • Hours Currently Open

    Monday 08:30 - 22:30
    Tuesday 08:30 - 22:30
    Wednesday 08:30 - 22:30
    Thursday 08:30 - 22:30
    Friday 08:30 - 22:30
    Saturday 08:30 - 22:30
    Sunday 08:30 - 19:30

As an experienced and well qualified performer and teacher I am available as an accompanist for solo and ensemble instrumental and vocal performances and for examinations.  I also offer organ / harpsichord continuo and can provide organ accompaniment for services, weddings and funerals. I am also available for background ‘lounge pianist’ music for functions or events.  


I also offer high quality tuition on piano, harpsichord, organ and in all aspects of music theory (including GCSE, A Level music and Performing Arts). With over 40 years of professional experience as a performer (organ, harpsichord and piano / keyboards), teacher (primary and secondary schools across the UK), conductor and musical director, arranger / composer and private teacher, I can provide a comprehensive tuition package from beginner to advanced level.


Teaching takes place in my studio which is equipped with both a grand piano and harpsichord. A waiting room (with access to WiFi)  and toilet facilities are available for students and their parents / carers and there is ample off-road parking. Although I normally teach in my studio, it can, where appropriate, take place elsewhere (eg for organ tuition or for two or more students in the same location).

Public Liability Insurance held (£2,000,000)

DBS Certificate Held

Registered with the Education Workforce Council



Additional User Information

Disclosure and Barring Service: yes

Qualification: BMus(Hons) MEd ARCO PGCE NPQH Fellow, ISM

Other Information

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Piano Accompanists

Piano Teachers

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