Piano and keyboards

Learn the piano or keyboard on our courses for beginners and more advanced students. Explore blues or jazz piano with part-time, evening and weekend piano courses at London City Lit. We offer a range of part-time piano classes at all levels, including daytime, evening and weekend courses. Come and learn how to play piano in an enjoyable, welcoming environment with expert tuition. Piano classes are available from complete beginners through to level 5 and above, with further keyboard tuition, including improvisation and the art of accompaniment. To find out more about our piano courses, contact us on 020 7831 7831
1 - 15 of 69
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
  1. Aural awareness for grade 5+ exams

    Course Date: Wed 12 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Come and join this friendly and productive class to strengthen and add to your aural skills through improved musical knowledge, awareness and practice techniques. Taught in the digital piano suite. Tutor: Shelagh Sutherland [external website].
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £36.00

  2. Blues piano

    Course Date: Sun 4 Mar 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn and practise the 12 bar form, basslines and boogie patterns. Explore how to improvise on a blues. For competent pianists who read music well and have good coordination between hands.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £48.00

  3. Blues piano introduction

    Course Date: Fri 14 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn and practise the 12 bar form, dominant chords, blues scale, basslines and boogie patterns. Explore how to improvise on a blues. For competent pianists who read music well and have good coordination between hands.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £36.00

  4. Blues piano: advanced

    Course Date: Sun 3 Jun 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Extend your blues playing with new licks and tricks. For pianists who play blues regularly, learn more difficult tunes, and practice improvising in this style.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £60.00

  5. Developing memorising skills (level 5 to advanced)

    Course Date: Tue 11 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Is your playing really ‘playful’? See how you can respond more fully to the musical world around you. Learn about different types of memory and how it can help to transform your playing. Tutor: Shelagh Sutherland [external website].
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £36.00

  6. How to practise piano (levels 3-5)

    Course Date: Tue 11 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Practice time is precious but sometimes not used to the best advantage. These sessions will provide guidelines to help you make the most out of your time. Please bring two pieces of music: one that you know or are currently working on, and one you would like to start learning. Tutor: Shelagh Sutherland [external website].
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £36.00

  7. Introduction to piano harmony and improvisation levels 2-4

    Course Date: Mon 24 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Ever wondered why it is important to practise scales, arpeggios, broken chords and chord inversions? Discover hidden benefits that will enhance your technique and keyboard musicianship. For students who have been learning piano for three to five years. Tutor: Simon Atkins.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £54.00

  8. Introduction to piano harmony and improvisation levels 5-8

    Course Date: Mon 24 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Ever wondered why it is important to practise scales, arpeggios, broken chords and chord inversions? Discover hidden benefits that will enhance your technique and keyboard musicianship. For students who have been learning piano for five years or more. Tutor: Simon Atkins.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £54.00

  9. Jazz piano 1

    Course Date: Sat 23 Sep 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    If you have pop piano training or equivalent keyboard harmony skill, come and tackle the easier end of the jazz piano repertoire. The focus is on jazz voicing, interpretation of a lead sheet and good timing. You'll need to play piano at grade 5 or above. Continues to 'Jazz piano 2' next term.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  10. Jazz piano 2

    Course Date: Sat 13 Jan 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Try more difficult tunes and conventions with more practice at 'comping' and improvising. You will need a working knowledge of jazz harmony to get the most from this course. Continues to Jazz piano 3 next term.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  11. Jazz piano 3

    Course Date: Sat 21 Apr 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A chance for able jazz piano players to flex their muscles and meet new challenges. Based on standard and unusual repertoire, we will develop 'comping' strategies and improvisation.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  12. Jazz piano introduction

    Course Date: Sat 8 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the jazz idiom, including time feels and harmonic progressions. Meet some jazz standards. For players at grade 5 and above who have some knowledge of triads and 7th chords. In class you will play digital pianos. Tutor: Della Rhodes.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £36.00

  13. Jazz piano transcription

    Course Date: Sun 5 Nov 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A study and sharing group for experienced jazz players who are already performing. We will focus on famous jazz pianists, with in-depth listening and transcription of recorded examples. Includes some in-class demonstration and performance. Course dates: 5 November, 3 December, 14 January, 4 March, 25 March and 22 April.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  14. Jazz piano: advanced

    Course Date: Sat 30 Sep 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Try more difficult tunes and conventions, with more practice at 'comping' and improvising. You will need a working knowledge of jazz piano harmony to get the most from this course. Suitable for players who have completed 'Jazz piano 3' and/or have played in jazz ensembles.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  15. Keyboard harmony and improvisation for pianists: module 1

    Course Date: Mon 18 Sep 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop your analytical, melodic and harmonic understanding with the help of improvisation, covering a wide variety of styles. You'll become a more confident player as a result. It is possible to join a later module if you have appropriate skills.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

1 - 15 of 69
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5

Can't see a course you want?

Add this category to your waiting list to set up alerts and we will update you when new courses are released online.

Add to your waiting list