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David Hall

David Hall

Musical Director

David Hall studied music at Cambridge and has since gained his PGCE and FRCO.

Graham Fitch

Graham Fitch

Course Director

As well as writing for the Pianist Magazine, Graham has his own blog and YouTube channel and has recently launched an online academy for pianists and piano teachers.

Dr Alastair Laurence

Dr Alastair Laurence

Instrumental Consultant

Dr Alastair Laurence was the Curator of Finchcocks Musical Museum, and has been instrumental in helping us select and maintain some wonderful grand pianos.

Dr Mark Polishook

Dr Mark Polishook

Course Director

Mark‘s an educator, pianist, and composer in and across jazz, classical, and experimental genres. His approach to improvisation as a teacher and a pianist reflects lessons learned from international experience in music across North America, Europe, and Asia.

Melanie Spanswick

Melanie Spanswick

Course Director

Melanie Spanswick studied at the Royal College of Music and is a British pianist, author, writer, teacher, adjudicator, arranger, examiner and composer.

Warren Mailley-Smith

Warren Mailley-Smith

Course Director

In 2016 Warren Mailley-Smith became the first British pianist to perform Chopin’s complete works for solo piano from memory in...

Andrew Dunlop

Andrew Dunlop

Course Director

Andrew was a finalist in the BBC Young musician of the year and is now Company Pianist for Northern Ballet and an examiner for ABRSM.

Lucinda Mackworth-Young

Lucinda Mackworth-Young

Course Director

Lucinda Mackworth-Young is an inspirational international lecturer, workshop leader, author, pianist and teacher and Director of the leading Piano Teachers’ Course UK.