You can find private music tutors at music schools but, depending on where you live, this could be quite far from you. The easiest way to find music lessons near you is to contact music tutors directly.
On FindTutors you can filter by city if you want to do face-to-face music lessons. Alternatively you can look for online music lessons. You can also filter by the musical instrument you want to learn, for example if you want private guitar lessons, violin lessons, piano lessons or singing lessons.
💻 Can I learn an instrument online?
Yes, it is possible to learn music online. Nowadays private tutors can use various digital tools to teach online to make the lessons as interactive as possible. Online music lessons are done with video calls and it is recommended to be in a quiet environment so that the music tutor can hear your voice or instrument. The advantages are numerous; you can find tutors from all over the UK, learn from home and save time and money on commuting.
🎼 What do you learn in music lessons?
Private music lessons teach you how to read music so that you can play the instrument you want to learn. Additionally, you will learn: musical notation, metre, solfège and bar structure. You will also learn to train your ear and to tune your voice, if you take singing lessons.
🤑 How much does a private music lesson cost?
One of the decisive factors when choosing a private tutor is the price of the music lesson. It all depends on the level of musical knowledge you have and also on what you want to learn. For example, piano tutors tend to charge around £28 an hour whereas guitar tutors usually charge around £23 an hour. A base figure for how much private music lessons and dance classes cost is £26 an hour.
⌚ How long do music lessons last?
The duration of a music lesson will depend on a number of factors:
- Learning a musical instrument: There is no maximum time, but normally each session lasts between 1 and 2 hours.
- Singing in a choir: A group or choir singing lesson can last up to 4 hours, depending on the number of people in the group and whether there is a performance.
Private singing lesson: A private singing lesson usually lasts between 45 minutes and 2 hours. Beginners should start with less time until they build up the vocal stamina to sing for longer.