Piano lessons Nottingham and online for students worldwide from advanced piano teacher, Charles Tebbs.

Dr Charles Tebbs is a friendly and dedicated private piano teacher with an extraordinary level of experience, and is himself a virtuoso pianist, as demonstrated in over 50 YouTube videos covering a wide range of piano repertoire.  He also has fourteen 5-star customer reviews on google – look up his name!

With dedication his students regularly achieve high levels in ABRSM piano grades: recent successes include Ruby (distinction, grade 8), Maya (distinction, grade 7), Chen (distinction, grade 5) Phoebe (distinction, grade 4), Wan Fei (distinction, grade 2), Ben (merit, grade 4) and Will (distinction at diploma level – following grade 8).

Charles is delighted to take anyone on a journey through the world of piano, including adults, older students, beginners and those who just need a few lessons to gain insights on difficult pieces.  He has advised several other teachers and has himself studied with remarkable teachers such as Penelope Roskell, who has just published one of the most insightful books ever written on piano technique!

Contact Charles now to arrange a trial lesson.

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Charles’s mission statement is ‘to help dedicated students learn and eventually master the piano by exploring whichever styles and composers appeal to them, and to inspire and challenge them with the legacy of great masterworks of the piano repertoire’.  In addition to teaching a broad spectrum of piano music Charles also teaches the ABRSM jazz syllabus to students interested in improvisation.  Beginners are just as welcome as advanced students, but a commitment to regular lessons, practice and ownership of an appropriate instrument are essentials to the development of musical skills.

Contact Nottingham piano teacher Charles now to make an enquiry regarding lessons or booking as an accompanist or for a recital/concert/event.

A Nottingham piano teacher of unusual renown and skill!

Not only this, but Charles has a PhD in music, has also written prize-winning compositions and music for TV, as well as writing several volumes of educational piano pieces used by music schools in China.  He has recently been involved in teaching on the highly acclaimed Music Works chamber music summer schools, and has previous experience as a university teacher.


Charles plays Gershwin’s ‘Rhapsody in Blue’ with Nottingham Symphonic Wind Orchestra at the Albert Hall, Nottingham (2018)

Due to high demand please click here to join the waiting list for after-school lessons or make an enquiry regarding availability of daytime lessons.

Charles has extensive experience playing piano accompaniments for grade exams, competitions, schools, choral events and other occasions.  Please see the accompanist pages for further details.