Why the PTC?

What can the PTC do for you?

What makes the PTC so Special?

What is it that makes the difference?


The PTC is about takinyou, the student, as its focus. Ensuring that you receive the best teaching & support available to enable you to complete your course to the very best of your ability…

  • Focused, thorough training – exploring both established and new teaching methods
  • Inspirational tuition from respected leading piano teaching experts
  • 1+1 tutor and admin support at all times
  • Supportive & motivating feedback
  • Small tutor groups addressing a range of individual interests and needs
  • Residential weekends which result in long lasting piano teaching friendships
  • Well timed gaps between course days/weekends to enable personal development
  • A fantastic venue filled with Steinway & Fazioli pianos
  • High levels of personal care and support for each student
  • An on-site BAPAM registered therapist
  • A wide range of courses to suit all skills and capabilities








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      Running alongside The PTC & sharing dates, full preparation for this qualification, including Grade 6 theory, is now available
      For more info go to: PTC CPD

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      …and is currently developing a programme for PTC ALUMNI to train toward, and take, Trinity’s ATCL & LTCL exams as part of their CPD.

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