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‘What a display of virtuoso teaching’

*** Simon Toyne, President of the MTA ***

Over 50 schools & colleges since 1995…

Known to all as ‘Harry the Piano’, BBC Radio 3’s go-to improviser has been bringing his unique approach to schools and colleges all over the UK for years. With education seminars for the Music Teachers Association and performances for Trinity Examiners Guild, the European Piano Teachers Association, Edition Peters publishing and many others, Harry has become known throughout the length and breadth of the UK as a truly inspirational communicator. He has held the improvisation chair on the faculty of the highly regarded Chetham’s International Piano Summer-School for the the last ten years ‘never failing to inspire’ according to course founder Murray McLachlan.

With a CV encompassing everything from teaching Hugh Laurie boogie-woogie to presenting for Dave Conservatoire online, Harry is ‘a rare breed of educator’ indeed. His acclaimed performance lectures and motivational workshops are now available for booking for 2023/24. Find out exactly why film-stars, concert pianists, music teachers and students alike are all queueing up to be taught by Harry! 

‘The technical prowess of Lang Lang coupled with the musical genius to create a masterpiece on the spot’

Ian Brown, Head of Piano

Royal Academy of Music

‘It’s not only the students who are inspired by Harry. He is good for the soul!’

John Thwaites, Head of Piano

Birmingham Conservatoire 

‘You can’t be a pianist and not be a fan!’

Iain Burnside, BBC Radio 3